Know your rights if you plan to take a ballot selfie

Maybe it is because selfies are taking over the world. Or maybe it is because this particular election is historic for the fact that a woman is running with a legit shot at winning. Or maybe it is that this election is by far the most bizarre and contentious is US history. Whatever the reason, […]

Do you have what it takes to live in a tiny house?

When folks start getting all excited about living in a tiny space they don’t generally think about the lifestyle changes you must make in order to contain your life in a measurable square footage.

The ultimate guide to storing food for a Maine winter

  October is here and with it comes frost, first wood stove fires, wool socks, and – if you live in my house – a list about a mile long of what to do about food storage. With a family of four and the Farmers Almanac calling for another winter of below freezing temperatures and […]

What should I do with my kids on a rainy day?

The weather forecast calls for rain (sad trombone sound.) If you’re a parent this means scrambling to find something to do to entertain your kids who will inevitably start climbing the walls (at my house literally) with all their excess energy. Here are a few ideas to keep them busy and you sane. Break out the […]