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60+ Maine-Inspired Baby Names

We took a look at Maine towns, mountains, islands and more to find more than 60 names we think would be perfect for a Maine baby (or pet...

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Kimberly 2

Consider Opening Your Home To The Fresh Air Fund

Last year, I experienced for the first time what it was like to have a Fresh Air Fund child in our home.  It was so much fun.  The Fresh Air Fund is an organization that brings children from inner city NYC to Maine.  It allows these kids the opportunity to get a little closer to nature and away from the fast paced city life.

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Maine Media Solutions, YouTube
Maine Media Solutions, YouTube

Saco Drive-In Needs Our Votes!

When I think of a drive-in movie theater it brings back great family memories. You had to position the car perfectly on the little mound of sand, hook the speaker on the rolled down driver's side window and make the trek to snack shack.

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Mutt Strutt
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23rd Annual Mutt Strutt In Augusta


We had the pleasure of having Erika Bush, from the Kennebec Valley Humane Society, join us on the Morning Buzz today.  Her voice might have sounded somewhat familiar.  Erika was one of our celebrity co-hosts while I was on medical leave.  Erika was in to talk about a very important fundraiser coming up this Saturday to benefit the animal shelter.

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Brennan spoon

Sarah Doesn’t Make Mom-Of-The-Year [VIDEO]

We all try our hardest to be the BEST mom we can be.  Pinterest gives me ideas to help me be an awesome Momgyver.  I try to commit to volunteering.  I have 10 boxes of brownie mix with every full intention of day.  I even have chocolate chips to add to them.  But days come and days go and I'm still just merely the PTO reject.

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Category: Family, Offbeat
Sarah's hubby with Boober

Sarah Got Ducks! Now What?

Oh boy!  They sure are cute.  I'm less then 24 hours into this and I'm already thinking 'now what?'  We live in the country and got the ducks to help eat the grubs and worms we have around our yard.  They get into our pool (by the hundreds) everyday and I'm hoping the duckies will help minimize those yucky grubby things.  Yes, I know the ducks can't get in the pool...and they won't be able to because it's fenced in.  

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Chloe Fisher Price

TBT: Did You Play With This Vintage Toy Growing Up? [VIDEO]

McCoy and Dyer were talking about vintage toys during the Morning Buzz today.  The conversation was wrapped around our Bee Brain Buster, which was:  The Little Red Wagon is the top vintage toy, what's next?  We had some great answers that brought back tons of memories.

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Get Mom The Perfect Gift With Seize The Deal!

I've said it once, I've said it twice...if you haven't checked out Seize the Deal on our website, you clearly have zero interest in saving money.  We have GREAT items for all occasions, wants and needs with savings up to 50% off.  Mother's Day is this Sunday, May 8th and there's still time to get mom THE best gift.  

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Category: B98.5, Family, Offbeat, Shopping

How Do You Make A 6-Year-Old Earn Her Snack? [VIDEO]

Kindergartners in Augusta had Monday and Tuesday off this week.  So, my Chloe had to stay with Nana while I was at work.  What happens at Nana's stays at Nana's is the motto.  Today, a scavenger hunt for swiss cake rolls.  (shake my head...I'd prefer an apple)

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Category: Family, Offbeat
Maine on the Map
Marcio Silva

The Ten Best Places To Live In Maine has released their list of the Best Places To Live for 2016. They used these metrics to achieve their rankings: Amenities, Cost of Living, Crime, Education, Employment, Housing and Weather. Here is their Top Ten Best Places To Live in Maine for 2016.

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