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Keltie and Adrian

Congratulations To Augusta’s First Baby Of 2016!!

This is extra special to me because I know this lovely couple!  With a due date of January 1st, their baby arrived right on time.  Please welcome baby Wesley Cooper Beaudoin born at 3:48 a.m at MaineGeneral Medical Center.  He is welcomed by his parents Adrian and Keltie Beaudoin and big sister, Samantha.

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Photo from Facebook
Photo from Facebook

WMTW Features Andy Capwell’s Family Restaurant

The holidays and family go hand in hand and when I saw on Facebook that Norm Karkos from WMTW had featured my families restaurant in a Hometown Maine segment, it brought back many childhood memories and made me smile and tear up at the same time.

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Bad Gift Challenge – Parents Would You Do It? [VIDEO]

This is just another reason why I'm a PTO reject.  I find the bad gift challenge to be quite funny.  The idea of the game is to give your kids a really bad gift and then tape their reaction.  

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Category: Christmas, Family, Offbeat
getty images - Antoine Antoniol

Children In Maine Who Would Love A New Home For Christmas

Every child deserves to grow up in a happy home.  To feel the security and safety that comes with just being a kid.  Join a sports team and have a parent watch from the stands.  Have someone for support and encouragement through the first time riding a bike, catching their first fish, first date or driving for the first time.  To lay the foundation of being a good human being.  If you have thought about adopting a child, here are older kids looking for their forever home in Maine.

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Getty Images. phot by Matt Cardy

What Should You Carry in Your Wallet?


This time of the identity theft can be at an all time high. To protect yourself from identity theft there are a few steps you can take with one of the most important being what you carry in your wallet.

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Special life of a local chicken
Peyton and Frannie

The Sweet Life Of A Local Chicken

Meet Frannie the Chicken.  From the moment Frannie hatched from her egg, she bonded with Peyton, a local girl from Augusta.  Not your normal relationship you'd have with poultry...but what is normal?  I'm writing this story today, sadly, in memory of Frannie.  She passed away over the weekend due to a tragic accident.  Her friend for life, Peyton is just heartbroken.  

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Category: Animals, Family, Offbeat
Spinning fire at Harvest Fest
Sarah's son spins fire

Sarah’s Son Spins Fire Downtown Augusta [VIDEO]

What kind of parent let's their kid play with fire?  This kind!  It all started with a pair of devil sticks.  I was surprised how quickly he took to those.  One day he mentioned getting fire sticks.  I didn't even have to think about it.  But, Sawyer doesn't really know other people who spin fire.  We discovered a group called 'The Phoenix Tribe' and they would be performing at the Harvest Fest in Augusta.

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Chris Hondros, Getty Images
Chris Hondros, Getty Images

Teaching Kids To Attack A Gunman At School [VIDEO]

This video came across my newsfeed on Facebook this morning.  It's a video that teaches children how to attack a gunman at school.  While it may seem like a good idea, I can't justify this being done.  In the video, it shows a kid getting shot.  If this were a real life scenario, that kid is someone's baby.  Yes, I understand that more could be shot if nothing were to be done.  I just can't believe that, as a mom, I even have to consider something like this.  It's really hard for me to swallow.

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Throwback Thursday – Remember The Ice Bucket Challenge [VIDEO]

The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge seemed to sweep the nation last year.  Almost to a point that it was equally as annoying as facebook game requests...

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Do you prefer mayo or miracle whip?
Getty Images - Joe Raedle

Settle This Marital Dispute – Mayo Vs. Miracle Whip [POLL]

This is probably one of the biggest debates in my house between my husband and me.  Granted there are worse things we could argue about.  But the house is now divided Team Mayo & Team Miracle Whip.  As the primary grocery shopper, I refuse to even put the stinky gag inducing mayonnaise in the shopping cart.  Even saying or thinking the word...may-oh-nasie sends shivers down my spine.  

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