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McCoy Crank Calls Sarah’s 6 Year-Old With Crazy Questions [VIDEO]

Background to this story:  My mom has a landline phone...which seems to be an 'oddity' for kids nowadays.  Mom hasn't given the phone number to anyone...I didn't even know it.  But yet, companies and organizations call the number looking for someone.  So, mom has allowed my 6-year-old Chloe to answer the phone and 'handle' whoever is on the other end.  

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Patrick Tewey

What’s Your Favorite Campground In Maine?

The snow is gone and the weather is warming up, time to go camping! Maine has so many great campgrounds. Whether you pitch a tent, have a pop-up camper of a huge RV.

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The Top Ten Family Friendly Neighborhoods In Augusta-Waterville

The website Neighborhood Scout has ranked twenty-two neighborhoods in the Augusta and Waterville area on being 'family friendly'. They used six metrics in their study. There were excellent public schools, safety from crime, owner-occupied single family homes, families with children and adults with college degrees. Let's look at their rankings.

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Swamp Yankee, YouTube
Swamp Yankee, YouTube

Destination Maine: Old Fort Western [VIDEO]

Before you know it, the kids will be out of school for the summer and it's never too early to get some ideas for things to do with the entire family. Let's start right here in Augusta and Old Fort Western.

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Cancan Chu, Getty Images
Cancan Chu, Getty Images

The Ten Happiest Places In Maine

What makes you happy? Your spouse and children? Maybe, giving back to your community or those less fortunate? The career advice blog Zippia has recently done a post about the happiest places in Maine. They looked at 28 cities and towns in Maine and they based their rankings on the criteria of employment rates, percentage of married adults,home ownership, education, short work commute, low cost of living and poverty rate. Here's the top ten.

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Maine Media Solutions, YouTube
Maine Media Solutions, YouTube

Drive-In Movie Theaters In Maine: A Brief History

Technology equals progress but sometimes the old way of doing things is better. For example, drive-in movie theaters, they certainly aren't high tech but they were fun! I have fond childhood memories of quality family time at the Auburn Drive-In in Auburn, Maine.

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Connor's Easter Egg Hunt

Sarah’s Teenagers Give Connor An Easter Egg Hunt [VIDEO]

As a mom, I couldn't be prouder.  Every year, the 'Easter Bunny' does a late night egg hunt for those too cool teenage boys, Sawyer & Dustin.  Well, this year, those teenagers showed me just how 'too cool' they really are.  This year, these two incredible kids asked if they could give their egg hunt to Connor and his sister, Natalee.

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Hallmark Chicken

Viral Egg Laying Chicken Back By Popular Demand [VIDEO]

A couple months ago, I came across this video that had gone viral on Facebook.   It was of a chicken singing a silly little diddy about laying eggs.   Wanting this chicken, I learned it was from Hallmark and was discontinued a few years back.  You could find it on Ebay for over $100...I don't think it's THAT cute.

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Maple Syrup
Getty Images, photo by Joe Raedle

Destination Maine: 10th Annual Maple Festival In Skowhegan

Maine Maple Sunday is this Sunday, March 27th and the town of Skowhegan is making it an entire weekend celebration with the 10th Annual Maple Festival. Did you know that Somerset County is the top maple-producing county in the United States?

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Maple Syrup
Getty Images, photo by Joe Raedle

Maine Maple Sunday Guide

Maine Maple Sunday is on March 27, 2016. It's a great time for families to visit a local sugarhouse and sample some fresh Maine Maple Syrup! Here's a guide of participating locations for Maine Maple Sunday. Since Maine Maple Sunday is on Easter Day this year, a few of the locations are holding events on March 20, 2016.

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