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OBX Beach Break

I’m on vacation! Nothing but peaches, corn, seafood, pools and beaches as far as the eye can see. Until we return to our regularly scheduled programming (ha! Like I have a schedule…), read my article in this week’s Portland Phoenix: … Continue reading

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Sitting Outside

Labor Day weekend means the end of summer in Maine – in other places, it’s summer hot until at least mid-September. But our beach days are winding down and I’ve been sure to make the most of this fine stretch … Continue reading

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Homemade Cronuts

Since there are people out there who still haven’t heard of a cronut (ahem, Jenner), let’s start at the beginning. The cronut is the creation of NYC baker Dominique Ansel and is described as half-donut, half-croissant. These pastry are so popular … Continue reading

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BBF Travels: Outer Banks

Well, I WAS on vacation at the beach, but the hurricane is chasing me back to Portland. I’ll be back in a few days, maybe with some pictures of high, wispy clouds and rough, pounding surf.

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Cruising in the Bahamas, Pt 1

I had the good fortune of traveling to the Bahamas this past weekend to visit my boyfriend M, who is cruising around down there with his dad on his dad’s boat. It was a whirlwind weekend, full of eating, drinking, … Continue reading

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Happy New Year, Y’all!

I am on vacation in Charleston, South Carolina, but just wanted to stop in and wish you a happy new year. I hope you have great plans that involve a lot of Champagne. I can’t wait to tell you about … Continue reading

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Authentic Philly Cheesesteaks

When I found out I was going to Philly for work last week, M immediately requested that I transport Philly cheesesteaks back to Portland. The man loves his Wiz. My first night in town, I walked by Jim’s Steaks on … Continue reading

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