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8 random — but genius — musings on life from David Sedaris

The beauty of David Sedaris’ personality — and what keeps his readers come back for best-selling book after best-selling book — is his unwavering …

All You Need To Know About Maine Coons - Characteristics, Character and Care

On this chapter of AnimalWised, you will learn all you need to know about about one of the most popular giant cat breeds: the Maine Coon. Do you want …

15 differences between a normal friend and a Maine friend

You can tell us Mainers in the bunch. We stick out — but not quite like a sore thumb. We’re more like that trusty kid up at camp that always has the …

Dog Kisses Maine Firefighter who Rescued Him From Roof

A dog didn’t hesitate to show his appreciation for a firefighter who rescued him from a roof in Maine.<p>When the husky realized he was safe, he planted …

New cheese shop coming to Portland in June

A couple who are veterans of two famous American cheese shops – Cowgirl Creamery in California and Formaggio Kitchen in Cambridge, Massachusetts – …

New England

Recreational marijuana is now legal in Maine – sort of. Now the state has to write the rules.

AUGUSTA — The Legislature on Wednesday overturned a veto by Gov. Paul LePage that would have again stalled the legal sale of recreational marijuana, …

This Is The Best Way To Shred Chicken

If you prefer a home-cooked meal, chances are you find yourself shredding chicken pretty often. The simple ingredient completes chicken salad, …

We Planned the Perfect Weekend in Virginia Beach

1. Work Out at Sunrise<p>Paddleboard yoga is so last year. Trade it in for Virginia Beach native Whitney Fulton Lee's genius hybrid—the strength and …

This Is the Reason Bridesmaids All Wear the Same Color at Weddings

Today, anything goes when it comes to dressing the bridal party. It’s not unexpected to find bridesmaids donning mismatched dresses in varied hues, …

Whatever You Do, Do NOT Tell Ina Garten About Jennifer Garner’s Favorite Soup Hack

If there’s one thing we love more than Jennifer Garner, it’s her pretend cooking show.<p>In her latest culinary endeavor documented for social media, …

I Drank a Sleep Aid Drink at Bedtime for a Week and Here's What Happened

Have a hard time falling asleep? You're not alone. The American Academy of Sleep Medicine reports that 30 to 35% of adults have brief symptoms of …

This Genius Ingredient Makes Everything Taste Better—But You’re Probably Pouring It Down the Drain

Instead of tossing this spicy vinegar mixture, designate it the flavor-packed secret ingredient of all your summer cooking.<p>One of our favorite tricks …

Atlanta Chef Todd Richards Puts His Original Stamp On Soul Food

Todd Richards remembers that sausage biscuit well. He was only about 4 years old then, but he can still taste the peppery meat with its crisp edges …

When Prince William Knew Kate Middleton Was “the One”

As the world continues to bask in the afterglow of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s nuptials, now seems like an appropriate time to revisit another …

6 Things An Organized Person Does Not Have In Her Bathroom

We can all recognize a beautiful bathroom, but it can be difficult to tell what actually makes the space appealing. Some folks choose to incorporate …

Southern Women Know This Is The Secret To Pulling Off Red Lipstick In The Summer

It is our signature after all.<p>Southern women believe red lipstick to be a year-round beauty staple. Others might consider their crimson lip only fit …

Easy BBQ Ribs

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Rinse slab, and pat dry with paper towels. Remove thin membrane from back of ribs by slicing into it with a knife and then …

Coriander-Coconut-Braised Ribs

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Trim excess fat from ribs. Stir together brown sugar and next 5 ingredients. Sprinkle mixture over ribs, pressing to adhere. …

These Are the Foods That You Should Refrigerate

To refrigerate or not to refrigerate, that is the question.<p>Okay, so maybe Hamlet didn’t say those exact words, but it’s certainly a topic many have …

Here Are 10 Things You Should Not Refrigerate

Certain items are at their prime when stored at room temperature.<p>1.Hot Sauce<p>It can live happily in the pantry for up to three …

These Are The Best Brushes For Thin Hair

For women with fine or thin hair, achieving pageant-queen-level volume often feels next to impossible, especially when you factor in Southern …

Eating an Egg a Day May Keep Heart Disease Away, a New Study Says

Eggs have been a taboo food for decades, since they are high in cholesterol, but the latest science suggests that they might not be as unhealthy as …

Travelers Watch as Service Dog Gives Birth to 8 Puppies at Tampa International Airport

One lucky airline passenger ended up with eight additional carry-ons at the Tampa International Airport last week.<p>Diane Van Atter got the surprise of …

WATCH: Here's Why You Can Stop Rinsing Your Dishes Before Loading the Dishwasher

Most of us have been trained from a young age to help with the dishes by rinsing the dinner plates or cereal bowls and loading them in the …

WATCH: 25 Things You'll Only Hear at a Southern Funeral

• “Don’t he look natural.”<br>• “Don’t he look peaceful.”<br>• “Prettiest corpse I’ve about ever seen.”<br>• “Looks good, don’t he?”<br>• “Mama’s beautician did her hair and …

3 Things You Didn’t Know About Hummingbirds

Have hummingbirds visited your feeders this season? Our appreciation for our tiny avian neighbors is well documented, which is why our eyes are …

Birds

WATCH: How to Cancel Plans As Politely As Possible

Even Southerners who pride themselves on excellent manners occasionally have no choice but to cancel plans. We all have family emergencies, work …

Delicious Southern Foods the Rest of the World Finds Disgusting

Love ‘em or hate ‘em, these Southern foods are special. They have permanent places in our cookbooks and on our tables. That said, not everyone …

Simplify Your Summer Beauty Routine with This New Moisturizer

When it comes to Kiehl’s line of skin care products, consider me a convert: I’ve hopped on the bandwagon; I’m drinking the Kool-Aid; and I’m sharing …

Things Only Southerners Bring to Summer Potlucks

Show us a Southern cook and we’ll show you a well-worn collection of summer potluck recipes. Some of us have no doubt what to bring to a potluck. …