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Notes from the Heart...
The Heart of New England's Weekly Newsletter
Issue #139 ~ December 26, 2006
The Heart of New
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Greetings from The Heart of  New England!

Feature of the Week:
Take a Photographic Tour Through
The Heart of New England

In Season Recipe:
Oven Roasted Beef Fillet

Mark Your Calendar:
Pies on Parade in Maine

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December's Prize of the Month
Vermont-Made Toy Blocks!  Click here to enter...

Worth Quoting

"Don't talk unless you can improve the silence."

New England proverb

More New England proverbs & quotes

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Print of the Week:
Notes from my back porch...

Don't we all feel like this Santa right about now?  Yes, I could take long
winter's nap today.  In fact, its almost noon and I'm still in my PJs!  We had a
wonderful Christmas celebrated here at home surrounded by dear friends
and neighbors.  We ate, played our violins & guitars, sang, ate some more,
talked, ate even more!  It was wonderful.   However, if you feel anything like
we do the day after Christmas, the last thing you want to do is READ a I have a visual treat for you instead.  
Click here to take a
photographic journey through The Heart of New England's seasons.  Enjoy
and Merry Christmas (there are 12 days after all!)

More Stories this Week:

Oven Roasted Beef Fillet
Holiday entertaining calls for special meals, and roasted whole fillet, or
tenderloin, of beef certainly fits that description. Although its cost
approaches luxury levels, there is virtually no waste, so four pounds will
easily serve ten. Roasted whole, it makes an impressive entrance into the
dining room and is easily sliced into serving portions and served with sauce
made from pan drippings. Preparation is fast and simple, making it ideal for
Click here for recipe...

And Mark Your Calendars for:
Pies on Parade in Maine
January 23, 2007 marks National Pie Day, according to the American Pie
Council.  Because nothing tops a cold winter day like a warm piece of pie,
the Historic Inns of Rockland will celebrate pie throughout the weekends
before the big day, on January 14 and 21, 2007.  Click here to learn more...

For more Northern New England events this season visit:
Calendar of (Uniquely-Northern New England) Events

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