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March 28-29, 2009
March Maple Madness
North Conway, New Hampshire

The Open Door Bed & Breakfasts Inn the White Mountains will host the
second annual Maple Madness inn-to-inn event! In addition to a
self-guided tour of the participating inns, ticket holders will sample maple
selections, both savory and sweet, and have the opportunity to participate in
the judging of each inn's entrance door decorations. As they continue their
drive, participants can learn about "sugaring" at maple sugar houses and visit
participating vendors, "Maple Country Partners," along the way. However, the
truly adventurous at heart are encouraged to do the Maple Madness
March...a cross between a road rally, scavenger hunt, and reality survivor
program.  For more info:
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University of Vermont gets us out in the garden again and
pruning your dormant

Visiting the White Mountains of New Hampshire?  Don't miss a stop to Jackson,
NH which is not only the epitome of "New England quaint" but has some
culinary delights!

Good food doesn't have to take long to prepare, says Susan Nye, a NH freelance
writer and cook.  Try her quick, easy and delicious recipe:
Shrimp with Feta.

~ Marcia
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