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Recipes of the Week:
Crispy and Smooth Spanakopitas

I ♥ Maine - Part I
You know winter has gone on too long when your
spouse says "Good morning, Sweets," and you snap,
"Do you have to be so sarcastic?"

I ♥ Maine - Part II
No, in spite of what I've said about Maine winters, I
don't want to give the wrong impression and make
you think they're at the top of my hate list. I can take
Maine winters when you balance them out against the
many good things that Maine has to offer. Maine has
nice, low key people who hardly ever shoot anyone
over traffic incidents. There are town offices in
people's trailer homes where you can register your
car and get laundry tips or even free kittens at the
same time.

How to Prune Your Garden Plants in Winter
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shrubs, those "warmer" days of winter are a good
time to prune many of them while they are still
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from The Heart of  New England   | Issue #349 | January 25, 2013  Click here for past issues
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