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Meet The Chefs Winter Cooking Series: Greek

Emilitsa is a Greek restaurant located in the arts district of Portland, Maine and boasts a contemporary and casual atmosphere. Our Greek Cuisine: Emilitsa brings a wide array of Mezethes (small plates), Megala Piata (large plates), and pristinely fresh seafood to the seacoast area. We honor the breadth of traditional cuisine from [...]


FRYEBURG FAIRGROUNDS — Chris Lambton, host of the HGTV and DIY (Do It Yourself) networks home-improvement show, “Yard Crashers,” will be at the 2017 Home Garden Flower Show, May Fair, taking place May 19-21 at the Fryeburg Fairgrounds. Chris Lambton, a professional landscaper who lives on Cape Cod and helps run the family’s landscape business first caught [...]

How to Make Chocolate Dipped Strawberries

What You Will Need Chocolate (of your choosing) Medium sized strawberries Crisco/lard Parchment or wax paper Decorations (colored sugar, sprinkles, heart shaped candies, nuts, etc.) Choosing Your Chocolate Some people prefer milk chocolate over dark chocolate. Some like to mix half and half. I recommend dark chocolate for the main dipping as it is a perfect complement to [...]

2017 Home Garden Flower Show – May Fair Announces Sponsors and New Activities

FRYEBURG, Maine —  Spring is coming, and organizers of the Home Garden Flower Show, May Fair, at Fryeburg Fairgrounds are deep into preparations for the annual show, May 19, 20, 21, 2017; Now in its 17th year, May Fair has developed into more than just a home, garden and flower show. The show fills seven buildings featuring businesses [...]

Goatscaping ? Got Invasives? Get goats

People still wonder what exactly is goatscaping? We rent out our goats to do what they like to do best and we like to do least- deal with invasives especially poison ivy and Japanese knotweed. Goats unlike other herd animals   prefer to eat weeds and thorny plants not grasses. They even like noxious plants like [...]


It’s snowing out, it has been for the last 48 hours, and you lost your power six hours into the storm. Your generator has been running, and doing its job. You have heat, water, lights, and even can cook on your stove. You’re sitting in your living room in your favorite chair, fireplace going, and watching the snow fall outside you [...]

Our Summer in a Nutshell…

Well here we are, starting our 17 th year at Fryeburg Fairgrounds. Over the years we have watched the show grow and evolve and become a highly respected event. My staff and myself have become friends with so many exhibitors and talented artists. And anyone who knows me knows how much I look forward to playing in [...]

Thinking Spring. The 2017 Home Garden Flower Show, MAY FAIR returns to Fryeburg Fairgrounds

FRYEBURG — The Fryeburg Fair is over, and now it’s on to the Home Garden Flower Show, MAY FAIR. The 2017 Home Garden Flower Show, MAY FAIR, takes place May 19-21 at the Fryeburg Fair grounds, and planning is already well underway. Theme for 17th annual show will be “About the Home.” “As a homeowner, we always [...]


Mom got her spa-inspired en suite. Dad got his man cave. Now it’s time for a magical playroom for the kids. Here are some ideas for working with what you’ve got. Ideas for a kid-friendly deisgn. From top, clockwise: Saddle Brook in Oak Trail, Modern Dimensions 4 x 12 wave in Arctic White,ONE Quartz [...]

Meet the Chefs Cooking Series

Eric Milligan, co-owner of New Hampshire Mushrooms Company joined us for an evening of cooking and fun! In this show you will learn how to create a delicious King Oyster Mushroom Crock Pot over Potato Gnocchi! Enjoy... For more information about New Hampshire Mushroom Company join us at the Home Garden Flower Show, May Fair! [...]