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Wildfires Everywhere

On the morning of July 26th, I woke up for my normal morning commute. This morning seemed different however, the air felt heavy and as my partner and I drove into work that morning we noticed a thick fog covered the road. We would find out later that this wasn’t fog at all, but actually […]


Baked with Love

On a rainy day earlier this month, my supervisor and I were looking for a cozy place to have lunch in Concord. In the middle of a chaotic week, we were searching for something that would be quick, tasty, and comfortable. We stopped into Baked Cafe & Bakery in the Heights area of Concord. Relaxing […]

School lunch pickup in Nashua - Courtesy of the United Way

NH Educators: Connect with Your Neighborhood United Way

The past year and a half have been challenging, and school teachers and staff have navigated a shifting health landscape and persistent student need for tech supplies and support. But for those working or volunteering in New Hampshire schools, it can help to take stock of your community’s network and make sure to plug in […]


The Seven Principles of Leave No Trace

Principle #1: Plan and Prepare Know the regulations and special concerns for the area you plan to visit. Prepare for rapidly changing weather, hazards, and unexpected emergencies. Schedule your trip to avoid times of high use. Visit in small groups when possible. Principle #2: Travel and Camp on Durable Surfaces Durable surfaces include maintained trails […]

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NH Maker & Food Fest 2021!

If you aren’t familiar with the NH Maker & Food Fest, hosted annually by the Children’s Museum of New Hampshire (CMNH), here’s your chance! The NH Maker & Food Fest will be celebrating its 9th year on September 18, 2021 at 6 Washington Street in Dover. This festival is a “gathering of fascinating, curious people […]

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The Best Plant-Based Foodie Spots in New Hampshire

Do you feel like you’re seeing the phrase “plant-based” more than ever? And what does it really even mean? The terms “vegan” and “plant-based” are often used interchangeably, but there’s an important and less rigid difference between completely excluding all animal byproducts and simply being more conscious of consuming less. Over 9.7 million Americans are […]

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Doing Good New Hampshire with Naomi Hastings

This week I had the honor of speaking with Naomi Hastings, a young professional giving back and leading with love. Born and raised in Lebanon, she now raises her three beautiful girls just up the road in Grantham. Naomi is a water operator and administrative assistant in Eastman, and the President of the Faith, Hope, […]

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Zen and the Art of Lake Preservation

As we reach the dog days of summer, many of us Granite Staters have spent the past season enjoying the beautiful views and waters of our local New Hampshire lakes. New Hampshire is lucky enough to have just about 1,000 lakes. While the efforts of land and lake conservation are both instrumental to the survival […]


Maple Melts

There is nothing better than going out for ice cream on a hot summer day…especially when you’ve found a new shop! In my previous blog featuring Hobb’s Tavern & Brewing Company, I referenced a new ice cream place in Tamworth: Eldridge Family Sugar House & Ice Cream Shoppe. I couldn’t resist visiting and trying their maple […]