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With Easter only two weeks away, MP has gift-giving on her mind. Enter our newest sponsor, Maineland Design Co., an online shop created by South Portland artist Andy Rosen, his childhood friend Luke Myers and curator Kim Myers. Their playful gift collection is a perfect balance of classic and modern design that suits all ages. Following are a few favorites:

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MP tries to steer clear of vending machines when she’s out with the kids, unless she’s forgotten to bring an afternoon snack (which happens more than she cares to admit). Recently, we were faced with this very dilemma. MP found herself staring at a vending machine filled with unhealthy options. The kids had their faces pressed against the glass, eyeing Twizzlers and Cool Ranch Doritos. After much deliberation, we left with tiny bags of fruit snacks and roasted peanuts—the two best choices of the bunch—but neither curbed our hunger for long.

Good on the Go vending machines provide healthier snacking options for kids & adults.

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MP remembers bringing home a school fundraising catalog filled with Russell Stover chocolate, boxed greeting cards, and foil wrapping paper when she was a kid. Her grandparents loved these items, but friends and neighbors? Not so much. So you can imagine her surprise when CP#1’s school sent home the genius Close Buy catalog. The catalog, designed to raise money for Maine schools, features locally sourced foods, jewelry, clothing, toys, and more handmade gifts.

MP dog-eared several pages of the catalog, but one of her favorite discoveries was this beautifully designed, memory game from South Portland-based Merchants Row.

Stylish, wooden memory cards feature Maine plants and animals.

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