The Biggest Little Stocking Stuffer

While shopping at Sugar Tools in Camden last weekend, MP spotted the perfect stocking stuffer: These super cute, Grow A Tree seed packets are designed by a Bucksport-based company called Riverhouse Products. They guarantee you can grow a Balsam, Elm or Birch tree in your own backyard with a little sunshine, water, and TLC. Who knows? Your family might even …

Handmade Wooden Toys

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 …