Laura Serino

Laura Serino is the Digital Editor of Down East Magazine.

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Our Favorite Stories of 2014

Although they run the gamut from reporting to narrative to profile, our fave favorite stories this year have a few things in common: community, resilience, deep connection to place.

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4 Holiday Table Ideas

Impress your guests with a beautiful table for your holiday dinner. Check out these four festive and inexpensive ideas.

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Toboggan

A much more elegant alternative to the cafeteria tray, this toboggan is made in Camden from native ash and water-resistant pads for snow days…

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Sand Bar Board

Sustainably built and rugged enough to handle a rocky coastal climate, this 12-foot stand-up paddleboard (or SUP) was made from 200-year-old reclaimed pine and…

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Dessert Sauces

It’s basically dessert on a spoon and it’s created from all-natural ingredients by Chef Abby Freethy. $6.25, Northwoods Gourmet Girl. 207-570-8112 Buy Now

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Todd’s Salsa

What started as a home kitchen hobby, this salsa has quickly turned into the best base for tortilla chip dipping around. $6, Todd’s Salsa…

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Cajun Pickles

When it’s time to choose your favorite jar from Jack’s, you might (ahem) find yourself in a pickle, but these top our list with…