Laura Serino

Laura Serino is the Digital Editor of Down East Magazine.

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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…

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Log Hauler

Handcrafted from durable local hardwoods, this eco-friendly toy will keep on trucking for years to come. $49, Woodshaper Shop. 207-843-7235 Buy Now

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Natural Beauty

Shampoo, $14.99, Maine Mountain. 207-695-3926Buy NowBeard Oil, $18. Mustache Wax, $12. Fox Tail Grooming.Buy NowOrganic Snow Soap, $6. Organic Deodorant, $10.50. Mountainess. Buy Now

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Nervous Nellie’s

Only the finest ingredients are harmoniously blended in this jelly kitchen on Deer Isle. Blueberry Ginger Conserve, $7.45, Nervous Nellie’s. 800-777-6845 Buy Now

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Tea Time

Cranberry Orange Herbal Tea, $12, Common Folk Farm. 207-787-2764Buy Now Cinnamon Honey Spread, $9, Portland Honey Exchange. 207-773-9333Buy NowHoney Dipper, $3.95, Fletcher’s Mill. 855-535-3824Buy…

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Ornaments

We’re nuts about these fair-trade felt wooden beads embellished with graduated acorn caps. Felt Ornaments, from $7, Worthy Goods.Buy Now A holiday sentiment you’ll…