Christmas 2022 is coming

Are you ready for the Holiday season? Did you finish your shopping? When shopping for your loved ones this year be sure to shop local. No matter where you live you will notice an increase in Shop Small Shop Local movements. My last in person show of the season is going to be a stand-alone

Holiday Shop OPEN!!

Tomorrow is Thanksgiving. How did the year go by so fast? I feel like only months ago I was starting the Craft Fair in Bar Harbor and posting my first blog post. Here we are ready for my first Holiday Drop in my online shop. I have loaded the shop with over 150 items. From

Extra extra

Read all about it! Literally read all about what’s going on with Vixen Hollow Arts in last week’s online edition of the Bangor Daily News. I was at the first of 2 Christmas Craft Fairs at the Bangor Mall this past weekend. I’ll be back at it tomorrow. It’s really a sight to see the

Fogtoberfest 2022

This past Saturday Fogtown had their 4th annual October festival in downtown Ellsworth. It was my first time attending the event. They had 3 bar stations set serving everything, including, seltzers, IPAs, mulled ciders, wines and CBD orange cream soda to name a few. There was literally something for everyone.  Including lederhosen wearing couple, Susan

Apple Butter Family Recipe

Great Grandma Adam’s Vermont Homestyle Apple Butter Recipe Apple Butter Recipe Prep time: 40 minutes – 1 hour cook time:  8 hours canning time:  30 minutes – 1 hour.  yield approximately 4 pints things you need: large pot  slow cooker measuring cups & measuring spoons, spatula wooden spoon. Butter knife cider around 4 1/2 lbs.

Oktoberst & MDI Knits

The last outdoor craft fair of the season with Island Arts Association was this past weekend in Bar Harbor. With it being the Second weekend in October it was a little chilly. My electric hand warmers most definitely came in handy. It was 40 something degrees when we were unloading our cars Saturday morning.  I

ArtWalk Bangor

I ventured to Downtown Bangor this past Saturday for the ArtWalk. It was the first event to kick off The city of Bangor’s celebration of October’s Artober events. I had the pleasure of meeting so many new artists. Bangor really does have a hopping art scene. Betsy Lundy from Downtown Bangor and Artist Amanda Coburn

Steamy Buddha

When I am not making my art or selling it at craft fairs, you can find me at Steamy Buddha. There is something about that place. Every time I go there, I feel better when I leave than when I walked in there. I have created a life in Maine that allows me to go

Downtown mini Charcuterie

This summer twice as I was running errands in Bangor on a Friday, I picked up my lunch in the form of a mini Charcuterie box from Downtown Charcuterie in Bangor. It required some planning ahead as I had to order my lunch earlier in the week to guarantee pick up on Friday. The minibox

Walrus Cutting Board Oil

How do I condition my new charcuterie board? I have a few options for you. If you have mineral oil in the house that’s a handy option without having to purchase something separate. Honestly there are things out there better than wiping mineral oil. You can rub it on your board but over time I