• Tuesday, July 31, 2018 - 8:00am

    Do you spend a lot of time on the water?  I’m loving our Rose Petal Face Toner  to remove salt, sand and grime especially sunscreen grime.  In general, as I age I stick to rich, hydrating products but on my last two trips out to Gotts Island my face was so unhappy.  Traveling to Gotts is very similar to remote backpacking so I need a routine that is simple and effective.  What was happen

  • Monday, July 30, 2018 - 8:00am

    Dulse & Rugosa is feeling proud!  Our packaging has changed to be as eco responsible as possible.  Our original packaging was total plastic, we moved to glass with a plastic lid and now our Rose Petal Toner has Zero Plastic!!!!  I still need to update our website photo and info.  If you want to be a sustainable shopper you need to read more than the ingredient label you need to check ho

  • Monday, July 30, 2018 - 7:15am

    Maine, which inspires so many writers and artists, is the setting for this custom made miniature art studio in a cigar box, measuring 5 inches x 4 inches as a "Studio of One's Own."

  • Sunday, July 29, 2018 - 8:15am

     The Witch Hare, is a miniature fairy dress made from dried grass and cattail fluff perched in a shadowbox on a bed of dark green moss with two sprouting mushrooms.

  • Friday, July 27, 2018 - 8:00am

    Just finished a fresh batch of “Seaweed It’s Legal in All 50 States” bags.  These bags are fun and functional.  The size is perfect for bulk shopping or the farmers’ market because of their roomy and sturdy bottom.  Easy to wash and that’s important.

  • Thursday, July 26, 2018 - 11:15am

    Nothing takes the gloom away like the flame of a unique + fragrant candle! 
    Seasons Downeast Designs has some of the most interesting shapes, sizes, colors, and scents you’ve ever seen (or smelled!) Stop by our gift shop at 62 Meadow Street in Rockport to see our full selection. 

  • Wednesday, July 25, 2018 - 1:45pm

    Leading up to our first art show on July 28 at Alder & Vine for the Belfast, ME Artwalk, (5:30 -8 pm) we will be showcasing several years’ work of miniature fairy dresses made from natural materials in our woods.

    Shown here is The Faery Maiden, a birch and bramble “Wee Folk” fairy dress that was one of my first creations.

  • Tuesday, July 24, 2018 - 8:00pm

    July 27 and 28, 7:30 pm

    John Burstein revives the role of Clarence Darrow for 2 performances only, as the widely acclaimed "Darrow" returns to the mid-coast this July.

  • china by the sea, mutt scrub, boothbay harbor
    Monday, July 23, 2018 - 6:00pm

    All you need to do is get some Mutt Scrub raffle tickets and get lucky!

  • mutt scrub, boothbay, harbor
    Friday, July 20, 2018 - 5:00am

    All waiting for someone as clever, dexterous, dashing, and commanding as yourself to step up and claim them.

  • Tuesday, July 17, 2018 - 7:45am

    I read a blog post recently about the pros and cons of switching to shampoo bars.  What I found interesting was the perspective was totally based on the individual.  The thing is we aren’t the only creatures on this planet and the biggest benefit to switching to a shampoo bar is eliminating needless plastic bottles.  You can have clean, lovely hair without using bottles of hair products.  Each and every one of us needs to use less plastic and that is the biggest benefit of switching to shampo

  • Monday, July 16, 2018 - 8:30am

    The National Boat Building Challenge will be held on August 18 in Belfast during Harbor Fest.

     If you think that you (and a partner) can build a boat in less than 1:29:36 (the world record) please sign up today!

    Everyone starts with the same materials and the same plan for a 12-foot skiff.  Quality and speed are equally weighted.

  • Friday, July 13, 2018 - 8:00pm

    July 16, 7:30 pm,

    Opera Maine presents a one night performance of Three Decembers at the Camden Opera House.

  • Friday, July 13, 2018 - 7:00am

    Don’t let these lazy days of summer put a stop to your writing project. Stay on track with my upcoming writing workshop. We’ll meet once a week for four weeks and the summer hours get you a summer discount!

  • Monday, July 9, 2018 - 7:00am

    How cool is this kaleidoscope?   It has our two main ingredients- seaweed and roses plus a bit of texture from a sea urchin.  It was so much fun to make.  I meet with photographer Jim Dugan and we arranged natural objects.  The trick was not to think of the actual picture you were taking but instead to look at slices- similar to a slice of pizza.  Then Jim takes a photo, does some complicated stuff on the computer and “VIOLA”!  

  • Wednesday, July 4, 2018 - 7:00am

    A hot sale on my Summer Hours for Summer Prices writing workshop! Just four weeks and at a significant discount. FMI:


  • Saturday, June 30, 2018 - 7:00am
  • Friday, June 29, 2018 - 6:30am

    There will be a combined yard sale of the Episcopal Church of St. John Baptist and the Thomaston Baptist Churches on Saturday, June 30th.  The two churches are across the street from each other on the corner of Main and Green Sts. in Thomaston.

    The Baptist Church sale begins at 7:30 am and the Episcopal Church opens at 8:30 am



  • Wednesday, June 27, 2018 - 8:00pm

    This hot rock band harnesses handsome harmonies and nimble, sturdy acoustic folk. Returning to the Camden Opera House by popular demand! In this increasingly virtual world of ours, what makes music authentic? For some, songs are no more than tiny sentimental decompressions. But others treat music as an extension of their roots, a mirror of their travels and relationships, and a testament to both their craft and passion.

  • Sunday, June 24, 2018 - 7:00pm

    On June 27 at 7 pm, CIFF Selects proudly presents HBO's 2018 Sundance hit, Robin Williams: Come Inside My Mind!

  • Sunday, June 24, 2018 - 6:00pm

    Penbay Estate Planning Law Center is proud to offer Free Estate Planning Seminars every Wednesday until the end of June.

    The dates for these seminars are as follows: 5/30, 6/6, 6/13, 6/20, and 6/27 from 6pm to 8pm.

  • Saturday, June 23, 2018 - 9:15am

    It’s summer! Finally! Treat your skin to some seaweed love. It’s almost as wonderful as a day at the beach. Seaweed is soothing to burns. It helps rehydrate when you’re feeling dry. All the trace minerals and vitamins can really help with stress especially that traffic stress when you realize you can’t make that left turn.

  • Friday, June 22, 2018 - 11:45am

    Just a reminder


    We will be closed Saturday June 23



    Russell’s of Camden

  • Wednesday, June 20, 2018 - 7:00pm

    June 23, 7 pm

    New England Arab American Organization is proud to invite you to a staged reading of an incredible new play entitled “Lost and Guided”, at the Camden Opera House June 23rd.

  • Wednesday, June 20, 2018 - 9:00am

    It’s no surprise mermaids have beautiful skin- they LOVE SEAWEED.  What are the benefits of seaweed?

    MOISTURE- it’s the humectants that create moisture at a greater rate than land plants.

    ANTIOXIDANTS- Vita B & C help skin look and feel better.

    MINERALS- Omega, Zinc and Magnesium help protect skin from environmental damage.

    PROTEINS- Amino acids help protect skin from aging.

  • salty paws two salty dogs pet outfitters boothbay harbor
    Tuesday, June 19, 2018 - 8:30am

    Every month we at Two Salty Dogs Pet Outfitters spend hours upon hours researching the very, very best deals in our shop for you. And every month no one pays attention. At least in this venue. We actually get pretty good results from our newsletter. But we keep plugging along here hoping that it will catch on one day and that we’ll make a sale or get over 5 clicks.

  • two salty dogs pet outfitters boothbay harbor dogs
    Monday, June 18, 2018 - 6:15am

    We’re concerned too. Very concerned. Deeply Concerned. More concerned than you. In fact, we’re so concerned that we actually took the time to write this to prove our overall concernedness.

  • Sunday, June 17, 2018 - 8:00am

    All monkeys are Trained Drinking Monkey Association of America Certified.

    Let’s make this short and sweet, people. These are NOT store deals, but you can order them online and pick them up at the shop.

  • Thursday, June 14, 2018 - 7:45am

    Looking for the perfect gift for the great guys in your life?  Don’t want a bunch of unnecessary junk including needless packaging?  Give the gift of you.  Go hike, paddle, grill, get outside with your guys.  If Dad lives far away don’t forget to call him.  

    Buy local and handcrafted for actual presents because sometimes a gift can rock your world.  Let your money support businesses that share your values.

  • Pearls from Camden Maine
    Wednesday, June 13, 2018 - 9:45am
    Pearl is the Birthstone for June and also the most popular Jewelry for Brides.


    We have a nice selection of
    Saltwater, Freshwater, Tahitian and South Seas Pearls


  • Monday, June 11, 2018 - 2:45pm

    Meet our newest star: Bark Mulch.

    We've never been huge fans of bark mulch. Sure, it looks great, but it can deplete the soil + rob plants of the nutrients needed to thrive.

    Until now.

    Our new bark mulch is a dye-free blend of dark spruce and compost, which means you get the look you want AND your plants get the good stuff, too. Win-win!

  • Thursday, June 7, 2018 - 7:00am

    Support your local farmers, bakers, chefs and makers by shopping local today at the Rockland Farmers’ Market from 9-1 at beautiful Harbor Park.  Fresh, local and you can taste the difference.  Dulse & Rugosa will be there today with our amazing and plastic free shampoo bars.  Tomorrow is World Oceans Day so today is a good day to get your plastic free hair care plus some bread, greens and a wood fired pizza from UpRoot pie.

  • Tuesday, May 29, 2018 - 6:00am

    Here's A Sneak Peek Of What's Available At Roots & Weeds 554 West Rd (Rt 90) Rockport, Maine


    Air, Fans and Ventilation

    Cloning & Seeding Supplies


    Films Garden Tool

     Accessories Grow Tents

    System & Trays

    Growing Environment

  • Sunday, May 27, 2018 - 7:00pm

    Wednesday, May 30, 7 pm

    The Most Unknown is an epic documentary film that sends nine scientists to extraordinary parts of the world to uncover unexpected answers to some of humanity’s biggest questions. How did life begin? What is time? What is consciousness? How much do we really know? 

  • Tuesday, May 22, 2018 - 8:45am

    Win a FREE Pearl and 14K Necklace

    No Purchase Necessary

    Come in and Register

    Drawing June 22nd


  • Thursday, May 17, 2018 - 7:45am

    If you’ve been following this affiliate page, and like my miniature handmade fairy dresses, you can now buy the digital image for $3.

    You will receive a high resolution printable download(4000 x 3000 pixels) with an exclusive license to use the image for personal (not commercial) use.

  • Wednesday, May 16, 2018 - 8:45am

    Have you been thinking about making the switch to shampoo bars?  Have a few questions?  Check out the blog written by Samantha up in the North Woods of Maine.  Her focus is health, adventure and happiness and part of that is being more eco-conscious.  Read the blog here- Our North Woods Life

  • Wednesday, May 16, 2018 - 6:00am

    There will be a Plant Sale at the Episcopal Church of St. John Baptist on Saturday, May 19th from 8:30 until 12 noon.  This annual sale includes annuals, perennials, gardening supplies, and books and wonderful baked goods.

    St. John's is located on the corner of Main and Green Sts. in Thomaston

  • Tuesday, May 15, 2018 - 8:30am

    Starting underneath, City Drawers will work with you to get the best Bra fit.

    You might not know what you need, but you know if you have a problem.

    We have bras that are convertible, strapless, contour, or plunge and all uplifting.

    City Drawers proudly stocks Spanx, but also carries several other beautiful brands of Shapewear each with its own claim to fame.

  • Tuesday, May 15, 2018 - 7:15am

    Feel good linen makes a great shirt.



    OR........A custom linen shirt is simply amazing.

    Choose from many new Linen colors and patterns for custom options.

    ~ Linen and Cotton/Linen shirt options ~

    Call 323-0062 to be measured.  A guaranteed-to-fit shirt will be yours in under 3 weeks.


  • Monday, May 14, 2018 - 8:15am

    ..... It’s Wedding Planning Season and we’re honored to coordinate your formalwear.

    Visit soon to be measured (always for free/no purchase necessary) and get help with the styling so you can focus on other aspects of the big event.

    We can arrange your rental of a Jim’s Formalwear Tuxedo.  Try building one online first!:

  • Sunday, May 13, 2018 - 11:15am

     .... Makes a great gift!

    Whether everyday, business, casual, dressy, date, or important social event….. make the fit perfect.

  • Sunday, May 13, 2018 - 8:45am

    …..from you, of course and then… to City Drawers.

    See us for yummy sleepwear, sweet scents….. or a gift certificate.

    Everyday, we offer women their first professional fitting ~ whether they are 15 or 75.

    We carry nearly 20 bra brands in order to offer her what she needs and wants.

    Let her know you care with a City Drawers gift certificate ~ We’ll treat her right.


  • Saturday, May 12, 2018 - 9:30am

    In a meadow in Tanglewood, a lone Tulip Tree blooms in May......I came up to one just to touch the petals. And there, I came upon a Solitary Fairy, one of the Wee Folk. Read more of the story and what makes spring time a powerful time on our website: The Solitary Fairy in a Tulip Tree.

  • Friday, May 11, 2018 - 7:30am if the band in back is too high.

    The bra band should be parallel to the ground all the way around.

    If the bra you’re wearing is too big around, it will ride up in back and not be able to do it’s job of supporting you. This problem is also likely to then cause the bra straps to slide off your shoulders.

    Let’s get it taken care of!

    PLEASE visit City Drawers soon so we can help you find the best fit.

    We aim for perfection so you’ll be pleased.

  • Friday, May 11, 2018 - 7:15am

    At Dulse & Rugosa  almost every product contain roses.  Dried petals for beauty, rosehip oil for lovely skin.  We are especially fond of roses because mom/grandma’s name is Rose.  All weekend we are having a ROSE special of 15% off online purchases.  The checkout code?  ROSE of course!

    Shop roses online 

  • Friday, May 11, 2018 - 5:15am

    Mt. Battie Car Wash offers pre-paid wash cards, gift certificates for detailing, and individual car wash tickets. These make great gifts for Mother’s Day!! 

    Our pre-paid gift cards are available in any dollar increment you choose or you can purchase one of the following specials: 

                                        $120.00 Card for only $100.00 - Save $20.00!!

                                          $60.00 Card for only   $50.00 - Save $10.00!!


  • Thursday, May 10, 2018 - 1:15pm

    Mt. Battie Car Wash offers pre-paid wash cards, gift certificates for detailing, and individual car wash tickets. These make great gifts for Mother’s Day!! 

    Our pre-paid gift cards are available in any dollar increment you choose or you can purchase one of the following specials: 

                                        $120.00 Card for only $100.00 - Save $20.00!!

                                          $60.00 Card for only   $50.00 - Save $10.00!!


  • Thursday, May 10, 2018 - 6:00am

    Spring has sprung... and just in time for Mother's Day!

    Stop by Seasons Downeast Designs for unique gifts, blooming plants and fresh flowers-- everything you need to show Mom how much she is loved.


    62 Meadow Street, Rockport


  • Wednesday, May 9, 2018 - 7:30am

    Let’s talk grease stains.  At Dulse & Rugosa we try real hard to package as eco as possible and it’s a challenge.  We stopped making some products simply because of packaging challenges.  It’s pointless to package eco yet use a ton of materials getting the product into the package.  So we end up with grease stains but the inside is still beautiful.  It’s not a problem at markets or online because we can explain and o