Happy Fall

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This weekend was a lovely muddle of happiness. It was a weekend of brisk, crisp Fall air that sent us searching for our scarves. It was a weekend of thousands of crunchy, headdress-wearing, pie-cone eating, very happy Mainers. It was a weekend of wonderful, wonderful friends.  These friends actually visited us in Fairfield, (read: middle of nowhere) Maine and talked with us late into the night (read: past 9 pm) about our collective dreams.

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The photos speak for themselves. Until next year, Common Ground!

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Piping hot and sour-sweet apple cider. The perfect way to sweep us into Fall. 

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Sheep-dog herding demo. They’re AMAZING!

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The happiest of sheep. 

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A real-life pig pile!

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Tiny house inspiration…

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Trevor wows the crowd with a 15 foot hammer hit!

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Deep-fried clam bellies…a New England tradition.

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My happy place.

How to Prep for The Common Ground Fair

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I have been looking forward to returning to the Common Ground fair for exactly 7 years now. That’s how long it’s been. (Thanks, Facebook.)

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It’s the kind of fair where, upon entering, I let out a huge sigh of relief and say, “My people.” It’s the kind of fair you find the most delectable, delicious food that’s also local, organic, and (mostly) healthy. It’s the kind of fair where the parade is a compost parade. It’s a sustainable, organic, earth-loving, people-loving, information-laden, carve-your-own-wooden-spoons free for all, and Trevor and I could not be more excited (or prepared.)

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