4 Recipes to Ring in Spring

Well, it’s officially Spring, but for most of us here in New England it sure doesn’t feel like it. That’s not going to stop us from acting like it, through. Fifty degrees in Maine is considered shorts weather – and we think it’s salad and ice cream weather, too! So if you’re ready to ring…

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Why Do Cows Have Spots?

Have you ever wondered why cows have spots? Well, genetics obviously – just like some of us have darker or lighter skin or hair. But it turns out there MIGHT just be another good reason why cows tend to be speckled – fly repellant! We already know that cows like to use their long tails…

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4 Festive Recipes for St. Patrick’s Day

You already know that if you want to avoid being pinched on St. Patrick’s Day you’ve got to wear something green – but what about eating green? Whether your idea of eating green involves extra veggies or a hint of food coloring, we’ve got you covered with these 4 festive recipes for St. Patrick’s Day.…

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How Do Cows Stay Warm in Winter?

Ever wonder how cows here in Maine handle the sub-zero temps that we call “an average winter?” Sometimes people worry that while we’re all bundled up inside the cows are cold out in the barn – but it turns out they’re “Mainah’s” too and are built for cold weather. The truth is, cows are right…

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Will You Be My HOMEMADE Valentine? 4 Ways to Celebrate from Scratch

Sure, Valentine’s Day might be a “Hallmark Holiday” but that doesn’t mean it’s not a good excuse to tell someone you love them! There’s no need to buy pre-cut paper hearts or tape candy to a card, we believe the sweetest Valentine’s Day treats are the ones made by hand. Here are four adorable and…

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Why Do Kids Get Sick in Winter – and What You Can Do About It

Winter is here, which also means cold and flu season is in full swing. But are the two related? Can kids actually “catch a cold” from being outside? It turns out there actually is a reason that kids get sicker in winter, at least when it comes to the flu. Studies show that the flu…

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3 Healthy Breakfast Kids Will Actually Want to Eat

Breakfast is hard. It’s early, it’s rushed, it’s sometimes in the car. It’s even tougher with kids who reject 90% of the options you give them. But sugary cereals and toaster pastries aren’t likely to get them through the school day. So what’s a well-meaning parent to do? Here are three healthy and protein-packed breakfast…

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3 Fun Ways to Ring in the New Year with Kids

Planning to celebrate New Years Eve from your couch this year? Join the club! With the high cost of babysitters, and high probability of falling asleep before the ball drops anyway – it only makes sense to stay home and get cozy. But that doesn’t mean you have skip all the fun. These three New…

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3 Fun Ways to Use Up Leftover Candy Canes

The holiday season is full of candy canes. They hang on trees, get handed out at celebrations, and decorate windows, tables, and mantles. The only thing they don’t typically do is get eaten. *Eyeroll* If eating a candy cane straight out of the wrapper just isn’t your thing (and you know your toddler is going…

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Oakhurst Driver Prepares for Memorable Wreaths Across America Journey

For the last seven years the holiday season has marked a special annual tradition for us here at Oakhurst. The company donates transportation services and one of our drivers to Wreaths Across America (WAA). This year the Oakhurst Wreaths Across America truck will have a new driver behind its wheel for the 750-mile trip from…

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