Marketplace Articles

Ever had a canker sore? These small white lesions can appear anywhere inside the mouth, including... read more
They arrive soon after you lie down to sleep: strange sensations creeping through your legs. People... read more
“You can call me by any name; just don't call me late for dinner!” That old saying rings true for... read more
Finally! It’s spring (sort of) in our neck of the woods. And let’s face it, after what seemed like... read more
For many of us (including me), Halloween is a favorite holiday.  Rich in history and folklore,... read more
“Ohhh, it smells so good in here.” This is what just about everyone says when they come into my... read more
Nearly all of the products in my store have an interesting story behind them, and I’m always eager... read more
A year ago, my wife and I attended a local craft show. It wasn’t long before she spotted what she... read more
One of the many things I love about my store’s location is all the windows. With a full southern... read more
I heard on the news recently that a medical study revealed that men have a higher tolerance for... read more
I’ll admit it – I’m an almond junkie. As a kid, I think it was chocolate bars with almonds in them... read more
Baking and decorating cookies for family and friends (and, for Santa, of course) is a favorite... read more
Let’s be honest, if you’re a dog lover, it’s nearly impossible to say no to those sad eyes,... read more
Back in the 1800s, villages along rivers witnessed the dawn of the Industrial Revolution. Textile... read more
The chart below follows the previous post encouraging folks to eat more deeply-colored vegetables... read more
I’ve liked making baked goods since I was a kid. I got my start with Betty (Crocker), Duncan (Hines... read more
The foothills of the western Maine mountains overlooking the Kennebec River offer the ideal... read more
With the daylight hours waning and the nights getting cooler, my favorite season is approaching.... read more
According to a recent National Pet Owners Survey, 62% of U.S. households own a pet, which equates... read more
Just about everyone who visits my store comments on the Roy Toy® log building sets. I imagined this... read more
In my little retail shop that’s packed with hundreds of US-made items spanning a variety of... read more
An unusual-looking contraption with an equally odd-sounding name, the origins of the word “hod” are... read more
Environmentally-conscious Way Out Wax isn’t only for buggy outside situations; Way Out Wax’s Clean... read more