The Champagne Life on a DIY Budget Since 2007

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portland maine happy hours

Summer Happy Hour Specials on Maine’s Seacoast

The “other” Portland — yes, the one in Maine — is just as hip as our friends in Oregon, maybe more so in the summertime. If you’ve got a hankering for happy hour, plus some sun, seacoast, budget beer, and lobster for less, head north (aka “Downeast”) and go native, guided by this weekly roundup of my favorite downtown Portland, Maine drink specials by day.

10 ways to get a free meal

10 Ways to Find a Free Meal

When building the good life on a shoestring budget, we walk a fine line — a line whose limits we might push and test, but never cross. We aim to be frugal, never cheap. We want to be mavens of money management, not mooches.