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									                                                                                                                                                                    Dear Friends of Country Spice Christmas…

                                                                                                                                                                            ometimes it seems as though winter is hardly

                                                                                                                                                                      S     over and it’s the end of September and time
                                                                                                                                                                            to think about this letter and making changes
                                                                                                                                                                      to this year’s brochure. This is one of those years,
country Christmas home for the holidays.
Gifts that bring the tastes and smells of a Maine

                                                      Address Correction Requested
                                                      Forwarding and
                                                                                     Newburgh, ME 04444
                                                                                     27 Trundy Road
                                                                                                          Piper Mtn. Christmas Trees
                                                                                                                                                                      but there is very little change. We have added a 4½
                                                                                                                                                                      foot tree to our list of available items and the baby
                                                                                                                                                                      tree is now a Balsam Fir instead of a Fraser Fir.
                                                                                                                                                                      We did that because we can pot them earlier in
                                                                                                                                                                      the year and give them a chance to “get settled”
                                                                                                                                                                      in their pots so they will stand up more easily
                                                                                                                                                                      on your coffee table or mantle.
                                                                                                                                                                      We have searched 15 years for a source of apple
                                                                                                                                                                      and spice scented candles for the centerpieces and         Hand-Crafted Balsam Fir Wreath
                                                                                                                                                                      finally found some. They are hand dipped right here     Welcome the holiday season with our traditional
                                                                                                                                                                      in Maine instead of manufactured by a machine out       Balsam Fir Wreath. Our 22" full, fresh, and
                                                                                                                                                                      there…somewhere. A bit more expensive, but we           ever-so-fragrant Balsam Wreath is hand-crafted
                                                                                                                                                                      think they are worth it and feel confident you will      here at the farm with careful attention and lasting
                                                                                                                                                                      as well. Recognizing there are some folks who have         quality. Decorated with red velveteen bow, holly
                                                                                                                                                                      allergies to the scent, we will always have some            berries, and three clusters of pine cones.
                                                                                                                                                                      of the unscented ones available. Just ask.                       Balsam Fir Wreath....$23.50
                                                                                                                                                                      We should probably put a picture of our little shop
                                                                                                                                                                      on the website, especially for those who have never                 Fresh Cut Balsam Fir Tree
                                                                                                                                                                      been to the farm. The room is 12 x 30, with wreath-

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        If your family history springs from the rocky
                                                                                                                                                                      making on one end, decorating booths down one side                 soil of northern New England, you will
                                                                                                                                                                      and shipping counter on the other with a six foot                    remember the wonderful scent of Balsam
                                                                                                                                                                      aisle down the middle. Centerpieces and garland                       Fir at Christmas. Bring these memories
                                                                                                                                                                      are also made there. At times there might be as                        back to your home with one of our full,
                                                                                                                                                                      many as ten people packed in that space. Often,                         plantation-grown balsams. It is cut
                                                                                                                                                                      large bundles of greens have to be brought down                           fresh and boxed the same morning it
                                                                                                                                                                      the length of the aisle to the wreathmakers.                                 is shipped to you. Merry Christmas!
                                                                                                                                                                      Amazingly, there are few collisions. I have seen
                                                                                                                                                                      some moves worthy of the Royal Ballet.                                           4½’ Balsam Fir Tree . . $54.95
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       6’ Balsam Fir Tree . . . . $79.95
                                                                                                                                                                      It is good of you to allow us into your home with                                7’ Balsam Fir Tree . . . $109.95
                                                                                                                                                                      our brochure. We appreciate it very much. Norma                                  (prices include shipping)
                                                                                                                                           From Your Friends At
                                                    U.S. Postage Paid

                                                                                                                                                                      and I wish for all of you a peaceful and meaningful
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                                                     Bangor, Maine

                                                                                                                                       Piper Mtn. Christmas Trees     holiday season.
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                                                                                                                                               27 Trundy Road                                                                               To Keep Your Balsam Fir Fresh:
                                                                                                                                             Newburgh, ME 04444
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Cut a quarter inch off the trunk when you
                                                                                                                                              800-434-4306                                                                                  receive your tree. Display your fir in a water
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            stand that is kept well supplied with water.
                                                                                                                                            FAX: 207-234-4302
Wonderful gifts to bring the tastes and smells
of a Maine Christmas home for your holidays.

                                                                         Live Baby Tree
                                                                      This live baby Balsam Fir
                                                                      is just right for a child’s
                                                                      room, or maybe the coffee                                                                                                                          Natural Wreath
                                                                      table or mantle. Or even                                                                                                                        Our hand-crafted wreath is decorated entirely from nature’s
                                                                                                                                                   Maine Wild Blueberry Giftpack
                                                                      as a centerpiece. It comes                                                                                                                      bounty, with natural fiber angel and bow. Give us room for
                                                                                                                                                Full of the sweet summer flavor of Maine blueberries!
                                                                      decorated with tiny bows                                                                                                                        creativity; your wreath may not be precisely as pictured above.
                                                                                                                                                The taste of Wild Blueberry Preserves, Blueberry Spice
    Downeast Original Giftpack                                        and cones. In some sections                                               Pancake Mix, and Blueberry Syrup comes with a Balsam                     Natural Wreath . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$25.00
 A true taste of Maine for the holidays. This year we have            of the country, it will                                                   Wreath decorated in a beautiful blueberry motif, making a
 added a beautiful sailing vessel to the decorations on the           live and grow if planted                                                  wonderful holiday gift.                                                                                       Five Pound Box
 wreath. It is easily removed and will be a treasured tree            outdoors. Instructions                                                                                                                                                                   of Greens
 ornament for years to come. Includes:                                will be included in the box.
                                                                                                                                                   Maine Wild Blueberry Giftpack . . . . . . . . . . .$41.95                                              Grace your mantel and
 • Our fragrant 22" Balsam Fir Wreath                                                                                                              Blueberry Wreath Alone . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$23.50                                       doorways with fresh Balsam
                                                                         Live Baby Balsam Fir Tree . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$10.00         Blueberry Giftpack Without Wreath . . . . . . .$21.95                                                  and White Pine. This five
 • 6.5 oz. can of Lobster Meat                                                                                                                                                                                                                            pound box will fill a home
 • 15 oz. can of Condensed Clam Chowder                                                                                                                                                                                                                   nicely. Berries and cones are
 • 8.4 oz. bar of Katahdin Cheddar Cheese                                                                                                                                                                                                                 included for the final touch.
 • 250 ml. (approx. 8 oz.) jug of Maine Maple Syrup                                                                                                                                                                                                           Five Pound Box
    Downeast Original Giftpack . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$55.95                                                                                                                                                                                              of Greens……$11.50

                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Fresh, fragrant balsam fir garland
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Ideal for decorating inside or out. $1 per foot.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Candle Centerpiece
                                                                                                                                                   “Moosely Maine” Giftpack                                           The classic Christmas table setting.
                                                                                                                                                The bow this year features moose and evergreen trees,                 Beautiful hand-crafted Balsam and
                                                                         The Maine Giftpack
                                                                                                                                                which we think is most appropriate. The moose ornament                Pine centerpiece surrounds a hand
                                                                      Here’s a delicious way to warm your holiday. Includes:
                                                                                                                                                which can be hung on the tree is still included. Of course            dipped, apple and spice scented
                                                                      • Our fragrant 22" Balsam Fir Wreath                                      the usual cones and berries are included as well. It comes            red Christmas candle.
    Three-Candle Centerpiece                                          • 1.7 oz. bottle of Maine Maple Syrup                                     with a moose shaped cookie cutter filled with milk chocolate
                                                                                                                                                (a chocolate moose, of course), a 5 oz bag of Mooseberry                 Candle
 In response to requests for a centerpiece that’s slightly            • 8 oz. jar of delicately fragrant Maine Blueberry Honey                                                                                           Centerpiece . . . .$21.50
 larger and a bit more formal, we’ve created this three-candle                                                                                  Crunch, a mixture of wild blueberries, cranberries and
                                                                      • 11 oz. jar of Wild Blueberry Preserves                                  hazelnuts and finally a bag of chocolate “Moose” cookie
 arrangement—perfect for that special holiday table. Now
                                                                         Maine Giftpack . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$34.50   mix, the “Mix Most Moose Prefer.”                                            Piper Mtn. Christmas Trees
 with hand dipped, apple and spice scented candles.                                                                                                                                                                           27 Trundy Road • Newburgh, ME 04444
                                                                         Maine Giftpack Without Wreath . . . . . . . . . .$16.00                   Moosely Maine Giftpack . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$39.95
    Three-CandleCenterpiece . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$31.50                                                                                                                                                                        800-434-4306
                                                                                                                                                   Moosely Maine Wreath Alone . . . . . . . . . . . . .$25.00
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         FAX: 207-234-4302
                                                                                                                                                   Giftpack Without Wreath . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$17.00          

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