Vineyard Vines ACK
Beau & Ro Bag Co – Nantucket MA
Cape Cod Lavender Farm-2
Isobel & Cleo – Nantucket-4
Orange – Nantucket MA-5
Shopping 1 Portland ME-7
Portland Maine
  • 02 Sep

    L.L. Bean

    Duck Boots It’s getting to be that time of year again! How can the weather change and get so cooler in  48 hours? Checks calendar "oh it's the 1st of September". Takes off boat shoe...

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  • 27 Aug

    Sea Bags Maine

    Any Day On The Water Is A Good Day Sea Bags are born and as sails and transformed into nautically inspired totes and accessories that bring customers great happiness. Sea Bags Believes That Sails Soak...

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  • 06 Jul

    Lilly Pulitzer

    The Lilly Essentials The Lilly Essentials The Things You Should Know Love The Sun + Sand, Long Lunches + Short Dresses and Bright Vibrant PRINTS. The Staples  The Shift Dress What happens when a lady...

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  • 24 May

    Chatham Chino Company

     Those Chino’s…What’s The Story Chino’s…There Everywhere! A Classic! But, did you know these  popular pants have a unique story tied to New England, on Cape Cod?  In 1...

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  • 17 May

    The Vineyard Vines Story

    Every Day Should Feel This Good  It has for Shep and Ian Murray since the Summer of 1998. 18 years ago, these two brothers traded their business suits for bathing suits and stopped wearing ties and s...

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  • 02 May

    Must Finds Shopping Nantucket

    02554 Shopping is a Must on Nantucket. We’ve been a BIG fan of  Keely Smith Designs for years.  Keely is a wash ashore from the UK living on Nantucket via London. With A background in Fashio...

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  • 18 Apr

    Kiel James Patrick The New England Story

    Bracelets + Instagram + New England This is the story of humble beginnings. How a boy in high school in Rhode Island started making bracelets for kids to wear under their prep school uniforms.  The...

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  • 09 Apr

    Serani M Designs Coastal Beach Jewelry

    Serani M Designs Sandra Higgins is an artist. She is also a long time  breast cancer survivor. She started making pink and white bracelets and donated the net proceeds to research. That was when she ...

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  • 02 Apr

    5 Places To Stay DAFFY Weekend on Nantucket

     Daffodil Festival on Nantucket The Last Weekend in April   The Nantucket Island Chamber of Commerce holds their Annual Daffodil Festival. It’s a weekend of events that celebrate the Spring...

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  • 26 Feb

    Michael Blanchard Inspirational Photography

    The great thing about social media is it can introduce you to a few of your favorite things! That’s what happened to me several years ago when I came upon a  Michael Blanchard  photograph on F...

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  • 16 Aug

    Photo Recap: Sip Shop + Celebrate Summer

    No one Throws A Party Like The Nantucket blACKbook Here’s a Photo recap of Sip Shop and Celebrate Summer at Pumpkin Pond Farm that took place on August 6, 2014 Check Here for a look bACK on Face...

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  • 13 Jul

    THE ACK IN NANTUCKET

    No One Puts The ACK in NANTUCKET Like The Nantucket blACKbook   Nine Years ago, Holly Finigan stepped foot on Nantucket….And Things Will NEVER be the same for Nantucket!  Yes, Holly worked as...

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  • 02 Jul

    Isobel and Cleo on Nantucket

    We found the coolest shop  and it’s on Nantucket! Isobel and Cleo takes residence in one of the many upscale shops that dot the harbor in Nantucket when you get off the boat.  No visit to Nant...

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  • 10 Jun

    MIDNIGHT FARM Vineyard Haven

    We have visited Midnight Farm several times over the years and loved the atmosphere and mood of the store. This year we found out they moved to a space across the street from where they had previously...

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  • 23 May

    Cape Cod Lavender Farm

    Turns out one of the biggest lavender farms on the east coast is in Harwich on Cape Cod! Cape Cod Lavender Farm is surrounded with 60 acres of conservation land with woodland and walking trails that o...

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  • 12 Feb

    Company Profile: Cape Cod Ship Building

    Vanderbilt’s, World Cup Yacht Racing, the Kennedy’s and more! In 1947,  E.L. Goodwin bought the rights to build the Herreshoff 12 1/2 known  for decades as the preferred small craft of N...

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  • 25 Jan

    How Shoe Laces Inspired Cape Cod Braided Rug Company

    Cape Cod Braided Rug Company   In 1910, Romeo Paulus was employed by a shoelace manufacturing company in Plainville, Massachusetts. He realized the same braiding process used in the production of...

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  • 16 Jan

    Christmas Card List Turns Into Great Idea!

     The Vermont Country Store In 1945, Vrest and Ellen Orton printed their first catalog. It was just 12 pages and 36 products, but they mailed it to the folks on their Christmas card list! The rest as ...

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  • 08 Jan

    That Little “Red Star”

    That Little Red Star that is Macy’s  logo was first  tattooed on the hand of Rowland Hussey Macy, Sr. (1822-1877). Rowland was one of six children born to the Macy family; one of the first fa...

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  • 29 May

    Lanterns

    Lanterns Are Dramatic! They are used for camping, lighting the night on a patio or outdoor space, emergency lighting, and for decorating, of course! Decorative lanterns exist in a wide range of design...

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  • 29 May

    STARFISH

    STARFISH! Even the word sounds whimsical and magical! Is there a favorite place you have actually seen Starfish? We have only seen them on Block Island when we where there a number of years ago! Starf...

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  • 29 May

    Mermaids

    Mermaids are Magical Or at least they appear to be! Part tragic, part mythological, part real as in Tom Hanks’s movie Splash! Have you ever really seen a mermaid? Has a mermaid ever answered you...

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  • 14 May

    Maine Sea Glass Company: Impressing Sea Glass Lovers Across Country

    TEARS OF THE SEA  Is a genuine natural sea glass company in its eleventh year! This husband and wife company started their business  11 years ago when they found their first piece of sea glass lying...

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  • 23 May

    Deck Dock Home & Garden

    Nesting Necessities for Inside & Outside Living! Some stores make you feel happy when you walk through them! This is one  of them! You always know you will find something special and unique as th...

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  • 26 Dec

    Wooden Christmas Tree

    Perfect For Year Round Use + Holiday Decorations! FestiveTree  a small innovative design company out of New Hampshire has launched its online store featuring unique, artisan built Holiday Trees.  A ...

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  • 30 Jul

    Mill Stone Pottery: I LOVE This Pottery

    I LOVE This Pottery About 24 years ago I bought 4 dishes from  Gail at Mill Stone Pottery Back then her studio was in an old mill!  I still have those dishes and not only have they served many a...

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  • 29 Jul

    Maiden Voyage A Favorite Shop To Visit

    Every time we visit Cape Cod our first stop is Maiden Voyage    Mashpee Commons There’s something about this shop that we love! We love the pallet of colors the shop’s owner has chosen...

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  • 24 Apr

    7 Days in 7 Stores: Day 6 Beach House Newport

    Beach House Newport    Middletown, RI Open since 1997  (formerly Watercolors) Sally Emmett Dwyer, interior designer has created Beach House Newport. A special place of memory and warmth. Whether ...

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  • 22 Apr

    7 Stores in 7 Days: Day 4 Maiden Voyage

    Maiden Voyage      Mashpee, MA Have you ever walked into a store that transforms your world?  That’s what happens every time we visit Maiden Voyage at Mashpee Commons in Cape Cod. I often ...

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  • 21 Apr

    7 Stores in 7 Days: Day 3 Deck Dock Home & Garden

     Deck Dock Home & Garden     Sunapee, NH One of my favorite stores in New England is Deck Dock Home & Garden in Sunapee, New Hampshire. They specialize in high quality casual and classic ...

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  • 20 Apr

    7 Stores in 7 Days: Day 2 Vermont Teddy Bear

      Vermont Teddy Bears      Shelburne, VT Founded in 1981, by John Sortino who sold hand crafted teddy bears in an open-air market in Burlington, Vermont. Sortino happened upon the idea of packa...

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  • 19 Apr

    7 Stores in 7 Days: Day 1 Lighthouse Depot

      Lighthouse Depot    Wells, Maine In 1990 ,while visiting and researching lighthouses on New England Coast. Tim Harrison and Kathy Finnegan soon learned that nothing symbolizes the maritime hi...

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  • 18 Apr

    Company Profile: Cape Card

    Cod’s For All Occasions! This is the story of cards that talked to me!  Have you ever seen something different and creative and just wanted to embrace it by buying several different selections ...

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