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Sailing Into The Mystic

Sailing Into The Mystic

September 12, 2020

We chose to head down the Mystic River toward Long Island Sound.  As we pulled away from the docks, Van Morrison’s Into The Mystic played in my head. The water was calm, the sun was shining, and the kids were overcome with excitement. 

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Sailing Through Summer

Sailing Through Summer

August 22, 2020

One of our favorite parts of this particular vacation was the day on the water we spent with Captain Rich and his crew aboard the Schooner Eleanor. Our boys had sailed before, but never in Maine. They were up bright and early that morning eager to see what the ride would be like.

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Marthas Vineyard or Nantucket?

Marthas Vineyard or Nantucket?

August 08, 2020

On our ride home, I thought about the great debate among New Englanders; Martha’s Vineyard or Nantucket – pick your island. What I learned is you don’t have to pick, instead you can find magic in both.

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Maine Lobster Fishing Women

Maine Lobster Fishing Women

July 29, 2020

Hey Rebekah, tell us a little about yourself! How did you get into lobster fishing?  You mentioned that you are third generation. Tell us about your family’s history lobstering in Maine. 

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A Crisp Copper Morning

A Crisp Copper Morning

November 09, 2019

Docking along the rocky pier for a lunch break, I give my sea legs a rest back on land. Between bites, I breathe in the perfect Fall day. Peering through my binoculars to focus in on nature’s show, my eyes are met with a tiny red tugboat making wake across the calm water.

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A Peek At Peak | Autumn In Vermont

A Peek At Peak | Autumn In Vermont

October 31, 2019

Peak foliage in Vermont is short, but oh so sweet. It seems we spend the majority of September waiting with bated breath for any sign of the season to come, for the leaves to lose their cool and earn the prized warmth that only comes with chillier weather. 

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There Were No Witches In Salem

There Were No Witches In Salem

October 14, 2019

Visiting Salem early in October has its perks, we beat the crowds and the weather was perfectly Autumn. Salem Haunted Happenings offers varying events throughout the entire month- so there is something for everyone!

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Basking In Beantown | Staycation

Basking In Beantown | Staycation

September 30, 2019

On our last morning in Boston we drove through the north end. The city was still waking up but beautifully decorated with fresh flowers. Paul Reveres house a must see off the freedom trail tour. Since we had our little ones with us, the walking tour wasn’t in the plans for this trip. 

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Labor Day Weekend Adventures

Labor Day Weekend Adventures

September 01, 2019

Way out on the easternmost fringes of Biddeford, Maine lies a small seaside community where time seems to stand still. The quiet village houses a post office, a realtor, and a general store complete with in-house lobster pound, household staples, beer, and wine—it’s simple but leaves nothing to be desired.

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Lobster Festival | Rockland Harbor

Lobster Festival | Rockland Harbor

August 22, 2019

As the lobster capital of the world, it is no surprise that Maine is home to a remarkable lobster festival. The Maine Lobster Festival, hosted for 72 years and counting, is a sight to behold as food festivals go.

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Can't Beat Red Meat | Maine Lobster Rolls

Can't Beat Red Meat | Maine Lobster Rolls

August 10, 2019

It’s an age-old debate: hot lobster rolls or cold? Here in Connecticut, we’re a bit biased since we’re home to the original lobster roll (which is hot, not cold), but biases aside, there is still much contention when it comes to this discussion over which is better.

 

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On Island time | Martha's Vineyard

On Island time | Martha's Vineyard

August 03, 2019

We all have that one moment when summer officially begins. That point in time when you stop in your tracks and smile to yourself thinking, “ahh, now THIS is summer.” For some it may be the first car ride, windows down, with your hair tangled in the breeze.

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Nantucket Style  |  Life On Island

Nantucket Style | Life On Island

July 28, 2019

The tracks guided us off the beach and wound around the west side of the light, where we soon discovered we were all alone. With contained excitement we made our way back out to the beach on foot, and it wasn’t long before a seal just offshore caught sight of us.

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Maine On The Rocks - Bar Harbor

Maine On The Rocks - Bar Harbor

July 21, 2019

We knew we wanted to continue to explore Acadia National Park we packed up a day pack and headed in the park to Sand Beach. The one way drive to the beach is as breath taking as the rest of the island. The birch trees, the beaver dams, paired with the windy roads paint a breath taking picture of Maine.

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Summer Kayaking Into Kennebunkport

Summer Kayaking Into Kennebunkport

July 01, 2019

Paddling into dock square for a meal or shopping epitomizes the convergence of natural beauty and New England nostalgia that makes the Kennebunks so charming. It provides a different perspective on one of Maine’s quintessential coastal communities while easing the burden of Summer traffic.

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Family Adventures on Nantucket

Family Adventures on Nantucket

May 04, 2019

Over the next four seasons follow along our Cryheartbook Anchored Ashore Adventure Series! We are thrilled to share the like minded adventures of some of our favorite bloggers, photographers and Instagramers!

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