When the autumn leaves start to fall, many second homeowners on Cape Cod breathe a sigh of relief. The end of summer on Cape Cod marks a transition. While it’s not the peak season for visits or vacation rentals, it presents the perfect opportunity to revamp and refresh. From long-postponed projects to ensuring everything’s in top shape for the next peak season, the end of summer on Cape Cod is the moment to act.
Nothing says summer on the Cape like a Cape Cod clambake —fresh New England lobster, buttery corn on the cob, steamer clams, mussels, potatoes, delicious clam chowder… all enjoyed in the company of friends and family. After planning dozens of clambakes for our family and clients, we couldn’t wait to share this helpful guide to planning your own!
Whether you’re a Cape native or enjoying a summer vacation, the local Cape Cod farmers’ markets are for everyone. With markets in almost every town, you will find fresh fruits, meats, seafood, heirloom vegetables, donuts, jams, juice, granola, olive oil, cheese, marinara, jellies, honey, potted and cut flowers, herbs, mushrooms, breads, butters, soaps, spices, pickles, salads, chocolates, eggs, and so much more! Continue reading
Boston is blessed with an incredible local food scene. Lucky for us, when summer arrives, so do farmers’ markets! Skip the grocery store this week , grab your reusable bag and head to a local market. Too busy? Have us shop for you with our Simplified Errand Service! Just send us your shopping list and we’ll find everything you need at these Boston Farmers’ markets.
The 4th of July on Cape Cod kicks off the summer season, and there isn’t any other place we would rather celebrate! You can watch parades and fireworks all week long or spend the day with friends and family celebrating on the beach well after sunset. Here is our guide to the Independence Day fireworks with travel tips to avoid the holiday traffic. Continue reading
The heat is on and a day trip to the beach is on all of our wishlists. But where to? From popular spots to secluded sanctuaries, we found the best beach spots in Massachusetts for soaking up the sun (so you don’t have to.)
Picture this: Sweet summer has arrived and you hear sandy beach waves and scenic roadtrips calling your name. You find the perfect vacation spot, pack everything you need, and hit the road. After traveling, you finally get to your stay and take a moment to stretch and breathe. You feel refreshed and rejuvenated already. You’re tired after your travels so you order some food service and drinks and start to doze off– but you jolt awake. Did you lock the back door? You look at your phone and see the handyman is coming by tomorrow for that appointment you forgot about. You have a missed call from the dog sitter, too. Suddenly, your getaway feels not so away and you’re not able to relax because you didn’t prepare ahead of time.
Summer is around the corner and that means beach days and late sunsets, but it also means kids out of school. Giving those bundles of energy some last minute summer activities can not only be educational and formative, but a way to keep some much needed time to yourself or bond together.