The always fun journey over the dunes... to get to the ocean.
Nothing in this world beats an early morning run on the beach before breakfast.
Peace. Calm. Quiet. Nature.
People often ask me what kinds of things we DO on Nantucket, where we like to DINE and most definitely, what we EAT! So here is an instant recall of this summer, in no particular order!
Wagyu beef hotdogs grilled on the beach #Cowboysmeatmarket (split dogs and bun of course!)
Kobe burgers w/works, grilled on the beach #Cowboysmeatmarket (medium rare, delicious!)
Endless bottles of Rose’ from #epernaywines @epernaywines
12 Changes of bed linens
7 Trips to the airport
18 Fun-loving family members and friends
110 visits to our organic markets @Annyeswholefoods #annyeswholefoods @BartlettsFarm #BartlettsFarm
110 visits to the wonderful people at #Holdgatesislandlaundry @Holdgatesislandlaundry
July 4th epic 1950s-like Main Street USA event w/ water fights!
July 4th fireworks #Straightwharf followed by candlelight dinner at @Straightwharf
Pop’s Concert picnic dinner for 10 on the sand (August!) #Jettiesbeach (my personal favorite)
Endless bottles of #VeuveClicquot @VeuveClicquot
Fried clams (bellies of course) & fried shrimp #Saylesfishmarket @Saylesfishmarket
Coffee ice cream w/ hot fudge #NantucketJuiceBar @NantucketJuiceBar
Boating on the #LadyWauwinet @toppersrestaurant
Lobster roll lunch at #Wauwinet @toppersrestaurant
Visits to #CiscoBrewers for beer tasting and live music ( love that they ask for my ID!)
Lavender martinis #AmericanSeasonsNantucket (oh boy) @americanseasonsnantucket
Tempura figs #AmericanSeasonsNantucket (crazy good!) @americanseasonsnantucket
Lola burgers #Lola41Nantucket @lola41nantucket @lolaburgernantucket (an iconic must have!)
Pasta Pomodoro & Nanna Jean’s meatballs @Fusaros (my go-to) @fusarosnantucket
Fun w/ bartenders Melissa @Fusaros, David @Atlasnantucket and Jimmy @Lelanqueduc
Cozy dark dining at the bar #Atlasnantucket
Sailing #Endeaver with Captain Jim (who likes to tip till we’re soaked!)
Night Bocci Ball with illuminated balls for midnight cocktail fun in the yard!
S’mores with Reese’s peanut butter cups! Late-night in the yard! Gotta!
Stuffed lobsters (shrimp and crab) at home by candlelight
Sunset dinner w/toes in sand at #GalleyNantucket @galleynantucket (most magnificent in the world!)
Hours in the hammock reading
Stargazing midnight blue velvet sky with millions of sparkling diamonds
Beaches that will take your breath away #SmithsPoint #Madaket #Miacomet
Drive-on beaches #SmithsPoint (when #PipingPlovers aren’t nesting!), #40thPole
Biking to Sconcet for lunch at #Claudettes
Biking to Madaket for lunch at #Milliesnantucket @Milliesnantucket
Golf lessons #Miacomet with best Pro #Meghan
Alfresco breakfast #Islandkitchen
Piano bar at #summerhousenantucket @summerhousenantucket #Jaime (I’m thinking Gatsby’s hangout at one time)
Outrageously unusual lobster w/ polenta #LeLanquedoc @Lelanquedoc (5 stars!)
Authors visits to the book stores for signings
Art gallery tours
Walks on the docks
Full-on take home raw bar #straightwharffishmarket
After beach drinks #Cru (in the bar, surrounded by docks & yachts on three sides)
Breakfast alfresco most mornings in the yard after a drive or run on the beach
Best snack #bluefishpate' & crackers #Straightwharffishmarket
Most FUN staff #lola41nantucket
Our heaven on earth #Nantucket