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Whether here for the day, month or 365 days a year, it’s always nice to collect mementos to remind you of special times on the Martha’s Vineyard. A fun way to do just that is to sign up for one of Stefanie Wolf Designs earring parties. I am guessing that you have seen her handmade jewelry […]


Before moving to Martha’s Vineyard, I was a frequent visitor to Philadelphia’s First Fridays. Downtown was a sea of artists, food vendors, music, and more. One of my favorite ways to enjoy the city. Funny how you miss those types of events, but now I can enjoy First Friday Vineyard Haven. With over 40 shops […]


One of the joys of the holiday season on Martha’s Vineyard is walking down the main streets of our towns, well three out of six. With holiday lights sparkling and many buildings adorned in festive attire, it’s almost reminiscent of a Norman Rockwell painting. When I saw the sign for the Rosewater Holiday Pop-Up Shop, […]


“My Heart Flutters with Happiness Everyday Here,” Emily Coulter, January 6th, 2016 On April 1st, Emily Coulter will celebrate her second anniversary as the owner of Morrice Florist, the well known flower shop in Vineyard Haven. Everyday she recognizes how lucky she is to have this amazing shop in her life. Was Emily a florist beforehand? […]


Now in its second week, and with our first ever Shop For A Cause trunk show fundraising event, the Martha’s Vineyard Teddy Bear Suite has raised $2,000. That’s over 10% of our $15,000 goal for the Martha’s Vineyard Boys & Girls Club and its vital After School Program which serves hundreds of elementary school aged […]


In less than two weeks, it will be Black Friday and then Shop Small Saturday, and while your working on that list, checking who’s naughty or nice, here’s a list of Vineyard artisan holiday shows to shop for your favorite Island made gifts. Also, being a part of a small community whether you live here […]

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Not sure about you, but my skin has seen enough of this harsh New England winter, and could use a little TLC. With that in mind, I thought it was a good time to learn about Bluewave Body Company, body products made in Oak Bluffs. I met with owner and founder, Gwyneth Wallace, on the […]