From Holly

From Holly

From Holly

HELP! Self? Breath… FLOW .

I checked myself into a three day retreat, locked up my phone and computer during my time there and spent the weekend without any technology. I lived to tell the tale. Here is my story. HELP! I took myself to the social and digital limits during the month of May. From creating and hosting eight events, organizing a Mothers Day STAYcation, heading off island for my sister’s baby shower, toasting in Sconset…

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Our ACK Family Vaca

Okay… so yes, you know I love the sip, shop, stay and social scene as a 32-year-old living on Nantucket… but over the years, as my sisters have become mothers, I have been able to experience Nantucket in a new way… with young kids! And I have to tell you, there is just something so magical about introducing the beauty of this charming island to the young. So, with my…

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Holly’s blACKbook: Where It Began

Over the past four years, I’ve blogged thousands of times. From restaurants, retail and real estate to festivals, fashions and fundraisers, I’ve written many of the ways to enjoy Nantucket. I’ve also almost always written in third person – thinking that it’s best to keep it professional. Nowadays, there is no shortage online of top musts, best guides and lifestyle blogs. There is however, a stronger need for curation and authentic experiences. In…

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Two Years Forward… One Looks Back.

There is truly no loss like the loss of a mother. I mean, at one point, you were actually connected to her body, so it’s only natural that watching the woman who gave you life die feels like one of the cruelest things out there. Two years ago today, my mom passed away. After a dozen years enduring the highs (cancer free!) and lows (the last three months) that come with…

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