Suzanne Ryan

Forever Festive

The culmination of Falmouth’s Holidays by the Sea Weekend, the town’s forever festive Christmas parade turns 60. Cape Cod is a playground for families, then Falmouth is its epicenter, swings, slides and jungle gym all wrapped into one. Events like the town’s forever festive Christmas parade, which celebrates its 60th anniversary this year, embody that … Read more

A Sweet Treat Safari

For a small town like Falmouth, the number of excellent bakeries defies the odds. Listen, I get why you might want to skip this intro and immediately dive into riding that sugar wave, but let me briefly get a couple things out of the way. First, this piece was very taxing to work on, and … Read more

Decorated for the Season

The first-ever Harvest House Tour highlighted the horticultural creativity of Falmouth Garden Club members. There is a particular pleasure in admiring the interiors of other people’s homes. That’s compounded when the rooms include imaginative floral creations of skilled local gardeners. Guests on last fall’s Harvest House Tour, presented by the Falmouth Garden Club, were treated … Read more

Harvesting the Cranberry’s Lasting Legacy

Featured in homemade and store-bought sauces, cranberries play a starring role in the fall and winter as part of holiday meals across the country. But here in Falmouth, they’re part of the everyday table- and landscape, appreciated all year long. Much like the similarly scarlet, but sweeter, strawberry. The cranberry’s contribution to the culture and … Read more

Benevolent Blooms

At Brick Kiln Farms, it’s all about cultivating kindness. Although Teri Navickas, owner of Brick Kiln Farm, never set out to be a flower farmer, it’s hard for her to imagine any other life. Teri and her husband, Mike, moved to Falmouth from Connecticut in 1985. Her background was in applied design; his was in … Read more