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Cotuit Center for the Arts

Cape Cod Museum Trail: Cotuit Center for the Arts By Chelsea Colson | Photos by Pat O’Connell An often overlooked Cotuit gem on the Cape Cod Museum Trail is the Cotuit Center for the Arts (CCA), provides a variety of entertainment spanning from an art gallery, theatre, music performances, and a variety of events. The…

Cape Cod Craftsmen Saltwater Woodworks

 Cape Cod Craftsmen: Saltwater Woodworks By Chelsea Corson | Photos by Pat O’Connell Saltwater Woodworks’ mission statement is: “To provide the highest quality handcrafted products that will exceed your expectations.” Their field of expertise includes fine cabinetry, window framing, flooring, furniture and artwork inspired by reclaimed wood. They also do built-ins and heirloom repairs. The craftsmanship…

Coconutty Raisin Banana Muffin

Mimi’s Coconutty Raisin Banana Muffin Recipe This wonderful recipe was given to us by Mimi Marchant. Mimi works at Osteria la Civetta. Osteria is one of our favorite eateries. Over the years that we have been in Falmouth we have become friends. Mimi is from an old Cape Cod family and she enjoys telling us…

Gingerbread Pancake Recipe

Our Favorite Gingerbread Pancake Recipe This Gingerbread pancake recipe is one of our favorites at the Inn. It’s easy to prepare and an excellent choice if you are serving a large group at home. Serves 4 to 6. Ingredients 2 Cups all-purpose flour 1 Tsp ground ginger 1/2 Tsp ground cinnamon 1/4 Tsp ground cloves…

The Humble Innkeepers’ Garden

By Pat O’Connell Photography By Pat O’Connell There are many locations on the Palmer House Inn’s property where I enjoy spending time, however, without a doubt, our herb garden is my favorite. When we first bought the inn the basic design of the garden had been laid out. There were eight four by four foot…

Cupcake Charlies

Cupcake Charlie’s for Cupcakes on Cape Cod “Life is short… Eat a cupcake.” Written by Chelsea | Photos by Pat O’Connell We couldn’t agree more with Cupcake Charlie’s store motto. Why not enjoy the sweeter things in life? From Real Estate to Gourmet Cupcakes on Cape Cod, the franchise founders are self-taught bakers who bonded…

Whydah Pirate Museum

Whydah Pirate Museum By Patricia L. O’Connell The Whydah Pirate Museum is located in West Yarmouth, on Cape Cod. The museum is about an hour’s drive from the Palmer House Inn and is a new, fully interactive Pirate Museum filled with real pirate artifacts and treasure from the pirate Samuel “Black Sam” Bellamy’s flagship the…

2018 Cape Cod Beach Review

Cape Cod Beach Review: Falmouth Residents Boast That We have the Warmest Water on the Cape Our warm ocean water is attributed to our location and its close proximity to the warm waters of the gulf stream. The town of Falmouth is a peninsula on a peninsula and has sixty-eight miles of coast line, therefore,…