Memorial Day Fun in the Time of COVID


Hey, hey! It’s a new day. I missed posting yesterday because I was dealing with some issues here and I was on the phone A LOT, but today I’m back. So Memorial Day…the kick off to summer…it’s a bit different this year, isn’t it? We are in a slow reopening here in Connecticut, so it’s not quite the same as years past. No parades, no fireworks, no war reenactments, no lobster boils on the beach. We are planning on enjoying the long weekend anyways and here are some ideas for you to do the same! Some are for us Connecticut people and some are just things we plan on doing in our backyard.

Grabbing a Lobster Roll on the Shore


There are several lobster shacks on the shore offering to-go rolls and we plan on grabbing some and heading to the nearby beach to stick our toes in the sand and remember what summer feels like. Here’s my list of our favorite Connecticut style lobster rolls if you’d like to do the same.

Visiting Some of Our Favorite Towns Close By


Over the long weekend, the towns of Essex and Mystic will be full of buntings, flags, and spirit. A few restaurants are offering outdoor seating with safety guidelines and some retail shops are opening their doors with protocols in place. We can’t wait to get out there and check on a few of our favorite haunts. It will be lovely weather to be outside. Just what we all need right about now.

Backyard Fun


Bean Bag Toss

We are continuing the backyard fun and going to pick up a few new lawn games. We promised the boys a bonfire on one of the nights. Our neighbors want to do socially-distanced gathering—basically we put our chairs on the property line six feet apart and hang for a while. I might even take it as an excuse to make the setting extra festive and do a little Memorial Day decorating around the patio.

I’m keeping it short and sweet today and will be back tomorrow with our WeekENDer post.

Happy Loooong Weekend!

Until next time,


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