Good Things in Life – August ’11

Cape Cod Life Picnic Pleasure
Picnic At Ascot designed this fully equipped canvas picnic carrier and cooler. The navy exterior with crisp white trim coupled with the classic plaid interior accents is handsome for all seasons. A leak proof and thermal-shielded inner compartment features an insulated cooler with separate sections for wine and food. Also included are dishes, cutlery, drink-ware, napkins, and even a corkscrew. This perfect picnic tote ($78)—a great gift for a wedding, a birthday, or for a perfect beach day—is available at Chatham’s Picnic Fashion, 726 Main Street, 508.348.0588,


Cape Cod Life Underwater Adventure
This is an inspirational tale of the brave Sammy Scallop and his underwater adventures. Sammy is popular among his friends at Reef Shellementary School until an accident makes the young scallop different from his classmates and he must find a way to overcome these differences. With colorful illustrations, Carol Hamblet Adams’ book is the perfect story to help your little ones learn about accepting themselves and others in a fun and engaging way. For information, visit —Ciara Megan


Cape Cod Life Snappy Sea Fever Fun
Sea Fever Gear, a cottage company in Chatham, celebrates its 15th anniversary this summer with a range of creative items ranging from kids hats, like this fun shark-themed chapeau to nautical shower curtains—all made from recycled sails. Every product is made from a different piece of sail, custom and designed to highlight the uniqueness of each sail with batten pockets, stitching, reef points, numbers, and hardware. The products are all handcrafted in the United States. Sea Fever, West Chatham, in the Shop Ahoy Plaza. For information, go to

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