Author: Allyson Plessner

Allyson Plessner is the digital editor for Cape Cod Life Publications. Born in Florida, Allyson has been a lifelong summer resident of the Cape. She is an alumna of the College of Charleston, located in Charleston, South Carolina, where she completed bachelor’s degrees in both English and Spanish. In her free time, Allyson is an avid sailor, beach-goer, and—like her fellow Cape Cod Life colleagues—a dog-lover.


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From beginning to friend

The Best Buddies Challenge is breaking barriers and building friendships “Friendship moves mountains.” It is by this tenet that Anthony…

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A growing trend

Hoop houses promote a culture of sustainable farming that is good for you, and good for Cape Cod Farming, in…

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Cape Cod Life General Store Partner Profile: Charted Mermaids

Charted Mermaids combines a passion for the sea and a creative mind to deliver inspiring results Deborah Watson, like sailors…

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Espresso Yourself

Who doesn’t love a good cup of coffee? There’s no shortage of places around the Cape and Islands to get your…

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Daylilies to delight

Wild orange daylilies are a classic staple in any Cape Cod garden, but there are other varieties of this spectacular…

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Second star to the right & straight on ’til Martha’s Vineyard

Tara Gayle’s imaginative gardens provide storybook-like inspiration for gardeners across the Cape and Islands There’s a reason all the best…

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Gray Expectations

Calm seas and warm days inspire a couple’s design choices In this issue of Cape Cod HOME, we celebrate color,…

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Make your home your canvas

Choosing the perfect paint color can be daunting, but we’re here to help There are a lot of elements to…

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Not Your Grandma’s Beachside Bungalow

Nantucket designer Donna Elle breathes new life into a ‘Sconset cottage that offers a new backdrop to a lucky young…

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