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Sarah & Brett


• by Sarah McNamara • When it happened Monday, August 19, 2013 How we got engaged For our two year anniversary we had plans to go to 40th Pole to watch the sunset and then to the ‘Sconset Cafe for dinner.  We thought it was fitting to go to 40th where we originally met to […]

Nantucket Romance

• by Michael and Trisha Barney • Even though Colorado has been home for over 20 years, Nantucket and its sandy shores hold a special place in this Colorado couple’s hearts.  Early in our twenties and fresh out of Midwestern colleges, we made our first trip to Nantucket aboard a self-chartered and modestly provisioned 35-food […]

How did your sweetheart pop the question?

• By Tami Stein • Let me just start by saying that I am a planner.   Not by profession, but by nature. I met my future husband, Josh, in March of 2002 and by May of that year I knew he was the one…so I planned the wedding.  The only problem was that he had […]

Maggie & Jon – Engaged on Nantucket

• by Maggie Connors • For the last few weeks, Jon had been acting completely bonkers about what was on the calendar for the weekend of December 5th. Originally he had scheduled a ‘squash tournament’ somewhere out of town and requested that I join him. Sure, not a problem. Be happy to. But then he […]

How My Sweetheart Proposed

• by Carolyn Hrdlick • I met my husband Neil in April of 1994.  I quickly learned of his LOVE of biking. I told him, “Have I got a place for you!”  That summer we made our first of 15 annual pilgrimages to the Island. Of course he was quite happy to see no less […]

Written in the Nantucket Sands

• by Anne H. Swigart • In September 2007, my then-boyfriend John and I were making one of our semi-annual trips to Nantucket to visit his mother and sister, who are year-round island residents.  We had decided earlier that spring to become engaged and had shopped exhaustively for just the right ring.  We decided that […]

A Nantucket Proposal

• by Jackie Harvey • Kevin and I were scheduled for an early afternoon ferry to the island, but work kept me later than expected.  Not thinking much of it, I asked if he would mind changing our reservations for the evening ferry instead.  My normally easy going boyfriend had never been more visibly upset […]