A bit of the breeze of new life and new ideas in the pre-marriage world that develops the theme of going to live on a lonely island in Long Island Sound that turns out to be not so lonely. Gay Hollister's father leaves advertising and the station-wagon-sailboat set to buy a house and acres on Block Island and go into the seed business. Nothing daunted, pretty Gay starts to pep up the place by going to cooking school, starting a restaurant, putting up preserves. It becomes so popular that a Life photographer comes to do a feature article on it, likes its charms and proposes to Gay, who accepts. But in spite of solid nutritional theories, flummery.