Cool Breezes and Warm Wanderings… Isn’t fall great? After a hot summer, it is refreshing to have cooler temperatures to enjoy the beauty of The Outer Banks. There are fall festivals and pre-holiday sales and boat parades. But, first, you might want to make certain your home is read
Summer is here; ready or not! Have your bought a new beach umbrella? (There are a lot of sales right now!) How about your beach towels? Do they need a refresh? And, the rod iron furniture, is a touch-up due? Memorial Day is the official start of summer and with that behind us, th
The chilliest winter on record. Are you ready for spring? We are. Even the ocean seems tired of the extreme temperatures. This winter has provided us with unique problems we don’t usually have. Because of The Outer Banks’ history of having a year-round temperate climate, you seldom ne
Let’s make 2018 the best year yet. What are you doing New Year’s Eve? The old song rings true, even today. No matter what you are doing, we have some ideas on organization, planning and fun. Plan a New Year’s Eve to remember. Maybe even have a special celebration on the beach.
Plan a beachside Thanksgiving. Can you believe that the holidays are on the way? Wasn’t it just Memorial Day Weekend? Summer is a sweet memory and fall is in full bloom. The light is changing and soon it will be time for gratitude. This year, be creative and have your feast at a table
Let’s find Blackbeard. The Outer Banks has played hosts to lots of famous people. The most notorious was Blackbeard, the illusive and very successful pirate. Rumor has it that Eastern North Carolina, with its waterways and hidden caves, was his favorite haunt. Instead of trick-or-trea
Celebrate America’s birthday with a special presentation. America’s independence from Great Britain was a turning point in the history of the world. We have all benefited from the bravery of those first patriots. Let’s make this July 4th a special time for children of all ages!
Tour the Outer Banks and find the writer within. Blackbeard knew where to come to live and write a chapter of his own story, so why not you? Make this the summer you start a journal and chronicle your time on North Carolina’s Outer Banks. What is there to write about? Everythin
Schedule and prepare for the fun. Do you already feel behind? Are you thinking about all that you want to do and must do this summer? Is it daunting to ponder the many possibilities? Why not organize your thoughts to make certain you don’t miss a minute of the fun on the Outer Banks?
Host a house party. Now that winter is officially over, we can look forward to warmer days and nights. The ocean breezes will keep the evenings comfortably chilly for an outdoor barbeque and roasting S’mores. Why not invite friends and family to the beach for a house party? Think abou