Two golden girls and a guy – Memory Monday 11/6/17

Greetings from a foggy OBX this morning as temperatures are cool this morning, but expected to skyrocket into the 80’s today here.  Great time to be at the beach, just check with two golden girls and a guy- this week’s Memory Monday subjects. READ MORE

Sea Glass Hunting on the Outer Banks

sea glass craft wall art

Sea glass is one of the coolest things you can find while strolling the beach aside from seashells. If you’ve taken a couple long walks on the beach, you may have found sea glass before and had no idea what it was or how it got there. Sea glass comes in a variety of shapes, sizes, and colors and can be found in various parts of the beach, but what is it? It begins as a regular shard of glass that gets tumbled repeatedly in the ocean waves, making the once sharp edges smooth and rounded and giving it a frosted appearance. READ MORE

Feedspot names “Everything Outer Banks” a Top Vacation Rental Blog: Memory Monday October 30, 2017

Good morning.  Usually you see in this space a weekly posting of a photo from a guest that provides great memories of their stay on the Outer Banks.  We beg your forgiveness today if we do a little self promotion and pass along thanks as “Everything Outer Banks” was named to a prestigious list this past week.  Feedspot named “Everything Outer Banks” as one of the top 20 Blogs in the Vacation Rental Management Industry among thousands that are currently active! READ MORE

Bringing Your Dog To The Outer Banks

outer banks dog friendly

If you’re bringing your dog with you to the beautiful beaches of the Outer Banks you want to make sure you’re prepared and know everything you can to keep them safe and healthy. To make your life a little simpler, we’ve compiled a list of laws/ordinances, emergency phone numbers and other pet safety information for you. READ MORE

Recipes for Local Outer Banks Seafood Favorites

Outer Banks Seafood

When the Wright brothers were conducting their aviation experiments in Outer Banks in the early 1900s, food was scarce. There was only one grocery store in the area, and it usually had bare shelves. Orville Wright complained that he was living on condensed milk, one spoonful at a time. Orville would be delighted to know that today his beloved home has a reputation for some of the finest food on the Coast. READ MORE

Blackbeard’s Ghost: Fact, Fiction, or Otherwise

Blackbeard's Ghost

Beneath the waters off Ocracoke Island the restless soul of Blackbeard searches in vain for a final resting place. A spectral presence can be seen, it is said, searching the Pamlico Sound at Teach’s Hole, just south of Ocracoke Village.  So goes the story of Blackbeard’s Ghost, combing the waters, no doubt, for his head that Lieutenant Robert Maynard took with him when he returned in victory to Virginia. READ MORE

Engagement Pictures: Memory Monday October 2, 2017.

Greetings from the Outer Banks on a clear and cooler Monday morning.  Fall is definitely in the air as the nighttime temps have dived down into the low 60’s and this past week we had high temps in the 70’s.   A great time of year to have a wedding, and so we bring you this week a collection of engagement pictures we’ve received over the past several months. READ MORE