OBX Events – August 2018

Calendar of Events August 2018 81stAnniversary of The Lost Colony, Manteo, NC August 1st, 2018 OBX Watermelon Festival, Jockey’s Ridge Crossing, Nags Head, NC August 1st& 2nd, 2018, Beauty and The Beast, Festival Park, Manteo, NC August 1st& 2nd, 2018 Hatteras Island Arts & Crafts Show, Buxton, NC August 1st, 2018 Duck Town Council Meeting…

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Soothing Blues and Greens on Kitchen Cabinets

When it comes to kitchen cabinets, plenty of people think to go neutral, but using different colors like blues and greens on kitchen cabinets can really grab a lot of attention, in a good way! In the new Houzz article “Is This the Year Blue and Green Kitchen Cabinets Edge Out White?” by Mitchell Parker,…

Glass or Natural Stone for your Backsplash

Glass or Natural Stone for your Backsplash?

Are you torn on choosing between glass or natural stone for your backsplash in the kitchen? Both have benefits and disadvantages. See many examples of these two different backsplashes and find out more in the Houzz article, “Battle of the Backsplashes: Glass Mosaics vs. Natural Stone,” by Sam Ferris. Create a kitchen that your family…

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The Perfect Sun Porch for You

There are so many ways to decorate your outdoor living areas in a way that fit you and your family’s lifestyles. There are a variety of sun porch styles to choose from or create one of your own. Find inspiration for your porch in this Houzz article, “The Most Popular New Sun Porches on Houzz,”…

Popular Bathroom Designs

Popular Bathroom Designs

Bathroom styles come and go, but check out the most popular bathroom designs. Find some bathroom inspiration in “The 10 Most Popular New Bathrooms,” written by Bryan Anthony. Use the examples to spark your own creativity for your bathroom and your whole house. Create a chic contemporary bathroom or a rustic powder room. Whichever style…

Cooking with Amanda – Eggroll in a Bowl 

Cooking with Amanda – Eggroll in a Bowl

If you’re in the mood for takeout, but want to cook at home, try Amanda’s easy Eggroll in a bowl recipe! Ingredients ¼ cup olive oil 5 cloves minced garlic 1 diced yellow onion ½ bunch chopped scallion 10 finely chopped baby carrots 1 cup sugar snap peas 1 chopped head of cabbage 2 cups…

Organize your Bathroom

Creative Ways to Organize your Bathroom

Are you struggling to find a way to organize your bathroom in a functional way? Bathroom cabinets get covered in clutter and you don’t always think to clean them out very often. Check out some bathroom inspiration in this article, “How to Organize Your Bathroom Cabinets,” by Becky Harris. Find a way to tidy up…