OBX 2019 April Events

Visit the OBX 2019 April Events calendar to find out what’s happening this month in the Outer Banks. April 1-30: Butterfly Festival at Elizabethan Gardens April 1-May 1: Dare County High School Art Show April 1: Dare County Board of Commissioners Meeting at 9:00 am April 1: Currituck County Board of Commissioners Meeting at 6:00 pm April 1: Kitty Hawk…

Spring Cleaning Checklist

What is on your spring cleaning checklist for this year? There are so many great ideas to incorporate into your own home. Gather the family and start checking off the list! Check out the article Your Spring Home Maintenance Checklist by Laura Gaskill with Houzz. The article gives so many helpful suggestions and tips for your spring cleaning. Our…

Tudor Style Kitchen

Who is interested in seeing the Tudor Style Kitchen of the week? A featured couple created an updated kitchen made for modern family living. See their refreshing cabinet choices and rich wood details that they chose for their newly renovated living space. Their designer and builder did an excellent job don’t you think? Check out…

Emotional Challenges When Cleaning

Who forgets that there can be emotional challenges when cleaning out our space? Decluttering your home can be both satisfying and a time-consuming project. Sometimes sorting through your belongings can bring up a number of different emotions. Knowing what to expect can ultimately make the process easier. Check out 6 Emotional Challenges You May Face…

Annual International Builders Show

Annual International Builders Show: This year Sandy and I attended the 75th Annual International Builders Show and the Kitchen and Bath Show in Las Vegas. This weeklong event starts off with the National Association of Home Builder committee and caucus meetings. This year had 3 days of exhibits with over 1,500 exhibitors. Companies from all…

Seared Maryland Rockfish Recipe

This Seared Maryland Rockfish recipe will be a delight to your tastebuds! This dish was created by Executive Chef Sam Martin, located at Three Notch’d Brewery in Roanoke, Virginia.  Roasted Fingerling Potatoes: Mix fingerling potatoes. 1# (sliced in half) Fresh Rosemary 2oz (chopped) Fresh Thyme 2 oz- (chopped) EVOO 3 oz Directions: Roast for 20 minutes…

Inspirational Laundry Rooms

Who is in serious need of inspirational laundry rooms? As everyone knows, endless laundry and house chores can become overwhelming. If you have a big family, you know the struggle of achieving tidiness all too well. Luckily, some experts have shared some ideas to help transform your cleaning space. Check out New This Week: 7…

Perfect Garage Measurements

Ready for the perfect garage measurements? As any homeowner knows, achieving the correct dimensions can be tricky. Have no fear, helpful tips and techniques are here! Check out Key Measurements for the Perfect Garage by Steven Randel with Houzz. Steven highlights practical tips you can use in your available garage space to maximize its benefits…