OBX Events: September 2017

Calendar of Events August 30th – September 4th, 2017, WRV Outer Banks Pro, Jennette’s Pier, Nags Head, NC September 1, 2017, First Friday’s Downtown, Manteo, NC September 2, 2017, OBX Tribute Rock Concert, Festival Park, Manteo, NC September 5, 2017, Yoga on the Green, Duck, NC September 5, 2017, Dare County Board of Commissioners Meeting,…

Sandmark Custom Homes Remodel

Sandmark Custom Homes remodel of the Brown’s home in 1998 was our first large scale remodel, in which the entire house was transformed. Neighbors Barbara and Jerry Brown contacted us about renovating their Southern Shores beach cottage on the Outer Banks. The goal was to update and enlarge the home to accommodate their family. To…

Recent Power Outage on Hatteras Island and Ocracoke

The recent power outage in various areas of the Outer Banks, including Hatteras Island and Ocracoke, had Bill Cochran reflect on times past. Bill, Sandy’s Uncle and a longtime outdoors sports writer for The Roanoke Times, highlights the changes he’s seen in the Outer Banks. You can find Bill Cochran’s article “Power outage turns back clock on the Outer…

Beach Nourishment Comes to the Outer Banks

Stay updated on the beach nourishment projects going on in the Outer Banks. So far the Duck project has been completed. The Buxton and Kitty Hawk beaches are currently underway. Kill Devil Hills, Southern Shores and Duck beach nourishment are completed! Beach nourishment is the process of pumping sand onto an eroding shoreline to widen the existing…

Cooking With Amanda Martin – Crab Balls

Crab Balls  Ingredients: 2 slices dried bread, no crust Small amount of milk (about 1 tablespoon) 1 tablespoon fish breader 1 tablespoon mayonnaise 1 tablespoon worcestershire sauce 1 tablespoon baking powder 1 tablespoon fresh parsley 1 tablespoon Old Bay seasoning 1/2 teaspoon onion powder 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder 1/2 teaspoon paprika 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon…

Our London Trip

Mark and I were invited to visit London in June to celebrate a client/friend’s 50th Birthday.  This was one party we planned to make! A very special thank you to the Baughman family for including us in their family and friends list for the party. We had a wonderful time and took in many of London’s…

OBX Events: August 2017

Calendar of Events August 1st, 2017 Movies on the Sound, The Wizard of Oz, Duck, NC August 1st, 8th, 15th, 22nd, 29th, 2017 Yoga on the Green, Duck, NC August 1st, 2017 Children’s Interactive Theatre, NC Aquarium All About Alligators, Duck, NC August until 19th, 2017 The Lost Colony, Manteo, NC  August 1st , 2017…