OBX Oceanfront Dream Home

Sandmark Custom Home’s Builds the Harrell’s their OBX Oceanfront Dream Home In the summer of 2010, a friend notified us that they’d passed our name along to friends who were looking to remodel their home in Southern Shores. Jimmy & Becky Harrell were frustrated, they’d spent time and money with other designers and builders and…

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OBX Events: July, 2017

Check out all of the fun events on the Outer Banks of North Carolina during the month of July!   July 2017, The Lost Colony, Manteo, NC July 3, 2017, Kitty Hawk Town Council Meeting, 6:00 pm July 3, 2017, Currituck County Board of Commissioners, 6:00 pm July 3, 2017, Outer Banks Daredevils Baseball Game 6:30,…

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Banana Pudding Recipe

We are changing things up this month and Amanda Martin has created one of her favorite desserts for family and friends. Banana Pudding Recipe Ingredients: 1 1/2 cup whole milk 1 packet of vanilla instant pudding mix 1/2 tub of cool whip 2 bananas 1 box of vanilla wafers Directions: Whisk together milk and pudding…

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National Flood Insurance Program

Hurricane Katrina hit New Orleans in 2005 and the damage was catastrophic. Over 300,000 homes were destroyed or left uninhabitable. Businesses, government facilities, schools, infrastructure, including levees and roads, were destroyed. Hurricane Katrina was a Category 5 monster storm. Over 770,000 people were displaced and 1836 people lost their lives. Over 600,000 pets were killed…

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Rip Currents: Be Careful!

The Outer Banks is a beautiful place to visit with your family and friends of all ages. However, each wonderful vacation spot comes with its own risks to be aware of. Rip currents can be a danger to you and your family, so make sure you work to inform your friends and/or children on rip…

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Chef Sam: Sweet Corn Ice Cream

Sweet Corn Ice Cream Makes 2 quarts Ingredients: 3 ears yellow corn, kernels removed from cobs 2 cups heavy cream 1 cup whole milk 1 cup superfine sugar, divided 6 egg yolks 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon vanilla extract   Directions: 1. Place corn kernels (and any excess corn milk), cobs, cream, milk, and half…

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