Contractor Spotlight: Grayhound Electric

Sandmark Custom Homes is pleased to highlight our latest contractor, Kevin Fretwell, Owner of Grayhound Electric. Name – Kevin Fretwell Company – Grayhound Electric When did you start Grayhound Electric? September 2004 What do you do at Grayhound Electric? As the Owner I do everything! Except for Windows! What is your favorite thing about your…

Details

May 2017 House Projects

Welcome to May! As they say April showers bring May flowers!! Here are our Top 5 Projects for May – Are you ready to start planting your flowers? It’s time to get all your containers filled with beautiful flowers. Plan a visit to your local nursery and stock up on all their beautiful plants and…

Details

OBX Events: May 2017

Plenty of events going on around the Outer Banks of North Carolina! Check them out below. Calendar of Events May 1, 2017 Currituck County Board of Commissioners 6:00 pm May 1, 2017 Kitty Hawk Town Council Meeting 6 pm May 1, 2017 9am Dare County Board of Commissioners Meeting May 2, 2017 Southern Shores Town…

Details

Cooking with Chef Sam Martin

Espresso Pots De Crème Yields: 30 pots Ingredients: 12 oz. chocolate chips 12 oz. chopped chocolate (from the block) 4 tsp finely ground espresso (put 1 pod in coffee grinder) 1 tbsp. vanilla extract 4 cups whole milk 2-2/3 cups heavy cream 16 egg yolks 8 oz. sugar ¼ teaspoon salt Process: Put chocolate, espresso and…

Details

Fun Facts: Kill Devil Hills, North Carolina

Here’s 10 things to know about Kill Devil Hills: Chartered in 1953 One of the most populated towns on the Outer Banks Is known as the “Birthplace of Aviation” Location of The Wright Brothers National Memorial First Flight Airstrip added to the Wright Brothers National Memorial in 1963. Location: 36* 1’ 32” N 75* 40’…

Details

Sandy Joins Outer Banks Hospital Development Council

In January, the Outer Banks Hospital Development Council honored Sandy by asking her to become a member.  Sandy has served on the sponsorship committee the past few years and chaired the sponsorship committee for the 2017 OHB Gala, which gave her the opportunity to see all the good things the Development Council and the Outer…

Details