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15 Boredom-Busting Indoor Winter Crafts for Kids


It’s full on winter. In fact, here on the Outer Banks of North Carolina, we’re snowed in! That’s right, due to a strong winter storm, most areas of the Outer Banks had anywhere from 4 to 8 inches of snow

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Posted in Decorating, How To, Kids, Outer Banks, Seaside Vacations, Seasons, To Do

Outer Banks T-Shirt Design Contest: Top 5 Finalists Announced!

Drum roll please… After months of receiving some pretty sweet designs for our 2013 Outer Banks T-Shirt Design Contest, the time has finally come to choose the top five finalists. After a few days of internal voting by the team

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Posted in Art, Contests, Kids, OBX, OBX for the Kids, Outer Banks, Photography, Seaside Vacations, T-Shirt Design Contest, Vacation, Vacation Planning

Outer Banks T-Shirt Design Contest Heating Up!

Just like the summer weather, the Outer Banks T-Shirt Design Contest is heating up. We have some awesome design entries, and we still have about two months to go! The deadline is Sunday, September 30th. You can find a full rundown

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Outer Banks Art Village is Ready to Rock!

In April we excitedly announced that after much effort – thanks Lorri! – the Outer Banks Art Village was officially ago. After almost two months of hard labor, the OBX Art Village is ready to rock! Check out the before

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OBX Tunes: Esther Faith – “Back to Love”

In my quest to build a fantastically awesome vacation playlist, I’ve touched on a wide variety of artists in our OBX Tunes posts. But one area that I’ve yet to hit on is the local Outer Banks music scene. The

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Outer Banks Art Village is a Go!

Waaaay back in February, I shared a guest post from the brains behind a fabulous idea for the OBX; an Art Village. The goal was to create an “Outer Banks Art Village” – a location where OBX artists of all

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Posted in Art, OBX Information, OBX News

OBX Trip Planner: Art Aficionados

I’m feeling a little artsy today. I’m a firm believer that we all have an artist inside of us. Some just buried deeper than others. We just need the right inspiration, the right muse. And what could be better than

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Posted in OBX Trip Planner, To Do

Jordan’s Lens: Barreling at Avon Pier

It’s been a while – too long – since I’ve shared some of Jordan’s art. We can all use a little Everyday Magic in our lives. :) Here’s an awesome picture Jordan snapped while he was out hunting Toys from

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Outer Banks Everyday Magic: Jordan’s Lens – Waves

A beautiful morning has shifted to a cloudy afternoon. Thick, dark clouds are threatening to drop some moisture on our OBX day. The dreary afternoon is sending me in search of a bright spot, and I know just the cure. A

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Outer Banks Everyday Magic: Jordan’s Brush – “Tree of Life”

Has it been a full week without the awesomeness that is Jordan’s art to brighten our day?! Whew, sorry about that. I’ll be sure to get a few out this week. It’s awesome to see how much the OBX motivates

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Posted in Everyday Magic, Jordan
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