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An Organized Home: Tips & Tricks for Every Room

Organization Tips - Cutlery Trays for Jewelry Storage

It’s the new year…which means for many households across the world, we’re starting to think about organization. Cleaning out. Getting our house in order. After Christmas, I always feel as if our house seems smaller with the amount of new items

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Posted in How To, Kids, Outer Banks, Seaside Vacations, Tips, To Do

Easy and Traditional New Year’s Eve Recipes


For some, it may be your first New Year’s Eve that you are on your own, maybe you are celebrating New Year’s Eve in a new place, or looking to start some new traditions. If you are looking for a

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Posted in Holidays, New Year's Eve, Outer Banks

12 Days of Fun Christmas Traditions

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I. LOVE. CHRISTMAS. I mean, I really, really love Christmas. I always have. To me, the whole month of December is pure magic. I love the feeling of togetherness with family celebrations. I love the cold weather that requires cozy fires,

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Posted in Christmas, Decorating, Holiday Guide, Holidays, How To, Kids, Seaside Vacations, Seasons

Outer Banks Infographic: Why Vacation Rentals?

Over the past few months, we’ve been spreading the Outer Banks Infographic love with a mix of originals and groovy infographics we stumble across while hunting online. Today I have a fantastic infographic that is perfecto for the OBX. recently compiled some guest survey

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Outer Banks Infographics: Grilled to Perfection

Today’s OBX Infographic is a bit of a public service announcement. Not many surprise stats with this one, but definitely some useful info. An Outer Banks vacation and grilling go hand-in-hand. Hard to be on a beach vacation and not

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Outer Banks Travel Tips: Keep Your Home Safe While on Vacation

Don’t let the anticipation of a well-deserved vacation blind you to the risks of leaving your home unprotected. Go ahead and plan your Outer Banks vacation, but take precautions before you leave. The Insurance Information Institute reports that the majority of

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The Truth About Outer Banks Vacations: How to Choose the Right House

To continue our pursuit of Outer Banks vacation truths, I’m in the process of building the mother of all OBX vacation planning posts. Yesterday I offered some tips on where to stay, and today I’m going to attempt to tackle

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Posted in The Truth, Tips, Vacation Planning, vacation rental

Outer Banks Infographic: Vacation Rental Home vs. Hotel

Ready for an awesome new blog feature?! I knew you would be. :) Are you familiar with infographics? What?! You’re not down with this super hip way to digest large quantities of information in an easy to understand, graphical manner?!

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Posted in Outer Banks Infographic, The Truth, vacation rental

Outer Banks Everyday Magic: Mountain Girl Turned Beach Girl

The Outer Banks is infectious. Once the OBX has entered your system it is impossible to shake it loose. It grabs hold of your inner child and won’t let go. I love seeing the reactions from guests that visit the

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Spotlight on the OBX: Corolla

The beaches along the Outer Banks are pretty amazing. Mile after mile of unspoiled beaches, white sand, gorgeous fishing piers, an abundance of wildlife, and most of the time you can find a quiet spot all to yourself. This gorgeous

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