Blog Posts - Outer Banks



The best ways to pick the very best furniture for your beach house

The very best furniture for your beach house – If you have actually recently gotten a beach house, or if you already have one that you are thinking about revamping, you could discover yourself wondering as to exactly what the very best furnitur...
by HOME DESIGN TRENDS on Sep 30, 2014

IronBrandon Show: Episode 202

Gearist Ironman Chattanooga Video Diaries Follow me on Strava Ironman Chattanooga Ironman Chattanooga Swim Course Ironman Chattanooga Bike Course (Elevation and map detail here) If you liked this... IronBrandon is dedicated to triathlon, running...
by Brandon's Marathon on Jul 22, 2014

Springtime at the Beach & Treasure Hunting

There's serenity in the sun and sweet breezes of the seashore And I return to the Outer Banks year after year, in all seasons, and still cannot wait to go back each time.  That slim sliver of sand along the coastline of North Carolina carries my...
by The Vintage Nest on Apr 8, 2014

It   may  be  cloudy   outside  but it's  sunny   in my  heart away on a little R & R     and doing some treasure hunting too....have found you some fabulous vintage and antique items....(hint: cherubs and white shab...
by The Vintage Nest on Mar 30, 2014

Believe it or not, our Zoë is THREE!!

It is so hard for me to believe that three years have come and gone since our first, and still …Continue reading »...

Believe it or not, our Zoë is THREE!!

It is so hard for me to believe that three years have come and gone since our first, and still …Continue reading »...

Paintings from the Outer Banks

Last week I was on vacation in the Outer Banks with some of my family and got a chance to do some painting! There are more paintings than this, but these are the only 2 I photographed. Both of these … Continue reading →...
by Mike O. the Itnern on Aug 5, 2013

Preserving North Carolina's Coastlines

I just recently caught this amazing video that I think everyone from North Carolina should see, and for those who aren't from here, Welcome to North Carolina and its wonderful and mysterious coastline. The Outer Banks are one of the few barrier islan...
by Troubled Biologist on Jun 25, 2013

Lessons from the Beach

vacation at the beach Best Escape Anyone Can Have   Bliss..... me in my favorite old sand chair....a trip to the beach has the power to restore us to ourselves, to even our keels, so to speak.  To lighten our hearts and at the very lea...
by The Vintage Nest on Jun 19, 2013

I'll Be Seeing You

 Family is Coming we're heading out to a cottage just a few feet from the ocean, rocking chairs on the deck, the magic of the summer sun playing tricks on the waves, ocean spray, sand, seagulls, fresh as fresh can be seafood, forbidden...
by The Vintage Nest on Jun 8, 2013

Preserving North Carolina's Coastlines

I just recently caught this amazing video that I think everyone from North Carolina should see, and for those who aren't from here, Welcome to North Carolina and its wonderful and mysterious coastline. The Outer Banks are one of the few barrier islan...
by Troubled Biologist on Jun 6, 2013

A mind of sorrow, a soul of beauty, a heart of love

The last post (I think), I told you about the death of our dear friend, Donnie.  I learned Thursday of …Continue reading »...

A mind of sorrow, a soul of beauty, a heart of love

The last post (I think), I told you about the death of our dear friend, Donnie.  I learned Thursday of …Continue reading »...

Black & White & French Red All Over

The color red occupies a very important place in the French provencal tradition.  And I try to incorporate this timeless feature in my own kitchen.  Have I ever showed you my kitchen? Non? This post was inspired by Francie of the blog,...
by The Vintage Nest on May 31, 2013

North Carolina's Wonderful Coastline

  I just recently caught this amazing video that I think everyone from North Carolina should see, and for those who aren't from here, Welcome to North Carolina and its wonderful and mysterious coastline. The Outer Bansk are one of the few barrier is...
by Troubled Biologist on May 19, 2013

That Sexy Windswept Look

Bobby G. looks so handsome with his windswept hair from time spent fishing in the surf.  In fact, his hair looks so good like that, I spent $25.00 on a little bottle of Bumble and Bumble Surf Spray. Advertised as Beach in a Bottle and gives y...
by The Vintage Nest on May 5, 2013

Anatomy of a Blessing

On September 7, 2010, at 10:21 a.m. our granddaughter, Zoë Alyson Calhoun, was born. Perfection then, and perfection now.  And now …Continue reading »...

Anatomy of a Blessing

On September 7, 2010, at 10:21 a.m. our granddaughter, Zoë Alyson Calhoun, was born. Perfection then, and perfection now.  And now …Continue reading »...

A Beach Wedding

As a young girl and teenager, I spent many evenings and all through the night, at the ocean, surf fishing with my father. Sitting in our old lawn chairs at the water's edge, there wasn't much talking but the unspoken words were loud and clear. Most...
by The Vintage Nest on Sep 8, 2012

Views from the Outer Banks...

I am going through all of our vacation pics and thought I would share a few random shots that we snapped along the way....North Carolina is beautiful and so full of history. It's an amazing place. Jen...
by Jennifer Rizzo on Aug 8, 2012


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