New for 2016, the OBX Beach Life Calendar

Recent dialog on the OBX Beach Life Forum noted a need for a calendar to allow forum participants a way to inform others when they will be visiting to better coordinate gatherings and sailing sessions. Fortunately Google provides a solution that easily maps with other integrated components such as the forum or this blog. Still working out the kinks on the calendar; however, there are a few posts up from sailors who will be visiting the islands later this year. If you are interested in coordinating with fellow Hatteras bound windsurfers, the new OBX Beach Life Calendar is a great way to see when folks are planning a visit, and arrange similar windows of opportunity!  Note, you will need to be a member of the OBX Beach Life forum to post to the calendar. However, anyone can view!

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the new vintage old dresser in the beach cottage kitchen mini makeover

G’day Beach Cottage friends, so this is the unit I have been talking about – it was an old unit that was scraped and chipped and needed a face-lift.   When I started looking at kitchens (hello Pinterest I have been stalking them, what did we do before Pinterest?? you can find my pick of [...]

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Beach Cottage Easy Hazelnut Honey Slice Recipe

Good morning from Sydney and I’m here with something lovely and tasty for a little bit of a New Year treat…mmm….a slice recipe to get you through January no less.This post is brought to you by Woolworths  When I first came to Australia I had never heard of the humble slice, let alone had an easy [...]

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A Beach Cottage Summer Party on the Deck

G’day beach cottage friends! We had a little beach cottage celebration over the weekend, it was lovey and went quite well I think – I never had a single birthday party when I was a young girl so I’m making up for it now…being slap bang in the middle of Summer here it was all [...]

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Beach Cottage Flowers of 2013

 Hello, I hope all you Beach Cottage ladies are well!  I think we all know I love flowers, how kind of nature to bestow these on us to brighten up our lives! Enjoy some of my best flowers from 2013, beach cottage style and bring right on 2014 and her plantings. Much love, see you [...]

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Favourite Beach Cottage Things

    Hi, hope you are all feeling lovely and have enjoyed Christmas!  Popping in to say G’day and highlighting some of my fave pics of 2013 – it’s really good to look back at things isn’t it, makes you see how far you’ve come, I love how this time of year gives you hope [...]

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Special Beach Cottage Christmas Rituals

  Good morning ladies, how are we all, are we feeling super Christmassy?  Well I can tell you that I am, things are slowly but surely being ticked off my list and I’m getting into the rituals and nice things of this silly and crazy but nice festive season…I’m far from perfectly organised though, I [...]

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Christmas Beach

A weekend before Christmas.  Sleeping under the stars.  Big blue Australian sky.  Sand dunes.  Cloud art.  Sunshine.  Sea air.  Life. The reasons I love this Lucky Country and still get those moments in my head where I stop and say **** me I actually live here. xo

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A Christmas Morning at the Beach

Good morning from a beach cottage and Sydney…a few pics courtesy of my phone from a lovely Sunday morning yesterday.  I dropped off one of my lovely kiddos for sport and was all ready and raring to go Christmas shopping, but the shop was shut so I walked down here to the beach with a [...]

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Beach Cottage Vintage Fireplace Surround Makeover Before After

  Well here we are, a beach cottage makeover, a before / after on an old piece of furniture…I love to do this, the painting of furniture and the subsequent power of paint…there is something very magical about transforming something and saving it from landfill. This fireplace surround came from an old Australian semi built [...]

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