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Monday, April 2, 2012

OBX

Hello Lovlies!
Had a minute to blog here on the Outer Banks (OBX)
Our drive here wasn't as horrible as we had been lead to believe.
I think that is because there was no summer traffic to deal with, but I can see where it could be a nightmare in the summer months.
It was pouring rain when we rolled in on Sat. night.
By Sunday am the rain had stopped,
 but it was still cloudy and freezing.
By the time we had breakfast, got dressed and got to our first destination,
 the sun had come out,
 but it was still pretty cold and windy.
Yes, I am posing in front of an outhouse!
Here we are in front of the Currituck Lighthouse. 
 We did climb to the top and that was pretty cool. 
 This was my first visit to a lighthouse.
As you can see son2 was much braver getting into the water than I was.
I kept trying to avoid the surf!
There happened to be a wedding at our hotel on Sunday down on the beach.
I felt sorry for them because it was so cold and windy.

Hope you are having a great Monday.
Over and out from the Outer Banks, NC.

PS... check out J9Style where I am a featured blogger today.

20 comments:

Kristin said...

Despite the cold, it sure looks beautiful!

Pam @ over50feeling40 said...

What a fun trip! Thanks for sharing.

TaraMixandMatch said...

Totally fun!

J9 STYLE said...

What great pics! Thanks for being featured at J9 STYLE!

gracefully50.com said...

Jealous!!
Have a great time!!

Jeannie

Alex Elizabeth said...

Yes, traffic is unbelievably terrible in the summer. There's no escaping it. Must be fun in the off season with no one around! I can't imagine how cold that water is, though. It can be in the 50s even in July!

Tinfoil Tiaras said...

These are beautiful photos-even though it's cold and windy it looks relaxing and serene! I can see a glimpse of your hubby the photographer in photo #2! I hope you're having an amazing time!

WendyB said...

Looks beautiful even though it's chilly!

Julie Khuu said...

Gorgeous scenery! You look like a cozy bundle of warmth...great jacket! love the print!

Thanks for visiting and leaving such awesome comments, hope to see you back soon!

xo-Julie
Peace. Love. LOL!

Haute Khuuture.com

Leslie said...

Great photos and you look nice and warm in those snuggly sweaters and pants! Have a wonderful time with your family!

leslie

Deborah said...

That looks so lovely!

Shybiker said...

I was one of the first people to discover the Outer Banks thirty years ago as a vacation destination. I was bowled over by the majesty of the ocean and the then-rustic appeal of the housing (mostly shacks). Since then, I heard it soared upscale with bigger and better homes, but I'm sure the water is still the same. Enjoy!

Sarah Stright said...

Hope that you're having a wonderful time :)
Sarah
www.comingunstitched.com

Tiffany said...

How fun!!!

Cara said...

Have so much fun Brett! It rained the entire week we were in the Outer Banks but we still had a good time. I love your coat.

The Closet Shopper said...

BRRRRR. Have fun and rest and relax.

xo,
Tracy

Annie said...

Sounds like fun - the sky in pic 1 looks awesome :)

Annie
The Other Side of Gray

Soccer Mom Style said...

you look glam even on vacation! did you change your blog layout? I like it.
xx
maya

Giovanna said...

Fun photos! I really like your striped coat!

xx
Giovanna
www.oliveandanarrow.com

blog said...

Hi Silvergirl. Great post. Thanks for sharing.

Great pictures...it's clear y'all had a great time. Even if it was a chilly few days.

We're so glad you chose the Outer Banks for your vacation.

We'd love to help you plan your next OBX trip. Please let us know if we can help.

Have fun!

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