Honey Pumpkin Spice Latte

Ingredients 1/3 cup pumpkin puree 1/3 cup + 1 Tbsp Raw & Unfiltered Honey 1 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice 1 Tablespoon vanilla 1/2 teaspoon pure almond extract 1 1/4 cup cold brew coffee 3/4 cup almond or coconut milk 1 cup nondairy whipped cream 1 Tbsp coconut sugar (optional) Directions In a saucepan, heat pumpkin Read More

October Events 2018

OCT1 Nine & Wine Ladies Fun League Mon 4 PM · Sandpiper Bay Golf and Country Club · Sunset Beach, NC Eric Bachmann (Archers Of Loaf/Crooked Fingers) w/ Dylan Martin Mon 7 PM · Reggies 42nd Street Tavern · Wilmington, NC 7th Annual Brunswick County Golf Tournament & Games Day Mon 11 AM · Magnolia Greens Golf Course · Leland, NC Read More

Seasonal Tips for Home Staging in the Fall

In southeastern North Carolina, summer warmth and sunshine lingers well into September, giving us more opportunities to take advantage of our close proximity to the sand and surf. But after Labor Day, homes and businesses still tend to begin making the transition to autumnal décor, and pumpkin spice flavor starts cropping up in every tasty Read More

Easy Corn Chowder

Ingredients 6 slices bacon, cut into small strips 1 large onion, chopped 1 lb. russet potatoes, cut into small cubes 4 c. low-sodium chicken stock 2 tbsp. all-purpose flour 1/2 c. milk 3 c. corn 1/2 c. heavy cream 1 c. white Cheddar kosher salt Freshly ground black pepper 1 tbsp. Chopped chives, for garnish Read More

Luxury Portfolio Spotlight: LA, Puerto Vallarta and Victoria

THE ENNIS HOUSE IN LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA The ENNIS HOUSE, designed by legendary architect Frank Lloyd Wright. One of the most iconic and important residential properties in America. Occupying a majestic Los Feliz hilltop with staggering views from downtown Los Angeles to the Pacific Ocean, this remarkable property has undergone years of thoughtful restoration at Read More

5 Myths About Owning a Home

The white picket fence, a spacious backyard, a place to call your own: for many, owning a home is the goal, one of the mile markers of success. But with it comes a significant amount of responsibility, which can also turn others off from the idea of committing to a place of residence for longer Read More

5 Ways to Prepare for Hurricane Season

Whether you’re a newcomer to coastal North Carolina or a long-time local, preparing for the region’s annual hurricane season is an imperative part of living here comfortably. As a general rule, the Atlantic hurricane season begins in early June and carries through November, but the majority of our state’s storms tend to hit shores in Read More

August Events 2018

1-Aug Birds of Prey Wed 6 PM · Halyburton Park · Wilmington, NC Trivia with Andre Wed 7 PM · Joe’s Oasis · Wilmington, NC One Team Mini Scavenger Hunt Adventure: Wilmington Wed 7 AM · Recommended Parking to Begin Adventure · Wilmington, NC Wine Down Wednesday Blind Wine Tasting! Wed 4 PM · Swingbridge Cork & Brew · Surf City, NC 2-Aug THE CALYPSO KID, STEEL DRUMS Thu 6 PM · The Read More

Spicy Watermelon Salad

3/4 cup red wine vinegar  1 white onion, sliced into thin rings  2 qts. (2 lbs.) cubed watermelon  1/4 cup lime juice  1 jalapeño chile, halved, seeded, and sliced  1 tablespoon chopped fresh basil leaves  1 tablespoon chopped fresh mint leaves  8 ounces feta or cotija cheese, broken into chunks  1/2 teaspoon kosher salt  1 Read More