Category Archives: Homestyle

The Model Ideal

In a quieter part of Southport, away from the thoroughfare of Howe Street, Turtlewood at Southport has been growing all summer long. Among homesites waiting to break ground, three adorable cottages in three different floor plans beckon newcomers to the

‘The House on the Bridge’

An exclusive look inside one of Oak Island's architectural wonders

The House With All the Angles

A local builder, an architect, and an art-fueled couple blend all design ideals

The Visiting Fisherman

Bill Rustin and his family have been visiting Southport waters since 1958, directed to the area after fishing for tarpon in the Florida Keys. “We went to a tackle shop in Wilmington, and they said, ‘Yeah, they’re in the mouth

Sweet and Petite

A cute cottage woos passersby in Southport

A Favorable ‘Thank You’

With all the decisions and thoughts that go into planning the perfect wedding, sometimes reception favors can be pretty low on the list. However, with a little bit of thought and creativity,  giving the perfect favor can be stress-free and

Generations of History

Lois Jane's Riverview Inn remains in the hands of the same family for over a century

Calling All Party Animals

Because people often view their pets as members of the family, throwing birthday parties for dogs has become an increasingly popular way to celebrate man’s best friend. You can celebrate your dog’s actual birthday or the day of their adoption,

Worldly Appeal

'Om Sweet Home is decidedly coastal in outward appearances, with its shake siding, thick white trim, and gargantuan windows built to take in all the views. Though as one enters the home, three styles merge into one. Naturally, coastal, but


Any coastal holiday tradition can vary, but the one thing that always is a must: fresh oysters. After all, it is the season for shucking! Traditionally, oysters are eaten primarily in cooler months when the shellfish aren’t spawning. Not everyone

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