Erin and Mike incorporated just the right amount of holiday cheer into their special day. Making sure guests stayed cozy, there were blankets provided to ‘have and to hold in case you get cold’ as well as tissues to ‘dry those happy tears’! Donned in emerald and furs, the couples’ bridal party stood by their […]

Images by Brooke Mayo Photographers Nothing like a getaway with your girls, and there’s no better place to do it than the Outer Banks to enjoy the best beaches, food, and company! Let us help you prep the perfect vacay with your closest friends. No boys allowed! Day One: Kick off your weekend with the […]

It’s the most wonderful time of the year!! If you’re anything like this couple, you love the holidays. Becky and Michael chose a December wedding and kept it cozy and intimate for an unforgettable day. Wearing her blue velvet shoes and holding a wintry bouquet, Becky walked down the sandy aisle towards Michael (and their […]

Spending quality time with your daughters is one things mothers can never get enough of.  Make your getaway to the Outer Banks absolutely unforgettable with a few of the following activities! A trip to the spa: Enjoy a soothing massage, cute pedicure, and/or a calming facial with your daughter to relax together!  The Spa at […]

Many think of the Outer Banks as a summer getaway, but the off-season is filled with a ton of fun activities to explore! Traffic disappears while the beach remains inviting, and there’s still plenty of attractions open. Keep reading to get inspired on what you can participate in as the seasons change: “Visiting in the […]

We are excited to showcase another ‘Trash the Dress’ moment in our series! Sarah D’Ambra shares stunning, one-of-a-kind photos of Ellen & Corey in the ocean in a morning after session.  Read more about this fun trend in our last post here. Photos by Sarah D’Ambra    

Sarah and Alex were surrounded by so much love on their special day!  With the help of Bombshells Studio, Sarah looked absolutely beautiful walking down the aisle.  Rev. Jay Bowman was the officiant as the two tied the knot on Sanderling Resort’s Event Lawn.  Afterwards, the bridal party celebrated with the couple on a fabulous boat […]

Last Fall, we welcomed our new Chef de Cuisine at the Lifesaving Station, Andy Fradenburgh from Pinehurst, North Carolina. Chef Fradenburgh has been in the food and beverage business for over 37 years after studying and exploring the culinary world. Most recently, Chef has opened and managed a family restaurant called ‘Nina’s Classic Cuisine’ since […]

One of the most important people on your wedding day, one that you will be putting a lot of trust in, is your officiant. If you are holding a destination wedding, it could even be the day of your wedding before you meet the person who will be conducting your ceremony! You want someone who […]

It’s rare to find a photographer who evokes as much emotion with their images as Brooke Mayo Photographers.  The candid moments you never want to forget on your wedding day, full of life and color, are the ones we are talking about. These just so happen to be this energetic duo’s specialty. They lead such colorful […]