She is the Egg Mom

Evelyn Rollason slips on her colorful chicken boots and heads to the henhouse with a wire basket and a container full of salad scraps tucked under her arm. Her babies, as she likes to call them, [...]

Finding Beauty in the Woods

Just minutes from the busy beach towns of the Outer Banks lies a wilderness that is cherished among locals and revered by visitors. This is Nags Head Woods Ecological Preserve, where the only [...]

Raising Bees by the Sea

Beekeepers come from all walks of life. They are coaches, teachers, artists. It doesn’t really matter what their profession is – the bees call to them, drawing them into their sweet world in the [...]

Making a Sand Investment

A major beach nourishment project that will pump about four million cubic yards of sand onto the beaches of the northern Outer Banks will get underway this spring. The project encompasses [...]

GEM Offers A Little Harmony

“No one prepares you for this – being a caregiver,” says Noel Preston. Preston’s wife, Susan, was diagnosed with dementia in 2011 and is now undergoing treatment at John Hopkins Medical [...]

Young Gun on the Links

One of the area’s most notable golfers wants you to know that he’s the second-fastest kid at his school and that he has received only one grade below an A on his report cards in the past year and [...]

Mediterranean Mélange

Rosie HawthorneRosie Hawthorne is a blogger, gardener, wanderluster, and mother of three.  She learned to cook by watching Julia Child every Saturday afternoon on her 11-inch black and white TV [...]

Potatoes Primavera

Rosie HawthorneRosie Hawthorne is a blogger, gardener, wanderluster, and mother of three.  She learned to cook by watching Julia Child every Saturday afternoon on her 11-inch black and white TV [...]

Spring Strawberry Salad Supreme

Rosie HawthorneRosie Hawthorne is a blogger, gardener, wanderluster, and mother of three.  She learned to cook by watching Julia Child every Saturday afternoon on her 11-inch black and white TV [...]

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