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We always get lots of questions about just about anything you can think of; where to eat, best place to fish, best surf shop, things to go, places to see and many, many more. Lately the questions have been about Yoga classes and Zumba classes. And yes, we can help there too.

Time to share, again, some of my favorite places on the Outer Banks to find some unique, wonderful, fantastic gifts for friends, family or yourself. We have so many talented artists and craftsmen here that you can find that one of a kind gift pretty easily.

Dear Ms. Ima...I love your blog. Thank you so much for sharing all the information and tips about the Outer Banks. Now, I need your help. Please. We will be coming to the beach this month. I have two children under the age of eight and a husband who loves to eat.

I would like to share some information about the North Carolina Center for Wildlife Education - Corolla's best attraction. There are three of these centers across the state - one in the mountains, one in the central Piedmont, and we are lucky enough to have one in Corolla.

Dear Ms. Ima...I want the inside information on where the locals eat. I have three kids, and they have good manners but we have all been in a restaurant with a screaming baby or a wild-child who is running amuck and ruining dinner for the rest of us.

Dear Ms. Ima, I just love the Outer Banks! We stayed there for the first time this year and rented a lovely vacation home in Kill Devil Hills; had a great time at Glad Tidings on Tanya Drive.

Last week, a production company out of Miami oversaw a location photo shoot at the Buchanan Cottage ( in Nags Head with a full crew and models from Self Magazine, which was doing an active li

Our part of the Outer Banks is the northernmost nesting area for loggerhead sea turtles. The mama turtle will come up on the beach under the cover of darkness, dig a hold, and deposit her clutch of 100 or so eggs.