by Donna Byrd If your idea of beach combing is looking for treasures while shopping in alluring beach shops on and around Topsail Island, then I’ve found just the place for you! From the moment you enter Mia’s Marketplace you will be so caught up in it’s charm and “beachy chicness” you’ll think you’ve … Continue reading Mia’s Marketplace
Sea Turtle Facts: Sea turtles are one of the world’s most ancient creatures. “They are found in all warm and temperate waters throughout the world” (yes, even off of Topsail Island!) “and migrate hundreds of miles between nesting and feeding grounds. Most sea turtles undergo long migrations, some as far as 1400 miles, between their … Continue reading The Karen Beasley Sea Turtle Rescue and Rehabilitation Hospital
by Donna Byrd Several years ago I was able to move to the Topsail Island area and I felt like I was the luckiest person alive! I was living at a place I had wanted to live my whole life…the beach! I remember driving over the high rise bridge and upon reaching its pinnacle, looking … Continue reading It’s Sea Turtle Time on Topsail Island
by Donna Byrd I’m sure you’ve all heard the statement, “It takes a village.” Well, last week here on North Topsail Beach, we put that old saying to the test! Bill and I have six children who all live in Nashville, Tennessee. Our daughter, Natalie and her fiancé, Alejandro, decided that they wanted to experience … Continue reading Say “I do!” at the Beach – A Wedding at Topsail Island
by Donna Byrd If you live in the Sneads Ferry and North Topsail Beach area, I’m sure you’ve become a big fan of Baked Pizza. For us, “Baked” is our “go to” pizza choice when we’re craving the perfectly cooked, crispy bottomed, hot, cheesy slice of perfection that only they can deliver! Usually, we … Continue reading Lovin’ From the Oven at Baked Pizza Company
Welcome to Topsail Island! by Donna Byrd Now that you’ve arrived at one of the loveliest places on earth, I am sure you are asking, “Where’s a good place to eat?” Of course, the answers vary, based on your current cravings. But I’m sure most of the residents on Topsail Island and those living in … Continue reading Top Ten List of Topsail Island’s Best Restaurants
by Donna Byrd If you haven’t had a shuckin’ good time lately, then you need to hurry over to the Shuckin’ Shack Oyster Bar located on the mainland in Surf City. Once you do, it just might become your favorite “go to” restaurant and sports bar. I had no idea that this … Continue reading For A Shuckin’ Good Time try Shuckin’ Shack in Surf City
by Donna Byrd For all of you guys who vacation with us on Topsail Island and come to us via I 40 to Wilmington, I have a suggestion that just might make you very happy. By the time you get to Wilmington and take that turn north on Highway 17, you know you are … Continue reading Hungry in Hampstead? Here’s Your Help!
by Bama Byrd Hey people! My name is Bama (aka Bam Bam) Byrd. I know you’re used to reading what my Mommy writes but today, I told her that I wanted to tell you about my visit to to see Dr. Martin at the Holly Ridge Veterinary Hospital. For some reason, Mommy never tells … Continue reading Holly Ridge Veterinary Hospital – Home of Bam Bam’s Favorite Doctor
by Donna Byrd I have a little confession to make. I’ve lived here for six years and although I know it’s hard to believe, today was the first time I visited Lo-Re-Lei’s Pub and Grill. Now, for all of you guys and gals out there wondering, I happened to look up the definition of the … Continue reading Lo-Re-Lei’s Pub and Grill – What’s in a Name?