How We Got Started

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Hey There!

I’m Taylor, the Founder of your local regional blog and business directory, Eastern Wake Love.

I’m a nurse turned stay-at-home mom to two amazing little kiddos.  Our family lives in Knightdale, North Carolina.

Back in 2022, After going through multiple years of the COVID-19 pandemic pregnant while raising a toddler (and then a newborn), my husband and I decided to uproot our lives.  We moved from our home state of Virginia to North Carolina to be closer to our families, and we chose Knightdale to be our new home.

I’ve been enjoying exploring the area ever since and have realized what an underappreciated gem this area East of Raleigh truly is.

It felt like while finding our new home, getting a feel for a town was such a struggle to do remotely.  I kept thinking, “Why isn’t there more information online about these great towns to the east?”  So, I decided to do something about it! 

Along with a wonderful team of advisors and consultants, I’ve created this site to highlight the beauty and uniqueness that is Eastern Wake and beyond.  Whether you’re thinking about relocating here, moving here from another town in the Triangle, or just planning a visit, come on in and I’ll be your virtual tour guide!

I look forward to taking this journey with you to soak in some Eastern Wake Love!

What's Next?

Curious to learn more about what life is like living a stone’s throw from Raleigh in Knightdale, North Carolina, or its neighboring towns?  Us too!

Our focus over the next twelve months will be to continue to produce wonderful, handwritten, local content- Written by REAL humans and your neighbors.  We want to provide you with updated local photography and give you a glimpse into what is life is like in East Raleigh, Knightdale, Wendell, Zebulon, Rolesville, and even beyond our county borders.  We love our neighboring eastern Triangle towns, too! 

The amazing thing about this area is that growth is happening so quickly! There are always new plans for town amenities and new small businesses to explore.

Is there anything, in particular, you’re hoping we will highlight?  Please contact us and let us know!  We always love to explore more!  And if you have a small business you’d like highlighted, please consider adding it to our local business directory!

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