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Set up for another day of burn boot camp protocol with gym equipment Knightdale, NC
Ultimate Burn Boot Camp Protocol: Fitness Routines Weeks 2-3
After recovering from my first week at Burn Boot Camp, I realized that I didn’t spend much time discussing the Burn Boot Camp protocol.  Now, I’ll be honest: I couldn’t break down all the workouts...
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New Restaurant Alert!  The Depot on First is Coming To Knightdale!
**Update September 29, 2023** We had an opportunity to attend a soft opening dinner tonight at The Depot on First. It was phenomenal! I wrote about my experience directly below, and will maintain the...
Don't Quit- Burn Boot Camp Knightdale sign
My First 7 Days of Burn Boot Camp Knightdale: I Never Knew I Could Be So Strong!
Hey, ya’ll! I have recently decided to focus more on my health and well-being. Once it was obvious to me that I would need additional motivation to start working out again, I asked my neighbors,...
Steakhouse salad from Parkside restaurant
Wendell Falls Parkside Restaurant is Now Open!
The New Location: Downtown Raleigh’s Parkside Now in Wendell Falls Dining Experience at Wendell Falls Parkside: Early Evening Wendell Falls Parkside Atmosphere and Decor: Modern Minimalist Cocktails...
Back of the Main house at Historic Oak View County Park in Raleigh, NC
East Raleigh’s Hidden Gem: Historic Oak View County Park
On this Page: Historic Oak View County Park’s Location and Accessibility Park Features and Highlights Gain a Furry Pen Pal! Soaking in the Farm’s History Historic Oak View County Park’s...
The Farmhouse in Wendell Falls
Wendell Falls: Where Memories Are Made
When we first started looking throughout the Triangle for our home, one of the neighborhoods that stayed with me was Wendell Falls in Wendell, NC. Wendell Falls is a pristine neighborhood with a resort-like...
"Carolina Proud" mural by artist Sean Kernick in Knightdale, NC
15 Reasons Why I Love Living In Knightdale, NC (Updated for 2024)
When we decided to move to the Raleigh, NC, area, we searched high and low for the perfect house and town for our family.  We chose Knightdale, NC, a suburb to the east of Raleigh, to be our new home,...
beef brisket taco from Primo in Knightdale, NC
Do You Love Prime BBQ in Knightdale? Primo Is Next!
If you live anywhere in the Raleigh area, you know about Prime BBQ in Knightdale, NC.  We Knightdale residents are seriously proud that the chef and CEO of Prime BBQ, Christopher Prieto, chose our...
Welcome to Haven Farm sign and wagon by front entryway
Haven Farm: Meet Your New Retreat
I got word last month that a new, family-owned event space and farm was having its Grand Opening celebration.  Unfortunately, we were out of town during the event, but I knew I had to go check out...
Hiking trail in Clemmons State Education Forest in Clayton, NC
Join a Hiking Club in Serene Clemmons Educational State Forest
Ever since moving to Knightdale, NC, I have wanted to go hiking in Raleigh on the beautiful trails this area has to offer.  When we were deciding where to live, one of the most important factors was...