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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...
Sanford Creek in Rolesville, NC
Enjoy A Sunset Walk At Mill Bridge Nature Park
A few weeks ago, my family and I had the opportunity to check out an amazing, FREE outdoor concert at Mill Bridge Nature Park in Rolesville, NC.  We listened to beautiful, live music at an outdoor...
Cover of Lord The One You Love Is Sick by Kasey Thornton, a modern Southern Gothic novel
Read A Hauntingly Beautiful Southern Gothic Novel By Local Author
As I am stationed at my computer tonight, I’m reflecting on how long it has taken me to write and publish this post.  I wouldn’t say that I have writer’s block. Mostly, I have been worried...
The Farm Stand at Karen Community Farm at Oaky Grove in Wendell, NC
The Farm Stand At Karen Community Farm
Hi everyone!  I don’t know about you, but it feels like summer is knocking on our doorstep today.  Our southern heat and humidity have just about knocked me out for the day.  Luckily, this...
Zebulon, NC Little River Park rock and water
Discover Zebulon: Little River Park and McLean’s Ole Time Cafe
Hey there!  How is it June already?  I feel like I blinked and preschool was out for the summer.  We spent our first full week out of school heading down south to visit family (aka Grandma...
Rolesville, NC wall painting/mural
Exploring Rolesville, NC on a Rainy Day
Hey there! I hope everyone had a peaceful and reflective Memorial Day weekend.  I don’t know about you, but we had all these fun plans like exploring playgrounds with the kids, enjoying cousin’s...
Chocolate Strawberry mural in Wendell, NC
Sweet Local: Chocolates by Whitney in Wendell, NC
Phew!  This week has been a big one for our family!  I tried painting with watercolors in Wendell with Amy Richards, while my daughter and son enjoyed “water day” at their preschool.  Wednesday...
Learn with Me flyer by Amy Richards
Watercolor Painting In Wendell with Amy Richards
During a recent trip to downtown Wendell, I noticed a flyer in the Helping Hand Mission storefront window. Next to a beautifully painted blue hydrangea read, “Watercolor Classes with Wendell Artist, Amy...