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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...
Knightdale Station Park playground with red barn and silo structure and accessible ramp
A Stunning Jewel: Exploring Knightdale Station Park
There are so many beautiful parks in the Raleigh area and throughout Wake County.  But if there is one that I could highlight as being one of my personal favorites, it would have to be Knightdale...
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Enjoy A Visit To Knightdale Environmental Park
I hope everyone had a great weekend!  My son’s second birthday party was yesterday, and we had his party at our house.  We were very fortunate to have some beautiful weather; it was such a blast!  Hearing...
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Enjoying A Beautiful Friday Night In Wendell, NC
Happy weekend everyone!  Is it just me, or is this month BUSY?  But for us, it has been a good kind of busy- end-of-school-year activities, celebrating Mother’s Day tomorrow, preschooler sports,...