Wendell

Chai latte and avocado toast with micro greens on multicolored table at local coffee shop Sonder Coffee in Wendell, NC
13+ Awesome Local Coffee Shops East of Raleigh NC
After moving to Knightdale a few years ago, I had a list of priorities I needed to take care of. I needed to get fiber installed (check), set up pediatricians, doctors, and dentists...
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Painted rocks with bright green yellow and green heart in middle
Painted Rocks Are Spreading Love in Wendell NC
Have you ever stumbled upon a colorful rock with a positive message or a cute design while walking around your neighborhood? If so, you might have encountered a kindness rock, a simple...
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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...
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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...
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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,...
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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. ...
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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...
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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...
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Wendell NC mural that says "Small Town Big Charm Wendell Est. 1903" with train and Wendell train station
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,...
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