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Be cozy, be satisfied, b on the River.

My fellow college students can agree that one of the best things about coming home for the holidays is gorging at favorite locals restaurants. Having lived in Elkhart for my entire life, the restaurants I frequent don’t change much. However, Read more >

Binkley’s Kitchen and Bar

There is always that one restaurant that you always return to. You go and try other ones but you always compare it back to your favorite eating place. For me, that place is Binkley’s Kitchen & Bar in Broad Ripple. Read more >

Conner Prairie by Candlelight

There are few better ways to get in the spirit of the holiday season than at Conner Prairie by Candlelight. If you’re not familiar with Conner Prairie, it is an Interactive History Park in Fishers, Indiana that recreates life in Read more >

The Patachou Franchise

I remember as a young girl going to Café Patachou with my dad every Saturday morning for cinnamon toast. To this day, my dad and I still visit the breakfast/lunch spot on a relatively regular basis, although some things have Read more >

The Tradition Continues…

As I have said so many times before, I am a fan of tradition. I love to live my life knowing that when a certain time of the year comes along, that there is something I always do with a Read more >

Walking the IMA

When I chose Butler University, I was eager to find local spots to visit that are both affordable and close to campus. So, it’s no surprise that I always plan on visiting the grounds and gardens of the Indianapolis Museum Read more >

‘Tis The Season For Tradition

Growing up, adventuring to cut down the family Christmas tree was always a family-bonding trip. We would all get bundled up in our boots, snow pants, warm and fuzzy jackets, hats gloves, and scarves in order to face the cold Read more >

Bites of Bloomington

Most people only know Bloomington for Indiana University, basketball, and what’s ever on the main strip, but if you travel just off the beaten path you’ll find all of the delicious hidden treasures that Bloomington has to offer.  Bloomington’s very Read more >

12 FREE Days in Downtown Indianapolis

And on the 3rd day of Christmas my true love gave to me…12 free days in Downtown Indianapolis! Come downtown and save some money this holiday season by taking advantage of the following deals {courtesy of Indianapolis Downtown, Inc.}: December Read more >