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About Carrie Lambert

Living in Indianapolis for over 10 years now, Carrie is no stranger to traveling throughout the state. She has worked at Conner Prairie and at the Indiana Office of Tourism. Now being at home with her four-year-old daughter, Carrie has even more opportunities to take advantage of Indiana's many attractions. Carrie receives compensation from the Indiana Office of Tourism Development for blogging. For more information, see our FTC Disclosure page.

Wind Farm

Turbine

I’m no stranger to wind farms. My parents have a few on their property and I was fascinated a few years ago when they were building them. A novel idea to use wind power – a renewable source of energy Read more >

240 Sweet

Samples

If you like sweets and haven’t heard of this place then shame on you. 240 Sweet is based in Columbus, IN and they specialize in hand-craft artisan treats otherwise known as marshmallows. I know you are thinking how unique can Read more >

DT Kirby’s

Grilled Cheese

I’ve been to Lafayette several times in the last year and always find great places to eat. This last week, a new place was recommended to me and it did not disappoint – DT Kirby’s.┬áNow if you are looking for Read more >

Donut Bank

Donuts

What started in 1967 continues today in Evanvsille – delicious donuts and excellent coffee.I’ve heard about Donut Bank for years, but haven’t been able to visit until recently. When my colleague suggested we grab coffee and donuts there I about Read more >

Shrimp Farm … in Indiana?

RDM Shrimp Farm

Yes, you read correctly … there is a shrimp farm in Indiana and I found it FASCINATING. I had the privilege to visit Fowler, Indiana (about 40 minutes northwest of Lafayette) and tour the RDM Shrimp Farm. We spent about Read more >

Gerst Haus

SausagePlatter

I have German roots. I love German food … who doesn’t? So when I had the opportunity to try out the Gerst House in Evansville earlier this week I couldn’t pass it up. First of all, the atmosphere is awesome.Second Read more >

Caves (#video)

Hopefully you have read about my adventures in the caves in Southern Indiana last month. Take a gander at this video to learn a little bit more!

Fruits and Flowers Trail

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You might be like me and aren’t familiar with Southern Indiana’s Fruits and Flowers Trail. I just found out about this gem last month and am now looking for an opportunity to take full advantage of it! The trail takes Read more >

Spring Mill State Park

Spring Mill

While in Southern Indiana a few weeks ago I had a chance to stop by Spring Mill State Park. One word – beautiful!It certainly helped that it was a perfect weather day, but it doesn’t get much better than this.My Read more >

Bluespring Caverns

Bluespring

You may know I visited two of the four commercial caves in Indiana while in Corydon a few weeks ago. On my way home I made a stop in Bedford to visit a third – Bluespring Caverns. (Now I just Read more >