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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.

Indiana Dunes and Outdoor Beauty

Dunes

Indiana Dunes (located in Northwest Indiana) – is full of outdoor beauty. I’ll get to their most visited attraction later, but let me tell you about Taltree Arboretum & Gardens. For starters the railway garden features seven model trains running Read more >

McCormick’s Creek State Park

Family

My husband grew up going to McCormick’s Creek State Park and had fond memories of his time there. So, when he had a random Friday afternoon off this summer (a rarity in his business) we jumped on the opportunity to Read more >

ALL IN!

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Have you heard about this Indiana Humanities project? ALL IN is an exciting, one-of-a-kind digital program that encourages Hoosiers to take on new experiences. The goal? Connect with others. Learn more about our great state. And help make Indiana a Read more >

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!