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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 >

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 >

The 3 Dunes Challenge @IndianaDunes

My heart rate just returned to normal. So, that’s nice. I had the pleasure of traveling up to the Indiana Dunes State Park in Chesterton on June 12 for the kickoff of the 3 Dune Challenge, the premier new outdoor 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 >

Dining Out in Corydon

mac and cheese

I spent a FULL day in Corydon a few weeks ago (post coming about that) and had the opportunity to try a few of their local dining establishments. I had lunch right downtown at Frederick’s Cafe.I’m a sucker for local Read more >

Jasper, Indiana (Part 1 of 2)

Schnitz

I’m a big fan of Southern Indiana. Rolling hills, beautiful scenery, rural communities … the list goes on. I had the opportunity to visit again recently while my husband did some work down there. I took full advantage of the Read more >

Brugge Brasserie

Brugge 2

I’m fortunate enough to live right by Broad Ripple – one of Indy’s six cultural districts. Many things set Broad Ripple apart and one of those are the many dining choices that are locally-owned and completely delicious. The other week Read more >

Take a Literary Tour of Indiana, Day 1

There are enough cultural trails in Indiana, usually centered around an industry, like the Southern Indiana Wine Trail, or a geographic area, like the Hendricks County and Morgan County Cultural Trail. So I’m picking a cultural trail of my own, Read more >

Uptown Cafe

Dessert

Bloomington has no shortage of restaurants. My husband visited a few months back and kept talking about his awesome lunch at Uptown Cafe. So when I went there last month and my lunch appointment suggested it, I couldn’t turn it Read more >