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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 >

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 >

City Market

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The Indianapolis City Market is a hidden gem. After visiting myself I was surprised that I had not heard of it. Not only is it located in the center of downtown but it is also in the original, historic city Read more >

Zydeco’s

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My husband is from Mooresville (just southwest of Indy) and my in-laws rave about Zydeco’s Cajun Restaurant. They go there quite frequently and while I had been there years ago, I was able to visit again just last weekend and Read more >

The Nutcracker is Dancing Through Indiana

Tis the season! Once again the beautiful lights are hanging from the Soldiers and Sailors monument, lighted trees line the streets and holiday wreaths are hanging from street light poles. A cherished tradition by many families this time of year Read more >

Explore Elkhart and the “574″

One of the best things about college is the weeks off we’re given for holiday breaks. But it always seems like after being home from about four days, college students are ready to head back to their respective universities. This Read more >

Veggie Friendly Spots in the Steak Capital

In the city known for St. Elmo’s steak and shrimp cocktail, vegetarians often come to the city thinking they have a week of pasta in front of them. However, vegans and vegetarians will be pleasantly surprised that with just a Read more >