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Posts about things in Indiana’s East region

Indiana Zoos

Potawatomi Zoo

The weather is getting warmer. I know, it seems almost unbelievable, but it is. So what better way to celebrate than to visit one of Indiana’s great zoos! Potawatomi Zoo (South Bend) – Last summer, my daughter and I headed Read more >

Children’s Museums

KidsCommons

So it’s still cold. It’s still dreary. Everyone is getting a little bit of cabin fever. You need to get out. You need a children’s museum. Lucky for you, there are many options across the state. Choose a destination and Read more >

Vera Bradley Contest

Vera Bradley Outlet Sale

Don’t tell me you aren’t familiar with Vera Bradley. I just won’t believe you. You can be anywhere in the country and are likely to spot one of her famous purses, bags or even eyeglass cases. That is why if Read more >

Kokomo Opalescent Glass

Kokomo Opalescent Glass

You may not know, but just north of Indianapolis about 50 miles sits a historic, famous glass factory – Kokomo Opalescent Glass (KOG). In 1888, Charles Henry, a glass chemist from New York, visited Kokomo upon hearing about the gas Read more >

Geocaching: An easy outdoor adventure

As a young adult, I’ll do anything for the adventure. In the past that habit has lead me to mountain biking the Rockies, rock climbing canyons in Kentucky and even cliff diving in Mexico. However, if you’re a fellow thrill-seeker Read more >

Tis’ The Season To Visit Wayne County

Thanksgiving and Black Friday have just passed, and you know what that means…CHRISTMAS! Time for listening to carols, snow ball fights, hot cocoa and awaiting Santa’s arrival. I love the holidays so much I don’t wait for Thanksgiving to come Read more >