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Posts about things in Indiana’s West region

Turkey Run State Park

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Did you know that April 22-29 is National Parks Week? A perfect time to reflect on one of my favorite Indiana State Parks! Located less than an hour and half west of downtown Indianapolis is the state’s second oldest park Read more >

National Peanut Butter Day

National Peanut Butter Day

In honor of National Peanut Butter Day I thought I would write about some conventional and not so conventional ways to enjoy this diversely used ingredient. Northern Indiana Downtown Chesterton near the Indiana Dunes is already preparing for March 1st. Read more >

The Beef House

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Years ago my parents told us all about The Beef House. They loved it. They loved the steaks, the rolls, the salad bar … you get the picture. Now that I’m in Indy and they are in Central Illinois, it Read more >

Feast on October’s Fall Festivals – 2012

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Though the kids are back in school, Indiana hasn’t finished celebrating its heritage of food and fun. Let the Hoosier state spice up your weekends with these exciting fall festivals. Check out these highlight events, then, find more in the Events Read more >