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Indiana-Inspired Gift Ideas

This year, I’ve decided to buy local or from independent sources, So here are a few ideas for Indiana-inspired gifts for everyone on your list, regardless of interest. Read more >

Local Jewelry Makes Great Fall Gift

In past relationships, finding the perfect gift for birthdays, Christmas, or just because presents was always one of the more challenging aspects of the relationship. I must admit that my first thoughts about gifts were grossly stereotypical and that only Read more >

Becoming a Serious Swirler at Bloomington’s Butler Winery

Even before I became the sophisticated 21-year-old that I am today, I always had a fascination with wine, and I made it my personal goal to one day be referred to as a “wine connoisseur” or even better, a “wino.” Now, Read more >

More to Edinburgh than Outlets

When my family moved to Columbus about a year ago, the landmark we used to give everyone directions to our new house was to get off the highway at the “outlet exit.” If you’ve ever traveled I-65 in this area, then Read more >

Free Chocolate? Wayne County Chocolate Trail is an Affordable Adventure

FREE CHOCOLATE! Beautiful words, aren’t they?  Free is a wonderful thing in itself, but “free chocolate” just about makes my head spin.  Just thinking about the possibilities makes it hard for me to focus on my work.  Fortunately for me, Read more >

Indiana Artisan Showcases Hoosier Art and Food

Throughout Indiana there are talented Hoosiers creating high-quality, handmade works of art and food. A craftsman in Madison uses Indiana hardwoods to produce acoustic, steel-string guitars. A group of nuns in Ferdinand make traditional Benedictine cookies to help support their Read more >