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9 Tips for Visiting the Children’s Museum of Indianapolis’ Wicked Workshop

The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis’s annual haunted house and fundraiser is, for some families, a yearly tradition of Halloween fun. But if you’ve never been, it can be a bit tricky (no pun intended!) to figure out when to go Read more >

Bellaboo’s in Lake Station, Indiana

While I love the change of seasons that we experience in Indiana, especially the change to beautiful fall weather, a part of me always dreads the temperatures falling. I have two active little boys, and the coming of winter means Read more >

Madison Lighthouse Restaurant for Riverfront Dining

I’m someone who typically judges a restaurant almost exclusively on the quality of the food. Bad service? I can forgive the occasional rude server or mistake in my order. Atmosphere? I’m as happy at a dive bar as I am Read more >

Favorite FREE Kid Activities at the State Fair! (#INStateFair)

I’m heading to the fair several times this week with my 3-year-old and have already scoured the program for the free activities to make the most of our visit. Wonder Trail – Pick up your kit at the Indiana Farm Read more >

Kershaw, Tippin headline Vevay’s 41st Swiss Wine Festival

Dust off those boots, grab a cowboy hat and head to Vevay, IN, for an evening of country music along the scenic Ohio River–Switzerland County-style! Join country music legends Sammy Kersaw and Aaron Tippin at the 41st annual Swiss Wine Festival in Vevay, IN. The event will be held  Thurs., Read more >

Clifty Falls State Park in Madison, Indiana (#video)

A few weekends ago, my family enjoyed a camping weekend at Clifty Falls State Park in Madison, Indiana. What a great getaway in such a beautiful area of Indiana. Here’s a bit about how my family spent our time there: Clifty Read more >

La Margarita in Indy’s Fountain Square Neighborhood

As a mom of a very picky eater, when we find a dish that our 3-year-old enjoys, we go with it. Because cheese quesadillas are on a very short list of acceptable food to my oldest, Mexican is often a go-to Read more >

WonderLab in Bloomington, Indiana

Bloomington, Indiana, home to Indiana University, is certainly a place of scientific discovery. Afterall, you’ve got researchers, professors and thought leaders in just about every academic field doing cutting edge work all over town. But my family’s recent trip to Read more >

Put a Drive-In Movie on Your Summer To-Do List

Summer and movies just seem to go hand in hand. Not just because the big blockbusters are usually released this time of year, but because it’s a great way to spend a few hours cooling off in an air conditioned Read more >

Yogi’s Grill & Bar in Bloomington

Last weekend, we took advantage of the Good Friday holiday and spent a wonderful spring day in Bloomington, Indiana. It’s long been one of my favorite day trip destinations in the state, and it certainly didn’t disappoint on this particular Read more >