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CNN Calls Santa Claus, Indiana One of “10 Most Christmassy Destinations” on Earth

You just can’t go wrong with a name like Santa Claus if you want to be all about Christmas. Christmas lights displays. Arts and craft shows. A candy castle?! Come on, what is more Christmassy than a freaking castle filled Read more >

Keeping Christmas Well

Understanding the essence of Christmas can be tricky. In 1965, Charles Schultz’s iconic character Lucy van Pelt described the magic of the season as “Santa Claus and ho-ho-ho, and mistletoe and presents to pretty girls.” While Lucy’s statement is reflective Read more >

At Holiday World, the zombies sing and dance!

Zombies are certainly in vogue these days. Who knew fresh and lovely would give way to pale and undead? This time of year, zombies tend to be more than a bit sinister – wielding angry chainsaws and growling incoherent threats. Read more >

Spencer County – Christmas Shops, Lincoln Boyhood National Memorial and St. Meinrad

I’ve already blogged about part of my trip to Spencer County in Southern Indiana a few weeks ago during their Fall-O-Weekend celebrations (which are still going on by the way!). AND, I posted a video to give an overview of Read more >

Fall-O-Weekends in Santa Claus, Indiana (#video)

I already posted (last week) about part of my trip to Santa Claus, Indiana. And soon I’ll be posting about my other adventures during that same trip. But for now, check out this amazing video that sums up all the Read more >

Spencer County: Your Fall Destination

Never got the chance to get away this summer? Well don’t worry because Spencer County has plenty to offer for your fall weekend getaway. The Fall-O-Weekends is finally here & is offering you and your family an overnight package to Santa Claus, Read more >

Santa Claus Land of Lights in Southern Indiana

One of my favorite holiday traditions is to pile the kids into the car after dinner and drive around admiring Christmas lights. Such a simple way to enjoy time together as a family away from the crowds and the rushing Read more >

Christmas is bigger and brighter in Vevay

Christmas in Vevay, IN is bigger and brighter that you’d expect. From holiday parades to light displays and even visits from Santa, the small river town is the place to be at the holidays. Read more >

A Christmas icon that isn’t a Leg Lamp

Most Hoosiers locked “A Christmas Story” in their heart a long time ago, and only bring it out to lead off their Christmas movie rotation every year. Set in Ft. Wayne, the iconic movie captures Indiana and is wrapped in Read more >