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About Carrie Lambert

Living in Indianapolis for over 10 years now, Carrie is no stranger to traveling throughout the state. She has worked at Conner Prairie and at the Indiana Office of Tourism. Now being at home with her four-year-old daughter, Carrie has even more opportunities to take advantage of Indiana's many attractions. Carrie receives compensation from the Indiana Office of Tourism Development for blogging. For more information, see our FTC Disclosure page.

One of a Kind Gifts Are Back!

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Last year I highlighted Hendricks County one-of-a-kind gift guide and I’m happy to report … it is back!They have made their site so easy to use. You just pick the category you want to (kids, teens, women or men) and Read more >

Les Mis

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I’m a sucker for a Broadway show. And when you can get one in such a unique atmosphere … well that is just a bonus. When I was in Huntington a few weeks ago I met Rich Najuch, one of Read more >

Christmas at the Orchard

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Last year I visited Beasley’s Orchard for the first time and wrote about their apple festival (which I sadly had to miss). But, I just heard about their annual event Christmas at the Orchard which is set to take place Read more >

The Farmhouse Restaurant

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Last year I visited Fair Oaks Farms with my family and you can learn all about the educational experience they offer here. But when I heard earlier this year that they were opening a new restaurant – The Farmhouse Restaurant Read more >

Huntington County Dining

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By now, you’ve read my shopping in Huntington County blog, right? What I didn’t mention were two other stops I made that were definitely highlights of the trip. The Emporium  – Have you heard of Joseph Decuis? The Eshelman family Read more >

Huntington County Shopping

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My sister used to live in Huntington County … a long time ago. I haven’t been there since (and I’m sad to say that means it has been over 10 years). So … when I ventured up that way a Read more >

Children’s Museum of Indianapolis

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I’m a sucker for new exhibits. So when the Children’s Museum of Indianapolis announced they would be replacing their Egypt exhibit with a new China exhibit I couldn’t wait. Sadly, my daughter got to visit two times before I got Read more >

Indy Zoo

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I’ve been patiently waiting to make it to the Indy Zoo to see the new orangutan exhibit. So glad we got to do it just a few weeks ago.It is really amazing. The opportunity to get up close and personal Read more >