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“Dear Santa…”

Santa Claus, Indiana, is celebrating a remarkable event this year; the 100th anniversary of the Santa Letters program. Our little town has spent the past century helping Santa answer the hundreds of thousands of letters that have flooded the post 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 >

Bloomington Handmade Market

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Imagine that Pinterest and Etsy got together and opened a one-day pop-up shop, and everything happened to made in Indiana or the Midwest. That’s the vibe at Bloomington Handmade Market, happening this Saturday from 10am-5pm at the Bloomington Convention Center. 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 >

Ghouls Just Want to Have Fun

Let me start by saying working at a theme park is a blast. Where else do you get to take a break and end up riding a roller coaster? On days like that, it’s easy to remember just how crazy Read more >

Autumn is awesome in Indiana Dunes Country

Fall is a wonderful time to visit the Indiana Dunes.

After a summer of splashing in Lake Michigan and hiking the many different trails at the Indiana Dunes, I’m ready for what’s next. That’s because what’s next is just as good! Indiana Dunes Country is beautiful in the fall, with Read more >