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Flowers Anyone?


If you like flowers, then I have the perfect place for you … Amish Country in Northern Indiana. They not only have one perfect trip idea, but TWO! 1. Quilt Gardens along the Heritage Trail – From May 1 through Read more >


Essenhaus Inn

Every year I head to Shipshewana with my sisters and mom … it’s a tradition. We just returned and once again I’m reminded me of how much I love it. Our schedule is pretty much set (remember, it’s a tradition), Read more >

Pumpkinvine Nature Trail


Do you like to bike, run or even walk? Then, you need to try out the Pumpkinvine Nature Trail in Northern Indiana. The trail is located in Elkhart County on an abandoned railroad corridor that dates back to 1888. Passenger Read more >

Civic Theatres in Indiana

Yesterday, I wrote a blog post about live theatres around downtown Indianapolis. And while I missed a few theatres we have around town (Asante Children’s Theatre, Beef & Boards, as well as theatres out in the suburbs), I realized I Read more >

Indulge Your Downton Abbey Interests at Ruthmere


Ruthmere Mansion in Elkhart, Indiana is a 1910 estate offering visitors a glimpse into the lives of the rich and influential of early 1900s Indiana. On February 17, Ruthmere will celebrate the popularity of the PBS Masterpiece Classic show “Downton Abbey” Read more >