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Cake Bake Shop Takes the Cake

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A few weeks ago, friends and I visited the Cake Bake Shop in the Broad Ripple area of Indianapolis. As we didn’t live in the city, we had consulted online reviews for places to eat. We had read good reviews about Read more >

Hands On at Hearthside Suppers

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The older I get the more I have a desire to learn about cooking … the preparation, pairing of items, all of it. Conner Prairie offers a unique twist on cooking and clearly it centers around history – Hearthside Suppers.You Read more >

Indiana’s Best of 2015

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Happy New Year’s Eve! It’s almost time to start a new year and it could not be a bigger one for the state of Indiana! The state’s bicentennial begins in 2016 and plans to celebrate it extend throughout the year! Read more >

BoomerTV: Discover Richmond, Indiana

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Home to a beautiful historic district, a unique toy store and one of the nation’s top 10 historic destinations in the United States, Richmond and Wayne County in Eastern Indiana were recently featured on BoomerTV. Visit Indiana’s Mark Newman took Read more >

Trains on Main, a Rising Sun Tradition

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As a young girl growing up near Pittsburgh, some of my fondest Christmas memories include the vast holiday decorating my parents would undertake. Dad–the original “Clark Griswold” of Christmas Vacation movie fame—with trees, wreaths, and thousands (and thousands) of lights Read more >

Christmas Dining with an Ethnic Twist

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The first Christmas after my mother-in-law passed away, our family felt discombobulated. We didn’t feel like trying to handle the plethora of kitchen tasks she had performed with aplomb—cooking the turkey, making fluffy mashed potatoes, setting a gorgeous table. So Read more >