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Posts about things in Indiana’s West region

Geocaching: An easy outdoor adventure

As a young adult, I’ll do anything for the adventure. In the past that habit has lead me to mountain biking the Rockies, rock climbing canyons in Kentucky and even cliff diving in Mexico. However, if you’re a fellow thrill-seeker 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 >

Clabber Girl

Bake Shop

While in Terre Haute the other week visiting their Children’s Museum, I had the opportunity to visit the Clabber Girl Museum and Bake Shop. If you don’t know, Clabber Girl (known for its baking powder) began in Terre Haute in Read more >

Thirty-Six Saloon

    The Thirty-Six Saloon has been a staple in Rockville, Indiana for many years. Located on Highway 36 about 30 miles North of Terre Haute and 60 miles West of Indianapolis. It started as a small bar, before my Read more >

Destination Downtown Lafayette

LaLa Gallery

I had the privilege of spending the morning in Downtown Lafayette the other day. I was amazed at all the unique shops located within walking distance of each other. It took the entire morning to make my way through each Read more >

57th Annual Covered Bridge Festival

CoveredBridge!!

The Covered Bridge Festival has been a big part of my life ever since I was a little girl. I grew up in a historic Bed & Breakfast in Rockville, Indiana that was once called Suit’s Us. I can remember Read more >