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Maple Syrup

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I’m a little like Buddy the Elf and I love syrup. Who doesn’t? So I’ve been hearing a lot about different syrup events across the state and have already marked a few in my calendar: Maple Syrup Festival in Brown Read more >

Conner Prairie – FOR FREE!

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I have your attention, right? Next Monday, February 16 from 10-5, guests can enjoy festive Presidents Day activities all for free. You can spar with Andrew Jackson, join a surprise birthday party for George Washington or try on the whiskers Read more >

Science Central — Fun Learning

Science Central helps one look at things differently!

It had been years since my family had visited Science Central in downtown Fort Wayne. The former City Light & Power building could not be more conducive to exploration as its two coal-powered steam generators and three boilers, now colorfully Read more >

Holiday World Gets Ready for Launch

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Even though the weather has been unseasonably warm here in Santa Claus, it still seems pretty outlandish to be making plans for April 25. At Holiday World, we’ve had that date blocked off for nearly a year. Our new roller Read more >

Ski Packages are Here!

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It is definitely winter in Indiana. Why not take advantage of the weather with a ski package? Yes, you read that right … a ski package in Indiana.Spring Mill Inn in Southern Indiana has partnered with Paoli Peaks to offer Read more >

White River State Park

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If you are like me, when school is out you want to take advantage of all there is to do around your city. I just heard about a perfect opportunity for Martin Luther King Jr. Day – FREE admission to Read more >

SkyZone

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The weather is definitely getting colder and your kids need to get their energy out. I have a perfect solution … SkyZone. Last month I took my five-year-old so our family could experience this place for the first time. I Read more >

40 Reasons to Love Indiana Winter

I don’t ever see myself retiring and becoming a snowbird, as we call those who leave our state for warmer climates in the winter. My husband says it’s cliche, but I truly do love having all four seasons. Where we Read more >

Indiana History Center

I’m no stranger to the Indiana History Center in Indy. I’ve visited numerous times and I always enjoy and learn so much from their exhibits (see a post from my visit in 2013 here). But I love holiday events and Read more >