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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 >

Danville Chocolate Walk

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It’s February and if you aren’t thinking about chocolate then you need to be. And what better way than to participate in the Danville Chocolate Walk. But, this isn’t your typical walk – 5k or otherwise … this one is Read more >

Best of Indiana Winter Voting

‘Tis the season for two things people love: shopping and decorating! Here in Indiana, we are fortunate to have destinations devoted to both of these activities. Specifically, we love our locally owned toy and hobby shops and the many Christmas Read more >

The Legend of the Indianapolis Cherub

The Indianapolis Cherub is a long-standing Christmas tradition, started by graphic artist Virginia Holmes, who started her advertising career at L.S. Ayres. When it came time to design the Christmas catalog in 1946, they were short on merchandise and long Read more >

One of a Kind Gifts Are Back!

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Last year I highlighted Hendricks County one-of-a-kind gift guide and I’m happy to report … it is back!They have made their site so easy to use. You just pick the category you want to (kids, teens, women or men) and 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 Shopping

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My sister used to live in Huntington County … a long time ago. I haven’t been there since (and I’m sad to say that means it has been over 10 years). So … when I ventured up that way a Read more >

Three Rivers Festival is back!

Since 1969, Fort Wayne has celebrated the source of its founding, our three rivers, with a festival that brings the community together, the Three Rivers Festival. With each passing year, the festival grows and adds more fun to their lineup. This Read more >