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One of a Kind Gifts Are Back!


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


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 >

Southern Indiana Beer Trail, Day 1

Last month, I had so much fun dreaming up the Northwestern and Northern Indiana Beer Trails, I decided to do it again, and come up with one for Southern Indiana. Our imaginary itinerary took three days to cover, because we Read more >

Vera Bradley Contest

Vera Bradley Outlet Sale

Don’t tell me you aren’t familiar with Vera Bradley. I just won’t believe you. You can be anywhere in the country and are likely to spot one of her famous purses, bags or even eyeglass cases. That is why if Read more >