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Trains on Main, a Rising Sun Tradition

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

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 >

Is There Any Place More Beautiful Than Indy at Christmas?

  I may be biased but there may not be a more beautiful Hoosier city at Christmas than Indianapolis.  The best part of Indianapolis is not just seeing it from above. Dozens of activities are available during the season that Read more >

Celebrate Christmas in Fort Wayne!

Make time in your Christmas schedule to visit the friendly city of Fort Wayne this year. There’s so much to do! This video may help you make decisions on which to do first! Here are my favorites: Downtown’s Annual Holiday Read more >

Santa arrives by seaplane, kicks-off 2015 Ohio County holiday events

When your Main Street begins at the beautiful Ohio River waterfront that’s all the more reason to have Santa Claus arrive by seaplane! The public is invited to meet on Front Street in Rising Sun on Friday, December 4 around Read more >

A Scary Good Time at Holiday World’s Halloween Weekends

This is my third year to visit Holiday World during their Happy Halloween Weekends and it is becoming a must for our family. We spent two days at the park packing in all of the fun they have like … Read more >

Travel Channel takes Santa for a ride

When you work and live in a town named Santa Claus, everyday life can be somewhat surreal. For example: If you’re a wrestling fan, you may recognize Mick Foley behind the beard. Jolly ol’ Saint Mick may be a WWE Read more >

Kokomo’s Seiberling Mansion– Christmas Delight

If you want to experience a breathtakingly beautiful home decorated for the holidays, tour the Seiberling Mansion in Kokomo. With 20 rooms and just about that many Christmas trees the home that was built during Kokomo’s gas boom in late Read more >