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Columbus: A Hidden Gem

The phrase “home is where the heart is” makes me think of one place and one place only, Columbus, Indiana. Born & raised in Columbus, I never really appreciated what it had to offer until I moved away to Indianapolis Read more >

Marshmallow Classes at 240Sweet (#video)

If you’re curious as to how marshmallows are made, then visit 240Sweet in Columbus, Indiana for a demonstration from one of the country’s best producers. Read more >

6 Tips for Shopping at Edinburgh Premium Outlets

If you’re heading to the Edinburgh Premium Outlets this holiday season, you’ll want to read these six tips to save time and money. Read more >

Hackman’s Farm Market in Columbus, Indiana

This week I experienced a right of passage for every parent: I went on my first field trip with my oldest son’s preschool class. It’s October, so naturally we were heading to a pumpkin patch! Our destination was Hackman’s Farm Read more >

Musillami’s in Columbus, Indiana

One of the best aspects of being from wherever you’re from is that you know all the hidden gems in your town or city. One of my favorite off-the-beaten path treats in Columbus is Musillami’s. Musillami’s is a drive-in restaurant, similar Read more >

Experience Aviation Up Close at Columbus Municipal Airport

I fondly remember going to the airport with my parents, nose pressed up against the giant window, trying to get a really good look at the huge airplanes. But because of tighter security measures at major airports across the country, it’s Read more >

New Restaurants, Fun Events Coming to The Commons

When I last wrote about The Commons, the new, multi-million dollar community and recreation center in downtown Columbus, Indiana, it was still under construction and had not yet opened to the public. I’m happy to report that The Commons, which opened in Read more >

Ethnic Expo Excitment

I grew up in Columbus, Indiana, a small, but progressive Midwestern town with a strong dose of progressive thinking and human diversity. So it is only appropriate for me to blog about the Ethnic Expo, an event you don’t want to Read more >

Ethnic Expo in Columbus, Indiana October 7-8

One of my favorite aspects of living in Columbus, Indiana, is the international diversity you find here. It’s very typical in any gathering of people at a public place in town to hear several languages being spoken. This diversity is primarily Read more >

American Girl Fashion Show Coming to Columbus

If you asked me to look back on all the memorable Christmas holidays I experienced as a young girl, I could tell you right away which one stands out the most. It was definitely the Christmas morning that I opened Read more >