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Sweet Sites at Fort Wayne’s Festival of Gingerbread

I’m not a terribly crafty person so I admire people who are talented at making intriguing items with their hands. I love the Festival of Gingerbread at the Fort Wayne History Center for that reason. I can’t imagine creating any Read more >

Amish Acres, Quilt Gardens are Nappanee Treasures!

Nappanee in Elkhart County (www.nappaneechamber.com) is a fun place to visit in fall. My husband and I started our tour by checking in to the Homespun Country Inn (302 N Main St, www.homespuninn.com) in downtown Nappanee. We just had time Read more >

“Dear Santa…”

Santa Claus, Indiana, is celebrating a remarkable event this year; the 100th anniversary of the Santa Letters program. Our little town has spent the past century helping Santa answer the hundreds of thousands of letters that have flooded the post Read more >

The Farmhouse Restaurant

Last year I visited Fair Oaks Farms with my family and you can learn all about the educational experience they offer here. But when I heard earlier this year that they were opening a new restaurant – The Farmhouse Restaurant Read more >

Fort Wayne’s Johnny Appleseed Festival — Fun for Families!

Johnny Appleseed Festival Video I love the Johnny Appleseed Festival for so many reasons. I have attended at least 20 times during my lifetime so I can give an educated evaluation for my affection for this huge event in my Read more >

Botanical Conservatory a great escape in Fort Wayne

There is something inherently peaceful and soothing about nature. Its quiet and solitude in unlike any other, and its beauty is unmatched. It can be difficult sometimes in the hustle and bustle of urban living to find a time and Read more >