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The ‘Magnificent’ New Animals at One of America’s Best Zoos

While checking off our summer bucket list I was reminded about the NEW macaw exhibit at the Indianapolis Zoo. It opened earlier this summer and we just now had the chance to see it! These beautiful birds are one of the Read more >

3 Must See Historic Mansions Along the Ohio River

The Ohio River Scenic Byway winding through southeast Indiana is one of the prettiest drives in the country. The Byway follows the river through thriving small towns full of history and beautiful 19th century architecture. If you’re a history buff, Read more >

You’ve Got to Try This Eatery in Evansville

I always enjoy my trips to Evansville. There is more to do than meets the eye and I think I’ve been to most of the go to places. This time around, I got to try a new eatery in Evansville, Read more >

History, Food, Fun &… Guns? 4 Must Stops in Vincennes

I’m a bit ashamed to admit I have never spent an extended amount of time in Vincennes. We spent a good part of a day there and could have spent even more time, so we will have to plan a Read more >

Wine, Dine & Unwind at This Historic Farm & Winery

When you’re in southeast Indiana and ask people what to do, I guarantee someone will say, “You need to visit Stream Cliff Farm.” People visit Stream Cliff for all kinds of reasons: to dine, taste wine, buy plants, enjoy the Read more >

You Have To See These Beautiful Gardens in Madison

Are you searching for signs of spring? Madison in Bloom Spring Garden Tour is a sure sign that spring has arrived in southeast Indiana. For 2 weekends, May 13-14 and 20-21, 2017, you can explore (not just peek through the Read more >

Planes, Ice Cream &… A Giant Toilet? Family Fun in Columbus

It had been awhile since I spent a day in Columbus and Spring Break gave us the opportunity to do just that a few weeks ago. We spent a full day there and didn’t even hit it all! kidscommons – Read more >

Flowers, Fudge & Fun at this Southern Indiana Greenhouse

My figs are starting to leaf out so spring must be trying to arrive in southeast Indiana. That means it’s time to start planting, so I’m off to visit McCabe’s Greenhouse & Floral, 1066 W Eads Pkwy in Lawrenceburg. This Read more >

4 Batesville Shops Locals Have Loved for Nearly 400 Years

I hadn’t visited Batesville for a while and wanted to see the new renovations at The Sherman so I picked up a couple of friends and headed up SR 129 to check things out. A theme of sorts began to Read more >

These Five Outdoor Adventures Await You in Hamilton County

When the winter weather wanes, it’s time to head outdoors and shake off the hibernation. Soak up some sun and try something new in Hamilton County, Indiana – just north of Indy. Five suggestions to get your imagination running wild: Read more >