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Summer is the Time to ‘Tak-in’ a Hoosier Zoo

The sun is shining which means thousands of animals throughout Indiana’s zoos are smiling — at least the ones that like warm weather. Indiana’s zoos have a plethora of opportunities to view traditional animals like giraffes to the unusual like Read more >

Hints for Last-Minute Mother’s Day Plans

Mother’s Day is approaching and you’re in a tight spot—you’ve forgotten to plan. Many restaurants are booked with reservations. Think creative to show love and appreciation for your mum. Think ‘no reservations needed’. If weather is cooperative where you live Read more >

Celebrate Fiber Arts Festival at Salomon Farm

I love to see kids experience live farm animals face-to-face like sheep, alpacas, goats, rabbits. Dozens of these furry creatures will be hand at the petting zoo at the annual Salomon Farm Fiber Arts Festival in Fort Wayne on Friday Read more >

Grab a Girlfriend for Fort Wayne’s Vera Bradley Outlet Sale

It had scared the wits out of me for years. The Vera Bradley Outlet Sale has been held in the Allen County War Memorial Coliseum in Fort Wayne for more than a decade. The 2016 Vera Bradley Annual Sale will take Read more >

Fort Wayne’s Embassy Theatre Unveils New Features

The Avett Brothers were a new name to me, but knowing they combine bluegrass, country, punk, pop melodies, folk, rock and roll, indie rock, honky tonk and ragtime is intriguing. I might have to give it a go!   For Read more >

A Wild (And Fashionable) Spring Break in Fort Wayne

Well, I’ve given you the run down on some great places in Indy (White River State Park), but now it’s time to focus on Northern Indiana – Fort Wayne. I’ve been to the city several times and it never disappoints, Read more >

Don’t Miss Fort Wayne’s Winterval!

Winterval … What a lovely word that immediately makes me interested to know more! It is exactly what you might guess it means – a combination of winter and a festival and Downtown Fort Wayne has it.On Saturday, January 30, 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 >

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 >

Little bit of the East Coast Right in Fort Wayne

Hopefully if you’ve been to Fort Wayne you’ve heard of Fort Wayne’s Famous Coney Island. I have to (sadly) admit, that I’d been to the city several times and only on my last visit was able to experience this place Read more >