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Ft. Wayne has its own Willy Wonka Factory–DeBrand Fine Chocolates!

Hello! My name is Haley Deiser and I am a senior public relations and advertising major at Butler University. I am a creative thinker, ad nerd, avid doodler, chocolate-aholic, and natural red head. You can find me most days rising Read more >

Favorite FREE Kid Activities at the State Fair! (#INStateFair)

I’m heading to the fair several times this week with my 3-year-old and have already scoured the program for the free activities to make the most of our visit. Wonder Trail – Pick up your kit at the Indiana Farm Read more >

State Fair Discounts and Freebies (#INStateFair)

Are you headed to the fair this year? If so, you need to be aware of some cost-saving tips before you leave … and remember it is the year of the Dairy Cow so you’ll be seeing plenty of “Buttercup” Read more >

Two Indiana Towns on “Best Small Towns” List

Both Bloomington and Santa Claus, Ind. are finalists in Rand McNally and USA Today’s search for the country’s best small towns in its Best of the Road contest. On June 15, ten amateur “road rally” teams begin visiting the towns in Read more >

New Day Meadery: Taking it to the Next Level

Taking it to the next level…that is exactly what Brett Canaday and Tia Agnew of New Day Meadery did when they realized that their house was overflowing with wine bottles. Canady and Agnew began as hobbyist beekeepers and they used Read more >

A Choco-licious Adventure Awaits in Richmond

What do you get when you cross Willy Wonka with the Amazing Race? Answer: the delicious adventure known as the Wayne County Chocolate Trail. As a treat (no pun intended) for my daughter Annie’s  8th grade graduation, I took her Read more >