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The Antique Shop in Madison Where You Can Find Your Inner Artist

A historic town on the Ohio River, Madison is a wonderful place to visit, and it is home to great shopping and art. One shop provides great antiques and the ability to channel your inner artist. Little Golden Fox is Read more >

An Antique Shopping Marathon on the Junkin’ Trail

About 2 years ago, in the rolling hills of southeast Indiana, a handful of antique shops banded together and to organize the Southeast Indiana Junkin’ Trail. They haven’t stopped since: every year the trail has grown, adding new members. They now Read more >

This Lakeside Restaurant Has Delighted Diners for 50+ Years

Steuben County in the northeastern part of the state is a water lovers paradise. With 101 lakes of varying sizes, the area is filled with summer lake-goers who are busy boating, fishing, hanging at the sandbars and swimming all day. So when Read more >

5 Restaurants With Incredible Views of the Ohio River

The Ohio River is one of the attractions that draw people to southeast Indiana. The river valley with its beautiful rolling hills and stunning scenery differentiates southeastern Indiana from other parts of the state. Most people who visit like to Read more >

Families Can’t Believe the Fun at This Indiana Zoo

From petting a string ray to feeding the giraffes, there are so many reasons why the Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo ranks among the top mid-sized zoos in the country and is one of the top attractions in Northeast Indiana. My 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 >

This Restaurant Serves Farm-to-Table Flavors You Have to Taste to Believe

A couple of years ago, I had planned to take my visiting brother & sister-in-law to The Restaurant at Walhill Farm in Batesville but they ate so much lunch that they decided to forego dinner. It’s taken me a while Read more >

The 5 Stops Everyone Must Make in Kokomo

My kids and I recently spent the day in Kokomo and despite it being a horribly rainy day, we had a fantastic time exploring the city and it’s treasures. Prior to the trip, I was guided to a lengthy list of Read more >

Treasure Hunters Love This Southern Indiana Antique Market

On the first Sunday in May, Martha and I dusted off our hunting gear (tote bags, wheeled cart, good walking shoes) and headed out at the crack of dawn for the opening of hunting season at the Tri-State Antique Market Read more >

Go Full “Flying Squirrel” at Huntington’s Zip Timber Lake

Every once in a while, it’s good to get out of our comfort zone and try something new. Well in this case, I decided to put my abilities and fears to the test and signed up for the 8 zip Read more >