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Honor Hoosier Military at Indiana War Memorial Museum

As we approach one of the most patriotic days of the year for Americans – Veteran’s Day on November 11, consider showing your respect for our nation’s military people by visiting a place dedicated to commemorating the effort, courage and sacrifices Read more >

Triple XXX Family Restaurant- West Lafayette

Some people want to tell you about the best thing that happened to them on vacation. I’m telling you the worst thing – not living closer to Triple XXX Family Restaurant in West Lafayette. I had heard about this 119-year-old Read more >

Canal Rides at Delphi’s Harvest Festival

You’ve always wanted to experience the thrill of riding in a canal boat, right? You’ve got a chance this weekend in Delphi during Harvest Festival. Canal rides closed for the season on Labor Day weekend. But on October 17, you Read more >

Delphi’s Opera House, Garden Gate Tea House

Indiana has so many charming small towns. I love discovering each new jewel! They affirm my family’s choice to reside here—we’re never bored! Our latest discovery is the town of Delphi. Located in Carroll County, it is 20 minutes northeast Read more >

Fairmount’s James Dean Festival

I like old cars. I’ve no particular favorites, but especially anything red (that is my favorite color). So attending car shows is a pleasurable activity for me as I imagine the days when these classics were new and cruised Main Read more >

Forks of the Wabash Pioneer Festival

  Fall is my favorite season, mainly because one of my favorite events of the year takes place – Forks of the Wabash Pioneer Festival. This annual festival, held at Hier’s Park (547 S. Briant Street) in Huntington, began in Read more >

A Fun Family Experience at Conner Prairie

I think I mentioned this before, but years ago (really!) I worked at Conner Prairie and I loved it. Being born and raised on a farm, I always related to the outdoor areas and have loved watching the growth over Read more >

Public Enemy #1 Re-Locates to Crown Point

  Bet that headline grabbed your attention! I’ll explain. Back in 1933, John Dillinger roamed the nation, creating havoc as he robbed, killed and threatened the safety of American citizens. On July 22, 1933, Dillinger was gunned down by Federal Read more >

Pea-fections Restaurant in Vincennes

Pea-fections Restaurant in Vincennes Pea-fections Restaurant in Vincennes is just about the cutest café I’ve frequented in a long while. It is named after its owner, Becky Pea, who started the business with husband Bill in 1996. They are professional Read more >