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Indiana Foodways Alliance’s 10 Top Picks for Holiday Treats

The Holidays are quickly approaching so start planning now for your traditions and  festivities. Bring a new tradition to the table whether it is fine wine or fine chocolates, stop by one of Indiana Foodways Alliance’s Top Picks for your Read more >

Trains on Main, a Rising Sun Tradition

As a young girl growing up near Pittsburgh, some of my fondest Christmas memories include the vast holiday decorating my parents would undertake. Dad–the original Clark Griswold of Christmas Vacation movie famewith trees, wreaths, and thousands (and thousands) of lights Read more >

Illuminate Your Holiday at Marions Walkway of Lights

Im not complaining about the moderate temps weve been experiencing (at least in northern Indiana). Its certainly better than snow in my book. But I admit the gray skies weve had instead had left me a little down. I knew Read more >

Thanksgiving Weekend Fun in Southern Indiana

Thanksgiving is one of my favorite holiday breaks because you have an automatic four day weekend and there is no pressure of gifts – only good food. So, let me do you a favor and plan some things for you Read more >

Garfield Park – Indianapolis

Each summer I attempt to create a summer bucket list that guides our activities. There are usually a few places we don’t get to and this year one of those was Garfield Park. So when I heard they had some Read more >

Fair Oaks Farms – Holiday Farm Frenzy

Looking for a unique event this coming weekend? Holiday Farm Frenzy is a NEW event for Fair Oaks Farms. It combines shopping, food, twinkling lights and kids activities for one day of fun. On Saturday, December 20 (yes, THIS Saturday) Read more >

Travel Channel takes Santa for a ride

When you work and live in a town named Santa Claus, everyday life can be somewhat surreal. For example: If you’re a wrestling fan, you may recognize Mick Foley behind the beard. Jolly ol’ Saint Mick may be a WWE Read more >

“Dear Santa…”

Santa Claus, Indiana, is celebrating a remarkable event this year; the 100th anniversary of the Santa Letters program. Our little town has spent the past century helping Santa answer the hundreds of thousands of letters that have flooded the post Read more >