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Santa Claus Land of Lights in Southern Indiana

One of my favorite holiday traditions is to pile the kids into the car after dinner and drive around admiring Christmas lights. Such a simple way to enjoy time together as a family away from the crowds and the rushing Read more >

Christmas is bigger and brighter in Vevay

Christmas in Vevay, IN is bigger and brighter that you’d expect. From holiday parades to light displays and even visits from Santa, the small river town is the place to be at the holidays. Read more >

Indiana-Inspired Gift Ideas

This year, I’ve decided to buy local or from independent sources, So here are a few ideas for Indiana-inspired gifts for everyone on your list, regardless of interest. Read more >

Marion’s Walkway of Lights

For a few years of my life, I lived in Swayzee, Indiana, a REALLY small town roughly 25 minutes west of Marion, Indiana. Around the holiday season, we always made it a priority to go drive through the Walkway of Read more >

Christmas Fun in Brown County

The holidays are the time of year when we often feel torn in too many directions. While much of it is fun: cookie baking and tasting, tree lightings, visits with Santa, shopping, etc., it can also be quite overwhelming. It’s Read more >

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 >

Book a Night at the JW over Independence Day Week or Enter to Win! (#JWGiveaway #CONTEST CLOSED)

The skyline of Indianapolis certainly has changed over the past several years and the most distinct change is the addition of the JW Marriott complex. The striking blue curved building on the west side of downtown stands out for its modern features Read more >

Ringing in the New Year Around Indiana with Kids

You might think that when you embark on a life with young kids that celebrating New Year’s Eve is a thing of the past. Afterall, the typical New Year’s Eve late night soiree, with fancy clothing, loud music and lots Read more >