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You’ll Fall in Love With Autumn South of Indy

The leaves are changing colors a little earlier this year, meaning the trees will show their peak colors the first two weeks of October, but should remain colorful all month. It setting up to be a beautiful autumn South of Indy. Read more >

The ‘Magnificent’ New Animals at One of America’s Best Zoos

While checking off our summer bucket list I was reminded about the NEW macaw exhibit at the Indianapolis Zoo. It opened earlier this summer and we just now had the chance to see it! These beautiful birds are one of the Read more >

You Have to See This Tropical Oasis in… Central Indiana?

The Garfield Park Conservatory and Sunken Garden sits nestled in Indy’s near southside. For those wishing to escape into a tropical oasis, or retreat into the beauty of a formal garden this spring and summer, a trip to Garfield Park Read more >

America Voted & The Best Museum for Families is in Indy!

The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis has received top honors in the USA TODAY / 10Best Reader’s Choice poll! In March 2017, readers across the country voted for the best museum for families in the nation and when the votes were Read more >

MMMM …. Cake!

Have you heard of The Cake Bake Shop in Broad Ripple (a trendy, hip community on the north side of Indianapolis)?Delectable Cake. Check.Adorable location. Check.Insanely incredible (albeit girly) atmosphere. Check. I can’t begin to describe what this place encompasses. It Read more >

Peaceful Relaxation Awaits You at Willowfield Lavender Farm

If you are looking for a peaceful, relaxing experience around Indy, I found your place. Nestled just 45 minutes southwest of Indy lies Willowfield Lavender Farm.Let me first introduce you to Kiernan and Elizabeth … the wonderfully adorable owners of Read more >

Discover History in the Indianapolis City Market Catacombs

Have you ever visited the Indianapolis City Market? The market is home to over 25 locally-owned and operated small businesses and is your choice of ethnic eateries, from-scratch snacks, boutique goods and more … BUT what you might not know Read more >

Have an Amazing Spring Break in Indy

Spring Break is quickly approaching and it seems like I’m hearing about all sorts of fun things to do in the state. So, let’s start with Indy … White River State Park to be exact.If you don’t know about White Read more >

Immature Food for Mature People

There’s no reason to be ashamed of cheesy-mac cravings or Pop-Tarts penchants. Several Indy eateries are offering a sophisticated spin on these childhood staples, because let’s be honest, kid’s foodtrumps all. 1. Scratchtruck “Scratch Grilled Cheese, oh how I love Read more >

Take in Sacred Journeys at the Children’s Museum of Indianapolis

It’s no secret that I’m a regular visitor to The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis. The combination of living 15 minutes away, having a child living at home and a membership card in my wallet makes it an easy decision … Read more >