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Veach’s Imagination Station and More Family Fun in Richmond!

Have you heard of Veach’s Imagination Station toy store in Richmond? If not, then I feel sorry for you.:) I was privileged to visit with my four-year-old daughter, Maggie, a few weeks ago. Oh. My. Word. We thought we would Read more >

Joseph Moore Museum of Natural History

If you are a parent to a young child then you can agree with me that long car trips are a definite no; the kids get tired, they want to stop at every Mc Donald’s you pass and then comes Read more >

Civic Theatres in Indiana

Yesterday, I wrote a blog post about live theatres around downtown Indianapolis. And while I missed a few theatres we have around town (Asante Children’s Theatre, Beef & Boards, as well as theatres out in the suburbs), I realized I Read more >

Richmond, Indiana — Now That’s Italian!

When I was a little girl, my family lived in Richmond, Indiana, where we belonged to St. Mary’s Church. I have a very clear memory of scores of Italian grandmothers descending on the school cafeteria to host Spaghetti Suppers. It Read more >

Galo’s Italian Grill in Richmond

One of the highlights of the weekend I spent in Richmond last fall was an outstanding dinner at Galo’s Italian Grill. Tucked away off the famous National Road, just look past all the chain restaurants and strip malls to this Read more >

Richmond Symphony Orchestra Brings Classical Music to East Central Indiana

I grew up in East Central Indiana, Muncie to be exact. When I was growing up, there were two symphony orchestras in the area: Muncie, and Richmond. At 37,000 people, Richmond is one of the smallest cities, if not the Read more >

Shopping in Richmond’s Depot District

My ideal type of shopping, especially at the holidays, is to wander from one unique store to the next instead of fighting the crowds at the mall. So I was really pleased to spend a couple of hours exploring Richmond’s 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 >

Warm Glow Candle Outlet

Perhaps you’re plotting roadside stops along your holiday vacation route to Grandma’s. Or maybe you’re looking for a great place to take your girlfriends for Christmas shopping. I’ve got your solution for both: Warm Glow Candle Outlet off of Exit Read more >