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Hints for Last-Minute Mother’s Day Plans

Mother’s Day is approaching and you’re in a tight spot—you’ve forgotten to plan. Many restaurants are booked with reservations. Think creative to show love and appreciation for your mum. Think ‘no reservations needed’. If weather is cooperative where you live Read more >

Chocolate for the Spirit- Valentine’s Day Trip Idea

On a recent visit to the Indianapolis City Market  a friend and I spied the Chocolate for the Spirit vendor.  Being chocolate aficionados, naturally, we had to check it out. What immediately caught our attention with Chocolate for the Spirit was the Read more >

Indy’s Modern City Market with a History

When a friend and I first visited City Market in downtown Indianapolis recently, I didn’t expect to be impressed. But I was! There are two levels in City Market. Vendors sell their wares on the main floor. When it’s time to Read more >

Is There Any Place More Beautiful Than Indy at Christmas?

  I may be biased but there may not be a more beautiful Hoosier city at Christmas than Indianapolis.  The best part of Indianapolis is not just seeing it from above. Dozens of activities are available during the season that 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 >

Brownsburg Toy Store Offers More Than Fun

Recently I visited Wilbur’s Lincolnwood Toy Store in Brownsburg near Indianapolis. I had discovered the store while viewing the list of Indiana’s Top 10 Toy Stores. The shop is based near Brownsburg’s downtown area in a structure that is more Read more >

Indiana Artisan Marketplace

Only once a year, the state’s highest-quality Artisans come together to showcase their wares and it is coming – THIS WEEKEND! The 2015 Indiana Artisan Marketplace …The marketplace provides the opportunity to meet the state’s exceptional artisans and share in Read more >

No age limit on fun at Indiana’s best local toy and hobby store!

No age limit on fun at Indiana’s best local toy and hobby store! Where will you find a good old-fashioned, 16,000 square foot toy store that is teeming with toys, appealing to both kids and adults, and was voted Indiana’s Read more >