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Shop Small All Year Long – 6 Must Stop Shops in Madison & Vevay

For several years, there’s been a nationwide movement to Shop Small on the Saturday after Thanksgiving. To me, this was like a mandate to go shopping so I headed off to some of my favorite places.   Here are 6 of Read more >

Yelp Bazaar: Top Five Gifts to Share Your Hoosier Pride

We are less than a month away from your favorite shopping event of the year. That’s right, Yelp Indy is bringing the Bazaar back for another round of free shopping and celebration. The Bazaar will fill the Central  Library with Read more >

Hints for Last-Minute Mother’s Day Plans

Mothers Day is approaching and youre in a tight spotyouve 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 >

Grab a Girlfriend for Fort Wayne’s Vera Bradley Outlet Sale

It had scared the wits out of me for years. The Vera Bradley Outlet Salehas been held in the Allen County War Memorial Coliseum in Fort Wayne for more than a decade. The 2016 Vera Bradley Annual Sale will take Read more >

Chocolate for the Spirit- Valentine’s Day Trip Idea

On a recent visit to the Indianapolis City Marketa friend and I spied the Chocolate for the Spiritvendor. 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 Marketin 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 its 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 >

Great Dining and Shopping in Amish Country

Now that school is back in session, our thoughts turn to cooler weather well, maybe its not cooler right now but within a few weeks! And cooler weather brings the idea of holidays and shopping. Why not get a 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 Wilburs Lincolnwood Toy Store in Brownsburg near Indianapolis. I had discovered the store while viewing the list of Indianas Top 10 Toy Stores. The shop is based near Brownsburgs downtown area in a structure that is more Read more >