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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 >

Danville Chocolate Walk

It’s February and if you aren’t thinking about chocolate then you need to be. And what better way than to participate in the Danville Chocolate Walk. But, this isn’t your typical walk – 5k or otherwise … this one is Read more >

Sail Your Cares Away at Winona Lake

A sense of peace filled me as I strolled down Chestnut St. in Winona Lake one early morning. And I do mean Down! The inn is located high on a hill that would intimidate me in winter!   I like Read more >

Botanical Conservatory a great escape in Fort Wayne

There is something inherently peaceful and soothing about nature. Its quiet and solitude in unlike any other, and its beauty is unmatched. It can be difficult sometimes in the hustle and bustle of urban living to find a time and Read more >

Be cozy, be satisfied, b on the River.

My fellow college students can agree that one of the best things about coming home for the holidays is gorging at favorite locals restaurants. Having lived in Elkhart for my entire life, the restaurants I frequent don’t change much. However, Read more >

Jefferson Pointe – A Wonderful Winter Shopping Experience

Up here in northeast Indiana, the Christmas season is usually personified by crowded malls, busy stores and tons of people rushing about – inside. But there’s a different shopping experience to have at Jefferson Pointe, located in Fort Wayne. This Read more >

CNN Calls Santa Claus, Indiana One of “10 Most Christmassy Destinations” on Earth

You just can’t go wrong with a name like Santa Claus if you want to be all about Christmas. Christmas lights displays. Arts and craft shows. A candy castle?! Come on, what is more Christmassy than a freaking castle filled Read more >