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Delphi’s Opera House, Garden Gate Tea House

Indiana has so many charming small towns. I love discovering each new jewel! They affirm my family’s choice to reside here—we’re never bored! Our latest discovery is the town of Delphi. Located in Carroll County, it is 20 minutes northeast Read more >

It’s a Beef & Boards Christmas 2014

It seems like it was just a few weeks ago that I was writing about the Beef & Boards Christmas special, looking forward to last year’s performance. Here it is a couple days before I get to attend again, and Read more >

Amish Acres, Quilt Gardens are Nappanee Treasures!

Nappanee in Elkhart County ( is a fun place to visit in fall. My husband and I started our tour by checking in to the Homespun Country Inn (302 N Main St, in downtown Nappanee. We just had time 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 >

Watching The Tempest at White River State Park

Call it serendipity, call it blind luck, call it a mystic spell that took me to some remote island, but Saturday night found my two youngest kids, Emma and Ben, and me at White River State Park to see Heartland Read more >

Back With the Church Basement Ladies at Beef & Boards

If there’s one show that I absolutely clamor for at Beef & Boards Dinner Theatre, it’s the Church Basement Ladies. This month, Beef & Boards is showing A Mighty Fortress Is Our Basement, bringing Mrs. Snustad, Mrs. Gilmerson, Karin Engelson, Read more >

Beef & Boards’ Mary Poppins A Refreshing Departure From Original

You do things for your kids when they’re young, like sitting through the same Disney movie over and over 18 times in a single week. It’s why a lot of parents are familiar with the whole Disney pantheon. It’s how Read more >

Beef & Boards to Show Cole Porter’s “Anything Goes”

Cole Porter is coming to the Beef & Boards Theatre from April 3 to May 11 with his 80-year-old nautical classic, Anything Goes. It’s the same old story: boy-meets-girl-on-ship, girl-has-fiance-on-ship, hilarity-ensues. The boy and girl in question — Billy Crocker Read more >

Beef & Boards Kicks Off 2014 Season With ‘Lend Me A Tenor’

It’s a rare event for Beef & Boards Dinner Theatre to do a regular play with little to no singing. But when they do, it’s always a special treat for me. This year, Beef & Boards kicked off their upcoming Read more >