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Summer is the Time to ‘Tak-in’ a Hoosier Zoo

The sun is shining which means thousands of animals throughout Indiana’s zoos are smiling — at least the ones that like warm weather. Indiana’s zoos have a plethora of opportunities to view traditional animals like giraffes to the unusual like Read more >

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 >

Conner Prairie Re-Opens for Spring

Today’s the day! It’s Opening Weekend for the outdoor grounds at Conner Prairie! The Conner home Prairietown, the Nature Walk, the Civil War Journey, and everything else on the outdoor grounds re-opens today. The entire weekend of March 24-27, which falls on Read more >

Soothe Your Palate at 2nd Annual Savor the South Shore Event

In my area we’re experiencing another cold snap. But I’m standing up to Old Man Winter and saying, ‘No more! I refuse to miss the 2nd Annual Savor the South Shore event! I don’t know who came up with the great Read more >

Celebrate Chocolate Lover’s Weekend at Oliver Winery

Isn’t it nice that Valentine’s Day falls on a Sunday? For people in the southern part of the state that day of rest and relaxation can become a time of indulgence by participating in the Chocolate Lover’s Weekend with the 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 >

Derby Dinner Playhouse Entertains, Educates

I love theatrical productions, everything from community theater to Broadway shows. That’s why one of my newest finds in the Hoosier state — the Derby Dinner Playhouse is exciting! Derby Dinner, as per its nickname, is located in Clarksville across the Read more >