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Girlmore Girls on Netflix and 7 Reasons Westfield Is Like Stars Hollow

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#WestfieldIN – We can finally watch Gilmore Girls on Netflix, and I could not be more excited! It’s been a favorite show for many years, and I even named one of my kids after the characters. That’s why one of my favorite things about living in Westfield is the small town atmosphere. I feel like […]

International Festival Brings Art and Diversity To Carmel

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#CarmelIN – On a sun drenched weekend which welcomed a taste of the last remnants of summer weather, Carmel’s Arts & Design District was greeted with a picture perfect setting for its annual International Arts Festival. The 17 International Arts Festival to take place in Carmel, it hosts a plethora of art available for purchase while […]

Ted’s Montana Grill in Clay Terrace (Photos)

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#CarmelIN – On our anniversary, my husband and I decided to use a gift card we had received to enjoy a nice dinner at Ted’s Montana Grill. It’s ordinarily a little out of our price range, but it’s always worth it and makes for a fabulous special occasion meal. The service is always awesome, though […]

Plans For Grand Park Fieldhouse Announced

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#WestfieldIN – Plans for a $ 6 million indoor sports facility to be built in Westfield’s Grand Park has been revealed Tuesday. A group of private investors have come together to fund the facility which will be known as “Grand Park Fieldhouse.” Andy Card, a local Fishers investor, is among the investors who plan on funding the facility. Grand […]

Zionsville Named Safest Small Town in America

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#ZionsvilleIN – Zionsville was named the safest small town in America in a recent blog post by Movoto Real Estate which factored in crime rate to determine the rankings of small towns across the U.S. U.S. towns with populations between 5,000 and 25,000 people were considered for America’s safest small town.   How Movoto came to […]

Last Chance Outdoor Concert at Coxhall Gardens

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#CarmelIN — Coxhall Gardens in Carmel, Indiana is a serene park operated by Hamilton County Parks & Recreation. It’s a great place to head when you need to get away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life. But even quiet respites can surprise us sometimes. Between the park’s two matching clocktowers is The Centerpiece, […]

6 Photos that are Undeniably Carmel

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#CarmelIN – Carmel, Indiana is a unique city north of Indianapolis. Clay Terrace, the Art & Design District, West Clay — Carmel’s personality is really unmatched in the area, and we have the pictures to prove it. Here are some of my favorite Carmel Indiana photos: Even the water towers are fancy in Carmel. This […]

New Sun King Brewery Location To Open in Fishers

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#FishersIN – Sun King Brewing Company is set to open a second location in Fishers with plans to start brewing at the location on July 1, 2015 – the breweries sixth anniversary. Kincaid Drive and Park Central Drive is the area in Fishers which Sun King Brewery will be building its new location. Sun King is coming close […]

Mellow Mushroom in Carmel: Delicious Pizza, Fun Decor

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#CarmelIN – One of my favorite places to eat in Carmel, Indiana is Mellow Mushroom. It’s quirky, unusual decor creates a fun, light atmosphere for a casual lunch or family dinner. I’m fairly new to Mellow Mushroom, having missed the significance of this unassuming pizzeria, but I’ve quickly become a fan. The first time I […]

Westfield Businesses Rock Homecoming

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#WestfieldIN – Westfield Homecoming 2014 is upon us — as evident by my kids’ interesting outfits today. It’s Spirit Week at all Westfield schools this week, and I’m just waiting to see which kid begs to wear my Wonder Woman race socks for Crazy Sock Day. The parade will take place on Thursdsay at 5:30, […]

Bub’s Burgers & Ice Cream Set To Open in Fishers

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#FishersIN – Bub’s Burgers & Ice Cream will be setting up shop in Fisher’s Nickle Plate District and is expected to open its doors next year according to an article by the Indianapolis Star. Fishers will be Bub’s Burgers & Ice Cream’s fourth location with its other locations residing in Carmel, Bloomington and Zionsville. Carmel is the founding […]

Photos from the Past

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#WestfieldIN – Over the weekend, my family attended the Voices from the Past Living History Walk. This is an amazing event in Westfield that brings our local history to life. The tour featured 6 vignettes to tell the stories of historical Westfield residents. It also included information on historical buildings, the Underground Railroad, and Quaker […]

Donaldson’s Offers World-Class Chocolate in Small Town Indiana

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#LebanonIN — Donaldson’s Finer Chocolates has been making milk and dark chocolate candies for nearly 50 years. Their secret recipe and consistent placement on various central Indiana “best-of” lists, including the 2014 Indy A-List for Best Chocolate, convince most that their creative confections will be good; but bite into a cracker sized sea-salt caramel and milk […]

Coming Soon in Westfield

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#WestfieldIN – Westfield, Indiana has been rapidly growing for as long as I’ve been around. We chose Westfield because my husband had fond memories of the town from a short period of time his family lived here. When we first visited and started searching for a home, he was floored by all the new businesses […]

Sigler’s: Where a Taste of the Past Is a Real Present

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Sigler’s Restaurant, located off State Road 39 between Lebanon and Mechanicsburg, Indiana is minutes away from better-known Boone County restaurants and miles from the trendy eateries found in Indianapolis. But when you walk into the 70-year old former bank, you’ll be dining in the past. And it’ll taste better than you remember. I must have […]

Hussey-Mayfield Library Offers Plenty for Adults

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Maybe it’s because as a child, I would walk to our local library every week to check out a new stack of books. Maybe it is because as a parent, I’ve spent time in libraries for story time, summer reading programs and research for school projects. Whatever the reason, I was happy to learn that […]

Arts and Design District Hosting First PorchFest

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#CarmelIN – very first Carmel PorchFest is happening this Sunday, September 14 in the Arts and Design District. Located just north of Main Street, a variety of bands will be performing. Instead of performing on a stage in park, these bands (43 in all) will be performing- you guessed it- on porches! Earlier this year, a […]

Fall into Fun in Fishers

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#FishersIN – The air has turned cooler, but the town of Fishers doesn’t slow down because the weather changes. In fact, there’s just as much, if not more, fun happening in September. Between Fall Movies in the Park, a Glow Party like you’ve never seen before, and a scavenger hunt of sorts, families in Fishers […]

Top Five Things To Do At the Zionsville Fall Festival

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Labor Day is an event which signifies the end of summer and the coming of fall. But in Zionsville another event also signals fall on the horizon, the annual Lions Club Fall Festival. This year marked the 61st Zionsville Fall Festival which serves as the largest fundraiser for the cities’ Lions Park. An event that […]

Habitat for Humanity ReStore

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Habitat for Humanity of Hamilton County is tucked away in Westfield, just north of US 32, behind the new Taco Bell. And just a little further back is a hidden gem you’ll want to track down. The Habitat for Humanity ReStore is a thrift shop for building supplies and home appliances. They work primarily through […]