Books

Book Review: “100 Things to Do in Indiana Before You Die” by Jamie Ward

When Indiana comes to mind, what immediately enters your head? Is it corn? Maybe the Indianapolis 500, the Colts or the Pacers? For some, it’s probably one of those states in the middle of the country everyone flies over but can’t quite point to on a map. I hear you. I’ve lived here my whole life and know most people probably wouldn’t pick Indiana as a vacation spot. And even us Hoosiers don’t do state-cations […]

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Food

2022 Indiana State Fair Food Guide

The Indiana State Fair kicked off on Friday, July 29th! This year’s theme is Celebrating Automotive Excellence – whether it’s four wheels or four legs, the fair will recognize over 100+ years of transportation with everything from automobiles to horse driven buggies. Along with free concerts, a mullet contest, hot air balloon glow, 4-H exhibits and midway rides, you’ll find the Taste of the Fair. Twenty-two all new food and drink items have been added […]

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Travel

5 Things to Do in Fort Wayne, Indiana

My stay in Fort Wayne was hosted by Visit Fort Wayne, but all thoughts and opinions about my stay and activities are my own. Located in northeastern Indiana, Fort Wayne is the second largest city in the Hoosier state. It’s also a great day or weekend trip from Indianapolis, Chicago, South Bend, Detroit, Cleveland and many other Midwest cities. Whether you’re a solo traveler, couple or a family – there’s something for everyone in this […]

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Books

Book Review: ‘A Flicker in the Dark’ by Stacy Willingham

Twenty years ago, six teenage girls went missing in a small Louisiana town. Chloe Davis was just twelve at the time and when her father confessed to the murders, it left her with a lifetime of paranoia and post traumatic stress disorder. As she prepares for her wedding, it starts happening again, bringing back the awful memories of her teenage years. At first Chloe thinks it’s just a coincidence, but the more girls that go […]

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Travel

Valley of Fire State Park – Las Vegas Day Trip

Las Vegas, Nevada may be a gambling and party destination for many people, but if you’re looking for suggestions on how to spend some time off the strip, keep reading! Sin City is the jumping off point for several state and National Parks, including Valley of Fire State Park, Death Valley National Park, Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, Grand Canyon National Park and the Hoover Dam. This trip, we decided to spend a couple […]

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Travel

The Best Stops on an Arizona Road Trip

Arizona has some of the most amazing scenery in the United States and is home to three of our National Parks. If you are thinking about visiting The Grand Canyon State, a road trip is definitely the way to go. There are several routes you could take depending on time and I’ve put together a list of the best Arizona road trip stops you can’t miss. If you start in Tucson, plan on spending at […]

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