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National Maple Syrup Festival

National Maple Syrup Festival

The 5th National Maple Syrup Festival is coming to the beautiful hills of Brown County, Indiana on March 5-8! I have been every year and each year it gets bigger and (even) better. This is a great event for the whole family and a perfect day-trip in March.         The location for this…

presidential pardon turkey flock 2014

Cooper Farms Presidential Pardon Turkey Flock 2014 #PresidentialTurkey14

Did YOU know that there was such a thing as a Presidential Pardon Turkey Flock 2014? Have you ever heard of a turkey getting the ‘Presidential pardon‘ every year? My family and I learned today what all of that entailed when we visited Cooper Farms in Ft Recovery, Ohio and their flock of Presidential hopefuls. When…

Indiana Caverns

Indiana Caverns -A Great Place to Visit on Fall Break!

We spent the day at Indiana Caverns over the weekend so we could catch the last few hours of a historic dig coordinated by the Indiana State Museum. Both of my sons are budding geologists so anything involving rocks, science of rocks or even better- ice age fossil recoveries- are not to be missed! It’s an…

Country Dairy

Country Dairy Tour #PureMichigan @MilkMeansMore

Country Dairy One of the best ways to immerse yourself in a new place is to do a quick check online to see what agritourism hot spots are in the area where you live or are traveling. From wineries to cheesemongers- chances are there is something to learn wherever you are. Earlier this summer my…

Amish Indiana

A Trip to Amish Indiana

Amish Indiana – tradition, heritage, beauty and wisdom. A few weeks ago my family and I took a trip to northern Indiana to the heart of Amish Indiana. Having never been there before we were going to have new experiences and were excited to get started. Like I have shared in my ‘Family Travel’ section…

Indiana Dunes Lakeshore

Indiana Dunes Lakeshore

Indiana Dunes Lakeshore There are things we do every year as a family that my kids look forward to. Heck- I look forward to them as well. But these little events that we love are the ones that are filled with downtime, good food, no alarms set, beach reads and frisbees. Flip flops, 3 days…

Traverse City

Traverse City, Michigan- Sips, Sights and Snacks

Traverse City , Michigan- Our Summer Trip Ever since we got back from Traverse City, Michigan a few weeks ago I have been going on and on about we cannot wait to go back. From the beautiful drive from our doorstep to theirs, this was a trip where not one of us had one complaint….

Bonobo Winery

Sneak Peek of Bonobo Winery, Old Mission Peninsula- Traverse City, Michigan

Preview of Bonobo Winery Earlier this summer you may have noticed that we were in Michigan for a while. We started in Traverse City, then traveled southwest to Silver Lake, Holland then home. It was one of the best trips we have ever taken and we were only 7-ish hours from home. I cannot overstate…


Visiting Corydon, Indiana on a Father’s Day Adventure!

Corydon Indiana   I was at a loss as to what to do to celebrate Father’s Day with my family.  We asked my husband what he wanted to do and he said ‘Surprise me’. Now I don’t know about you, but those words strike fear in even the best of weekend planners. I wanted to…


West Baden Springs and a Romantic Renewal

West Baden , French Lick Indiana – Repost from 8/2012! As my families summer travel season is winding down, I wanted to end on a high note.  I started at the top, most northern part of Indiana, and worked my way southward.  Our road trip adventures ended in scenic and historic  West Baden and French Lick , Indiana….