Author: Crystal Paschal
Crystal Paschal grew up in Hendricks County, but now calls the north side of Indianapolis home. She is a wife, homeschooling mom, freelance writer, and author. Crystal writes about Indiana life and parenting on her blog, Mom For Less.

Latest Posts

Splash Island Indoor Waterpark Reopens

Posted on March 9, 2017 at 03:00 PM by Crystal Paschal

It was a hard winter for water lovers in Hendricks County. One of the best indoor places to swim, Planfield Parks and Recreation's indoor section of Splash Island , was closed for many months to take care of roof repairs. However, the indoor ... read more

Lucas Oil Raceway Announces 2017 Schedule

Posted on February 28, 2017 at 09:00 AM by Crystal Paschal

Spring means all kinds of great things in Central Indiana, but one of my favorites is the return of racing to Hendricks County. The 2017 season at Lucas Oil Raceway kicks off soon, and there's a great mix of everyone's favorite events and ... read more
One of the best things about traveling in Indiana is finding those hidden gems that seem almost tucked away from the rest of the world. But the "hidden" aspect of these special locations means that sometimes they can be hard to find without ... read more

Hendricks County New Year's Eve Primer

Posted on December 22, 2016 at 09:00 AM by Crystal Paschal

In just a few days, 2016 will be drawing to a close, and we'll be welcoming in a new year. Whether you're hanging out with your entire family or enjoying a special date night, you might be looking for a special way to celebrate the dawning ... read more

Top 10: Ways to Stay Busy Over Christmas Break

Posted on December 14, 2016 at 01:00 PM by Crystal Paschal

My kids will be on a break from school soon, and that means it will be my job to keep them occupied all day. Usually the first few days are fun and exciting, and then I start to hear: "Mom! I'm bored!" After that comes the fighting and ... read more

Christmas at the Orchard Returns Nov. 19 & 26

Posted on November 10, 2016 at 03:00 AM by Crystal Paschal

Halloween may have just ended, but my family already is excited for the Christmas season. The talk among our two little boys has revolved around Santa, Christmas trees and presents since the moment they hung up their Halloween costumes. And if ... read more

Hendricks Civic Theatre Presents A Gala Celebration

Posted on November 8, 2016 at 04:00 AM by Crystal Paschal

For 40 years, the Hendricks Civic Theatre has put on great performances and showcased local talent. On Nov. 19, a celebration will be held to honor this rich history with a "Party With a Purpose," designed to raise funds and entertain. Arts ... read more

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