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If you're staying close to home over Spring Break or just want a more affordable option than donning mouse ears and heading south, we have some excellent options here in Hendricks County . Before I go and reinvent the wheel, take a look at Josh ... read more

Valentine's Day Gift Guide

Posted on February 8, 2017 at 07:00 AM by Kelly Wallace

I love to shop local, especially for gifts. With Valentine's Day next week, I've been searching for some great local gift ideas, and found some that I know my husband would love, and some that I would love! If you're having trouble ... 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

DIY Fun: Bisque Barn Pottery Paint Studio in Avon

Posted on February 2, 2017 at 10:00 AM by Kelly Wallace

I recently planned a girls night out at the new Bisque Barn Pottery Paint Studio with a few of my friends. Bisque Barn just opened in Avon in November in the same small strip mall as Plato's Closet next to the Gander Mountain and behind Beauty ... read more

Top 10: Editor Choices for 2016

Posted on December 29, 2016 at 09:00 AM by Josh Duke

Earlier this week, I unveiled our reader's most popular stories on the Hendricks County Insider blog in 2016 based on total views, but I wanted to take a different approach today by sharing some of my favorites while giving you a glimpse of what ... 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

Weekend Primer: Dec. 9-11

Posted on December 7, 2016 at 11:00 AM by Stephanie Porter

The holiday season is upon us, and to my dismay, it often goes too quickly. If you're like me, you want to make the most of each weekend and the chance to enjoy the season with family. This weekend, there are a variety of events in Hendricks ... read more

Complete Your Holiday Shopping at Gingerbread Christmas

Posted on November 25, 2016 at 06:00 AM by Eric Ivie

I really enjoy the Christmas season, but I really dislike Christmas shopping. I'm not sure that I can adequately describe how much I dislike Christmas shopping in a family-friendly blog such as this one. Not long ago, however, I was introduced ... read more

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