Author: Jamie Hergott

Jamie is a freelance writer with a background in journalism. She's also a stay-at-home mom who loves spending time with her family, enjoying the outdoors, and running. Jamie has lived in Hendricks County all her life and resides in Avon.

I think we can all agree January is a rough month. The thrill of the holidays is over, the chill of a frigid winter has set in, and we’re all stuck wondering what day it is and why we made those pesky New Year’s resolutions. Well, snap out of that…

Outdoor Winter Fun In Hendricks County

Thursday, December 19, 2019 2:00 PM by Jamie Hergott

Last year, my husband and I were invited to a fall birthday bonfire. It had been on my calendar for four weeks. But when the day came, it was actually more like winter, a frigid 20 degrees outside. The party still took place and was actually one of…

My little family and I love the typical Christmas traditions: driving around to look at lights, setting up our tree, decorating Christmas cookies, etc. This weekend, we decided to try something new. We took our kids to check out Penguin Park at…

It's the most wonderful time of the year! A time when we can all shop until we drop and chalk it up to gift-giving! It’s the best kind of shopping, in my humble opinion. Hendricks County, Indiana, really has such a wide range of approaches to…

Halloween is over, and we all know what that means. It’s time to shop for Christmas! Ok, I know some of you are done shopping. (Hi, mom). And some of you haven’t even started (me). But here’s the fun thing: in Hendricks County, Indiana, your holiday…

The Oasis Diner in Plainfield is known for its tenderloin, 1950s vintage décor and the fact that it’s graced the landscape of Hendricks County for 65 years. But it hasn't been all onion rings and milkshakes for this landmark. Its had its share of…

Have you ever wanted to go for a bike ride on a random beautiful day, but you didn’t have access to a bike? Or maybe you don’t have room in your car to haul your bike to a decent trail. Look no further than the town of Plainfield, Indiana. In a…