Finer Things

Finding a Good Book & Local Oasis to Enjoy It

Posted on August 6, 2014 at 07:54 PM by Becky Wilson-Lusk

As a writer, I adore the written word. I personally enjoy immersing myself in a good story, escaping reality, even if just for a while. There are many reasons people love to read: gaining knowledge, entertainment and even relaxation are just a few. ... read more
Whenever I go on vacation, I am always looking for that unique souvenir to commemorate our trip. Something I couldn't get anywhere else. And if I can find something that is handmade by a local artist, even better. Because I love to support small ... read more

Enjoying a Day Trip to Brownsburg

Posted on March 18, 2014 at 11:01 PM by Aimee MacArthur

As you know, I’m all about a day trip. You can read my post on 10 Ideas for a Day Trip in Avon which gives you a good idea that I’m an explorer at heart. One of my favorite quotes is "Not all those who wander are lost" (J.R.R. ... read more

What I Will Miss About Hendricks County

Posted on February 27, 2014 at 10:32 PM by Jennifer Donovan

This blog post is bittersweet for me, because I’m headed for a new journey but leaving behind the Hoosier state I grew up in. My family and I have recently relocated to South Carolina for my husband’s job, so this will be my last post ... read more

3 Places in Hendricks County to Get Crafty

Posted on January 15, 2014 at 10:59 PM by Jennifer Donovan

Winter blues have you down? Winter is a great time to let your creativity flow while staying warm inside. Hendricks County is teeming with opportunities to take arts and crafts classes if you know where to look. So, today I’m going to help you ... read more

Gifts for Mom, Confection Delights Featured on Indy Style

Posted on December 16, 2013 at 10:02 PM by Josh Duke

As part of their 25 Days of Christmas, Indy Style is teaming up with Visit Hendricks County to profile local shopping and dining options as well as some One-of-a-Kind Finds in Hendricks County . The five-week campaign, shown live every Monday through ... read more
Every year I enjoy adding an ornament or two to our Christmas tree. I also love to give ornaments as gifts. This year though, I wanted to shop local and find handmade ornaments. So, I’m going to share with you unique ornaments I found in ... read more

Top 10: Holiday Shopping Locations in Hendricks County

Posted on November 27, 2013 at 10:59 PM by Aimee MacArthur

Between you and me, I love to shop. I even enjoy shopping during the last-minute holiday rush. I can’t resist a good deal, and let’s face it, you really can’t do all of your holiday shopping on the Internet (at least I ... read more

One-of-a-Kind Finds: Gift Ideas for Teens

Posted on November 10, 2013 at 10:25 PM by Josh Duke

The Visit Hendricks County staff searched Hendricks County for one-of-a-kind finds you can only get here. In many cases, that means these gifts are handmade by local artists or simply are items you will only find in Hendricks County. This installment ... read more

Hendricks County has the Shabby Chic for Your Big Day

Posted on October 24, 2013 at 11:00 PM by Ericka Bethel

My baby sister just got married and it was a shabby chic affair. Now I know all my pinterest loving ladies know exactly what I am speaking of, but my men followers (if there are any) may not. I believe we explained the meaning of this to just about ... read more

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