Tag - holidays

Top 10: Holiday Light Displays in Hendricks County

Monday, December 2, 2019 10:00 AM by Eric Ivie

During the holiday season, one of my family's favorite activities is to drive around Hendricks County, Indiana, to look at Christmas lights. Over the years, we've figured out where 10 of the best holiday light displays are located throughout the…

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 arguing! It…

Top 10: Ways to Entertain Guests Over the Holidays

Wednesday, November 27, 2019 10:00 AM by Eric Ivie

The holiday season is a great time for friends and family to gather. After awhile, though -- especially if you have guests in from out of town -- everyone starts looking for something to do. Fortunately, Hendricks County, Indiana, offers a great…

As I ready my schedule, home and family for the always-anticipated Christmas season, I find myself looking for ways to make gift-giving more thoughtful and less stressful. I love buying gifts, wrapping them just so and anxiously awaiting the moment…

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…

If your idea of a perfect holiday experience elicits visions of a Norman Rockwell painting or perhaps a scene from the classic movie, A Miracle on 34th Street , then Christmas on the Square may be the event to attend and Danville, Indiana, the place…

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…

Top 10: Holiday Events in Hendricks County

Wednesday, November 6, 2019 11:00 AM by Eric Ivie

'Twas the month before Christmas throughout Hendricks County, and people were making a holiday bounty. Family events were on top of the list, with trees, lights and shopping that cannot be missed. We called elves and Santa, baked some cookies and…

Complete Your Holiday Shopping at Gingerbread Christmas

Wednesday, November 21, 2018 1:00 PM 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 to the…