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Holiday Shopping: One-of-a-Kind Finds for Foodies

Posted on November 15, 2015 at 06:59 PM by Josh Duke

We felt it was a time to add a new category to this year's One of a Kind Finds Holiday Gift Guide . In the past, we had a catch-all category that we called for Everyone Else. After finding so many food options that could be given as gifts we ... read more

5 Ideas for a Foodie Getaway in Hendricks County

Posted on August 18, 2013 at 11:27 PM by Jennifer Donovan

More than once in my life I have planned a weekend getaway solely based on the food at the destination. I love to try local restaurants when I travel. So, if you are like me and love foodie getaways, I have some places for you to check out in ... read more

Don't Miss These 5 Cheap Eats in Hendricks County

Posted on April 22, 2013 at 11:00 PM by Aimee MacArthur

I want a good meal wherever I visit, and it helps my travel budget to know where to find cheap eats. What's a cheap eat? It could be breakfast, like a doughnut, or a sweet treat, like an ice cream cone. Cheap eats also can be pizzas and ... read more

Rural Routes to Main Street Tour (PART 1)

Posted on February 26, 2013 at 10:00 PM by Jennifer Donovan

When I began to visit all of our 2013 Rural Routes to Main Street Cultural Trail sites following an expansion into Morgan County, I realized how daunting a task it might be for a visitor to plan a weekend around all the locations along the trail. So, ... read more

Girls' Night Out at Frazee Gardens, Feb 21

Posted on February 11, 2013 at 10:00 PM by Jennifer Donovan

As women, we often put our families, work and other commitments before ourselves. I know I’m guilty of this. So, now it is time to do something for you and help out a great cause in Hendricks County. Get your girlfriends together for the fifth ... read more

Top 10: Tips to Make this a Great Valentine's Day

Posted on February 6, 2013 at 10:00 PM by Ericka Bethel

It's that time of year...time for the hearts, the flowers and all the cupids to come out as we all celebrate Valentine's Day! I truly am a fan of all things about love. However, sometimes I feel Valentine's Day tends to get a bit ... read more

Top 5 Hendricks County Spots to Get Hot Drinks

Posted on January 20, 2013 at 10:00 PM by Jennifer Donovan

During these cold winter days, I love to warm up with a hot beverage. So, I went on a search to find the best hot drinks in Hendricks County. Thanks to the help of our Facebook fans , I found some great drinks that you can only get in Hendricks ... read more

Rural Routes to Main Street Holiday Open House Dec. 6-8

Posted on November 29, 2012 at 10:00 PM by Amanda Miller

Still working to finish your holiday shopping? You’re not alone. But you are in luck, because nearly 30 local shops in Hendricks and Morgan counties will open their doors Dec. 6-8 for the special Rural Routes to Main Street Cultural Trail ... read more
With Thanksgiving now behind us, my favorite holiday craft show, Gingerbread Christmas, is almost here and several other holiday favorites will soon follow in Hendricks County . I will feature three of my favorites today, but for a complete list of ... read more

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