Family Fun

The Oasis, a Diner on the National Road

, , , , ,

There is something to be said about the only Diner on the National Road in Indiana. Besides having that distinction, the wonderful Oasis is one of less than five historical diners to remain on US 40 from Cumberland, Maryland to Vandalia, Illinois. For those like me in Central Illinois, the Mother Road is Route 66, […]

by
Breaking Bread at the Bread Basket

, , , ,

The Bread Basket Cafe and Bakery is a wonderful bakery and cafe in downtown Danville, Indiana. It is easy to see where the name comes from when checking out their homepage on the website where they have the statement  ” I AM THE LIVING BREAD THAT CAME DOWN FROM HEAVEN. IF ANYONE EATS OF THIS […]

by
Fun at the Natural Valley Ranch

, , , ,

When traveling, part of the fun is where you stay and while on a trip to Hendricks County Indiana, I had a chance along with a group of travel writers to stay at a cabin on the Natural Valley Ranch.  The cabin was spacious and quite lovely. The Cabin was built in 2011 and is made […]

by
Plein Air, a painting experience at McCloud Nature Park

, , , , ,

I am a nature girl.  I love trails, trees and well, nature, but a painter I’m not.  However, Rachel Davis from The Purple Palette did her best to bring out the artist in me!  Along with a group of travel writers I had the chance to do a plein air experience, ala indoors. The term “plein […]

by
Perillio’s Pizzeria A Happening Place!

, , , ,

A visit to Hendricks County, Indiana would not be complete without lunch as Perillo’s Pizzeria.  Damiano Perillo came to the States from Sicily and made his way to Chicago, then Indianapolis.  He wanted to live in a small town and that, and of course, a woman, is how he ended up in the small town […]

by