shopping

Staybridge Inn & Suites

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So, when I was on the Hendrick’s County press trip a while back, I won this awesome Girls Getaway package at the Staybridge Inn & Suites in Plainfield, Indiana.  Jennifer, their marketing guru set up our trip and I got a chance to stay two nights with my mom and sister at their beautiful Plainfield, […]

Silver Dollar City a place of tradition and invention.

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In 1960 when Silver Dollar City opened, the Hershned family brought a group of talented craftsman from the surrounding area together to show their trades. Today, some of the people are 2nd and even 3rd generation, like June Ward who makes candy with her daughter and grand daughter.  June though, is a star in her […]

A Ride on the 28 -Story Elevator and Glass Observation Deck!

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My husband and mother say I am a thrill seeker, but its really not true.  You won’t find me sky diving or riding the world’s fastest rollercoaster, however, when I heard about the world’s tallest freestanding elevator, I said, “I’m in!” This mechanical wonder is in a place I would least expect it.  Located at […]

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Books for travel & books for the holiday, pick your choice!

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It’s that time again when you are trying to find just the right gift, whether for someone to read on the road or tucked up tight in bed or covered up cozy on the couch I know for me and perhaps many of those in your life, a good book may be just the answer […]

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Mayberry Cafe & Danville IN Courthouse Square, a winning combination

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I love the Andy Griffith show.  Watching it takes me back to a simpler time and makes me laugh.  Barney’s antics and Aunt Bee’s food are among the biggest draws for me to this iconic show, so when I got the chance to dine at the Mayberry Cafe as part of a hosted trip to […]

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