Do you like food? (Cooking it, eating it, looking at scrumptious pictures of it?) If the answer is yes, you’re invited to follow along with my “52 in 2017” challenge! I’ve never been much of a cook, but I love what food represents: community, family, … Read moreThe “52” Challenge
The Carmel Christkindlmarkt, that is. On a blustery December afternoon with highs in the 20s and Indy’s first snow of the season, the Christkindlmarkt felt like a snowglobe of tiny wooden cabins distracted by clouds of whirling ice skaters and floating snowflakes. It was only … Read moreOff to the Markt!
If bold and bright isn’t quite your thing, here’s an example of how you can dress up for the holidays without feeling like Mrs. Fashionista Claus. My gold Kate Spade skirt is covered in sequins, and my faux suede block heels shine in the … Read moreHoliday look #2: Sparkles and emerald
Hope you’ve got your post-dinner elastic-waist pants ready, because it’s officially Thanksgiving week–and we’re only days away from food heaven. Whether you’re hosting your own celebration or stopping by someone else’s, here are a few simple ways I keep it stress-free, meaningful and local. GIFT … Read moreTime to gather … and gobble
Do you like tacos? Margaritas? Street art? Then you’ll want to check out Downtown Indy’s newest addition: Broken English Taco Pub, on the corner of Georgia and Meridian streets (where Tilted Kilt used to be). This is restaurant owner Adolfo Garcia’s first location outside of Chicago, … Read moreThat Taco Tuesday fix–on a Wednesday
It’s time to celebrate the flavor, and smell, and spice of the season – you guessed it, it’s National Pumpkin Day! (Not that we haven’t been celebrating it every day for the last two months…) Haven’t scooped up your pumpkins yet? See more from my … Read moreNational Pumpkin Day
What’s sugary pink, runs on four wheels, and is fueled by cuteness and happy dreams? The Hello Kitty Cafe Truck, of course! The truck–which celebrates all things related to Hello Kitty and her gang of adorable sidekicks–travels around the country, bringing themed goodies and Hello … Read moreHello Kitty, Hello Tokyo
It seemed like the countdown to the new Fishers IKEA would never end–it’s been in the news for a year–but we’re now only days away from the official opening of the first IKEA store in Indiana and the 45th store in the U.S. I no … Read moreAre you ready for IKEA?
It’s hard to officially say goodbye to summer when today’s forecast is 90 and sunny, but that’s an Indiana Indian summer for ya. While we’re transitioning from sandals to boots and back again, it’s the ideal time of year for maxi dresses. My new fave: … Read moreFarewell to summer
When I was little, being a summer baby wasn’t as awesome as people thought. Sure, I was guaranteed a school-free birthday, and it was usually perfect pool weather, but my friends were almost always on vacation with their families. Maybe that’s why as an adult, … Read more29 so fine