Holiday Gift Guide: I Love Indy + Giveaway

New Day Meadery - I Love Indy Holiday Gift Guide

Love Indianapolis like I do? This holiday gift guide shares some of my favorite artisans and businesses from the circle city and beyond (because some of these items are outside Indianapolis but inside Indiana, and I just couldn’t NOT share them with you!). I’ve compiled a list of my favorite things, including non-food related gifts […]

Cranberry Recipe Round-Up

Cranberry Apple Jam - Cranberry Recipe Round-up

Unless you’re a new visitor, you’ve probably realized that I’ve gone kookoo for cranberries this year. I’ve always loved cranberries, but this year I blogged more recipes than ever before. That led me to researching what cranberry recipes my blogging friends have shared, so this post has several recipes that will inspire you to use […]

Cranberry Pear Cocktails with Sage’s Simple Syrups

Cranberry Pear Cocktails - Cranberry Recipe Round-up

Cranberries can make their way into your holiday cocktails with Sage’s Simple Syrups. John and I were first introduced to Sage’s Simple Syrups at the Indiana State Museum during a Yelp event. I was immediately impressed with the packaging – vibrant colors of simple syrups in glass bottles with simple yet elegant labels. And once […]

Dinner with the Firehouse Subs Founder + Five $10 Gift Cards Giveaway!

Hook & Ladder Firehouse Sub + Five $10 Gift Cards Giveaway

I had the pleasure of visiting Firehouse Subs in Castleton to meet the founder of the nationally-known sandwich shop, Robin Sorenson. The experience October 10, 1994 marked the opening of the first Firehouse Subs. Sorensen was 26 years old. Now, there are over 600 restaurants all across the US. Along with Gotchababy, Indy With Kids, […]

Vintage Indiana Food & Wine Festival Ticket Giveaway

Oliver Wines

You may remember me saying that 2013 was going to be my year to learn about wine. While I’m definitely a craft beer person, wine interests me a lot, and at the beginning of the year I decided I was going to know more than just saying “there’s white, and red, right?” There’s a festival […]

3 Reasons To Brew Loose Leaf Tea

3 Reasons to Brew Loose Leaf Tea

Tea is a soothing way to begin, enjoy and end your day. My favorite tea in bags come from Celestial Seasonings. In my cabinet now are Tension Tamer, Lemon Zinger, Lemon Ginger, Sleepytime Sinus Soother, Chai Tea, Green Tea with Honey and Lemon. Yup. I was approached about loose leaf tea from a coworker who […]

Plat 99 at CityWay

Plat 99

Is there a better way to start your weekend than with deliciously creative cocktails and small plates? Not in my opinion. Enter Plat 99, the mixology lounge at The Alexander inside CityWay. I’ve been all over CityWay since before it opened. After the Cerulean Neighborhood Dinner that I attended, which made me a believer of […]

SGE Experience: Fishers On Tap

People's Brewing Company

Many good friendships have started over a pint or tasting glass of beer. Tamre is one of them. For the past few months she’s been heavily working an event called Fishers On Tap, and I knew that when she told me there was not just beer but lots of food involved that I’d have to […]