Storytelling Arts Songs and Stories (Ticket Giveaway)

Bill Harley in Songs and Stories About Growing Up

Last week, my 8-year-old asked me what I want to be when I grow up. Um, I don’t know. Neither, apparently, does Bill Harley. In I Don’t Know: Songs and Stories About Growing Up, kids of all ages will enjoy hearing about the joys and pitfalls of being a grownup.

Maybe …read more    

Tap Battles at IndyFringe Basile Theatre (Ticket Giveaway)

Tap Battles in Indianapolis

My kids are home on spring break this year, and we have been looking for ways to keep them busy.

Luckily, we live in Indianapolis, and there is no shortage of fun things to in the city. This weekend, there are some awesome performances that should cap off our spring …read more    

Give a Book, Get a Book (Plus McDonald’s Happy Meal Giveaway!)

We’re big on books around here. Book was my oldest’s first word. Bookshelves fill our home — overflowing with books, books, and more books for all ages.

In fact, we still have board books and easy readers, though my youngest has long since moved onto chapter books. It’s definitely time …read more    

CHAIRish the Children Fundraising Event for Foster Care and Adoption

CHAIRish the Children is a special event on November 8th, featuring an auction of elaborate designed chairs for adults and children. All proceeds directly benefit Prevent Child Abuse Indiana and The Villages, a foster and adoption agency in the Indianapolis area.

We’ve been immersed in the foster care system …read more    

Time Warp Haunted House at the Children’s Museum of Indianapolis

Every year, I am amazed by the Children’s Museum haunted house, but this year they have truly outdone themselves. In celebration of the 50th Children’s Museum Guild haunted house, the Time Warp theme takes you on a journey …read more    

Ghost Stories at Crown Hill Cemetery (a Giveaway!)

I can’t think of anything more terrifying than listening to ghost stories in October. Except maybe if said ghost stories were told in a cemetery. Featuring storytelling artists with tales so vivid you’ll jump out of your skin.

So when Storytelling Arts of Indiana invited my family to attend this year’s …read more    

Saint Lawrence Fall Festival (Plus Prize Pack Giveaway)

As much as I loved summer — truly loved our best summer ever — I am so very excited about fall. It’s my favorite season of the year, and Saint Lawrence is kicking it off with an amazing fall festival next weekend.

St. Lawrence Fall Festival features food, midway rides, kids’ …read more

Indiana State Fair: The Grand Finale of Our Best! Summer! EVER!

It really has been the best summer EVER! Not only have we enjoyed the best Indy has to offer and been on a fabulous vacation to Cape Ann, but we’ve done it all for the first time as a family of six.
It’s been amazing to share our beloved city with …read more

Indiana Fever Family Fun Nights (And a Giveaway!)

My summer absolutely must include an Indiana Fever game. Or four. I have loved watching these women rise through the ranks of the WNBA to be crowned champions in 2012, and being there for the final game was completely amazing.
(Bucket List: High five a stranger at a ballgame — check!)
I …read more

Kids Bowl Free (And Parents Can Too with This Giveaway!)

Bowling is one of my favorite family activities because we’re all equally bad at it. The kids don’t get too frustrated when our competitive natures take over. Plus, the hubby does a mean turkey dance.
With Kids Bowl Free, we can go as often as we want without spending a lot …read more