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Yell Less, Love More {Book Review and Giveaway}

By Anna Shirley

At the bus stop one morning, I lamented to my friend about how I felt like I was constantly yelling at my oldest son. She told me about a blog, The Orange Rhino, which documented the journey of a mother who had committed to go a year without yelling. The thought of not yelling for a full year seemed... Read More

Step Right Up to the Creepy Carnival {Giveaway}

By Anna Shirley

This year the witches of the Children's Museum Guild have cooked up another amazing Haunted House. The Creepy Carnival has rolled into town. And when I tell you that it's creepy, it really is. Each room brings an element of what you'd see at a carnival with a crazy twist. I'm not exaggerating when I... Read More

LEGO KidsFest Stops in Indianapolis {Giveaway}

By Anna Shirley

For the first time, LEGO KidsFest stops in Indianapolis, November 7-9. Haven't heard of LEGO KidsFest? Let me give it to you in simple terms. It's awesome. Basically, it's an enormous traveling LEGO® expo full of millions of LEGO bricks with activities and attractions geared for all ages of LE... Read More

More Than Just Drinks - American Spirits at the Indiana State Museum

By Anna Shirley

It's true. My 4 year old was booked with the likes of Al Capone. Can't see her? Look closely. She's a wee gangster. We spent the afternoon at the Indiana State Museum exploring the brand new exhibit, American Spirits: The Rise and Fall of Prohibition.  I don't drink. At all. So how was this int... Read More

American Spirits at the Indiana State Museum

By Anna Shirley

I'm a sucker for Ken Burns documentaries. I found myself watching his Prohibition documentary thanks to Netflix. So I found it timely that American Spirits: The Rise and Fall of Prohibition opens at the Indiana State Museum on September 20, 2014. Members will see the exhibit one day early as it open... Read More

3 Tools for Awesome Packed Lunches {Giveaway}

By Anna Shirley

I fancy myself quite the lunch maker as of late. Now that my oldest is in 3rd grade, I feel I've perfected my methods. When I picked him up on his second day of school and asked him how his day was, he said his day was awful. The reason why? He accidentally dropped his open lunch box and his pasta s... Read More

5 Things to Do in Indianapolis in September

By Anna Shirley

September is here! Now that you've had a chance to settle back into the routine of school, it's time to get out and enjoy the start of Fall in Indianapolis. To get you started, here are 5 things to do in Indianapolis in September. 1. Indy Sister Cities International Fest Admission is free to t... Read More

Earth Fare {GIVEAWAY} - Indianapolis (Greenwood)

By Anna Shirley

Earth Fare, an organic and natural foods grocery store just opened it's newest location in Indianapolis (Greenwood) on July 16th. I took a tour of the new store to learn a little more about Earth Fare's philosophy and see what the grocery store has to offer. It was my first visit to an Earth ... Read More

Big Splash Adventure Indoor Water Park - French Lick, IN

By Anna Shirley

We squeezed in a quick getaway at Big Splash Adventure Indoor Water Park and Resort in French Lick, Indiana. Big Splash Adventure Indoor Water Park is nestled in beautiful French Lick but to be honest, we didn't spend time venturing outside of the water park. Disclosure: I was provided passes and... Read More

5 MORE Things to do This Summer at White River State Park - Indianapolis

By Anna Shirley

White River State Park in Indianapolis is known for these 5 major attractions all in one: Eiteljorg Museum of American Indians & Western Art Indiana State Museum Indianapolis Indians Baseball at Victory Field Indianapolis Zoo and White River Gardens NCAA® Hall of Champions But th... Read More