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Author Michelle McNallyMichelle McNally has been living in central Indiana for over 15 years, and still delights in discovering all of the things the region has to offer. She and her family are constantly exploring and enjoying the area’s attractions and treasures. She is a co-producer and co-director for the local production, Listen to Your Mother: Indianapolis. Michelle writes for several websites, including her own blog, Gotchababy.


Tips on Attending Conner Prairie’s Headless Horseman with Kids

#FishersIN – The Headless Horseman at Conner Prairie Interactive History Park is a central Indiana tradition. As the air turns crisp, Conner Prairie turns into Conner Scarie, and it’s outdoor grounds are ready to usher in Halloween. My family has attended this event for years, and it’s part of our October tradition. Having attended in […]

Celebrate October in the Town of Fishers

#FishersIN – October is here, the leaves are changing, and children are ready for fall break. The town of Fishers has planned a activities throughout the month of October for families, and I suggest marking them all on your calendar. There are two more Movies in the Park slated for this month at the Nickel […]

Fall into Fun in Fishers

#FishersIN – The air has turned cooler, but the town of Fishers doesn’t slow down because the weather changes. In fact, there’s just as much, if not more, fun happening in September. Between Fall Movies in the Park, a Glow Party like you’ve never seen before, and a scavenger hunt of sorts, families in Fishers […]

Discovery Station Provides Hands-On Learning at Conner Prairie

Indiana’s only Smithsonian Affiliate, Conner Prairie Interactive History Park, has just raised the bar for educational play in their newly redesigned Discovery Station and Craft Corner. Families with children ages 8 and under will enjoy the newly opened space, redesigned with learning and exploring in mind. My family attended the members preview Friday morning, and […]

Holland Park is Central for Fun

Holland Park is the town of Fishers oldest park, and it remains one of its most popular. Located just north of 116th Street in the center of town, it’s within walking distance for many residents. The community building has been renovated recently, with the addition of upgraded restrooms and family restrooms. The park building hosts […]

Free Family Fun Events in Fishers

The town of Fishers has recently been named one of the safest places to live in the country, as well as one of the healthiest in the state of Indiana. There’s no denying that the amenities in Fishers make family life that much richer, and as the weather gets better, the town offers even more […]

Brooks School Road Park in Fishers Indiana

Residents in the popular Sandstone subdivision live within walking distance of one of the best parks in Hamilton County. Brooks School Road park has just about everything neighborhood park could offer. Located on Brooks School Road, just north of 116th Street, this 16.5 acre park boasts two ADA playgrounds. One is geared for children 2-5 […]

Making Milestones Special: Rita’s Backyard Tea Room and Garden Center

Many Fishers residents pass by Rita’s Backyard Tea Room and Garden Center  every day on 116th, and those who stop are treated to lush gardens, unique gifts and so much more. I’ve passed the garden shop for years, but only visited this weekend when my daughter’s Girl Scout troop scheduled an event in the tea […]

Conner Kids Club: Big Kid Fun on the Prairie

My family has always enjoyed Conner Prairie Interactive History Park in the spring, but this week we got to enjoy it in a whole new way. My kids were able to attend the Conner Kids: Cartoons program, hosted by local author/artist Adam Seif.  Conner Kids Club is programming designed for school age kids (graduates of […]

Running Paths in Fishers

The ground is finally starting to thaw, and it seems like people are out in force running and walking. After a long winter on the treadmill, walking on the pavement feels very, very good.  Personally, any day that it’s over 35 I try to get outside for a walk, even if it’s just for 10 […]

Bouncing of the Walls? Bounce Here Instead

Winter 2014 has guaranteed one thing- kids and adults alike have spent too much time inside. My kids have literally been bouncing off our walls at home, so an open bounce session at Bounce U in Fishers  was recently the perfect way to spend an afternoon. Even if you’re a repeat bouncer, every bounce session […]

Volunteer Fair to be held at Conner Prairie

If you are interested in a volunteer opportunity that can also foster your love of history, look no further than Conner Prairie Interactive History Park. Located right on Allisonville Road in Fishers, the 200 acre facility brings history to life for area residents and tourists alike. While the grounds and facilities are world-class, it’s their […]