Paula Wimsatt beams when she talks about her small family-owned-and-operated business, Wimsatt Soap Co. & Bath Boutique. “I truly love handcrafting products that make people happy! I love the small hometown businesses in New Albany, Indiana,” she says. “We love our customers and the relationships that we have grown over the years. We treat everyoneContinue reading “Wimsatt Soap Co. & Bath Boutique: Finding the perfect stocking stuffers and gifts”
Putting the star on top of the Christmas tree is the greatest honor in yuletide decorating. Oh sure the lights are important, but there are a million lights. They’re a dime a dozen. And ornaments? Don’t even get me started. Who’s going to notice where you hang one of dozens of ornaments on your festiveContinue reading “Everyday Adventures: The Star of Christmas”
Step into the KentJava Bar and you are immediately enveloped into its comfortable relaxing atmosphere. Baristas greet you with warm smiles and friendly service and your appetite is tempted by the fragrance of freshly brewing coffee and delicious homemade pastries.
Coffee, ice cream and a little bit of Jesus on top. That’s what you get when you visit My Cup Runneth Over Coffee Café in Borden. Darcy Gray opened the shop on Feb. 1, 2012. She initially bought the building to house her other gig – she’s a retailer for satellite internet and Direct TV.Continue reading “Her Cup Runneth Over: Borden Cafe and Coffee Shop”
Do you remember your first day of kindergarten? Were you excited? A little nervous, maybe? Did you flee from your classroom and cause a school-wide manhunt? Oh, wait. Maybe that was just me. It wasn’t that I hated school. It just wasn’t my cup of tea. It all started innocently enough. My mom wasContinue reading “Everyday Adventures: Kindergarten Fugitive”
When my youngest daughter was five, we bought her a tagalong bicycle that hooked to the back of my bike. This made it easy to take long rides as a family without wearing her out. The tagalong just had one wheel and its own chain so it didn’t matter if she pedaled or not. ItContinue reading “Everyday Adventures: Life in Tandem”
Last summer Lowes put their bricks on sale, and it almost killed me. We had a cracked concrete patio that didn’t look so hot, but my wife had found a DIY site that showed how you could brick over it and transform it into a backyard paradise. It was just laying bricks on sand. HowContinue reading “Everyday Adventures: Brick by Brick”