Focusing on Your Master Bedroom

Focusing on Your Master Bedroom

An inviting master bedroom can make all the difference in a hectic work day. There are a few little things to consider when putting the decor together in your Greater Lafayette, IN home that’ll make it feel just right. As always, this is your space, so be creative! The fun in decor is that it’s all about you! Focal Point Let’s start with your bed. It’s an obvious focal point that’ll draw attention no matter where it sits. You’ll spend over a third of your life on that mattress, so you’ll want to invest in a good one. The frame describes you and your design choice. So whether you go modern, rustic, French, or coastal, there is a frame out there for you. The comforter or duvet and pillows will be the main invitation to the room, so pick ones that you’ll want to curl up into. Great sheets are a MUST! Room to Stretch Extra seating in the master provides space to think that’s other than your bed. If you invest in a set apart seating area, you’ll thank us when you’re hosting a party or the kiddos get a little wild. A cushioned trunk at the end of the bed, two chairs with an end table, or a hanging chair tucked in a corner all work! Other Details Of course, paint is always worth the effort! Maybe even a bold wallpaper on an accent wall would really tie your room together. Mirrors optically extend any room as well, so consider a large mirror on an empty wall to make your room look bigger! Open shelving on walls...
Spotlight on Dog N Suds

Spotlight on Dog N Suds

One of the sure signs of spring in Greater Lafayette, IN is Dog N Suds sweeping away their Christmas tree pine needles to prepare for their opening day. This year, Dog N Suds‘ opening day is February 25th, 2019. We’re excited to begin this season with Greater Lafayette, IN! Join the community at Dog N Suds for a coney dog sale for the first 3 days they’re open. That’s 99 cent coney dogs for all day Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday (February 25th – 27th, 2019)! Dog N Suds History According to the Dog N Suds official website, “Dog n Suds had a humble beginning back in 1953 in Champaign, IL when Don Hamacher and Jim Griggs, two music teachers from the University of Illinois, opened a hot dog and root beer stand. Rapidly, Hamacher and Griggs’ success became known in Central Illinois, which led them to forego the teaching profession and get into the fast-food franchising business full time. Dog n Suds in the 1950s, 60s, and 70s became one of the most successful fast-food franchises in the country. “ The Lafayette, IN Dog N Suds’s been rocking their location since 1956. In 2005, Dog N Suds welcomed the West Lafayette, IN location into the family. Today, ” 66 years later, Dog n Suds is still alive and well with 20 restaurant locations around the country and retail sale of its ‘World Famous’ Root Beer through a network of distributors nationwide.” Dog N Suds Menu The classic feel and style of the drive up at Dog N Suds is something we all know and love about it! However, coney...
9 Things to Know About the Tippecanoe Public Library

9 Things to Know About the Tippecanoe Public Library

The Tippecanoe County Public Library houses some amazing resources for us here in the Greater Lafayette, IN community. No matter your age or season in life, the Tippecanoe County Public Library can serve you. Our library provides these things simply aiding it “for a better today and tomorrow.” Click here to view the official website for more information. Mission statement: “To be our community’s leader in encouraging and promoting reading, literacy, and lifelong learning.” We think that’s super cool!The Tippecanoe County Public Library offers a “product list” on their Facebook. Here’s a list of some things you can expect to see! “Our collection includes books, audio books, CDs, DVDs, downloadables, CD-ROMs, databases, wifi internet access, study rooms, Spanish-language materials, and meeting room spaces.”The Tippecanoe County Public Library offers fun program each month. For example, for the month of February 2019, they’re hosting the “Family Read Along” promoting families reading together! Families that report how many hours they read together at home in the month of February receive prizes for their accomplishments. March 2019 has a book sale. Keep your eyes on their website or look for posters inside the branches for information on monthly programs!There are currently three locations to the Tippecanoe County Public Library System. The oldest (Downtown) was established in 1882 and the newest (Wyandotte) as built in 2016.Coming soon! Tippecanoe County Public Library SOUTH BRANCH. Plans are in the works.The Mobile Library surfs Lafayette, IN area neighborhoods throughout the year. It’s a large trailer filled with books from the library, giving everyone a chance to utilize the learn. It operates on 3 schedules. Click here to...
Brunch Spots in Greater Lafayette, IN

Brunch Spots in Greater Lafayette, IN

Brunch n. “a late morning meal eaten instead of breakfast and lunch.” Whether you’re an everyday-breakfast or no-breakfast type of person, brunches never disappoint. Brunch is a real art form, and restaurants in the Lafayette, IN area take it very seriously. There are so many delicious options in our area. So, we did you all a solid, and collected a list of our favorites! Check out these Greater Lafayette, IN brunch hot spots! Specialty or Weekend Brunch Menus Fowler House Mansion (Lafayette, IN): Join the Fowler House for brunch the second Sunday of every month. The theme and menu changes by month! Walk -in’s are welcome. They also host of special events as well such as Easter brunch, Mother’s Day Brunch, and more. Click here to keep an updated eye on calendar of events!The Trails (West Lafayette, IN): The Trails is famous for their Sunday brunch. It’s open every Sunday from 10:00 A.M. – 2:00 P.M. “Voted Best Buffet 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, and 2017 by the Journal & Courier Reader’s Choice Awards.” This brunch spot serves prime rib, crepes, and more.Bistro 501 (Lafayette,IN): Chicken and Waffles, Smoked Salmon Crepes, B’s and G’s, GF pancakes, breakfast Tamales, and more are all on the menu! Click here to view more.DT Kirby’s (Lafayette, IN): This brunch special will leave you coming back for more. These creative, greasy options are right up our alley. Click here to view the menu (it’s on page 4 of 5)! Breakfast and Brunch Everyday Options Maybe you’re in the mood for some breakfast or brunch options throughout the week. Here are a...
Spotlight on New Richmond, IN

Spotlight on New Richmond, IN

Out in the rural area of our Greater Lafayette, IN community, sits the little town of New Richmond, IN. This one lighted, farm town is rich in history. In 1985, part of the movie Hoosiers calss good ol’ New Richmond, IN its home base. The movie put the town of about 350 people on the map, and has since left its mark on little things- such as the street signs. Instead of the traditional green, the signs are red, decorated with basketballs and converse. Little things like this lurk all over the town. Go ahead and give Hoosiers a watch if you want to understand the art of basketball in Indiana. Then give New Richmond, IN a visit, and you’ll really fall in love with our Hoosier Heartland. Amenities of New Richmond, IN There are two stores in New Richmond, IN. The Hickory Cafe and the Hickory Store. Visit The Hickory Cafe for all day breakfast, the Berge burger or pork tenderloins for lunch, and steaks or catfish or other platters for dinner. Hoosiers left its mark here too. The Hickory Cafe holds pictures from the film set of Gene Hackman and some of the locals that participated in the movie. It’s a cool place to visit after a country drive. The Hickory Store is a convenient store and it’s just that- convenient. It’s a one stop shop aiding you in you everyday life needs. Another rich historical part of New Richmond, IN is their post office. It’s been there since the 1800’s. We just think that is cool! New Richmond, IN has a park with a large pond...