New Year’s Day Brunch and Events in Greater Lafayette 2018

New Year’s Day Brunch and Events in Greater Lafayette 2018

New Year’s Day wraps up the holiday season by welcoming 2019 with a bang! Whether you’re enjoying a day off at home or hoping to do something with friends and family, we’ve got ideas for you. Here are a few things to do at home or within an hour’s drive of Greater Lafayette on New Year’s Day! New Year’s Day Brunch Trader’s Point Creamery New Year’s Day Brunch (Zionsville, IN): The Loft at Trader’s Point Creamery will not disappoint. They serve brunch from 9:30 A.M. – 2:30 P.M. Want to know what’s on the menu? Click here to view all the details on their website! New Year’s Day Events First Day Hike (West Lafayette, IN): Set out to the prairie at Prophetstown State Park and opt outside for the first day of 2019. The hike is from 2:00 – 3:30 P.M. Click here to view the Facebook event.Run in the New Year (West Lafayette, IN): Join the Wabash River Runner’s Club to bring in the New Year at the Sheraton in West Lafayette, IN. Registration is at 8:00 A.M., run is at 9:00 A.M. and breakfast is at 9:30 A.M. Click here to view the Facebook event.New Year’s Day Pajama Skate (Indianapolis, IN): Skateland invites you to lace up those skates for a $2 admission to roller skate when you wear your PJs! Doors open at 12:30 P.M. Click here for more information! Shipshewana’s New Year’s Day Auction (Shipshewana, IN): Please note that Shipshewana is a 2 and half hour drive from Lafayette, IN. From 10:00 A.M. – 5:00 P.M. (auction’s preview is at 8:00 A.M) there will be...
New Year’s Eve Events in Greater Lafayette 2018

New Year’s Eve Events in Greater Lafayette 2018

So, do you have plans yet? Greater Lafayette has something to offer for everyone when it comes to New Year’s Eve! Here are some NYE events for adults and kids alike in Lafayette, West Lafayette, Fair Oaks, Zionsville, and Indianapolis! New Year’s Eve Events in Lafayette, IN New Year’s Eve at the Farmhouse (Fair Oaks, IN): “We invite you to Our House for a one-of-a-kind, all-inclusive New Year’s Celebration! Premium bar, appetizers, entrées, desserts, champagne toast, dancing & entertainment!” *Please note that the main dining room is SOLD OUT.  Only Ballroom and Bar are available. Doors open at 7:00 P.M., and tickets are $125/person. Click here to purchase tickets, and here to view the Facebook event!New Year’s Eve with Faith Church as a family! Faith Church hosts a New Year’s Eve Spectacular every year at each of their Community Center locations! Each one runs from 5:30 – 8:00 P.M., but each one also has their own set of activities. Keep reading for more details! New Year’s Eve at Faith East (Lafayette, IN): Click here to view the Facebook event. Activities: “Free Popcorn, Swimming, Laser Tag, Movies, Bingo, Raffles, Games. There will be food and drink for sale.”New Year’s Eve at Northend (Lafayette, IN): Click here to view the Facebook event. Activities: “Dinner, Movie, Popcorn, 3v3 Tourney, Video Games, Legos, and more…”New Year’s Eve at Faith West (Lafayette, IN): Click here to view the Facebook event. Activities: “Free Popcorn, Pizza, Bounce House, Bingo with Prizes, Movies, Games ” New Year’s Eve at The Rat Pak Venue (Lafayette, IN): Lafayette‘s Painting with a Twist teams up with The Rat Pak Mobile...
Christmas Brunch Recipes

Christmas Brunch Recipes

Christmas morning. Some sleep in, soaking up the time off work, while others wake up with the sun, eager to open gifts! Either way, there aren’t many restaurants open in the Lafayette, IN area on Christmas Day. So, we want to hook you up with some creative brunch recipes to satisfy your pallet!  Classic Style Brunch Egg Croissant Casserole (Women Day Magazine) INGREDIENTSButter, for the dish2 tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil16 oz. sliced cremini mushrooms12 mini croissants3 c. baby spinach5 oz. Gruyère cheese, coarsely grated (about 1 1/2 c.)8 large eggs2 c. whole milkKosher salt and pepper  Butter a 9″-x-13″ casserole dish. Heat oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium heat and cook the mushrooms, stirring occasionally, until lightly golden brown, 6 to 8 minutes.While the mushrooms are cooking, partially split the croissants, making sure not to cut all the way through. Stuff with spinach and all but 1/2 cup cheese and transfer to the prepared dish, cut sides facing up. Divide mushrooms among the stuffed croissants.In a bowl, beat eggs with milk and 1/2 teaspoon each salt and pepper, then pour over the croissants. Sprinkle remaining 1/2 cup cheese over the top. Cover with foil, then plastic wrap; refrigerate overnight (or at least 15 minutes).When ready to serve, heat oven to 375 degrees F, remove casserole from fridge and discard plastic wrap. Bake for 20 minutes, then remove foil and bake until eggs are puffed and just set, 25 to 30 minutes more. Overnight French Toast (Magnolia Table Food Blog) Ingredients8 tablespoons (1 stick) salted butter, cold, plus 1 tablespoon of softened butter for the baking dishOne 1-pound loaf Italian bread, cut into 1-inch-thick slices10...
Christmas Music Playlist Update 2018

Christmas Music Playlist Update 2018

Christmas is just around the corner! As you finish up your wrapping, begin your gift exchanges, bake your cookies and candies, view Christmas lights, or whatever you do as tradition, we want you to have all that you need. A huge part of the preparation begs the question: what jams shall we listen to? Here’s a list of Christmas music so that you can have all the tunes at your disposal. Plug these artist names into your iTunes, Spotify, Amazon, or YouTube accounts to see which ones really float your Christmas music boat! We’ve included classics, but we’ve also included new and upcoming artists and albums.  The Romanski Group in Lafayette, IN would like to wish you a Merry Christmas! From our family to yours! Classics Dolly Parton: Home for ChristmasElla Fitzgerald: Ella Wishes You a Swinging ChristmasLouis Armstrong: What a Wonderful ChristmasBillie Holiday: Happy HolidaySoundtrack to Rudolph the Red Nosed ReindeerBing Crosby: 40 Christmas HitsMichael Buble: ChristmasMariah Carey: Merry ChristmasJohnny Cash: Johnny Cash Family ChristmasCountry ChristmasThe Classic Christmas AlbumThe Canadian Tenors: The Perfect GiftJames Taylor: James Taylor at ChristmasElvis: Elvis ChristmasFrank Sinatra: Frank Sinatra Christmas CollectionNat King Cole: The Christmas Song Modern / Alternative Reach Records: The GiftJosh Garrels: The Light Came DownChris Tomlin: AdoreLauren Daigle: BeholdAudrey Assad: EvergreenIngrid Michelson: Songs for the SeasonJohn Mark McMillian: Smile in the MysteryPenetonix Christmas PlaylistPenetonix: Christmas is Here!Penetonix: Christmas Penetonix: Christmas DeluxePenetonix: PTX ChristmasPenetonix: PTX Christmas DeluxePenetonix: That’s Christmas to MeMeredith Andrews: Receive Our KingRend Collective: Campfire Christmas Vol. 1 Tenth Avenue North: Decade the HallsJosh Groban: Noel For up-to-date information on YOUR Indiana area neighborhood or a FREE Seller Consultation – call The Romanski Group at (765)...
Spotlight on the Northend Community Center

Spotlight on the Northend Community Center

Lafayette, IN is full of businesses and organizations that enhance the community. The newest addition to that spectrum is Faith Church’s Northend Community Center.  Northend Community Center Amenities The Northend Community Center has something to offer for everyone.  Flour Mill Bakery: But first, coffee. And donuts. The Flour Mill Bakery has served the Lafayette, IN area for years. They supply donuts, apple fritters as big as your head, coffee, ice cream, and more. Try their new keto bites! YUM! This is their second location. Click here to view the other location in Rossville, IN! Reclaimed Hope is a second hand store inside the Community Center. Check out their selection for home decor items, necklaces and other fun jewelry. Check back regularly, too, because their selection is always rotating! Something unique to Lafayette, IN that the Northend Community Center offers is an indoor playground dubbed, “PlaySpace!” This extended, padded, and super fun indoor playground provides enjoyment for small tots to school aged kids! Click here for pictures and more information! Here are the specs: Serves ages 1-12 Max capacity is 75  2000 square feet of play 15 ft max equipment height The indoor playground requires you to check in at the beginning with a photo ID. It is $1/child/hour to visit! There is a membership year access pass for $50/year/child. The Northend Community Center has a Co-working studio. This area, “NorthWorks,” provides plenty of space for work, study, or meetings of any type. There are free and paid spaces available. Click here for more information! There are rooms available for rent for any meeting need you might have. Click here...
9 Fun Christmas Events in Greater Lafayette, IN

9 Fun Christmas Events in Greater Lafayette, IN

Christmas ’rounding the corner makes for some serious activity in the Greater Lafayette, IN area. Keep reading for all the need-to-know details! Click here to view an extensive list of light displays in and around Greater Lafayette, IN! This is always fun for the entire family!An additional light display called the “Festival of Lights” is available Turkey Run State Park and Shades State Park. Click here to view more information on that! The remaining dates for this are December 14 – 16, 21, and 22. from 6:00 – 9:00 P.M. $5 per car!The Living Nativity at Faith Church is a sweet way to celebrate Jesus’ birth! Click here for more information on it.Christmas at the Zoo (Indianapolis, IN): This is about an hour away, but it’s super fun for the kids! The Zoo decks its halls with lights upon lights! There’s a penguin exhibit! Santa’s Study is a must see. Make cookies with Mrs. Claus! Seriously, it’s a cool time.“Jolly Days Winter Wonderland” is this year’s theme for Christmas at the Children’s Museum (Indianapolis, IN). This exhibit includes opportunities to build your own snow globes, “ice skate” in your socks and ice fish! According to Forbes Magazine, the Indianapolis Children’s Museum is one of the best in the United States. Check it out to see why! Scarf and Cookie Exchange (City of God Church; Lafayette, IN) December 18th from 7:00 – 9:30 P.M. “Come for an evening of Christmas cheer and fun with friends! Bring around 3 dozen cookies, a container to bring new cookies home in and a new scarf to exchange!”Haan Museum (Lafayette, IN): This historic Lafayette, IN home...