Indiana Bed and Breakfast Destinations

Indiana Bed and Breakfast Destinations

Cool nights with changing colors on the leaves create the perfect staycation vibes here in great old Indiana. Have you seen some of the rolling hills and canyon formations we’ve got going on? Consequently, the question arrises of where you should go or stay, and additionally, we’ve an answer for you! Bed and Breakfasts are really perfect in so many ways. However, during this specific time with COVID-19, we want to point out that Bed and Breakfasts are essentially designed with social distance in mind. Here’s an updated list of all things Indiana B&B! Before booking a room, please be sure to contact each destination for their current COVID-19 procedures and stay guidelines. Nestle Inn (Downtown Indianapolis, IN): Okay, this B&B takes a turn for the wild side with claims such as: “Not your grandma’s B&B” and WE LOVE IT. Enjoy different touches including modern touches, Downtown Indianapolis location, WiFi, breakfast options, cooking classes, and so much more!Songbird Prairie (Vaparaiso, IN): Mentioned in Midwest Living Magazine as one of the best B&B’s in the Midwest, this is one to check out!Schenck Mansion (Vevay, IN): Also, mentioned in Midwest Living Magazine as one of the best B&B’s in the Midwest! It’s a beautiful location to behold!Cabins and Candlelight (Colfax, IN): Just twenty miles from Lafayette, these cozy little cottages are perfect for a weekend getaway. The cabins include a fireplace and Jacuzzi, and it is definitely a level of relaxation the doctor would order. It is a sweet little place!The Stone Cabin Inn (Dull’s Tree Farm; Thorntown, IN): The old log cabin is on a Christmas Tree Farm, and it is a favorite...
Greater Lafayette Food Truck Frenzy

Greater Lafayette Food Truck Frenzy

As we soak up the last days of summer, here are some of our favorite food trucks to spot around Greater Lafayette, IN. Find them on the map by tracking their travels on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, or their personal websites! Greater Lafayette, IN Food Trucks EMT: This menu is loaded with unique and traditional items. Mac and cheese burger, grilled cheese, and vegan options too. This is a popular one in Lafayette!L Kora Fast Food: Mexican food!Smolder BBQ: BBQ style Mexican food! Can you say YUM?! Brisket tacos and nachos with a homemade spicy slaw and queso sauce. You’ll love this one.Pink Walrus: Frozen yogurt!Kona Ice (Lafayette, IN Facebook Page):Shaved Ice!Mary Lou’s Donuts: An old friend of Lafayette, IN on wheels. These donuts are made fresh every morning. Click here to view a blog on our historic Mary Lou Donuts.Famous Franks: Purdue Pete’s best friend. You’ll see this one on campus!Daily Bite: Taco-licious is their motto!Mitchell’s Mex: More Mexican, but this one can be found in Delphi, IN.Guac Box: Delicious Tex-Mex tacos, nachos and hand smashed guac!  Click here to visit their Facebook page and see where you can find them!Roasted, Toasted and Baked: Mean smoked meat sanwiches, greens, and daily specials such as mac and cheese!Dan the Man’s Taco Stand: Based out of Rossville, IN!WoJo and MoJo’s Grilled Cheese: Gourmet Grilled Cheese and more!Igloo on the go:Gypsy Joe Coffee Shop: A cup of joe on wheels!Fat Bottom Donuts: Hot and fresh cake donuts!Porky’s BBQ: Set up in the mall parking lot, find this Lafayette, IN favorite there all summer long!Puritan Coney Island Express: hot dogs, coney dogs, nachos, and moe!Grilled Chicken and Rice: Middle Eastern dishes and...
Father’s Day in Great Lafayette, IN

Father’s Day in Great Lafayette, IN

COVID-19 might have interrupted your traditional Father’s Day plans, but it certainly can’t keep you from lovin’ that genuine dad of your’s to the fullest! Unfortunately, we don’t have any formal, scheduled Father’s Day events in Greater Lafayette, IN to inform you of this year. Local businesses and organizations are all doing their part for the community and following CDC and TCHD guidelines by not hosting events. However, we have a few ideas to inspire you in making the day special! Here are some practical gift ideas. You can always send some in a care package! It’s just around the corner. How will you bless the socks off of that special father this year? Outdoor Theme:Hiking backpackWater Bottlehiking stickbeach gearsunglassesSports Theme:cones for trainingknee or ankle bracesbasketball, football, soccer ball, tennis racket, etc.Spike ball set!Favorite player’s jerseyfishing rodGame Theme:whoppie cushionboard games online games or controllersKitchen Theme:Cast iron skilletcook bookspatulasmoker or grillHunting Theme:scent free laundry soaparrows for his bow or ammo for his riflegift card to Cabela’s or Bass ProMusic Theme:guitar pickslesson bookharmonica or spoonspedal for his guitarcow bell for his drumsOther Ideas:wallettieshoescolognecollection coinsstocks If you’ve read this far, and found nothing to apply to your life, consider some quality time. We, of course, strongly encourage that you following the CDC guidelines of social distance before doing any of these recommendations. Be safe! Take or make your father dinner. Go fishing together. Ride bikes on the Wabash Heritage Trial. Enjoy an afternoon on the back patio! We genuinely wish you and your’s a Happy Father’s Day from the Romanski Group! For up-to-date information on YOUR Indiana area neighborhood or a FREE Seller Consultation...
9 Tips for Working from Home

9 Tips for Working from Home

Many Greater Lafayette, IN business, companies, radio shows, and schools recently made the switch for their employees to an online platform. This is a great aid to the social distance guidelines, while also keeping the work flow regular. However, if you’re beginning to feel burnt out, behind, or over your workspace at home, we’ve got you for some encouragement. Staying healthy and productive during this extended quarantine time is important. Overall, in any team workplace setting, communication is key, and now that truth is heightened as we learn how to work together separately. Try some of these tips for a fresh perspective on your work from home! This blog post was inspired by an artcle from Inc. titled, “23 Essential Tips for Working Remotely.” Your Workspace Stick to a schedule. The tendency might be to wake up later and work later, but a normal schedule with normal hours helps cultivate regularity. Schedule in stretch breaks, lunches and snacks, and rest times. Then stick to it! Leave work at work, and designate work hours for sanity purposes. Lay ground rules with family members and roommates to protect your work time. This keeps from distractions and poor time management. Boundaries are healthy!Create your space. Semi organize your desk, so that your thoughts aren’t scattered. Try a standing desk alternative for help with back pain. Purchase a comfortable chair and hands free telephone options for overall, sustainable work from home life. Additionally, create your video station with good lighting and minimal background noise! At some point, you’ll need to video call, so don’t shy away from it. Embrace it instead.Dress professionally. Continuing...
Activities to Entertain the Kids

Activities to Entertain the Kids

What day is it? Week? Month? If you’re a parent during this quarantine, it’s actually likely that you know exactly what day it is. You know because you-champion-of-all champions-you, are balancing a new schedule for virtual schooling and virtual extracurricular activities with your kids home full time. Not to mention, you might even be working full time for home! We see you. You’re doing great. We want to help! Greater Lafayette, IN is a family centered community, and we’ve got a couple ideas for entertainment within the walls of your home along with a few outside as well. We hope this helps. Keep up the good work! Entertainment at Home The video games and driveway chalk drawings can only go so far. Here are some creative spring board to get the juices flowing! Camp out in the living room or in the backyard: This is a personal favorite. Building forts or you tents in the backyard gives great bonding without the inconvenience of leaving your property. Build a campfire and even try making dinner over it!Obstacle course: Get creative on this one! Here’s a link for some inspiration. Up over chairs, use a 2×4 for an on the floor balance beam, small sprints for bigger homes. Record times and try to beat one another! A little healthy competition never hurt anyone.Music makers: For all you musicians out there, bring your kids in on the fun! Record it and post it for others to enjoy as well. Kids love to sing, and this will be a great confidence booster!Chalk art with messages: Maybe you haven’t thought of this yet? Decorate...
Ways to Cut Expenses

Ways to Cut Expenses

COVID-19 has many Americans wondering how they can save money. There are many going through a tough time financially during this season, and you are not alone. Whether you’ve been effected by the hot and cold market days or you’re laid off during this time, we are here for you. Here are some ways to take this time with stride as the days come. Refinance your home. We cannot stress this enough! With mortgage rates at an ALL TIME low, your home payment can lower and your quality of everyday life can improve. Consolidate debt and lower all interest fees. Get rid of multiple credit cards! You can also consolidate insurance premiums, cell phone plans within the home, or even cable and internet packages! These are necessities in this day and age, but maybe try the switch from a cable company to a streaming service. Or, check the difference in price offered by your phone company to package internet with your phone costs. Eat at home! Purchasing meals and preparing for the work week ahead will save you more than you know. This is a major money saver for Americans.Additionally, see where you can stand to purchase generic on groceries. We love Aldi for this! They have great options for shelf stable foods and low prices of meats and dairy. When you shop, go with a list prepared and DO NOT DEVIATE!Buy bulk! Speaking of groceries, try this. It’s an upfront cost, but saves money in the long run. Paper products, detergents, and bulk baking goods such as flour, peanut butter, sugars, oils, and more are all great to...