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Village of Zionsville in Lovely Bloom

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When I was one of countless workers spending my day in a small, beige cubicle, I used to cut out photos of gardens and pin them up on the walls of my cube. If I couldn’t have an office with a window, this was the next best thing. Recently, I spent the day working remotely […]

Summer Reading at 4 Kids Books & Toys

Summer reading at 4Kids

When I was a kid, I loved the summer reading program at the local library. I was a voracious reader and had no problem tearing through 50 books or more over the course of the summer. Now I have kids of my own and not all of them reading like I did. So when I […]

April 19: EGGnormous Egg Hunt at Lions Park

Having fun at the EGGnormous Egg Hunt in Lions Park.

Easter is quickly approaching and it’s one of my favorite holidays. It’s a time of celebration in church. It’s also a time to enjoy spring with kids and family. Of course that means Easter baskets, candy and Easter egg hunts.  I loved them as a kid and as an adult, it’s fun to take the […]

Grapevine Cottage: All About Wine

There's a fantastic selection of wines!

I have to confess, I take pleasure in a glass of wine with dinner. I’m looking forward to warm weather, which means nights outside in my backyard, enjoying wine with friends and family. Let’s talk about one of my favorite wine stores, Grapevine Cottage, located in the heart of historic Zionsville. If you haven’t visited […]

Black Dog Books: A Rare Find

Black Dog Books in Zionsville

I’ve always felt at home in a library or a bookstore. When I was a college student, I worked in my college library, where I would help students find books and other reference materials. I regularly visit bookstores and I like to support independent bookstores. I heard good things about Black Dog Books and decided […]

An Enchanted Spring Market

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Have you seen or heard about the show Flea Market Flip on HGTV? The participants create awesome one-of-a-kind furniture and home decor pieces from items they find at local markets. This weekend in Zionsville, IN The Vintage Farmhouse is hosting An Enchanted Spring Market. Over 30 vendors from all over the country are coming together […]

Zionsville Market Sees 25.7 Percent Increase In Home Sales in 2012

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The numbers don’t lie. The 2012 Zionsville real estate market took several steps in the right direction versus the previous year. A total of 531 homes were sold in 2012 compared to just 418 one year prior. On average, 44 closings were finalized each month, or 25.7 percent more, compared to just 35 per month […]

Zionsville Inventory Continues to Shrink in October, 2012

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There has been an overall trend toward decreasing inventory over the past 15 months in Zionsville, and the month of October, 2012 proved to be no exception. Since hitting a summer peak of 274 listings, the number of homes on the Zionsville market fell for the third consecutive month, reaching a total of just 238 […]

Zionsville Real Estate Market “Spotty” in September, 2012

“Spotty” might be a good word to describe the Zionsville real estate market in September, 2012. For while some statistically significant improvements were seen, the market regressed more than a little bit when it came to other key indicators. But considering this is the time of year the Zionsville market typically slows down, none of […]

Fewer Homes on Zionsville Market for 3rd Consecutive Month in May, 2012

The Zionsville real estate market didn’t fair was well as other nearby Central Indiana markets, at least insofar as total closed and pending sales were concerned. Take pending sales as an example: May’s total of 46 represents not only a decrease of 13.2 percent versus the previous month’s total of 53, but a decrease of […]

Zionsville Real Estate Market Improves Slightly in December, 2011

While the total number of Zionsville homes for sale fell 5.4 percent in December, compared to 1 year ago there were 4.8 percent more homes on the market in Zionsville Indiana. In way of comparison, there were 8.4 fewer homes for sale in Indianapolis Indiana. View the complete, original article here.

Zionsville Sees 17.3-percent Increase in Number of Homes Sold

While there were 4.1 percent fewer Indianapolis houses for sale in November compared to the previous month the Zionsville real estate market went the opposite direction as there were 298 homes on the market in November versus the previous month’s total of 296. Compared to November of 2010, when there were 294 homes listed for […]

Traders Point Creamery and The Loft Restaurant

Exterior of the charming Traders Point Creamery in Zionsville, Indiana

“We milk it. We make it. We serve it.” You just can’t get much fresher than that. At Traders Point Creamery, a dairy farm and restaurant in Zionsville, Indiana, visitors can spend a wonderful day in Zionsville, a suburb in the Northwest corner of Indianapolis, exploring, tasting and playing on the farm. Only a mile […]

Things to do in Zionsville: June 2011

Located Northwest of Indianapolis downtown, Zionsville, Indiana is a community in bloom.  This quaint near Indianapolis community offers a small town vibe in driving distance from the big city for Hoosiers who want the best of both worlds. The Zionsiville community offers residents a treasure trove of fun things to do in Zionsville each month. […]