By Michelle Plummer 2012 is the Year of the Dairy Cows at the Indiana State Fair and this may be a good time to meet one of our chefs who will be demonstrating a delicious dairy recipe each Sunday at 11:00 am throughout the fair! Chefs cook in a variety of places and settings. Our [...]
The city of Indianapolis is living and breathing the Indy 500 right now! You are going to bring your family to the track for the first time and you have a few questions….well I might be able to help! I will keep it simple and if you don’t find what you need here check out indycarmom.com or indianapolismotorspeedway.com.
By Duane Hill Never in my life when I was a little boy milking cows would I have thought about the privilege of handing milk to the winning race team at the Indianapolis 500. Hard work and desire have always paid off in my life in some surprising ways.
By Dave Forgey Last year I was able to be the “Rookie Milkman” following the direction of Richard Thomas who was the official “Milkman”. This year I’ll have that honor and will be sharing the experience with Duane Hill as the “Rookie Milkman” during the 97th running of the Indy 500.
By Michelle Plummer June is for weddings—Wine and Cheese that is! What better reception hall than the Vintage Indiana Wine Festival on June 2, 2012 at Military Park! Here is why the marriage works. The higher the acidity and alcohol in the wine, the better to cut through the butterfat coating, thus marrying with the [...]
By Diane Ruyack Sodium is an element that the body needs to function properly. The body uses sodium to regulate blood pressure and blood volume. Sodium is also critical for the functioning of muscles and nerves. Sodium occurs naturally in most foods. Too much sodium may lead to high blood pressure in those who are [...]
By DeDe Hausmann May is National Osteoporosis Month and why does it deserve that designation? Osteoporosis is a health condition in which bones become weak and can break very easily. Around 10 million Americans already have the disease (according to the National Osteoporosis Foundation, the NOF) and another 34 million are at risk of getting [...]
By Mary Nicholson Remember when you first learned to ride a bike – without training wheels? I still can recall the feelings of excitement, independence and great accomplishment. My brothers were even happy for me, because now they no longer needed to hold me up or push from behind. I could actually ride with them! [...]
By Mary Nicholson Graduation season is just about here. Actually, for me it’s been here since December, when my son, Alex, graduated from IUPUI. Even though he’s officially a 2011 graduate, his actual ceremony isn’t until May 13th. Daughter Emily graduates from Purdue University on May 12th, so we’ll have all sorts of celebrating to [...]
By Kimmi Devaney Cinco de Mayo is upon us! Are you planning to get together with friends and family? Possibly over margaritas and some delicious food? We have some great recipes that are sure to be a hit with your guests.