Visiting the Hostess City of the South
Living in the Midwest, it’s always interesting to venture to the East Coast and experience a city steeped in history that stretches back to colonial times. While adventurous frontiersmen pushed west, establishing rustic trading posts in ...
Posted by Kristie Smith on June 22, 2020 in Travel
Rocky Mountain High
There’s nothing like the power and beauty of nature to make you feel humbled and awe-struck. A recent trip to Colorado was the perfect reminder of this for me.
The weather in Denver was sunny and mild, and my husband AJ and I, along with our ...
Posted by Kristie Smith on February 28, 2020 in Kristie Fun
One-tank getaway: Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo
Looking for a fun and easy getaway with the kids this summer? Named one of the top 10 zoos in the country by TripAdvisor, the Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo is just a 2.5-hour drive up I-69 from Indy and offers a day of fun for the entire family in ...
Posted by Kristie Smith on June 24, 2018 in Travel
My adventures with WTHR Flat Chuck!
For those of you who live in Indianapolis, you know of the spoof on The Flat Stanley Project from WTHR’s morning weatherman, Chuck Lofton. Like with Flat Stanley, participants take a “flat” cut-out version of the weatherman on ...
Posted by Kristie Smith on July 23, 2013 in Kristie Fun
Girlfriends, Vacation and Love
For me, these past ten years have been filled with developing meaningful female friendships. Do you have a best friend or confidant that you’ve developed? If like me, friends ebb and flow through life, and it’s only when I’m ...
Posted by Kristie Smith on April 26, 2013 in Kristie Fun
Setting New Year's goals
Are you setting 2019 goals? If so, you might consider this: telling others your goals makes you LESS LIKELY to achieve them. Why is this true?
According to several psychologists, when you share your goals outloud, you get the psychological ...
Posted by Kristie Smith on December 27, 2011 in Goals
Super Bowl home rentals now available!
As a frequent traveler, I love staying in places that have the little touches of home. If you’re coming to Indianapolis for the 2012 Super Bowl festivities, you have the option of setting up football headquarters in the comfort of a spacious, ...
Posted by Kristie Smith on December 1, 2011 in Indianapolis
What does your family look like?
I just returned home from time at my husband’s family reunion in Pensacola, FL. Everyone gathered together for connection before Jeremy & Becky and their three children leave for Germany – a three-year transfer for Jeremy’s job ...
Posted by Kristie Smith on October 26, 2011 in Kristie Fun