Category Archives: Kristie Fun

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One-tank getaway: Story, Indiana

Categories: Culture, Kristie Fun

As you cruise west along Indiana State Road 135, taking in the rolling hills of Brown County and the occasional farm house, you suddenly seemingly cross an invisible line that jumps you back in time to the mid-1800s. You’ve...

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Indianapolis luxury bathroom trends: TOTO Washlet

Categories: Building, Kristie Fun, Luxury, Remodeling, Tid Bits

As we build our new home in Lost Run Farm, I am overwhelmed by all the CHOICES we have with every selection for our home. Some options seem unique and fun; others seem excessive.  The Toto Washlet was an option suggested...

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The luxury shed: So much more than a “man-cave”

Categories: Kristie Fun, Luxury, Remodeling

I know what you’re thinking: luxury shed? Sheds have historically been used as a place to store farm equipment, garden supplies, firewood, and seasonal sports equipment. Not so long ago, you would’ve been more likely...

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Easter brunch, baskets and gratitudes

Categories: Culture, Generosity, Indianapolis, Kristie Fun

This year my husband and I will be staying in Indianapolis for Easter. Not sure if we will make a yummy brunch or venture out to one of the amazing restaurant brunch choices around town. For those of you who are all-in with...

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Indianapolis 2014 Outdoor Summer Concerts

Categories: Community, Culture, Events, Indianapolis, Kristie Fun

Outdoor concerts top our favorite summer things in Indianapolis. We are so fortunate to have two amazing outdoor venues that draw in today’s hottest acts and the classic ones, too. Here’ the line up of outdoor...

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What Do Craft Beer and Real Estate Have in Common?

Categories: Community, Culture, Indianapolis, Kristie Fun, Our Team, Real Estate

Just over a year ago, I had a single conversation (over a couple of beers) that altered my seemingly predictable future. Who would have guessed that today I would be passing out business cards for Indy’s newest craft...

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Make Your Indianapolis Home an Indoor Veggie Garden Year-Round

Categories: Health, Kristie Fun

If you have a hankering for homegrown food during frosty Indianapolis winters, an indoor crop of vegetables might just do the trick. A surprising number of foods easily grow in your own Indianapolis home. Here are a few options...

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How to Keep Your Golf Swing Warm in an Indianapolis Winter

Categories: Health, Indianapolis, Kristie Fun

Does the chilly Indy winter have you dreaming of hitting the emerald green links of Indianapolis-area golf courses? Even with frost blanketing the fairways you can take your came indoors in Central Indiana. Fortunately, from...

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A Forest Hills Pinterest Birthday Party Success Story

Categories: Home Ownership, Kristie Fun, Tid Bits

When crafty ideas don’t come to mind easily, Pinterest is there. When just the start of something swirls around in your thoughts for the creative showcase to wow friends and family, Pinterest is there to bring it home....

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Running around Town: Indianapolis’ Themed Runs and Races

Categories: Community, Events, Health, Indianapolis, Kristie Fun, Our Team, Philanthropy, Tid Bits

Even with Indianapolis’ sub-zero temperatures and snow blast, avid runners keep hitting the streets. I see runners in my neighborhood up and at ‘em before the sun rises. That’s some dedication! Training groups are forming...

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Indianapolis Cavemen Diet: How to Eat Paleo in Indy

Categories: Community, Culture, Health, Indianapolis, Kristie Fun

Each year, new diets and health plans emerge as hot topics—some may call them fads. However, the Paleo Diet that Indianapolis homes are adopting is backed by a long history. Popularizing of the Paleo Diet dates back to...

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Do You Have Netflix Streaming Syndrome?

Categories: Kristie Fun

I’m only a week into my FREE month of Netflix. Prior to that it seemed as if I were the only person in Indianapolis still doing the DVR thing, not knowing about Orange being the New Black, and continually being the girl...

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Going Mobile in Indianapolis: What cell phone provider is best?

Categories: Community, Culture, Kristie Fun, Strategy, Tid Bits

“What cell phone provider is best in Indianapolis?” This is a question our team is asked often from clients relocating to Indy. Choosing a cell phone provider can be a tough decision especially since every...

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Indianapolis Colts 2013 Football Season

Categories: Community, Culture, Events, Indianapolis, Kristie Fun

Football season is just around the corner and our Indianapolis Colts are back! Colts fans are excited for this upcoming season. With new players and new play strategy, the Colts are planning to go all-the-way for the championship...

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August 2013 Events in Indianapolis

Categories: Community, Culture, Events, Indianapolis, Kristie Fun

August in Indy is loaded with the hottest events that can help end your summer with a bang! Make memories galore by attending some of the best events that this fine city has to offer. First on our recommendation list is...

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My Adventures with WTHR Flat Chuck!

Categories: Indianapolis, Kristie Fun, Travel

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...

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Indianapolis 2013 July Summer Concerts

Categories: Community, Culture, Events, Indianapolis, Kristie Fun

Summer is a fun time to be a music lover in central Indiana. Whether you enjoy the quaint music venue where you can get up-close-and-personal with the artists, a 50,000 seat arena with screaming fans, or if the outdoor concert...

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My new watch battery experience

Categories: Community, Generosity, Indianapolis, Kristie Fun

Two years ago my husband surprised me with a May Day gift. May Day, you wonder? Yes! May 1 is a day of celebration in many cultures to mark the beginning of summer. While the celebration of May Day has faded from American...

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My dualthlon failure!

Categories: Community, Kristie Fun, Tid Bits

““Failure is the opportunity to begin again more intelligently.” – Henry Ford This quote was a loud inspiration for me this weekend when my husband & I eagerly logged in to view the results of...

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Savor summer in Indy with these August events!

Categories: Community, Culture, Events, Indianapolis, Kristie Fun, Our Team

This list reflects just a fraction of all of the fun events happening in Indy this month! Get out and ENJOY! Colts Training Camp: July 29-Aug. 17 Hey Colts fans! Starting July 29, the Indianapolis Colts will be at Anderson...