Wednesday, May 20, 2009

A Trip To Shipshewana Indiana

One of my favorite places to go to is Shipshewana Indiana. We usually try to take the trip at least once or twice a year. I really enjoy the atmosphere, food, and the fun things to do in Shipshewana.

There are a few things we do every time we go.

  • Have a homemade pretzel at Jo Jo's pretzels.
  • The kids ride the carousel at the top of the Mercantile building.

  • A couple other favorites are the bulk food store, and Yoders. Both are great places to locate hard to find food and other items you don't see every day.

One of my favorite trips was a visit to a working Amish farm in a Shipshewana buggy tour. We saw how a working dairy farm was operated, and visited the farm's beautiful gardens, and the kids had fun checking out all the animals.

They also have an Amish-Mennonite museum, a water park, and some of the most delicious home cooked meals ever. I was just there a few weeks ago, but I'm already ready to go back again.

Tuesday, April 21, 2009

I've Been Missing In Action

I've been missing in action at this blog for quite a while now. I'm going to try to start stopping by and updating this blog once in a while. I'm not promising anything real regular, but you know maybe more often than once a year.

I've been up to quite a bit since I've been here last, blogging and writing my heart out.

If you want more regular updates you can follow me at Twitter, check out my Squidoo profile, or friend me on Facebook.

I'll be back with more later!

Thursday, October 4, 2007

Have You Tried Pandora Radio?

I am a big fan of Pandora Radio. I actually discovered it almost a year ago when I was writing an article on internet radio stations. Pandora became the favorite of the internet radio stations I checked out, I ended up making the entire article about Pandora.

At Pandora just plug in the artist, or type of music you want to hear, and Pandora creates a custom play list based on your artist. It's a great way to hear new songs you normally wouldn't hear.

I enjoy listing to Pandora while I'm working. I'm posting about this today, because it is one of many websites listed in the Bzzagent Frogpond.

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Sunday, September 23, 2007

Blog Talk Gossip

I just joined a new Yahoo! group for bloggers, called Blog Top Gossip. The group is geared toward bloggers who would like to interact with other bloggers. I would like to say I've been a great participator, but I've been a much better lurker.

If you have a blogging question, or you're just not sure how to do something, just ask the group. Often someone else has had the same problem, and may be able to help you resolve your issue. I get the messages in digest form, and I really enjoy reading them. If you decide to check it out for yourself tell 'em Linette sent you!

Thursday, September 20, 2007

Preschool Projects Writer

I’m really excited to be the new Preschool Projects writer at One of my first articles is about Simple Card Clips. With the holidays coming up I thought this would be a fun family project. Check out the article and the rest of the site, if you have preschoolers, or if you’re still a preschooler at heart.

Saturday, September 1, 2007

Check Your Google Page Rank

I'm addicted to checking stats, so I thought I'd help feed other's stats checking addiction too by posting this here. If you have a website, blog or squidoo lens I bet you can't help but plug your URL in to check your page rank.

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Wednesday, August 29, 2007

Summer Squidtern

I've been interning for Squidoo this summer, and part of that internship is to keep a blog of the great lenses I find, so check out the Squidoo Fun Blog for cool lenses, and the latest happenings at and around Squidoo.

Here's the latest Squidhappenings: 
If your looking for Squidoo lens ideas check out Fresh Squid for a daily list of topic ideas.  If you make a lens of something on the list don't forget to submit it to the Plexo list for that day. 

Squidoo's making a commercial, and we need your help.  The Squidmercial will be a user generated video project, so check out the rules for submission at the Squidmercial Lens, submit your best lens, and claim your ten seconds of fame.