Love Living Local

Jam-packed into one colorful, beautifully loud weekend, Lotus World Music Festival envelops downtown Bloomington.  For anyone who has attended Lotus, you know the incredible experience it is.  If you haven’t, you are in for a surprise. The buzz. The music. The people. It’s one of my absolute favorite weekends of the year. Since 1994, Lotus asks artists … More Love Living Local

Pinterest Picks-Weekly Round-up

Coffee.  A toasty cup of deliciousness suitable for different activities, different persons, different regions.  Everyone has their coffee routine. My morning routine requires coffee.  At my house, the AC is off and the windows are open which means wrapping myself in my fluffy robe and drinking my steaming cup o’joe while I become functional.  I meet friends for … More Pinterest Picks-Weekly Round-up

Favorite Handmade Item – Chelsea Jones

This week I’m proud to feature the favorite handmade item of one of my favorite people (what’s new?!). Meet Chelsea Jones – though I’m sure most of you already know her! Chelsea is the silversmith mastermind behind Tactile Melodies, which we’ve carried in the shop since the beginning of time! I remember meeting Chels for … More Favorite Handmade Item – Chelsea Jones

Love Living Local

Crisp, cool morning. Freshly roasted coffee. Delicious pastries. Colorful vegetables. Ah, a morning at the Bloomington Farmer’s Market. One of my favorite Saturday morning activities and a perfect example of the essence of Bloomington. Last week I recounted my weekend with a visit from a friend, LuAnn (my best friend from high school). Continuing our … More Love Living Local

Love Living Locally

Welcome to Love Living Locally! I’m so excited for you to join me on my exploration of everything local in Bloomington.  My goal is to explore all the wonderful events, businesses, restaurants, bars, galleries, art, and as many other facets of Bloomington that give Bloomington its unique personality.  September is a busy month.  School is … More Love Living Locally