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Local Love

Southern Indiana has no shortage of locally-owned businesses, and shopping at them can benefit our community as a whole. Spending money at an independent business versus a big box retailer means more cash in our local economy. And there are several environmental benefits too. Local shop owners are more likely to reuse materials and contribute…Read More

Look from Sapphire on Spring:
Dress Romper with Shorts $42, Initial Plate Necklace $19.

Sizzle This Summer

Styling and Photos by Miranda McDonald Model: Kristen Kirsch This summer is all about making a fashion statement with your outfit choices. From playful prints on off-shoulder frocks to stand out accessories and bold button details, you are sure to turn heads with these trendy, summer looks. FASHIONS FROM: Sapphire on Spring 326 Spring St….Read More

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Unicorns, Mermaids and Dinosaurs – Oh My!

By JD Dotson Our Intrepid Explorer JD Dotson’s Went on The Hunt For His Favorite Finds For Little Ones LOOKING FOR A FEW GOODIES FOR YOUR LITTLE ONES? HERE ARE A FEW OF MY FAVORITE FINDS SURELY TO BRING A SMILE TO ANY KIDDO’S FACE. Unicorns, mermaids and dinosaurs, oh my! Regalo is the place…Read More

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All That Sparkles

STORY & PHOTOS BY MIRANDA MCDONALD (Including Parenthood) Jacqueline Koerber knows a lot about jewelry. Her family has been in the business for over 30 years. However, the jewelry expert is also learning a little bit about motherhood as well after giving birth to her son. The new mama recently sat down with us to…Read More

“Our family keeps growing, and with
each passing year, there is a garden.”

The 100-Year Garden

By Amy Gesenhues My grandmother turned 101 years old on April 3. She has survived being born in 1917. World War II. Joe McCarthy. The Korean War. Vietnam. The Cuban Missile Crisis and the assassination of President Kennedy. She is a devout Catholic who survived a divorce in a deeply rooted Catholic community. She survived…Read More

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2018 Home & Garden Guide

We may not have actually experienced spring, so now is the time to set your sights on your home and garden. Check out German American Bank’s home equity line of credit offer, which is perfect of any home improvement project. Schedule an appointment with Blue River Cabinetry to learn why the company is a leader…Read More

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Making Memories

BY ALLISON JONES | PHOTOS BY TONY BENNETT Floyds Knobs couple thrilled with stunning renovation Living in their Floyds Knobs home since 2001, Jenny and Sean Stumler have raised two children and spend countless hours building memories with nearby family members. But, with any home that has been lived in for a while, refreshing the…Read More

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A Dream Do-Over

BY LAURIE HAAG | PHOTOS BY NATALIE SPAULDING PHOTOGRAPHY AND ASHLEY WALTS PHOTOGRAPHY Wedding planner Laurie Haag and her husband experience the wedding of their dreams May 7, 1988, is one of my favorite days ever. It’s the day I married my husband. Fast-forward to May 2018, and I can’t believe 30 years have gone…Read More

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BACK TO BASICS

By Morgan Sprigler It’s finally summertime, Extol Readers! Warmer weather is here and our kids are out of school. You may be feeling a bit overwhelmed with the fact that you have become the sole source of entertainment for your kids (and with the second fact that they will need a bath every. single. night)….Read More

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Derby Trot & Shop

PHOTO BY DANNY ALEXANDER DERBY TROT & SHOP Join Sarah Jordan of Alpha Media April 14 in New Albany for Derby Trot & Shop powered by Bliss Travel. For just $25 you can sample your favorite wines and beers inside select locations, receive a signature glass and a shopping bag. The party starts at 2…Read More