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The Perfect Pairing: French Lick Winery & Spirits of French Lick

Forget a staycation. Visit Southern Indiana’s perfect pairing, the French Lick Winery and enjoy the spirits of its adjacent distillery, and you’ll be transported to a heavenly locale that feels otherworldly. Extol’s Must-Savor Summer Spot, the winery offers guests the opportunity to sample the libations, enjoy a glass – or a bottle – on the…Read More

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A LIFE IN PROGRESS: WHAT THE MIND IS BOMBARDED WITH, THE MIND WILL ACCEPT

By Ray Lucas “What the mind is bombarded with, the mind will accept.” While in high school I heard a speaker declare this as part of his presentation. I can’t recall what his greater theme was, but that quote has always stuck with me. “What the mind is bombarded with, the mind will accept.” I…Read More

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COVID HAVE YOU DOWN? BLESSINGS ABOUND WHEN YOU GET CRAFTING

By Morgan Sprigler Hello Fellow Crafters! I hope you are happy and healthy! The uncertainties COVID-19 has brought to our lives brought a new set of challenges for all of us, regardless of your circumstances. I am in the stage of life where I am attempting to raise two well-rounded, well-mannered little girls. If you…Read More

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Develop New Albany, New Albany Urban Enterprise Association, and City of New Albany Partner to Assist Service Industry Employees with Relief Program

March 21, 2020 Develop New Albany (“DNA”), in conjunction with the Urban Enterprise Association (“UEA”), the City of New Albany and private donors, created a fund to help the local service industry workers affected by the COVID-19 crisis in New Albany.  “Develop New Albany is proud to partner with our city to serve some of…Read More

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LUNCHTIME LOVE

How to take your lunch on a culinary adventure By Adam & Kristin Kleinert First, please allow me to apologize. Most FamFitter articles have been penned by my wife, Kristin (aka “The Smart One”). She is in her first year as a full-time special education teacher, taking a few college courses, coaching elementary cheerleading and…Read More

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GIVE ME A SIGN

Creatively inspired by Ben Franklin Crafts in New Albany By JD Dotson How many times have I begged the universe to give me a sign? Whether I have a difficult decision to make, a project to finish, or I’m just feeling down, I will look around for that sign to help decide or guide or…Read More

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WHERE ONE DOOR CLOSES…

Made by Morgan Creatively inspired by Ben Franklin Crafts in New Albany By Morgan Sprigler …Another one opens and just like that it’s Spring, bringing us a promise of sunlight, crisp air and fresh beginnings. To welcome the new season, I’m sharing with you a kid-friendly craft that incorporates a little education, too, and started…Read More

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WANTED: MORE ZZZS

By Angie Fenton I often joked that I hadn’t had a good night’s sleep since late May 2015 when I learned I was pregnant. But sometime this summer, as I woke up for the umpteenth time in the middle of the night with my toddler’s feet in my face and her elbows in my ribs,…Read More