Being in the Know: Best Blogs for New Homeowners
When you're a new homeowner, you're constantly looking for decorating ideas for your new abode, DIY tips, and ways to save money. One of the best ways to do all of the above is to check out other people's ideas on their blogs.
Blogs (which is ...
Posted by Paula Henry on August 31, 2014 in Homeowners
Best Ways to Find Home Repair Professionals
If you are a home owner, then you understand the joys - and the challenges - of home ownership. You likely love that you are not limited in painting like renters. Nor do you have to worry about rent rising or finding a parking place.
On the other ...
Posted by Paula Henry on August 28, 2014 in Home Maintenance Tips
Keeping the Grass Green(er): How to Keep Your Lawn Looking Good
Taking care of grass may seem like a simple enough task, but with the onset of the blazing heat of Indy’s Summer months, it gets harder and harder to maintain the lush green turfs you’ve worked so hard on all Spring. There are, however, ...
Posted by Paula Henry on August 26, 2014 in Home Maintenance Tips
[Quiz] Which Indianapolis community is right for you?
What Indianapolis community is right for you? With so many amazing areas to choose from, how do you know where you would fit in best?
Find out by clicking below and taking our quiz. (Are your pencils ready?)
What were your results? Were ...
Posted by Paula Henry on August 24, 2014 in Buyer Resources
Where to Find the Best Running Trails in Indianapolis
If you are a runner, then Indianapolis is a pretty great place to live, even though we may not always have the best weather for it. Runners abound here - in every age and stage of life. (I can't help but wonder if it's because we're home to the ...
Posted by Paula Henry on August 21, 2014 in Parks and Recreation
Whipping up Some Goodness: Cooking Classes in Indianapolis
The long summer months are great time work on your hobbies; and what better way than classes and what better skill than cooking? There are no shortage of places to get cooking lessons around the city, be they refresher courses or specialized ...
Posted by Paula Henry on August 19, 2014 in Indianapolis Things to Do
Our Favorite Indy-Centric Pinterest Boards
Pinterest is all the craze. If it's not a social media platform you've dug into, we highly recommend it with all its home ideas. You can spend hours browsing through upcycling or recycling, bathrooms or bedrooms, decorating or organizing. Pinterest ...
Posted by Paula Henry on August 17, 2014 in Local Indy
How to Choose Children's Extracurricular Activities
We proudly serve a lot of families here at Home to Indy. Parents often ask us to recommend local extracurricular activities for their children. But with so many amazing options (from theater to sports to music), how is a parent to choose?
There are ...
Posted by Paula Henry on August 14, 2014 in Home and Family
Keeping it Cool: How to Condition Your Air Conditioning
Temperatures are climbing, and I bet Gene Ray Heating and Cooling and Thiele are in high demand again. (Both locally owned and operated service providers with a good reputation here in the city.)
If you know what’s good for your AC—and ...
Posted by Paula Henry on August 12, 2014 in Home Maintenance Tips
What You Need to Know About the Simon Skjodt International Orangutan Center
The Indianapolis Zoo is one of the highlights of our fair city and one of the first attractions we recommend to families new to the area. The zoo has a convenient downtown location, beautiful grounds, tons of interesting animals, and a ...
Posted by Paula Henry on August 10, 2014 in Indianapolis Things to Do
Farm to Fork Food Festival: DigIN 101
Indiana is in the heart of the Midwest, which is known for its farms. But most people (incorrectly) don't associate it with fine foods. In fact, most people likely associate Indiana with its State Fair Food. Don't get us wrong... we love a lemon ...
Posted by Paula Henry on August 7, 2014 in Indianapolis Things to Do
Summer's Best Refresher: Must Try Drink Recipes
Summer is here, and it's hot — so what do we need? Something cold to drink. Here are some of our favorite summer drink recipes. Some are fast and classic, some are quite luxurious and need a little bit of patience. ...
Posted by Paula Henry on August 5, 2014 in Home and Family
5 Fun Back to School Ideas from Pinterest
It's hard to believe, but it's back to school time here in Indiana. Backpacks have been filled with new supplies; new tennis shoes have been purchased; and #2 pencils have been sharpened in preparation for the big day.
Here at Home to Indy, we ...
Posted by Paula Henry on August 3, 2014 in Home and Family