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Life, Travel

BTown Eats: Cardinal Spirits

I’ve always been a vodka girl. In college, it was Burnett’s (just typing that makes me dry heave). In young adulthood, it’s Grey Goose. And, now, Cardinal Spirits.  And, they may soon turn me into a gin girl, too. Cardinal Spirits is a small distillery that recently opened in Bloomington, right along the B-Line Trail. I’ve […]

Dinner, Recipes

Slow-Cooker Pork Carnitas

If I had it my way, I would eat Mexican food for every meal. I can never get enough of the comforting, spicy cuisine. This recipes is one my favorites — my parents have been making it for years. It’s easy, healthy and makes enough meat to feed an army. They threw this in the crockpot […]


How To Host A Groovy ‘Mad Men’ Party

Of all the events we host, our annual ‘Mad Men’ party is James’ favorite. He’s a sucker for anything ’60s. Everyone dresses up in 1960s-inspired attire, which is the best part. James picked up a blazer from a local vintage store and I finally got to wear this gorgeous ball skirt I ordered from Shabby Apple. […]

Life, Travel

An Indianapolis Institution

It’s been a long week for journalists in Indiana. After working some crazy hours, escaping to Indy for an evening was the perfect way to unwind. We had tickets to see Shakey Graves at the Murat with some friends (he was even better live than on vinyl) and decided to head up early to grab dinner […]

Barbara Harrington

Back to blogging

After a two-year hiatus from blogging, I’ve decided to relaunch The Broadcasting Baker! My good friend Molly’s recent foray into the blogging world inspired me. I look forward to reading her posts on Life Treats every week and doing so reminded me of how much I enjoyed having a creative outlet outside of the office. A lot […]