Topic: Andrew Skipper Everyday

Andrew Skipper Visits Elk River Upcycle in Elkhart, Indiana

Posted on Tuesday, October 29th, 2013 in Shopping, Things to do in Amish Country, Uncategorized

Going “green” is a trend many businesses have embraced and I only see that increasing over the coming years.  But did you know that you can also shop “green?”  Stores that specialize in architectural salvage and vintage pieces help the environment because they prevent many items from going into landfills.  The bonus is that quite … Continued

Andrew Skipper Visits Bethza Professional Makeup Artist Studio in Elkhart, Indiana

Posted on Monday, September 23rd, 2013 in Shopping, Uncategorized

Elkhart county’s past is full of innovative entrepreneurs and its present is no different. Bethza Seminario, co-owner of Bethza Professional Makeup Artist Studio began her business when she saw a need that wasn’t being met.  As a professional makeup artist, she started off working with runway models in Chicago and doing makeup applications for professional photo … Continued

Andrew Skipper Everyday Visits McCarthy's On the Riverwalk

Posted on Thursday, August 15th, 2013 in Places to eat, Uncategorized

The perfect place to enjoy a meal with a view is McCarthy’s on the Riverwalk. Nestled along the river in downtown Elkhart, McCarthy’s overlooks Central Park, the Civic Plaza, and offers sweeping views of the Lerner Theatre, IUSB-Elkhart campus, and of course the beautiful river. On a nice day, nothing beats lunch out on the … Continued

Andrew Skipper Visits the Havilah Beardsley House in Elkhart, IN

Posted on Friday, June 28th, 2013 in Museum, Uncategorized

Havilah  Beardsley, Elkhart’s founding father, built the first brick home in Elkhart in 1848.  That home still stands on the corner of Main Street and Beardsley Avenue and in 2011, was opened to the public for tours. This historic house tour is not only unique in the fact that it includes stories of Elkhart’s development, … Continued

Andrew Skipper Visits Antiques on Beardsley

Posted on Thursday, January 24th, 2013 in Shopping, Things to do in Amish Country, Unique Shopping

Whenever I’m out shopping, I always gravitate toward statement pieces.  When I spot something unique, I immediately start imagining how I could use it as a decorative piece in someone’s home.  No matter what your style is, all you need are a few special accessories and art pieces to create that wow factor in your … Continued

Andrew Skipper Visits b on the River in Elkhart

Posted on Thursday, December 13th, 2012 in Places to eat, Shopping, Uncategorized

My friends often make fun of my television. It is an old box T.V. with a 19 inch screen (that’s right, it’s deeper than it is wide). When I invite people over and they see that, I can tell that they are usually wondering what we are going to do for entertainment. But I’ve always been … Continued

Andrew Skipper Visits Garber's Interior Design

Posted on Tuesday, November 27th, 2012 in Shopping, Things to do in Amish Country, Unique Shopping

When entertaining at home, I always try to give my guests more than just a meal. To me, it’s about the entire experience. If I’m throwing a themed dinner party, the food, music, and table settings should all flow together. One of my favorite things about entertaining is setting a beautiful table. I love mixing things … Continued

Andrew Skipper Visits the Cinnamon Stick in Middlebury

Posted on Monday, July 23rd, 2012 in Shopping, Things to do in Amish Country, Uncategorized, Unique Shopping

I love to entertain at home, and I also love when I receive an invitation to go to a friend’s house for dinner. There is something about being invited into someone’s home that makes me feel special. When somebody prepares a meal and opens their home, it is the ultimate act of hospitality and I … Continued

Along the Heritage Trail