I heart Bloomington Indiana, and I will show you why I love it soo much!
Bloomington is, hands down, my favorite place in Indiana.
Mr. Hoff and I went to college in Bloomington, at Indiana University, and also got married in Bloomington. I have so many happy lovely memories tied to this place!
Mr. Hoff, myself, my sister, and her fiancee took a little trip down to Bloomington last week. My parents got us all basketball tickets for Christmas, and we decided to make an overnight trip out of it.
I found several new spots that I will add to my growing list of must-stops in Bloomington:
Oliver Winery opened a new restaurant on the square, Oliver Winery Downtown. It is gorgeous, they serve all of their wines, they do wine-tastings…what else could you want?
Look at that stunning gleaming bar, those bottles of wine, and exposed brick. Perfection.
Farm Bloomington has been a favorite stop for a couple of years now. They use local fresh ingredients to make the most wonderful meals…I’ve never had a meal there that wasn’t delicious. We went for breakfast, but they have a full bar for evening fun too!
I am absolutely obsessed with their eclectic, rustic, country-vintage decor.
….and they have a whole shelving unit dedicated to milk glass, so you know I’m a fan.
I was so excited to stumble across this little gem, Vintage Vogue by GW (GW = GOODWILL!!!). I thought I’d died and gone to heaven.
As it was explained to me, this little store isn’t a drop-off location for Goodwill, but they hand-pick treasures from other Goodwill locations and bring them to Vintage Vogue…I mean, how cool is that?!?!
See that green fork & spoon set on the bottom shelf? I snatched those up for $8!!! I plan on painting them and mounting them to the kitchen wall at some point.
Lots of neat stuff!
I can’t wait to go back…maybe in the spring?
Have a great day! 🙂
My brother used to live in Bloomington, IN for about 8 years!
That looks like so much fun! What a great get away!
Love that GW store! I wish they open up a few more of those across the continent! I’ve been to Bloomington twice. My best friend and her hubby did their Masters of Music degrees at IU. I visited twice and loved its small-town charm.