Twinkle VanWinkle, Digital Lifestyle & Entertainment Producer for LIN Media, shares thoughtful writings and unique interactive features, dishing out advice about good food, cooking tips, DIY projects, fashion and more. She'll also teach you a thing or two about music.
Born in a small town in Mississippi, she grew up surrounded by wonderful Southern cooks, musicians and creative souls. She forged a path for digital journalism and social media at the University of Mississippi, receiving her Masters in New Media and Journalism.
"My ultimate goal is to help my audience see they can make their lives shine, too. Easy, cost-effective projects, recipes and ideas, sprinkled with good vibes and a great soundtrack is what I strive to produce."
Twinkle has more than 20 years of professional cooking under her apron strings, and shares her unique perspective and technical savvy with her readers. She has worked with James Beard award-winning chefs and appeared on the Food Network and "The Oprah Winfrey Show."
She is also an avid music lover and record collector as well as an active musician and music writer.
Twinkle lives in Indianapolis with her partner Tyler, their children and Leon the cat, gardening, cooking and making her life shine.
The warmer weather is a thing of the past, and it's expected to get worse.
Local Marines helped spread some holiday cheer today.
Terre Haute Police filed citations against one Terre Haute towing business earlier this year. Andrews Towing and investigators were in city court Friday morning for the first time.
Seven new Indiana Conservation Officers officially joined the DNR Division of Law Enforcement during graduation ceremonies Friday at the Indiana Government Center South.
TRAFFIC ALERT: Martin County Deputies are requesting travelers to avoid U.S. 231 north of Loogootee. Due to many slide off accidents, traffic is backed up over a mile in several places
Right on cue, Thursday’s early winter storm dumped snow and ice on the Wabash Valley but county highway crews were a step ahead of the weather’s arrival pre-treating the 897 miles of pavement in the county.