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Author Aimée MacArthurAimée MacArthur is an Indianapolis resident who enjoys cooking, going out to restaurants with family and friends, and visiting parks and dog-friendly places with her dog, Louis. She loves to take photographs while exploring Indianapolis (and the surrounding towns) and shares her recommendations on her lifestyle blog, Indianapolis Amy.


Four Ideas for a Brownsburg Staycation

It’s time for another staycation. A “staycation” is when you stay in your town/city and play tourist. Let’s get ready for a visit to charming Brownsburg. There’s fun for everyone in the family with plenty of outdoor time and delicious food. Here are four ideas for a Brownsburg staycation. Play at the Park 1) Arbuckle Acres, 200 […]

Visit: Brownsburg Farmers Market (Thursdays, June-September)

I like to shop local when I can and that includes visiting one of my local farmers markets. One of my favorites is The Brownsburg Farmers Market which opens on Thursday, June 5. There will be entertainment at the market. Whitney Erin will be performing a concert to celebrate the opening of the 2014 market […]

Review: Discover a Local Favorite at Dawson’s Too Sticks & Stones

I don’t know about you, but I welcome recommendations from locals on where to eat. A while back, a friend of mine who lives in Brownsburg, recommended Dawson’s Too Sticks & Stones. I knew that the recommendation would be a good one. I just had a feeling. Dawson’s Too Sticks & Stones is a locally-owned […]

Wyliepalooza Ice Cream Emporium

Wyliepalooza Ice Cream Emporium is a whimsical, super kid-friendly ice cream shop located on Main Street in Brownsburg. It’s a fun and colorful shop named for the owners’ daugher. The shop, with another location in Indianapolis, is an Indianapolis Monthly “Best of Indy” winner. Wyliepalooza has a large menu of ice cream flavors with unusual […]

Plenty of Dog Treats at Bone Appetit

  I enjoy spending time with my dog, Louis. We go on walks and he’s always up for a car ride. Louis especially delights in visiting dog stores. He loves meeting new people and dogs and I thought we should visit Bone Appetit in Brownsburg. I’ll tell ya, Louis will “woof” at the top of […]

Celebrate Spring at Frazee Gardens

Spring is here and for me that means visiting as many garden and landscape stores as I can. I wouldn’t say that I have a “green thumb”, but I do delight in purchasing flowers and garden items. Just walking in a garden store puts me in a happier mood and gets me thinking about warm […]

Dogs love Speck’s Pet Supply

  Hello. This is my dog Louis, a miniature Poodle mix, who I adopted a little over a year ago. Louis is a sweet dog (Yes, I’m biased.) and loves to go for car rides and visit dog-friendly places. I try and keep on hand a variety of treats and toys for Louis and some […]