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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.


April 19: EGGnormous Egg Hunt at Lions Park

Thumbnail: There will be a good crowd at this year's EGGnormous Egg Hunt in Zionsville.

Easter is quickly approaching and it’s one of my favorite holidays. It’s a time of celebration in church. It’s also a time to enjoy spring with kids and family. Of course that means Easter baskets, candy and Easter egg hunts. I loved them as a kid and as an adult, it’s fun to take the […]

Plenty of Dog Treats at Bone Appetit

Photo of Bone-Appetit in Brownsburg

 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 his […]

Grapevine Cottage: All About Wine

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I have to confess, I take pleasure in a glass of wine with dinner. I’m looking forward to warm weather, which means nights outside in my backyard, enjoying wine with friends and family. Let’s talk about one of my favorite wine stores, Grapevine Cottage, located in the heart of historic Zionsville. If you haven’t visited […]

Black Dog Books: A Rare Find

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I’ve always felt at home in a library or a bookstore. When I was a college student, I worked in my college library, where I would help students find books and other reference materials. I regularly visit bookstores and I like to support independent bookstores. I heard good things about Black Dog Books and decided […]

Good Greek Gyros at The Mediterranean Grill in Avon

Gyro Sandwich at The Mediterranean Grill in Avon.

Are you like me and enjoy a good sandwich? I seek out places to find tasty sandwiches. I especially dig sandwiches with exotic flavors and I am a fan of gyro sandwiches (slices of seasoned meat atop pita bread). A friend recommended that I visit The Mediterranean Grill in Avon. I stopped in on a […]

Celebrate Spring at Frazee Gardens in Brownsburg

You'll find plenty of gifts at Frazee Gardens in Brownsburg.

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 in Brownsburg

Dogs love Speck's Pet Supply in Brownsburg

Speck’s Pet Supply is a local store, with seven stores in the Indianapolis area and they sell food, treats and supplies for birds, cats, dogs, fish, reptiles and small animals (guinea pig, rabbits). One of the things I like about Speck’s (besides it being a local business) is that it is smaller compared to some […]

Delicious Hot Dogs at DJ’s Hot Dog Co.

Chicago Dog at DJ's Hot Dog Co.

I can’t think of a more all-American food than a hot dog. They’re inexpensive, easy to eat on the go and generally taste pretty good. But I want something better…Let’s talk about where you can find a really good hot dog in Avon. A hot dog so tasty that you can’t wait to go back […]