I wanted to take a small moment to introduce my latest and biggest project and that it was about time to make one of my grown-up dreams come true. Almost a year ago I was sitting in a session at Podcamp Pittsburgh and I had realized just a week earlier that I wanted to start … More My Biggest and Boldest Project YET!
If you have been following my you know that I have been on a journey to be more physically fit and lose a lot of the weight I gained with my kids and the horrible freshman 15 I got from Pizza and beer at AIP. Everyone knows I lost 30+ pounds already and feel more … More Run it Dirty.
I was going to write this piece for another Blog and thought that it was a huge part of my day today and what I had to say and what I was thinking couldn’t wait. Quite frankly that is the hardest part of being a writer. But today I was discussing my life choices and … More The Soulmate
SO like every other blogger in the world it is time for the end of the year post. I had to go and revisit last years post and I realized that I continued on my path of a new me. However when it was going too slow I blew everything up…and well that was a … More The Year of Amanda
Love… I know that today is black Friday when thousands of people flock to store to trample others for some good that they think will enrich a person. But I sat at home and watched a bad romance movie…City of Angels. It happens to be one of the only Nic Cage movies I like. But … More The most intimate blog I will ever write
I sat in the kitchen this afternoon and it dawned on me that I have already been back in Pittsburgh one full month. And I must say that it was one hell of a month! While most things in Pittsburgh hasn’t changed; the traffic, the construction, the general friendliness of people. My life here is … More Holy Crap One Month!!!!
So I have been sitting here at the Muddy Cup in Bellevue for about the past 30 minutes and I noticed two things: 1: it has changed so much since I was a kid. I use to take the bus here, or walk to see a boyfriend at the time and we would eat pizza … More Random Coffee Shop Post #1
I came to New England 7 years ago. I had a newborn baby, an old marriage, and big hopes for Boston. I never really thought about living anywhere but Pittsburgh. To me it was home. It was everything I needed it to be. But I had hoped New England would be the new home I … More New Chapter, New Life, New Empire
When I go to the Consol Center in Pittsburgh for the rest of my birthday celebration I didn’t think within the first few songs I would think about Kindness and Love and the lack of it in the world today. I never expected the stage show of Roger Waters The Wall be a political sounding … More What I Learned from The Wall at 33.
This past weekend I attended my first New England GiveCamp. I went in and talked about it the first night. I liked the idea of using something I love like Graphic Design to help someone, and multiple people through a non-profit. But I learned a lot this weekend about my personal boundaries and exactly how … More Ten Things I Learned at New England GiveCamp