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I was leaving Target.

I had made a plan with my friends to meet them for dinner, but I’d gotten off of work early and decided to head there to kill some time. I browsed for a while, and then picked out a face … Continue reading

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The Sisterhood of the World Bloggers Award

Hooray! I was nominated for the Sisterhood of the World Bloggers Award by driftinglexi. Thank you so much Lexi, it means so much that you thought of me/considered me for this award! I’m honored. I love reading your posts and I’m happy … Continue reading

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Happy Father’s Day!

Today is Father’s Day, so I’d like to take this opportunity to talk about my dad. My dad is one of the best people I know. He is an upstanding guy– he’s an outstanding guy. He’s always thinking about five million … Continue reading

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The Encouraging Thunder Award

Samantha over at The Chemist’s Journal  just nominated me for the Encouraging Thunder award, for which I am so honored and grateful. Thank you so much Samantha for thinking of me and my blog! From what I can tell, the Encouraging … Continue reading

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Friendly Reminder: Don’t Expect People to Change for Ya

I’m a very sensitive person. I take most things seriously, everything makes me anxious, and I’m a classic over thinker. These are a few faults that I have, on a list of many more. Another one of my faults–  I assume that … Continue reading

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Gratitude Journal 1

Joyce over at Sitting Idly (who I met through Blogging 101) introduced me to a new type of blog post called a Gratitude Journal. Basically she explained to me that a Gratitude Journal is where you list 5 things you are grateful … Continue reading

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Blogging 101, Day Four: Identify Your Audience

Today’s Assignment: publish a post you’d like your ideal audience member to read, and include a new-to-you element in it. Today I’d like to talk about someone that I care about a lot– my sister Carly. Carly is 17 years … Continue reading

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Amanda’s Library

When I moved out of my mom’s house two years ago, I had to pick and choose which books I wanted to keep and take with me to my dad’s. It was one of the hardest things I’ve ever had to … Continue reading

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Blogging 101, Day One: Introduce Yourself to the World

Today’s assignment: write and publish a “who I am and why I’m here” post on your blog. Hi WordPress community! My name is Amanda. I am 20 years old and live/go to college in New York. I am a writer–  I … Continue reading

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Why It’s Important to Use Correct Names/Pronouns

In light of Caitlyn Jenner presenting herself to the world, I’d like to talk about the importance of using the correct names/pronouns in regards to people in the transgender community. In high school, I became friends with a completely different … Continue reading

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