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January 15, 2016

Follow me on Snapchat! Every day I share quick videos and pictures of what we’re up to. See where we’re traveling, what I’m cooking, or what our three Boston Terriers (Miley, Howie, and Winnie) are up to. To follow me on Snapchat, first download the Snapchat app to your smartphone. Download on iPhone Download on […]

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15 Most Popular Recipes of 2015

January 5, 2016
The Top 15 Most Popular Recipes on Pinterest!! Get all the recipes here.

Happy New Year!!! What a wonderful year 2015 has been. To celebrate, I wanted to share our Top 15 Most Popular Recipes of 2015. These YOUR favorite recipes — the ones that received the most page views throughout the year. There are TONS of brand new recipes on this list that are first timers on […]

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March 27, 2015
Countdown to the happiest day of my life.

Kevin & Amanda, March 22, 2002. The 1-year anniversary of our first date. Last Sunday kevinandamanda.com turned THIRTEEN years old! Thirteen! This site is officially a teenager! I’ve told parts of this story before, but in case you’ve ever wondered, here’s the full story on how I started blogging. :) Kevin bought me the domain […]

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10 Most Popular Tutorials of 2014

January 1, 2015
What settings to use for silhouette pictures!

Happy New Year!!! So excited for 2015!! On Monday I shared our 20 Most Popular Recipes of 2014. Today I’m sharing our 10 Most Popular Tutorials. These were the most viewed pages on our site in 2014. If you’re new to Kevin & Amanda, this post is a great way to familiarize yourself with our […]

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20 Most Popular Recipes of 2014

December 29, 2014

Happy Holidays, friends! I hope you all had a wonderful Christmas! :) What a great year 2014 has been. To celebrate, I wanted to share a round-up of our most popular recipes in 2014. These tried-and-true favorites were our Most Viewed recipes in 2014. If you’re new to our site, this post is a great […]

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Merry Christmas 2014

December 24, 2014
Boston Terriers Miley and Howie are dressed up like Santa and his reindeer for Christmas!

Santa and his reindeer are headed out for the night… So be sure to leave some dog biscuits by the fireplace… Because you wouldn’t want this reindeer leaving any coal behind! ;) To our readers, thank you so much for all the joy you bring us throughout the year. Wishing you and yours a happy […]

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{Party Trick} How to Whistle REALLY LOUD!

December 3, 2014
If you've ever wanted to be able to whistle REALLY LOUD, this video will show you exactly how!

I have ALWAYS wanted to be able to whistle REALLY loudly. You know that super loud, piercing whistle that can call dogs from miles away? Or get a whole group of peoples’ attention? Or call your family members from across a field? I’ve always wanted to be able to do that. I never knew how, […]

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Peeling Garlic Hack {Last Minute Thanksgiving Tip!}

November 26, 2014
A super fast way to peel a lot of garlic at once! Wish I'd learned this a lot sooner! #lifehack #hack #lpt

Happy Thanksgiving!! Here’s a last minute trick for you before the cooking, baking, and eating frenzy begins!! :) This trick is a super fast way to peel a lot of garlic at once. It works whether you need to peel one clove of garlic or 12! You can peel them all at one time with […]

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October 16, 2014
Breathtaking photos that prove Budapest is one of the most stunning cities in Europe! I never knew how amazing Budapest is!

OMG. You guys. You will NEVER guess what happened to me in Budapest!!! We were walking down a pedestrian street near our hotel — actually one of the most beautiful pedestrian shopping streets in the world — ranked 7th out of 16 among shopping streets in Paris, Milan, and Amsterdam. It’s renowned for it’s atmosphere and attractiveness, […]

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Miley and Howie’s Celebrity Interview in Dog’s Today Magazine!

April 2, 2014

A few months ago I was contacted by Natalya Anderson, the celebrity editor for Dog’s Today Magazine in England. Normally she does celebrity interviews for the magazine each month, (like Martin Freeman, Allison Janney, Krysten Ritter, Isabella Rossellini, and Jean-Claude Van Damme to name a few!) but over Christmas she stumbled upon Miley and Howie’s […]

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Awesome New Feature on Kevin & Amanda + $1000 Visa Gift Card Giveaway to Celebrate! (Winners Announced!)

March 6, 2014

Today I am introducing CliqueMe, an awesome new feature on Kevin & Amanda! PLUS stay tuned below to enter for a chance to win a $1000 Visa Gift Card Giveaway AND an entire SimpleHuman smart kitchen makeover!! ($800+ value) It’s easy to enter — there’s only one entry and this giveaway is only on Kevin […]

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What I Got For Christmas…

March 4, 2014

I am terrrrrrrible at guessing what Kevin will give me for Christmas. It’s always a surprise! I always beg and beg for hints, and he just laughs and teases me with vague clues because he knows I’ll never guess. I just wanna know so bad!! :) This year I needed a suitcase, but even when […]

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What’s New

February 27, 2014

1. For Valentine’s Day Kevin made me Red Velvet Cookie Dough Pies. They were so, so, so good, I am still dreaming about them. We found the most adorable heart-shaped pie press at Target, and he used it to cut out the dough and make the pies. He combined two Picky Palate recipes: Hot Little […]

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Snow Day!

February 18, 2014

Last week we had an unexpected snow day!   When we woke up on Thursday morning, everything was covered in snow and icicles.   The whole neighborhood was a winter wonderland!   I love it when Kevin gets an unexpected day off from work. :)   Even if he throws snowballs at me!   Score! […]

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Friday Fun!

February 14, 2014
Kevin and Amanda Valentine's Day Snow Day

1. Happy Valentine’s Day!! Yesterday was a snow day for us! We got about three inches, which is basically a ton. It doesn’t even snow every year here, so we’re happy when we get just a flurry! Three inches in Alabama means roads are closed, schools are closed, and everybody stays home from work. So […]

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Best and Worst Books I Read in 2013

January 8, 2014
A List of the Best and Worst Books I Read in 2013

Happy 2014! Did you make any reading goals for the year? I always love getting new book recommendations, especially for those “cannot put down until it’s finished” kind of books! So in honor of the new year, I thought I’d share some of my favorite reads from 2013. If you’re looking for a new book, […]

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Top 20 Most Popular Recipes in 2013

December 31, 2013
The Top 20 Most Popular Recipes of 2013

Happy New Years Eve!! :) To celebrate, here’s a fun countdown of our most popular recipes in 2013. I love seeing all these type of posts that pop up this time of year!! :) This list represents what you guys loved most on Kevin & Amanda in 2013. Here we go! :)   20. Cheesy […]

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Merry Christmas 2013

December 25, 2013

Hoping your day is filled with love, laughter, peace, joy, and… Peppermint bark. ;) Merry Christmas! Love, Kevin, Amanda, Miley and Howie

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Join Me at BlogHer in Chicago

July 17, 2013
BlogHer Conference

Hi guys! I am so sorry my posting has been sporadic lately! I have been a bit distracted by the pool this summer. :) I couldn’t wait any longer to share this fun news with you guys though. I am so excited to be teaching a DSLR photography class at the BlogHer conference in Chicago […]

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East Alabama Living Magazine Feature

June 3, 2013
Kevin & Amanda East Alabama Living Magazine Feature

Hi guys! I hope you’ll let me share this fun news today :) A few months ago I was interviewed for East Alabama Living magazine, a local magazine from my hometown in Auburn, Alabama. It showed up in my mailbox on Friday, and it was definitely a “scrap-worthy” moment for me. :) Since I don’t […]

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