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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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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Songs to Wake Up To

May 22, 2013
Homemade Iced Mocha Recipe. Tastes better than anything you can buy at a coffee shop!

I was recently asked by Folgers to write a post about my favorite part of the morning and share how coffee and music play a part in my morning routine. It was perfect timing because I was just thinking it’d be fun to write a post about songs that are fun to wake up to […]

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Friday Things

February 8, 2013
Ella Madison Boutique for cute clothes and accessories.

1. I am loving this fun scarf and colorful monogrammed phone case from Ella Madison Boutique. The scarf is sooo soft and cozy. Seriously cuddly! I never want to take it off. And I love all things rainbow and monogrammed, so naturally I love this case! But hurry, the cases are only going to be […]

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10 Most Popular Recipes of { 2012 }

December 31, 2012
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  Happy New Years Eve! I seriously love seeing all the “Top Ten” posts that pop up this time of year! :) I always find so many fun new posts to Pin and bookmark. I especially love finding recipes, because you know they must be really good if they’re the most popular! :) This year […]

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Merry Christmas!

December 25, 2012
Christmas Eve Traditions

Merry Christmas dear friends! I hope your day is filled with joy. :) It is still Christmas Eve as I’m writing this, but I’m just about to go to sleep, and I can’t wait to wake up for Christmas tomorrow! :) What are your favorite Christmas traditions? Here’s what Christmas looked like at our house […]

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Our First House

November 1, 2012
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Amidst the flurry of busyness and excitement that came along with moving into the new house, I realized I had never properly documented a tour of our first house together! I had always planned to do this. I dreamed of the day it would all be done — finished! — ready to present to the […]

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Our New House

October 29, 2012
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These past few weeks have been a whirlwind of excitement and nerves. We bought a house! I am over the moon about it. It all happened so quickly. We’d been casually looking for almost a year now, but nothing too serious.  When Kevin and I first moved here ten years ago we were newlyweds, just […]

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Come See Me in NYC & Philly!

July 23, 2012
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So, I have some fun news!! You guys know my sweet friend Shaina from the fabulous Food For My Family blog, right? And you’ve seen her delicious and adorable new cookbook Desserts in Jars? It’s all desserts — and they’re all in jars!! :) Shaina’s busy touring away giving demos and taste-testing parties in cities […]

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Spark Magazine

June 11, 2012
Spark Magazine

So, I have some fun news. :) A few months ago I was interviewed for Spark Magazine, a local magazine here in my city. The article just came out, and after nervously managing to read it with one eye peeking out from from behind my hands, I was so honored by it. The author, LeAnne […]

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