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10 Most Popular Recipes of { 2012 }

December 31, 2012

  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

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
Adorama Blographer Event NYC

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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Kevin & Amanda 10 Year Birthday Bash!

March 18, 2012

This week is the 10 year anniversary of kevinandamanda.com. I can hardly believe it’s been ten years!! I feel so, so incredibly lucky that I’ve been able to share these photos, tutorials, travels, and all of my favorite things with you guys for the past 10 years. I absolutely love sharing this site with you […]

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Five Handy Websites I Keep Bookmarked

August 3, 2011

Whether it’s for food, photography, travel or shopping, here are just a handful of websites I visit on a regular basis that make my life easier! 1. CamelCamelCamel. CamelCamelCamel is an Amazon price tracker. Search for any item you’d buy on Amazon, and it will give you a history of the item’s price. You can […]

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Which Lens I Used

April 25, 2011

Guess what. Click on this picture. Go on, give it a click. I’ll wait.   Notice anything? Something new perhaps? You know, down there in all those camera settings?   Maybe like… what lens I used??! :) That’s right — I’m so happy to report that this weekend I finally figured out how to add […]

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A Look Back…

March 17, 2011

Working on the new design last week reminded me of all the changes Kevin and Amanda has been through over the years. Kevin bought me this domain name for the one year anniversary of our first date — which is coming up in just a few days! At the time, we weren’t even married yet. […]

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New Design

March 15, 2011

I love blogging. I love sharing with you guys. I love hearing from you guys. Thank you for being here! Last Friday I launched a new design for Kevin & Amanda. Here are a few of my favorite new features.   Camera Settings Most of you guys already know this one. I added this feature […]

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Baseball & Dating

March 29, 2010

The weather has been beautiful this past week- I’ve just wanted to stay outside all day. The dogs love it (they whine at my feet until I take them out and toss the ball), and the yard sure could use my help. I’m looking forward to planting a garden again this year. Last year I […]

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Wonderful Weekend

February 20, 2010

Last Saturday, I remember… Getting up at the crack of dawn. Taking a drive. Seeing the snow- beautiful. Morning shopping at the Summit. Being showered with festive Valentine’s cookies, cupcakes and treats in all the stores- just for shopping. Lunch @ The Cheesecake Factory. Yummy, yummy cheesecake. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 (Mouseover […]

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May your days be merry and bright!

December 25, 2009
Christmas Morning Tree

Merry Christmas! With love, Kevin, Amanda, Miley and Howie

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Stepping into the 21st century . . .

October 26, 2009

One day a couple of weeks ago, Kevin came home from work and said, “Well! I found a car for you!” Let me back up. It has been “All SUV, All the Time” talk over here lately! Every time we go out, Kevin points out all the SUVs we pass, telling me about the features, […]

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In with the new- What I’m wearing this fall!

September 22, 2009
fall fashion trends 2009

Because it’s rainy, and because all I want right now is a hot, creamy bowl of chicken and dumplings, and because it’s really starting to feel a lot like fall around here… Let’s talk about fall. Let’s talk about new, crisp, fall clothes. I love this time of year- bundling up in layers of corduroy, […]

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Labor Day Weekend

September 8, 2009
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We had a really fun Labor Day weekend. Three-day weekends are such a treat, and we tried to make the most of this one by fitting in as many activities as possible! :) Saturday was the first Auburn football game of the season, so on Friday after lunch we loaded up and headed straight for […]

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Birthday Bliss . . .

August 25, 2009

Kevin is *31* today. Happy Birthday, baby! :) Kevin *loves* peanut butter cups. You know, peanut butter on the inside, chocolate on the outside? Of course you do! :) Heck, pretty much anything peanut butter & chocolate, he loves it. Awhile back, I got a comment on my best chocolate cake (ever!) recipe- someone had […]

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My only picture from 4th of July

July 10, 2009
Perfect Pulled Porked - Smoked, Seasoned, and Savory!

The pulled pork. Had to get a picture of the pulled pork. ;) No fireworks. No dogs swimming in the pool. No beach pics. But this isn’t just any pulled pork… This this is seasoned, savory, and *smoked* pork shoulder. I’ve been dying to try my pulled pork recipe in a smoker- that’s how pork […]

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Digital Artist Magazine Feature

July 6, 2009
Digital Artist Magazine June 2009 Issue Fonts for Peas Site Feature

Hey check this out- My site was featured in this month’s issue of Digital Artist Magazine! One of their contributors (her name is also Amanda!) contacted me awhile back and did a 10-question interview with me about the site, the fonts, and my life outside of the blog. :) (And after reading my answers, she […]

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