My Favorite Home Organization Items

With all this time on my hands during Coronacation, I’ve been trying to get my home as organized as possible, tackling one small area at a time. I like to think my home is already pretty well organized, but there is always room for improvement. I’m sure many of...

Life in the Time of COVID-19 | Week 4

Yalllllllllll! We watched Onward last night and it was so good. It’s out on Disney+ and I highly recommend it. I might have cried just a little bit....

My Vegan Pantry Staples

On Monday I shared my pantry tour on my Youtube channel so today I thought it would be a great time to share my must-have pantry staples for our vegan lifestyle....

Life in the Time of COVID-19 | Week 3

This is the first journaling post that I’m writing in real time. As I’m typing this sentence it’s March 28th, the first day of week 3 of Coronacation. So far this morning I’ve finished season 4 of Drag Race, emptied the dish washer, and signed up for a wine...

Life in the Time of COVID-19 | Week 2

During week 2 I got cracking on breaking down my “use this shit up first” pile, which led to me meal prepping way more steel cut oats than one ever should. I never want to eat oatmeal ever again....

Life in the Time of COVID-19 | Week 1

I’ve seen several posts on social media about how we should be journalling our COVID-19 experiences since we are living through a historically significant world event so I’ve decided to create a weekly series here on my blog called Life in the Time of COVID-19 to share what I’m...

What I’ve Been Doing to Keep Busy While Stuck at Home

As bizarre as it may sound, I find myself thriving while being stuck indoors during these uncertain times. Having a great deal of control over my daily routine apparently works for me. Have I been wearing PJs all day? Yes. But, I’ve also been getting a ton done and...

Where Did “AmandaPhenomenon” Come From?

I’m not sure if I’ve ever addressed where my “brand” name came from. I’ve been using some derivation of AmandaPhenomenon across all of my social media presences since high school. Back in the days of Myspace I changed my profile name pretty regularly and I stuck to a specific...

Book Chats: My Healthy Lifestyle Guide by Caroline Deisler

My Healthy Lifestyle Guide by Caroline Deisler is the second book I’ve tackled from The Vegan Bundle. This book was visually gorgeous. The designs and layouts were done really well. I also didn’t find hardly any typos or needed edits like I did in the first ebook I read...

Book Chats: Manifest Your Best Self by Namaste Jenay

I recently purchased The Vegan Bundle during its second wave on sale, which if you haven’t heard of it, was a bundle of about 90 ebooks written by vegan influencers on sale for just $50. I had missed it the first time around but talked myself into purchasing it...

A Vegan Valentine’s Day

I hope everyone had a beautiful Valentine’s Day this year, whether celebrated with a partner or with friends or quite frankly all by yourself. This year we celebrated Valentine’s Day on February 13th instead of 14th because I scheduled an appointment get my two upper wisdom teeth out on...

NYC for my Birthday Weekend

For my 30th birthday Austin suggested that we take a weekend trip to New York, which may be one of the best idea he’s ever had....