I’m happy to announce a new partnership I’ve entered into with Menards and the Chicago Tribune. Starting this month I’ll be creating kid friendly crafts for their new Kid’s Club section. The first projects shared are my duct tape Halloween costumes and some fun not-so-messy pumpkin decorating ideas! Keep an out out on my Facebook […]
As you know I have both a craft blog and a food blog. I did an interview with a fellow food blogger from Snappy Gourmet and you can read it here. Now that I’ve read it, I want to make that pasta dish for dinner! Thanks for the great interview Lisa!
I’ve worked with General Mills many times over the last few years. Betty Crocker, Old El Paso, Kix Cereal, Pillsbury, the list goes on. The team at General Mills is amazing and I’ve been to General Mills headquarters in Minnesota twice now. Recently, I wrote a couple of articles for the Cheerios brand. One is […]
I was reminded the other day that we shouldn’t judge people by the way they look. I taught my children not to do it, yet there I was, standing in the customer service line at Walmart doing exactly that. There were two women in front of me and it was their turn at the counter. […]
I recently got together with Kids Activities Blog to create some fun craft projects for them. I’m super excited about the relationship as I’ve always loved their site! It’s packed full of games, printables, parenting advice, parent hacks, crafts, recipes and more. You can find me at Kids Activities Blog here.
Seems I forgot to mention that I am now crafting and blogging twice per month over at I Love to Create’s blog. ILTC brings us awesome products such as Tulip brand, Aleene’s, Duncan, Crafty Chica and more. Some that will be quite familiar to you are Scribbles, Puffy Paint, Tulip tie dyes and fabric paint […]
I made a trip out west in late April this year. It was my first time attending SNAP Conference, a blogging conference for creative people in the craft, DIY and lifestyle realm. It’s certainly not my first conference, probably my 5th or 6th, but the first time I had been to SNAP. I have to say […]
They’re here! A package arrived today carrying a few copies each of my brand new craft books for kids, Duct Tape Mania and Rubber Band Mania! This was an exciting day for me, to finally see them in print, to be able to hold them and flip through the pages! Yesterday I discovered that they […]
In February of this year, I worked closely with Hunts and Kraft to create two delicious recipes for Amanda’s Cookin’ and for the Kraft Cheese website. You can head over to Kraft Cheese to see the recipes and browse the other deliciousness that was shared by a few fellow bloggers! Thanks Kraft, it was great […]
There are many reasons that you should own your name as a domain. It doesn’t matter if you work for yourself, for someone else, or don’t work at all. Yourname.com is not just for businesses. In 2007, I sold my website of ten years and shortly thereafter bought the domain AmandaFormaro.com. It wasn’t until after […]