Amanda FormaroAmanda Formaro is a published author and professional blogger with over 18 years online experience. Her work has appeared on websites and in magazines such as Parents, Family Fun, PBS Kids, Disney's Spoonful, SheKnows, Redbook, Mixing Bowl and more. Please contact Amanda to inquire how she can provide fabulous crafts or recipes for your site or brand. You can visit her blogs here.

Just popping in here to say that while this is in fact my portfolio blog, I don’t use it much. You can find me at Amanda’s Cookin’ most of the time and on Facebook at Things I Love by Amanda Formaro. This blog is the home of Amanda’s Creative Studio, Inc. See you soon!

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Welcome 2017

2016 was an extremely hectic and busy year for me. I experienced a lot of changes in both my personal and business life. On January 1st I hired my daughter Kristen as my editorial manager. She’s taking on everything that the blogs can throw at her. That means that I will be able to focus […]

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Being a Work at Home Mom (WAHM)

I have worked from home for over 14 years now. After high school my dad couldn’t afford to send me to college, so I applied for a job at a local savings & loan and became a full time teller when I was 18. From there I moved my way up from bank teller to […]

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Contributing to Make and Takes

It’s been almost a year since I started contributing monthly to the Make and Takes website run by the amazing Marie LeBaron, author of . You will find me over at Make and Takes the first Monday of each month sharing a craft tutorial for kids. Marie was kind enough to spotlight me recently and […]

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Live Valentine Craft Show on The Motherhood

Back in December I hosted a live video demonstration for Rice Krispies and The Motherhood. They’ve asked me back as a regular video chat host to demonstrate easy crafts for kids. The pilot show will be an easy and fun Valentine craft that can be adapted easily to your child’s age. So whether you have […]

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I’ve been meaning to do this forever. Create a blog for everything I do I mean. I’ve been online since 1997 and have been working on websites since 1998. In that time frame I’ve been a webmaster, freelance writer, crafting expert and recipe developer. It’s about time I created a space to highlight all of […]

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