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.

On Thursday, December 8th I did a live demonstration via video feed on TheMotherhood.com, sponsored by Kellogg’s® Rice Krispies®. I put together a demonstration of a classic Rice Krispy treat from their website, as well as one of my own creations, these adorable Gingerbread Man Rice Krispy Treats. The video is above, you can also get […]

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A couple months ago I was contacted by Bailey’s Irish Cream. They introduced a concept to me that they were working on and wanted me to participate using my food blog, Amanda’s Cookin’. The idea behind Friendsgiving is to celebrate what you are thankful for with your friends. Thanksgiving is reserved for family, so Friendsgiving […]

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Crafts by Amanda moved to Wordpress

Shortly after I moved Amanda’s Cookin’ over to WordPress, I transitioned Crafts by Amanda as well. WordPress is so much easier to work with, and now there’s a library of craft tutorials that you can access easily. No more fumbling around the blogger platform trying to find something! Stop by Crafts by Amanda and see […]

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Amanda's Cookin' has moved to Wordpress

I’m excited to announce that Amanda’s Cookin’ has been moved from Blogger to WordPress… finally! Been dying to do it for a while. It took me a while to get going on it, but I would say a solid 2-3 days of work on my part, considering I pretty much did it on my own […]

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Fun Family Crafts

Quite a while ago I bought the domain funfamilycrafts.com. Then it sat. And sat. And sat some more. My initial intention was to create a site where I could feature all of the projects that I made. Whether it be on my own blog, Crafts by Amanda, or on Kaboose, in Parents Magazine, wherever I […]

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The Secret Recipe Club

Back in April I had this idea. I knew that I had gazillions of recipes bookmarked on my computer and earmarked in my cookbooks, and I knew I had a group of food blogger friends in the same boat. I know we all would make recipes from other blogs and blog about them ourselves, but […]

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A couple weeks ago, Dorie Greenspan, author of Baking From My Home to Yours, agreed to let me interview her. Thrilled by the prospect, I already knew several questions I wanted to ask, but thought it wise to do some homework first. There are plenty of interviews with Dorie, many that discuss her love of […]

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