Labor Day Crochet

Good morning, lovelies! Hurricane Harvey has found Kentucky just in time for Labor Day weekend. I woke Saturday morning and felt fall at my doorstep. That’s not all I felt, though. While I love my job, this cold weather has left me with the crud. I have really enjoyed resting up this weekend. I can’tRead more

100 Days of Brady

Hello, lovelies! I can’t believe that it has already been four months since I brought home Brady! After YEARS of begging for Cody’s permission to get a dog, October 20th when I showed him Brady’s picture, he finally caved and said yes. I had found a small time Goldendoodle breeder on a KY dog FacebookRead more

My Fall Bucket List

Hello, lovelies!  With Fall officially beginning, I thought I would share with you my Fall Bucket List. ❤️  Some of these items on my bucket list are exclusive to annual traditions, such as going to see Dracula in Louisville. Some are goals that I have always wanted to try, but have never gotten the chanceRead more

My New Hobby

Hello, lovelies. I hope as school starts back and everyone is getting in the swing of things, everyone is having a good beginning to a new school year. Personally, I love my job and couldn’t be happier. During my moments of down time (few and far in between), I’ve picked up a new hobby. SoRead more

When We First Met

Hello, lovelies! This semester I am starting a new job, moving to a new place, and getting married. To add to the fun, I’ve thought, why not add a series of posts updating about the wedding planning? It’s not like I need more commitment in my life. So where is a better place to startRead more

Put Some Lipstick on It: 5 Remedies to a Bad Day

Hello, lovelies. Today I’m going to write about bad days. In the words of Shania Twain, The car won’t start-it’s falling apart I was late for work and the boss got smart My pantyline shows-got a run in my hose My hair went flat-man, I hate that Having a bad day? Maybe the little mechanicsRead more

Instagram Weekly Round Up

Hello lovelies! <3 Happy Memorial Day weekend! Words can’t express how grateful I am for all the men and women that serve for our country. Everyday men and women are fighting for our country for our freedom to do every day things, like writing on this blog. Their sacrifice, and the sacrifice of those that haveRead more

Instagram Weekly Round Up

Hello lovelies! What a week! Between Mother’s Day, two of my best friends getting engaged, and going fishing with 70 sixth graders, my week has been fun and action packed. If you don’t already follow me on Instagram, here’s what you missed this week on @brandi.amanda.blog •Sunday• Happy Mother’s Day to the mom that hasRead more

The Shop Local Campaign: The Pineapple Tea Room

Hello all my lovelies! For a little bit of a recap, last Tuesday I shared that I was starting a new project that involved giving local businesses some street cred. You can read the original post here.   Since I moved away from my hometown, although I still live in Kentucky, now “local” to meRead more

Shop Local Campaign

   This week I am kicking off a #shoplocalcampaign to celebrate all the small business owners out there. Don’t worry, for once in your life this year, this isn’t the kind of campaign asking for votes of any sort. Shopping small business has always been extremely fulfilling to me. I find usually there is so muchRead more