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Amanda Moore

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Amanda was born and raised in Virginia and spent most of her 20s moving and traveling around the United States which ultimately landed her in Swartz Creek. Jeff is her spouse and they have two wild little ones, Salvatore and Giada. Amanda dabbles in a mixture of jobs from working for the USPS, to a court reporter, to a virtual assistant. Topped with mom duties, Amanda is a walking circus most days. She has a passion for adventure and travel, all things food and wine, dark beer, books, and her peaceful shower time. Amanda is a graduate of the Virginia Military Institute and has a service dog named Derecho. She cannot wait to share her stories and connect with you.
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It’s Not About The Numbers: Throw Your Scale Away

Let's start off right out the gate by establishing that I have an unhealthy relationship with the scale. For most of my formative years, weight was never really an issue. The scale wasn't the...
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Four Insider Tips for Shipping Gifts During the Holidays

As the holiday season quickly approaches, many of us have adapted to what our normal holiday season celebrations look like. Many will be spending the holidays in smaller family and friend units, but we...

My Unpaid Part-Time Job: I Refuse to Let Housework Take Over My Life

It's no secret that running a household is no small task. From housework, the cooking to the cleaning, to the endless amounts of laundry, it's no wonder why a majority of parents feel like...

Mom Has a Sinus Infection: Parenting Doesn’t Stop When Mom is Sick

Why did no one tell me about life as a mom while sick? I knew I was coming down with something on Thursday evening when I was doing yoga. I was practicing a breathing technique...

Stay At Home Parenting: It’s Not For Everyone

First, let me start by saying that I am in awe of anyone who is a stay at home parent. I do not have a clue how you stay home with your kids and...

Grandma’s Kitchen: Learning Life Lessons and How to Make Biscuits

I loved my Grandma's kitchen. I was taught at a very early age that if you want to eat, you have to cook. Nothing was better to me than learning to cook the things...

Running Tips From A Nationally Ranked, Elite Runner

As an avid runner since the age of 10, I have had my ups and downs with the sport of running. I went from a nationally ranked elite runner to a broken, depressed, injured...

Flag Day: A Beacon of Hope in a Time of Turmoil

I was 22 years old when I first heard of Flag Day. I learned about Flag Day from my then-boyfriend. We were playing the get to know you game—What’s your favorite color? When’s your...

Ten Things I Love About Me? A Lesson In Self-Reflection

As a part of my online workout community, I was asked to complete a mini-challenge: Tell me 10 things you love about yourself. Simple, right?  Wrong. I stared at the blank screen and could not...