Amanda Cade

Worth It! (Things to try, read, watch, hear, and discuss)

As I mentioned in my Gingerbread House Day post, my plans to decorate a cookie house with my niece fell through, so I drafted my friend Mike to help me in the endeavor. Here are some highlights Mike: So I’m filling in for an eight year old? Amanda: Exactly. Mike: Good, because that’s about my …

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  I’m really excited to have completed the first week of Blogmas! So far, I’ve posted: Day 1: Accepting a challenge Day 2: Lights and Lessons Day 3: Giving Tuesday Day 4: An Amazing Holiday Experience Day 5: Holiday Playlist Day 6: Emergency Gift Stash Day 7: Dear Blogging Community Today, I wanted to share …

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Last weekend, my mother and I attended the Cirque Dreams Holidaze performance at the Fox Theater here in St. Louis. It. Was. Awesome. Check this out: The music and costumes were amazing, but of course the incredible performances by the acrobats, jugglers, and magicians were the center of the show. As a huge circus fan, …

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Giving Tuesday has been around since 2012, and is intended to encourage people to donate time, support, money, etc. to good causes and to their communities. For more information click here. I’ve been participating in Giving Tuesday since I first heard about it in 2014 (missed the first two years, unfortunately) and it’s always a …

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I started my blog just over a year ago (and I still can’t believe it’s been a year already), so shortly after I got going I started seeing lots of Blogmas posts. The challenge, I soon learned, was to post every day from December 1 to December 25. I knew there was no way I …

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