Love from Coast to Coast

amandafrances.com exsists because I desired a space to show the world what I love.  Between the many moves I’ve made around the country, I’ve learned what it’s like to create things you really love and have no one to recognize their importance to you: especially in the area of personal style. I haven’t always immediately found friends […]

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Chicken and Kisses

It’s easy to follow the crowd.   Individuals for and against marriage-rights have taken tough stances this week.   It’s easy to agree with people that act like you, dress like you, go out in your neighborhood, go to church with you, or are a part of your family. Following what is popular among the […]

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We lost ourselves.

We lost ourselves.   We all have fallen for the small, crazy idea that we aren’t good enough on our own. This idea trips us up very early in life. At a super young age each of us may feel that we don’t fit into a certain group of people, aren’t the teacher’s/coach’s/parent’s favorite, aren’t […]

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Call Me Cinderella

CONTEXT: 2015: This is one of my very favorite blogs. I wrote it during grad school. I was nannying part time, coaching part time, and trying to make shit happen. This story was my very first attempt at intentional manifesting a certain amount of money for a certain heart-felt endeavor. I had been manifesting my whole […]

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