29, 30, and 31…

Julia Child once said, "I was 32 when I started cooking; up until then, I just ate." This resonates with […]

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Words for Change

As the New Year draws nigh, give thought to how you intend your life to look, feel, and be. And in your contemplation, […]

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Lend Me Your Ears

      "Democracy is…the conviction that there are extraordinary possibilities in ordinary people."                                             Harry Emerson Fosdick   This morning at my […]

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Merriam Goes Chic

Want some pop in your office? One of the best decisions I ever made was letting my dictionary go designer. […]

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Fa La La La…Le Creuset

If you are wondering just what to ask for this Christmas, may I make a suggestion or two? Ask Santa […]

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List Less

Today did NOT go as planned. I had one kiddo home sick, and the other home from the sheer luck of […]

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By the Light of the Moon

I was recently asked how I picked out colors, especially bolder hues, for my walls. This weekend, I had a […]

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Six Geese A-Laying

          "Nobody made a greater mistake than he who did nothing because he could do only a little."                                                         –Edmund Burke This […]

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A place for everything, and everything in its place…

Is that you I hear? "Ya ya ya…" So you've heard it all before, but I am actually doing you […]

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A Word About AP Style

  AP…short for Amanda Peters. I am the namesake of this blog, and here is what I obsess over… Color. […]

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