New Year, New Name
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New Year, New Name

Hello, all!! Happy New Year!! What happened to XOXO, Amanda? Well, with the new year, I decided to go with a new name (again). I’m sorry I’m doing this again, but I want a name that gives readers an idea of who I am and what they might be reading about on my blog…which after a lot of thought, led…

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2011 New Year’s Eve
Life

2011 New Year’s Eve

Happy New Year, everyone! I hope you all are as excited for 2012 as I am! Between graduating, possibly two internships, my roommate’s wedding, Comic Con, and the release of several of my most highly-anticipated movies, this year is looking pretty freaking fantastic. So how did I say adios to 2011? With the people I love most: my dad and…

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Shopping Finds #1
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Shopping Finds #1

While visiting my boyfriend in Orlando, his sister introduced me to a resale and vintage store called Dechoes. From the moment I walked in, I was in love. It’s like a hipper Plato’s Closet that holds brands like Anthropologie and J.Crew instead of Hollister and American Eagle (at around the same prices if not usually cheaper). I could’ve spent a…

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Top 5 of 2011: TV
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Top 5 of 2011: TV

I started out writing a Top 10 list, but it quickly turned into a “List of Shows I Had Time to Watch this Year,” so I cut it back to 5. As expressed in my Top 10 Movies list, this has been a busy year, and that doesn’t bode well for tv-watching – which is why I’ve come to favor…

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Top 10 of 2011: Movies
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Top 10 of 2011: Movies

I didn’t see as many movies as usual this year. My trip to Europe during the summer and my busy spring and fall semesters didn’t help. However, when I did get the chance to head out to the theater, I was usually pleasantly surprised by what I saw. There were quite a films that proved you can be loved by…

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