Since my husband and I are building a new house on our farm, we are trying to save money anywhere we can. One way to do that is buying furniture secondhand. If you are willing to put in the time and effort you can make older pieces that have been in your family for generations … Continue reading How to Refinish a Dresser
It's been over a year since the pandemic has changed all of our lives. As a result, people are more stressed out than ever. Here are some of the ways I deal with stress. Go outside. There’s nothing like sunshine and fresh air to brighten your day. Sleep. It may help the time pass more … Continue reading Amanda Flower’s Top Ten Stress Relievers
After a year of set backs due to the pandemic, it's amazing that we are finally in the process of building our new house on our farm. My husband bought the property before we met and shared his vision with me for the farm not long after. You can read that story on a special … Continue reading Farm Update
We had some old bananas sitting on the kitchen counter last week, and they were too far gone to eat as a snack but perfect for baking. I decided to try my hand at banana muffins. Enjoy this recipe! Banana Walnut Muffins Ingredients 1 stick of butter2 eggs2 cups of mashed banana1 1/4 cup of … Continue reading Banana Walnut Muffin Recipe
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Sour Cream Drop Cookie Ingredients: ¼ cup softened butter 1 cup white sugar 1 egg 2 cups all-purpose flour ½ teaspoon salt ½ teaspoon baking soda ¼ teaspoon of nutmeg 1 cup sour cream Colored sugar or cinnamon-sugar Cream sugar and butter. Add egg. Alternate adding dry ingredients and sour cream and beat until smooth. … Continue reading Amish Sour Cream Drop Cookies
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Amanda Flower’s Spring Book Signing Schedule NEO Sisters in Crime Death March Cuyahoga County Public Library Cleveland, OH March 12, 9:30am-5pm Sisters in Crime Hollywood Conference Hollywood, CA April 1-3 CRIME AND POETRY LAUNCH PARTY An Amanda Flower/Emily Dickinson Tea Party Twinsburg, Public Library Twinsburg, OH April 16, 2pm Ohioana Book Festival (Amanda is the … Continue reading Meet Amanda Flower/Isabella Alan this Spring!
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If you’re like me, you are so ready for winter to be over. I live in Northeast Ohio, and the last two winters have been brutal. Each winter seems to be longer and colder than the last. It needs to end! I’m ready for spring, but even more than the warm weather, I’m ready for … Continue reading Spring Flowers