With a Bachelor of Arts degree in English Education and a Master of Arts degree in Curriculum and Instruction, Amanda worked professionally in higher education for several years, during which she gained extensive event planning and marketing experience. She’s particularly versed in DIY weddings and finding projects that capture a specific theme. In addition to writing for Weddingbee, Amanda also writes for numerous other companies including Ignite Local and Banner Edge Technology. She’s also published two children's books: The Dinosaurs Did It and Good Boy Duke.

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The Pros and Cons of a Sweetheart Table
Wedding planning

The Pros and Cons of a Sweetheart Table

Is sharing an intimate table for two for you? read more

How to Choose a Wedding Reception Venue
Reception

How to Choose a Wedding Reception Venue

Keep your mind open to find unsuspecting locations! read more

How to Make the Diamond on Your Engagement Ring Look Bigger
Engagement rings

How to Make the Diamond on Your Engagement Ring Look Bigger

From oval cuts to thin bands, here’s how to hack your way to a larger-looking diamond. read more

7 Must-Have Items for Wedding Guest Welcome Bags
Travel

7 Must-Have Items for Wedding Guest Welcome Bags

Leave welcome bags at your guests’ hotel for a surprise at check-in! read more

4 Things to Propose With Instead of a Diamond Ring
Engagement rings

4 Things to Propose With Instead of a Diamond Ring

Buck tradition with one of these alternatives to a diamond. read more

4 Reasons to Plan a Vow Renewal
Anniversary

4 Reasons to Plan a Vow Renewal

Commemorate your love by renewing your wedding vows. read more

4 Romantic Destinations for an Elopement
Elopement

4 Romantic Destinations for an Elopement

Consider watching the sunset with your fiance at one of these romantic destinations. read more

Everything You Need to Know About Hiring a Drone for Your Wedding
Photos

Everything You Need to Know About Hiring a Drone for Your Wedding

Drones are perfect for use at a wedding with a grand venue. read more

4 Common Fall Wedding Problems, Solved!
Outdoor wedding

4 Common Fall Wedding Problems, Solved!

From crazy weather to early sunsets, here’s a few things to plan around. read more

How to Make a Large Wedding Feel Intimate
Wedding planning

How to Make a Large Wedding Feel Intimate

Keep these tips in mind to ensure your wedding ceremony and reception are inviting, warm, and personal. read more

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