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Cozy’s First Trip to the Coast

Hello again! Sean and I made our first coast trip of the year, and it just so happened to be Cozy’s first time at the coast! We stuck to the same route we went on last August, when he proposed. We stopped first in Newport and decided to take a little stroll through the Bay…

My 2017 Travel Wishlist

I thought it’d be fun to make a little Travel Wishlist for the year ahead of me. My top goal for 2017 was to travel more, and so far, I’ve been to Montana once… and the coast once or twice. It’s time to put myself out there. I’ve been taking so much joy in photography…

My Happy Place: Maui

Maui is my happy place. What an unexpected match. The girl who thrives in dreary rain and fog has fallen for the land of warm beaches and colorful skies. The coastal town still calls for me, flashing me back fondly behind closed eyes in moments of much needed solace. Freckles forming on my sun-kissed cheeks,…

Spring To-Do List

Hello!!! Happy Easter Monday! I hope you all had a wonderful, family-filled weekend. Pastel colors and chocolate eggs always remind me of Spring and the amazing changing of the seasons. It will forever rain here in Oregon, but the Spring rain brings green trees and amazing pink roses and all of the things I truly…

Welcome to Love, Amanda Jean!

Hello and welcome to my brand new blog, Love, Amanda Jean!!!!! I’m incredibly excited to announce that I’ve finally purchased my own little space of the interwebs! Welcome, welcome, welcome! I can’t even process this change without a smile because I’m extremely proud of myself. I barreled through pages upon pages of internet help websites…

Things I’m in Love With

Hello, again! Here are some things I’ve been absolutely in love with recently! Afternoon Tea ☕️🍪 A photo posted by Amanda Jean (@amanduhpones) on Feb 10, 2016 at 1:51pm PST Earl Grey and my London Mug – I recently discovered Starbucks’s London Fog latté, which is essentially Earl Grey with steamed milk and a few…

How I’m Learning French this Year

Hello, again! One of my goals for 2016 is to become fluent in French. With 4 years of French study under my belt, I assumed this goal would be easy to achieve in a year’s time, and I’m incredibly determined. In the past month, I’ve researched numerous ways to practice my French, and I thought…

2016

Happy 2016!!! This year (and all years in the foreseeable future), I plan to: – Exercise my language skills. – Work out the kinks in my art skills. – Begin crafting and DIYing like a Pinterest pro. – Sing more. Play more. – Become a plant-mom, and maybe prove I can raise a living thing…

Autumn at the Oregon Coast

Hello, again! My best friend, Lacey, and I traveled to the Oregon coast town of Cannon Beach to enjoy the rainy and windy weather of the coast in autumn! It was absolutely beautiful. Despite my ears freezing off, I had an amazing time. Isn’t she beautiful? I initially dragged Lacey along with me to help…