Season 3

Hey There!

Listen NOW on Apple Podcast Hey friend! I realized that I haven’t properly introduced myself yet…. that was so impolite of me! Hi I’m AmandaJean, but you can call me AJ. I hail from the land of 10,000 lakes, have a weird obsession with dinosaurs, sour gummy candy, and PYREX. I’ve been through a lotContinue reading “Hey There!”

{Charlie}

Listen NOW on Apple Podcast When someone you love dies, living through their milestones is hard. Today would have been Charlie’s fiftieth birthday. Because of a drunk driver there will be no party and a cake glowing with fifty candles. Instead there will be silence cut with a slice of cake with one candle asContinue reading “{Charlie}”

{Life Lessons} Gary

Listen NOW on Apple Podcast At one time I never marked the Alaskan/Native American box on forms. I felt no one would believe me, I didn’t want to be seen as a fraud. 25% didn’t feel Indian enough. I’d hang my head when someone asked me if I was Native, I’d respond with a quietContinue reading “{Life Lessons} Gary”

{Adulting}

Shitty things happen to good people. No matter how hard we try to avoid it, the shit comes along with the good. It’s a cycle. Our lives ebb and flow, it’s up to us to find the beauty in the disaster. it’s up to us to find the lesson in the struggles. And once weContinue reading “{Adulting}”

{Adulting}

Making friends when we are little was so easy. All you had to do was go play in your yard or ride your bike to the park to meet someone new. Heck recess was also a good place to form friendships, friendships that would get you through the beast that is high school. I considerContinue reading “{Adulting}”

7 Ways to Invest in Your Long Term Friendships

If there is one thing I’ve learned in the last year it is that those friends that have stuck around for year and years and years are the ones you need to keep close to you.  I am not a perfect person and often I like to separate myself from people. I would consider myselfContinue reading “7 Ways to Invest in Your Long Term Friendships”

How to Make Friends as an Adult

It’s not easy making friends as an adult and especially as you get into your 30’s and 40’s.  Everyone has their own life, family and friends. Their own circle they stick to, but if you are looking to meet new people outside your social circle, it’s not the easiest thing to do. When you’re aContinue reading “How to Make Friends as an Adult”

Last Minute Gifts for your Beauty Guru BFF

Do you have a BFF who is always up on the latest and greatest beauty trends? Does she drive you nuts with her unsolicited skin care advice? Does she hold nothing back and tell you “girl that smokey eye has got to go!” Does she have every beautify subscription box known to woman kind onContinue reading “Last Minute Gifts for your Beauty Guru BFF”

Friendship on Thin Ice?

Friendships are one of the best parts of life.  Friends are family you choose to share special moments. However, not all friends are going to stick around for your funeral.  There are definitely friends that come and go throughout your life.  Remember when you were young and making your first friends? I do.  I hadContinue reading “Friendship on Thin Ice?”