Author Archives: Amanda Spark

Fun Facts about Labor Day!

Fun Facts about Labor Day!

Happy Labor Day! However you’re celebrating, I hope you’re enjoying it! I thought it would be fun today to share some quick fun facts with you about the holiday, but first a little history! Observed on the first Monday in September, Labor Day pays tribute to the contributions and achievements of American workers. Created by…Read more »

Patriotic Treats To Make Your Labor Day Weekend Perfect!

Patriotic Treats To Make Your Labor Day Weekend Perfect!

There are a lot of reasons why Labor Day is great, but one of my favorite reasons is the food. Every year, pre-covid, my family would grill out and always try and make some sort of patriotic looking dish. Just because my family isn’t getting together this year though, doesn’t mean the tradition has to…Read more »

The Fall Date Night Bucket List You’ve Got to Save!

The Fall Date Night Bucket List You’ve Got to Save!

It’s September which means all anyone is talking about is pumpkin spice lattes and wearing scarves. With the cooling temperatures and apple picking season right around the corner, I figured now would be the perfect time to share with you my Fall Date Night Bucket List! My boyfriend and I try to complete this list…Read more »

New Month, New Journal Prompts!

New Month, New Journal Prompts!

It’s a new month so you know what that means! Time for a new months worth of journal prompts! The September journal prompts, that you can find here, really give me a sense of fall. Plus, I’m super excited for the new set of prompts because, between you and I, I really fell behind with…Read more »

Frank Lloyd Wright Home in Phoenix Sells for $7.25 Million

Frank Lloyd Wright Home in Phoenix Sells for $7.25 Million

A Frank Lloyd Wright-designed home in Phoenix has sold more than $7 million. The Arizona Republic reported Monday that the David and Gladys Wright House sold for $7.25 million. The group of buyers include businessman Jim Benson and architect Bing Hu, who apprenticed at Wright’s Taliesin West school in nearby Scottsdale. Russ Lyon Sotheby’s International…Read more »

A Zoom Thanksgiving? Summer Could Give Way to a Bleaker Fall

A Zoom Thanksgiving? Summer Could Give Way to a Bleaker Fall

The Summer of COVID-19 is drawing to a close, and many experts fear an even bleaker fall. They suggest that American families should start planning for Thanksgiving by Zoom. Yet there are many uncertainties. Public health scientists say it’s easier to forecast the weather on Thanksgiving Day than to predict how the American coronavirus crisis…Read more »