Amanda LeBlanc

Placing the Past in the Past

Learn the lessons and keep moving forward. by Amanda LeBlanc We are easing our way into the New Year. I know that for me, last year was a year of many questions. It was a year that tugged at my soul, begging for answers, truth and a new way. I have been so grateful for… Read More

Happy New and Organized Year!

It only takes fifteen minutes to make a difference. by Amanda LeBlanc Here it is, another year. Even though I am against New Year’s resolutions, I know that many of you make them and even more of you break them! Since there are a lot of people who make getting organized their New Year resolution,… Read More

‘Tis the Season

…For getting more organized. by Amanda LeBlanc I can’t believe it’s the end of the year already. I know most of you feel the same way. The years seem to be passing by at a much faster rate and nothing is slowing them down. Many people get to December and think of all the things… Read More

What Lies Beneath

Dig deep to find real change. by Amanda LeBlanc With Thanksgiving approaching, many of us will reflect on the things we are thankful for. We mention the big things like health, family and a roof over our heads. We would never be so materialistic as to mention a Chanel handbag, 100 pairs of shoes or… Read More

It’s Time for a Swap

The changing of the wardrobe. by Amanda LeBlanc Fall is here, even if some days still feel like summer. It’s time to go through our wardrobes, pull out the summer clothes and start loading in the sweaters. It’s also time to take stock of what you have, what you need and what you need to… Read More

Seven Years Later

Remembering the day I left New Orleans. by Amanda LeBlanc Seven years have come and gone since Hurricane Katrina. It’s hard to believe it’s been that long. I remember it like it was yesterday. My oldest was 2 ½ and my baby was only 8 weeks old. It was Saturday, Aug. 26, 2005, three days… Read More

I’ve Got the Munchies

Ten pounds starts in the pantry. by Amanda LeBlanc I want to lose 10 pounds. Much to my sister’s dismay, I decided to announce this weight loss goal on Facebook to over 8,000 fans of The Amandas page. How better to make yourself do something than to have 8,000 people to answer to? I remember… Read More

Tic Tock, Tic Tock

Where does the time go? by Amanda LeBlanc If you are anything like me, time is moving like a freight train, and sometimes I wonder where the heck it’s going. I look at my kids and I know that yesterday they were in diapers and today they are little girls. Time is not on my… Read More

Who’s Ready for a Little Travel?

A little planning goes a long way for a happy vacation. by Amanda LeBlanc If you make it through the chaos of May with graduations, recitals, school programs and other activities, you deserve a break, maybe even a little vacation, but packing can be a chore. The good news is it doesn’t have to be!… Read More