Posts Tagged ‘Amanda Spinosa’

Want to DIY Your Own Tofu? Here’s How!

12 Dec, 2015  |  by Amanda Spinosa

When presented with the idea of making tofu from scratch, I’d be lying if I said I wasn’t a little intimidated. It seems like it would be a very intense process, but I’ll try anything once so I dove in head first with my fingers crossed. When my Make-Your-Own Tofu Kit from Morinaga arrived in the mail, I couldn’t wait to try it out. On their website, you can order all different types of kits ranging from silken to extra…

Real Talk: Living Outside of Your Body – Mental Health Awareness Month

5 May, 2015  |  by Amanda Spinosa
Hardest Place

You’ve got a case of the blues. You skip a shower, watch a movie instead of going out with your friends, and maybe you cry a little too. In a few days, you’re over it and it’s back to the old routine. For people living with chronic mental illness, a period of the “blues” would be a blessing. Although treatment of the mentally ill has improved since previous decades, there’s still a stigma that lingers around, like a smell in…

Lookin’ Good Girl – Smart Glamour clothing line

12 Dec, 2014  |  by Amanda Spinosa
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I’ve always had a bone to pick with various clothing stores and fashion lines: why don’t they have plus size? I constantly find cute clothes online only to find that the biggest size they make is a 10 and my dreams are crushed. Over and over. Many people and companies alike don’t understand that the fashion industry mostly inhibits fat girls from dressing fashionably. And we’ve had enough of it! I joined the fat girl club at the end of…