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Amanda Waas has written for various national publications about ridiculous topics such as how to keep your lunch safe from a lunchroom bandit and what it feels like to have a paparazzo follow you around for an afternoon (short answer: weird).  She has interviewed Sheryl Crow, the Barenaked Ladies, and that good-looking lead singer from Incubus. She contributes regularly to Parade and Parade's Community Table, HiConsumption, and Made Man, and her writing has appeared in Every Day With Rachael RayAOL's ShelterpopMcSweeney's Internet Tendency, and various others.

In addition to her writing escapades, Amanda currently works at National Geographic, strategizing and building large, creative programs for Photography, Travel, and Adventure brands.  

In 2011, she launched You're Welcome, which has been featured in Parade, Elle Decor, Glamour, Wantist, and Daily Worth and was named an Up-and-Coming Blog at the Alt Design Summit in 2012. 

Amanda lives in Brooklyn with Ashley and Alvin