Can I wash my Amber necklace in the dishwasher?

  When my child’s Amber necklace gets dirty, I wash it in the dishwasher. Is that okay? No. It is NOT okay to wash your Amber necklace in the dishwasher. Please don’t. Amber is a delicate fossil. There are so many things that will happen to your amber when in the dishwasher, including: Soaps and… Continue reading Can I wash my Amber necklace in the dishwasher?

Finding TIME to Blog with Kids

October 2, 2015 was when I decided to blog. It took a year and a half for my second post. I’m learning this whole blog thing. It takes TIME to learn the ropes and more TIME to actually put it into action. As you know, TIME is one thing stay-at-home/work-at-home moms must use wisely. One thing I learned… Continue reading Finding TIME to Blog with Kids

Branching Out with Amber Wholesale

As you know, I am located in Jacksonville, FL, USA. My necklaces are in health-conscious businesses around the country. I am also receiving wholesale requests from other countries like Australia, Canada, Great Britain, United Kingdom, Saudi Arabia, and Turkey–just to name a few of the more popular ones. Customers are reaching out to me, more now than ever,… Continue reading Branching Out with Amber Wholesale

Those Three Little Words

It’s Mother’s Day. Mother’s Day is usually the time of year everyone lets their mom know she is loved. But, isn’t every day Mother’s Day? It sure seems like it to me. For some time now, Kylan (5y) has been in a phase where he thinks everything is a competition. He turned saying “I love you” into this… Continue reading Those Three Little Words

Should Amber Sink or Float?

We had a great Mom’s event at Native Sun, one of the local stores in Jacksonville, who carry my amber necklaces. Many people came by to toss some amber in the salt water bowl. No matter how hard they tried to keep the amber under the water, authentic amber will always rise to the occasion.… Continue reading Should Amber Sink or Float?

The Beginning of Amber by Amanda (.com)

I am Amanda Albert, the owner and artist of Amber by Amanda. Amber by Amanda is my small, family-owned business that allows me to stay at home with my fun-loving and energetic children. In 2010, when Riley, my first born, was between 5- and 6-weeks-old, he started drooling like a leaky faucet, mouthing on everything (fingers, ME, toys, etc),… Continue reading The Beginning of Amber by Amanda (.com)