Amanda Fama

Amanda Fama is Elite Daily's Social News Editor. She graduated Ramapo College with a degree in Communications and Journalism. When Amanda's not writing or editing articles, she's writing and singing songs. Pour her some red wine and she'll be your best friend.

Recent Articles

This Woman Names OPI Nail Polishes For A Living & I've Never Been More Jealous

When you declare your college major, there's no box you can check to become a professional cat cuddler, ice cream taste tester, or cat video maker. Heck, you probably never even believed those kinds of careers could exist — but they do. In Elite Dail…
By Amanda Fama

Getting A Job Using Social Media Is Totally Possible, But It'll Take Dedication

Social media can be a ton of fun, but for many people, it's become so much more than sharing brunch pics and throwbacks. In fact, social media can be a vital tool for finding a job, because it helps users create brands for themselves and gives them m…
By Amanda Fama

Kylie Jenner & Kourtney Kardashian's Lip Kit Collaboration Is Officially Coming

Guys, it's finally happening. Kylie Jenner and her big sis are officially releasing a lipgloss collaboration, and I'm beyond excited about it. Both Jenner and Kourtney Kardashian posted sneak peaks of their upcoming product to social media on Friday,…
By Amanda Fama

I Lived Like A Royal For The Day & It Was A Truly Magical Experience

Sometimes, you need to treat yourself like the princess you always dreamt of being as a little kid. Whether that means visiting your favorite nail salon for quality "you time" or breaking open your favorite bottle of wine, you should go out of your w…
By Amanda Fama

I Got A $1,500 Haircut & I Feel Like Kate Middleton Now, So Cheerio

As of February 2018, I hadn't been to a salon for a haircut in over a year. I know, it's kind of absurd — but I just have a hard time bidding my long hair farewell. Sure, I've been to the hairdresser to get my hair dyed (one too many times in 2017), …
By Amanda Fama

Instagram Story Highlights Are Disappearing & People Are So Confused

I love looking at my friends' Story Highlights on Instagram. Most of the time, I'm too late to see their original Stories before 24 hours pass, so Highlights help keep me up-to-date on their whereabouts. However, something spooky is currently happeni…
By Amanda Fama

I Ate Like A Royal For The Day & My Taste Buds Will Never Be The Same

Here's the thing: I'm a typical 20-something living month-to-month on an extremely strict budget, so I usually find myself snacking on some frozen meals from Trader Joe's when the sun goes down (not much has changed since college). I never thought in…
By Amanda Fama

Starbucks’ Happy Hour Deals Are Finally Back & Your Wallet Will Thank You

The words "happy" and "hour" are without a doubt a few of my favorites — and when you throw "Starbucks" into the mix, it's a freakin' triple threat. If you don't already see where I'm going with this, allow me to explain: Starbucks is bringing back i…
By Amanda Fama

Cameron Kasky's March For Our Lives Speech Was Powerful & Twitter Is Moved

Whether you're in Washington D.C. at the March For Our Lives or simply watching a live stream of the monumental event from afar, you probably witnessed Cameron Kasky's opening speech. Kasky, a 17-year-old survivor of the Feb. 14 mass shooting at Marj…
By Amanda Fama

Here’s What The Color Of Starbucks’ Crystal Ball Frappuccino Means For Your Future

I've been to a psychic once or twice, but I'm always a little afraid to know exactly what my future holds. I guess I find the entire ordeal a little intimidating, because I'd rather just enjoy life as it comes without having any ideas about what shou…
By Amanda Fama

Get Starbucks' New Frappuccino While You Can, Because Its Future Isn't Bright

If you predicted that a new Starbucks drink would hit the stores this week, you were correct! Congratulations, you must be psychic. (Or, maybe you just saw all of the rumors swirling around the internet a few days before the big release.) Either way,…
By Amanda Fama

These Pics Of Starbucks' Crystal Ball Frappuccino Make The Future Look So Bright

I predict that your next Starbucks drink will be extra Insta-worhty. Why? Because the coffee company officially released their Crystal Ball Frappuccino, and it's everything your IG needs and more. The mystical beverage was unveiled on Thursday, March…
By Amanda Fama

McDonald’s Just Dropped New Coffee Drinks & Each Flavor Sounds Sweet AF

One of my favorite things about McDonald's is without a doubt their McCafé menu. To be completely honest, I think it's underrated. Not only are McCafé coffees strong AF, but they're also pretty dang cheap. And now, they're sweeter than ever. On Wedne…
By Amanda Fama

Here's Where To Get Coffee-Infused Wine, Because This Is Important

If you know me at all, you're probably aware that my two favorite beverages are coffee and red wine. I'm not kidding: I always start my morning with a cold brew, and I usually end my day with a glass of merlot. However, as much as I love both drinks,…
By Amanda Fama

James Comey Clapped Back At Donald Trump On Twitter & You Need To See It

Well, it looks like the Trump administration began its weekend on a dramatic note. Late on Friday, March 16, Attorney General Jeff Sessions fired FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe. This is especially frustrating for the director, because he was less …
By Amanda Fama

Kim Kardashian Shared A New Pic Of Chicago West & OMG, It's Cute

Good morning, everyone! To kick off our Saturday on an adorable note, Kim Kardashian decided to share a picture of her baby girl on Instagram. The photo she posted on Saturday, March 17 around 10:15 a.m. shows her third child welcoming the weekend wi…
By Amanda Fama

Mario Won't Be On Google Maps Much Longer, So Let's-A Go Before It's Too Late

"Let's-a go," everybody! It's time to drive around with Mario on Google Maps while you still have time. In case you haven't heard the '90s hype, your Google Maps app has basically been turned into a game of Mario Kart (minus the problematic turtle sh…
By Amanda Fama

Starbucks' New Drink Is Just Like A Gin & Tonic, So Prepare To Feel Classy AF

Starbucks is getting classy, everyone. The coffee haven released a new pick-me-up that'll transform you into a bougie sipper, one glass at a time. The drink, known as the Gin Barrel-Aged Cold Brew, mimics a high-class boozy beverage — and it's about …
By Amanda Fama

If You Can't See Mario On Google Maps, Here's What You Might Be Doing Wrong

When Mario first started cruising around Google Maps on March 10, I was feeling some serious FOMO. Why? Because I was having trouble getting his red whip on the screen instead of the normal Google arrow. As a Mario Kart enthusiast (and champion) from…
By Amanda Fama

Skittles Released Spicy New Flavors & They All Sound Delicious

I'm sure the first flavor that comes to mind when you think of a fruity bag of Skittles isn't "spicy." Instead, you probably think of tropical bursts with every chew, which is totally normal. Every Skittles bag that I've ever heard of has been super …
By Amanda Fama