Amanda Fama

Amanda LeeAnn is a Trending News Writer at Elite Daily. She graduated Ramapo College with a degree in Communications and Journalism. When Amanda's not writing articles, she's writing songs. Pour her some red wine and she'll be your best friend. Send her an email at amandafamawrites@gmail.com.

This Oreo Music Box That Uses Cookies To Play Music Is The Perfect Holiday Gift

ByAmanda Fama
Whenever I write my Christmas list, I usually jot down a few records that I've been hoping to add to my collection. This year might be a little different, though, because Oreo released a one-of-a-kind record player that doesn't exactly play vinyl.…

Facebook's Black Friday Deal Will Get You $50 Off Its New Portal Devices

ByAmanda Fama
Let's be real: Calling someone via FaceTime or Skype can be a bit challenging while you're multitasking. Why? Because you usually need to carry your phone around the house with you in order to stay in the frame. Sure, you can just leave your phone…

You Can Score A Free Dunkin' Gift Card On Cyber Monday, So Coffee's On The House

ByAmanda Fama
I love coffee, but I love it even more when it's free. Thankfully, Dunkin' Donuts' Cyber Monday deal is going to help customers score complimentary sips in honor of the spending holiday. Don't be fooled, though: Dunkin' isn't planning on giving all…

The Twitterverse Is Concerned About Their Bank Accounts On Black Friday & TBH Same

ByAmanda Fama
In my opinion, there are two types of people in this world: those who shop on Black Friday, and those who don't. If you're someone who starts their splurging directly after Thanksgiving dinner, I give you so much credit. I, personally, would rather…

Snapchat Launched A Channel That'll Let Users Shop Black Friday Sales In The App

ByAmanda Fama
Black Friday is coming up quick, which means it's time to start planning your shopping escapades. If you're someone who loves crowded malls and jam-packed department stores, you're probably stoked to hop in your car and start spending. But those of…

These National Fast Food Day Deals Will Inspire You To Visit The Drive-Thru

ByAmanda Fama
Fridays are always exciting — but they're even better when they land on a holiday. Believe it or not, Friday, Nov. 16 is National Fast Food Day, which means you have another excuse to swap your meal prep for a discounted burger. If that seems…

You Can Actually Get Free Whoppers From Burger King By Doing This One Thing

ByAmanda Fama
When you think about Black Friday, you probably think about discounted products and sales galore. Correct me if I'm wrong, but you probably don't think about free food. Well, Burger King is changing the game this season with a website that'll help…

You Could Get 99 Percent Off Your Hotel Room, Thanks To This Black Friday Sale

ByAmanda Fama
Contrary to belief, Black Friday isn't just a holiday for mall sales and department store discounts. Travel companies are also partaking in the post-Thanksgiving celebration with deals that'll inspire you to explore the world on the cheap. Heck, if…

Baked By Melissa Is Selling Thanksgiving Cupcakes That Are Perfect For Friendsgiving

ByAmanda Fama
I don't know about you, but I never know what to bring to Friendsgiving. I usually plan on making a Pinterest-worthy dessert of some sort — but I always find myself waiting until the last minute and buying a box of cookies from the grocery store…

Shopping In Instagram Videos Is A Possibility Now, Thanks To This Major App Update

ByAmanda Fama
The holiday season is finally approaching, which means it's time to start shopping for your family and friends. As you probably know, it can be tough to spend hours upon hours searching department stores for the perfect gifts. Thankfully, Instagram…

Sour Patch Kids Cereal Is Coming To Give You A Sour (& Then Sweet) Breakfast

ByAmanda Fama
Candy for breakfast, anyone? Well, not really. I'm talking about the new Sour Patch Kids-flavored cereal that's about to hit the market. In case you haven't already heard, Post Consumer Brands is releasing a brand new cereal that's inspired by those…

Amazon's Black Friday Sale Isn't Your Typical Post-Thanksgiving Shopping Spree

ByAmanda Fama
Black Friday sales usually begin on, well, Black Friday. However, Amazon plays the shopping game a little bit differently. You might have noticed that the online retail giant has been putting various items on sale throughout November — so you could…

Uber's New Rewards Program Lets You Earn Cheaper Rides, Priority Pickups, & More

ByAmanda Fama
If you're a frequent Uber rider (which, hello, I definitely am), you're going to be stoked about the company's latest endeavor. On Wednesday, Nov. 14, the ride sharing platform unveiled its very own loyalty program called Uber Rewards — and it'll…

Some Airlines Are Offering Black Friday Deals So You Can Travel On A Budget

ByAmanda Fama
Black Friday isn't only for malls and department stores. Apparently, it's for airlines, too — because a ton of flight sites are offering discounted tickets on the big shopping day. With that being said, those of you wondering if flights are cheaper…

"Popfetti" Popcorn Is Reportedly Back For Everyone Craving A Sweet & Salty Snack

ByAmanda Fama
If you're a fan of both cake batter and popcorn, then you probably remember one of Pop Secret's sweetest releases of 2017. The company unveiled a popcorn flavor called "Popfetti," which sent funfetti fans into a snacking frenzy (myself included).…

Snapchat's New Friendship Profile Feature Already Has Me So Emotional

ByAmanda Fama
Have you ever searched through your Snapchat Memories in pursuit of a funny photo that you and your best friend shared? I know I have — and it always takes a long time (I have a lot of saved Snaps). Thankfully, Snapchat is making it easier for…

These Women Writing Cards Against Humanity Just Want To Make You Laugh

ByAmanda Fama
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…

These Thanksgiving Memes Capture Exactly How Much You Love Mashed Potatoes

ByAmanda Fama
Alright, guys. Thanksgiving is right around the corner — and that means you'll have to prepare for copious amounts of turkey, pumpkin pie, and, most importantly, mashed freakin' potatoes. I don't know about you, but I'm counting down the days until…

Moët's Holiday Champagne Gift Boxes Are So Pretty That You Won't Want To Open Them

ByAmanda Fama
The holidays are coming quick, and it's time to start thinking about what you're going to buy your friends. TBH, I usually opt for a few bottles of wine — because all of my friends love wine. This year, however, I think I'll buy them a bottle of…

This Grinch Gingerbread House Kit Brings Whoville Home For The Holidays

ByAmanda Fama
Whenever I think about a gingerbread house, a typical home comes to mind. There's usually square foundation, a roof, a few windows, gumdrop buttons, and an icing decor. (Oh, I can't forget about the resident gingerbread men.) Anyway, there's a new…