Amanda Brack is the community business development manager at Barnes & Noble in Jensen Beach and has worked at the store for more than 15 years. She grew up on the Treasure Coast and resides in Port St. Lucie with her husband and daughter.

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by Amanda Brack May 2017 Also on Digital Edition

Ah, summer is upon us. Not that we have a long break from summer in South Florida, but it’s definitely safe to say it’s heating up outside. Time to pick out our paperbacks, put on our sandals and head to the beach!

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by Amanda Brack Apr 2017 Also on Digital Edition

April is here! It’s time for picnics, sunshine, kite flying and soaking in the sunshine with a good book. 

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by Amanda Brack Mar 2017 Also on Digital Edition

It’s time to pull out the suntan lotion and head to the beach in sunny South Florida. Blue skies, fluffy clouds and warm breezes herald the beginning of spring. Let’s all take a moment to step outside, take a deep breath and stretch.

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by Amanda Brack Feb 2017 Also on Digital Edition

As Floridians, we are accustomed to February bringing chilly weather. We rescue jackets and sweatshirts from the backs of our closets and reluctantly don closed-toe shoes. Perhaps this is why we tend to spend most of February cuddled under a blanket with a good book.

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by Amanda Brack Jan 2017 Also on Digital Edition

The chilly weather, the wind down of the holiday season and the tick-tock of the New Year have many of us feeling pretty introspective. Whether your self-evaluation takes place while you are exercising, relaxing or reading, make sure you take the time for yourself to reflect, breathe and grow.

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by Amanda Brack Dec 2016 Also on Digital Edition

If your holiday season is anything like mine, you’ve probably been writing your to-do list since mid-July. It’s time to stop stressing over color coordinating napkins for the holiday dinner, take a breath and remember that this time of year is about enjoying the presence of family and friends.

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by Amanda Brack Nov 2016 Also on Digital Edition

Football season, cool breezes and pumpkin spice goodies are in full swing, which means one thing: it’s time to gear up for the holiday season.

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by Zahadia Ortiz-Ceballos Oct 2016 Also on Digital Edition

October has arrived, and the holiday season is right around the corner. Soon we will be cooking and making wish lists. But before the craziness hits, take a step back and relax.

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by Amanda Brack Jul 2016 Also on Digital Edition

Summer is finally here and beach weather abounds. It’s time to build sand castles, surf, sail and soak up the sun. Personally, I could spend eight days a week in the sand, but my boss probably wouldn’t be too thrilled.  

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by Amanda Brack May 2016 Also on Digital Edition

It’s officially getting warmer. I’ll be the first to admit that it’s time for some air conditioning, iced tea, sandals and light reads. These are year-round necessities.

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