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Amanda Hoyer

Amanda Hoyer

Former Digital Trends Contributor

Degreed in Psychology and English, Amanda fell into copywriting and blogging when she discovered an innate gift for narrative strategies. In the past, she's worked with SEO pros, TheHOTH. She's also secured private clients of her own and is proud to write for Affinity Sites and Digital Trends.

Amanda crafts killer content for a variety of topics, but excels with topics especially built on development, growth, and strategy.

Red light in bedroom

What color light helps you sleep? Here’s why you should invest in some red lights for your bedroom

Learn why red lights work well in a bedroom to help you relax, and what colors to avoid as they could keep you awake.
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The most affordable (and adorable) places to buy a home right now

These cities are great places to live β€” and homes aren't too expensive, either.
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Break these 9 terrible habits that are making your home smell awful

Could your home smell better? Don't just light a candle. Fix these bad habits.
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7 ways to completely refresh your kitchen (you can do in a single weekend)

You don't need to renovate to get a new kitchen. Try these ideas.
pool house with solar panels on the roof

If you’re looking for a good reason to go solar at home, we’ve got 7

Been wondering if you should invest in solar for your home? Here are the reasons you should.
Glass jar of baking soda with cork and teaspoon tipped over.

There are way more uses for baking soda around the house than you thought

Baking soda is one of the handiest things to have around your house. Here's why.
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HomePod, Sonos, or Echo β€” which are the best smart speakers for the home?

Not sure which smart speaker you should get for your home? We evaluate the benefits of three popular products.
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Don’t screw up your golden years: What to know about downsizing when you retire

Thinking about moving to a smaller home now that you're retired? Read this first.