Contact me: Amy Livingston | amylivingston @ optonline . net
My portfolio

My online portfolio at contains samples of my work that have been published online. Many are from the now-defunct Productopia and ShopSmart blogs; others appeared on, The Dollar Stretcher,, and HubPages.

My personal blog, Ecofrugal Living, appears at

I have also written for textbooks in a variety of subjects:

Economics: Economics Update 2006 and Economics Update 2005 (high school, ancillaries, MMH Publishing Services)
​Family and Consumer Sciences: Consumer Education and Economics (high school, Glencoe/McGraw-Hill); Homes and Interiors (high school, teacher’s edition, Glencoe/McGraw-Hill)​; Food for Today (high school, teacher’s edition, Glencoe/McGraw-Hill); Creative Living Skills (high school, teacher’s edition and ancillaries, Glencoe/McGraw-Hill); Life On Your Own (high school, Glencoe/McGraw-Hill)
Health: ​Glencoe Health (high school, Glencoe/McGraw-Hill); Teen Health (middle school, Glencoe/McGraw-Hill); Making Life Choices (high school, Glencoe/McGraw-Hill)
Literature: Literature 2010 (grades 6-10, Pearson Prentice Hall)
Music: Spotlight on Music (elementary, Visual Education/McGraw-Hill)
​Science: South Carolina Science (grades 3–5, MMH Publishing Services); Applying Life Skills (middle school, Glencoe/McGraw-Hill); Macmillan Science 2008 (grade 6, teacher’s edition, MMH Publishing Services)​; Parenting Rewards and Responsibilities (high school, Glencoe/McGraw-Hill)​
Social Studies: ​Intermediate Citizenship Handbook (grades 4-6, Glencoe/McGraw-Hill); Arkansas (grade 4, MMH Publishing Services)​; Missouri (grade 4, assessment book, MMH Publishing Services)​; Kansas City (grade 4, MMH Publishing Services); California (grades 3-4, assessment book, MMH Publishing Services); Leadership Education (high school, MMH Publishing Services); Kentucky (grade 4, test prep booklets, Visual Education/McGraw-Hill)

For samples from any of these works, please contact me by e-mail.​