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Hey there! Welcome to Piano Pantry where we talk about piano teaching, loving food, and living life. I'm Amy, my husband Drew and I live in Indiana. My favorite things include Mexican food, reading, organizing, and spending time with those I love.

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Find inspiration for your next book choice from my 2016 reading list along with my top choices that I would re-read again. 

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Top Tools and Resources
Grammarly: Spell-Check on Steroids

One of my top all-around favorite tools helps me improve my communication in every avenue of my personal and professional life.

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NCKP Meet-Up with Amy and Tim

Come join Amy and Tim Topham at a meet-up during the upcoming National Conference for Keyboard Pedagogy (NCKP) in Lombard, Illinois.

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Sound Recipes:  Barefoot Contessa at Home

The best recipes from Ina Garten's Barefoot Contessa at Home that will make you want to have your own copy of this beautiful cookbook.

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Piano Safari: Stuffed Animal Shopping Guide

Piano Safari method focuses on technique through animal imagery. Stuffed animals are a fun way to enhance the experience. Here are my recommended critters.

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A Picture Number is Worth a Thousand Words: Studio Retention-Rate Marketing

Highlight your studio's consistency, customer satisfaction, and brand delivery by calculating and marketing your studio's annual retention rate.

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Evernote: an Independent Music Teacher's Handbook Series

Learn how Evernote can transform your life through increased productivity and studio organization as an independent music teacher.

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The Varsity Musician's Playbook Series

Commitment-building strategies from team sports to the studio. Learn how to build interdependence within your studio for a team atmosphere.

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NCKP Meet-up

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