How to Successfully Host a Holiday

"I cook my turkey the old fashioned way … I have my mom do it." That quote speaks to my soul. It's not that I'm a terrible cook or the world's worst hostess it's just that my mom is WAY BETTER at it. Why fix what isn't broken? Hosting a holiday for the first time… Continue reading How to Successfully Host a Holiday

A Very Covid Christmas

Is it just me, or does this year's holiday season seem … lame? I know it's because we are going through a pandemic, but after Thanksgiving felt underwhelming, I'm determined to make Christmas feel better. Here are some ways we can all have a safe, feel-good Christmas season during Covid. Drive-Thru Lights Gillette Stadium in… Continue reading A Very Covid Christmas

Gobble Some Gratitude This Season, Will Ya?!

In hard times, gratitude can be a powerful force. Focusing on the good got me through my diagnosis last year, and it’s been helpful again this year while I’ve been transitioning back to work. Every year, when we celebrate Thanksgiving, I'm always reminded that even in good times, we should be thankful (maybe even more… Continue reading Gobble Some Gratitude This Season, Will Ya?!

5 Things My Desmoid Tumor Made me Thankful For

You don't usually hear the word thankful and Desmoid Tumor in the same sentence. Because of the holiday, I decided to switch that up. There are plenty reasons why I could dislike my Desmoid but: Thanks for reminding me, girl. Here are 5 things things my tumor has made me thankful for:My Support Group -… Continue reading 5 Things My Desmoid Tumor Made me Thankful For

The Greatest Man to Ever Live

This fall, our family lost our patriarch, my Grandfather. He was the best grandfather that any child could ever hope to have. He would be silly with us, yet stern when we needed it and never made us feel less than the most loved child on the planet (there are 8 grandchildren but each of… Continue reading The Greatest Man to Ever Live