Theresa goes viral…

I came across the most perfect Mother’s Day inspiration today. My AMAZING mom posted a pic of my nana (who passed about 6 years ago) on her Facebook page. Then my crazy family started commenting and posting snippets of Theresa-isms. Anyone out there from a crazy Italian/American family with all the stereotypes? The made upContinue reading “Theresa goes viral…”

Just another overbooked Thursday…

Last week: Husband: “what are we gonna do with the grapes? Theres a ton of them.” Me: “Oh, I forgot about the grapevine in the back yard.” Really I’ve forgotten about the entire backyard all together since its summer we are either at the beach or at someone’s pool when we venture outdoors. Hanging outContinue reading “Just another overbooked Thursday…”

Everything’s different, but the same…and Meatballs for breakfast on Easter Sunday.

Yesterday was Easter pie day. Easter has always been a big deal in my family. It was always that one holiday that out “chaos-ed” every other holiday. Where family traveled from near and far to stay in my nana’s small 100-year-old house in an old italian mining town in upstate Pennsylvania to celebrate, cook, eat,Continue reading “Everything’s different, but the same…and Meatballs for breakfast on Easter Sunday.”

The age of Aquarius

I couldn’t have said it better myself. All of that. And I’ve become more true to the definition of an Aquarius as I’ve gotten older. There’s no hiding for an Aquarius. We usually put it all out there. And I’m proud of that. Always slightly different from the pack. Enough to be original and not tooContinue reading “The age of Aquarius”

“could ya go a meatball?” -Nana Greco

My cousin sent a group text to all the cousins last week that I didn’t see right away. When I finally did there were 28 of them. After trying to get back to the beginning while laughing the whole time at the back and forth between 7 cousins across 2 continents and 3 coasts, IContinue reading ““could ya go a meatball?” -Nana Greco”

Sweet and Sour meatballs: a memoir 1984-2014

Whenever I’m asked to bring an appetizer or dessert to a grown-up, no kids party my immediate reaction is “Of course I’d love too! I can think of so many things to bring!” 25 minutes later and a quick glance at the daily schedules leading up to said events my reaction is, “Ugh. I haveContinue reading “Sweet and Sour meatballs: a memoir 1984-2014”