Living Well

Gem’s Gems 2014 Wrapup: My kid says some funny stuff, and every year I post a
Outside looking in: a flash-forward peek at my future in parenting: My daughter recently competed in her first chess tournament. I was more
YSC, the Tour de Pink, and #GivingTuesday: A couple months ago, after a Tour de Pink training ride, my

Creating a Living

Vera Beautified Me for Get Hitched Give Hope: I was getting ready for Get Hitched Give Hope, an amazing, annual
Recipe: Koobideh – Persian Ground Lamb Kebabs: While my husband was in grad school studying Persian literature, I started
Building personal connections through social media #ShareAwesome: My daughter doesn't have a baby keepsake book, she has my blog.

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Genuine Smiles I have the hardest time getting good shots of my daughter these days. When she sees me coming with
The Haircut My girl got a haircut. Those beautiful, long, golden locks were cut and donated. She is so proud.
The White House at Night I just returned from a quick, four-day trip to Washington D.C. for ProjectLEAD with the National Breast Cancer Coalition.
First Sleepover Gem and her BFF/cousin had their first sleepover recently.  It was a big rite of passage for both little
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Cancer

Vera Beautified Me for Get Hitched Give Hope I was getting ready for Get Hitched Give Hope, an amazing, annual charity event that pairs wedding planners and vendors with happy couples planning their nuptials, and the proceeds benefit
YSC, the Tour de Pink, and #GivingTuesday A couple months ago, after a Tour de Pink training ride, my friend and fellow cancer survivor, Karen Lawson, posted a selfie on Facebook, and wrote, “Love these legs
How to Juggle Cancer and Parenting Series: Stephanie’s Story Just because you look ok on the outside- it doesn’t mean you are ok on the inside. Cancer is not like strep. You are not better in 5 days.

Food

While my husband was in grad school studying Persian
Ginger adds a warm, earthy, autumn kick to this
When I stepped off the elevator into the Allrecipes