Teaching in the inner city

Although I have a strong background in financial services and business & sales development, I am also a certified Elementary School teacher.  I had the pleasure of working for Merrill Lynch in  sales, but at some point early on in my career I decided to pursue teaching to make a difference. I was hired to work in an inner city school located in a very…

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Thanksgiving Traditions

Thanksgiving holds a special place in my heart.  The Wednesday before Thanksgiving was the big prep day. My mom would enlist my help to make her mom’s dressing or as we call it Mama’s Dressing.  I loved spending time with mom, so this was a great way to kick off the Holiday weekend. We would spend hours peeling the potatoes, so many potatoes!! It reminds…

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Garlic Chicken Marinade

I know it’s been a few weeks since I posted last, but I have been hard at work at recipe development and of course managing a very busy and active family. We had a fun-packed summer, but we are happy to be back to football season!!!! Whooop! (I am a former cheerleader!) Also, we love fall fashion in our house. We love boots and cozy wool…

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