Posts tagged "Dina Manzo"

The Ladybug Bash Was A Smash!

The Ladybug Bash Was A Smash!
My Previous Blog It’s been several weeks since the 2nd Annual Ladybug Bash and I’m still receiving rave reviews about the event. I can’t help but beam with pride when folks tell me how much fun they had, how incredibly impressed they were with the venue and décor, how delicious all the sweet and savory... Read more »

September is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month

September is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month
Previous Post >“The Perfect PINKALICIOUS Tea Party” Over 13,000 children under the age of 19 are diagnosed with it in the United States every year. That translates to a total of 42 children every school day; one every 36 minutes; the equivalent of two average size classrooms. It’s a word all parents fear; a word... Read more »

I'm Proud To Be An American

I'm Proud To Be An American
My Previous Blog > “Honor Flight… Part 2″ June 2010 wrapped up with the Rally for Kids with Cancer event. It was a weekend full of unexpected surprises, like meeting Dina Manzo. Since Atia’s leukemia diagnosis, everything in our lives had become very clinical and lackluster. That weekend rejuvenated my spirit, sparking something that had... Read more »
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Dina Manzo Thanks Chicago For An Amazing First Ladybug Bash

The Venue
My Previous Blog > “Back to the Shedd”   Please welcome my friend and guest blogger, star of HGTV’s new show “Dina’s Party“, former “Real Housewives of New Jersey” cast memeber and “Project Ladybug” founder, Dina Manzo. There are some days that will just stand out in my mind forever…April 7th 2011 is without a doubt... Read more »

Chicago's First Ladybug Bash: Treads & Threads

More amazing supporters and volunteers - Irene, you're the best!
My Previous Blog > “Asher’s Ukrainian Orthodox Christening”Last December (2010), Atia’s Project Ladybug Fund launched at Comer. Dina Manzo – Project Ladybug’s founder and former Real Housewives of New Jersey cast member – flew in for the event; my family, my friends and my wonderful team of dedicated volunteers stood beside me as this new chapter... Read more »

Behind the Scenes

My Previous Blog > “And Dreams Do Come True…” I’m not gonna lie. I’m exhausted – absolutely, totally and completely exhausted. It’s been a crazy few weeks. I normally write my blogs well in advance, but not this one. It was written mere hours before being published. Why? Well, with all the excitement of Project... Read more »
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And Dreams Do Come True...

My Previous Blog > “One Year Since Diagnosis” “A dream is a wish your heart makes…” – Disney’s Cinderella  Five years ago, I was paralyzed with fear after receiving a dismal prognosis. I had stage IIIb melanoma. There are only four stages of skin cancer, with the fourth being terminal and I was teetering on... Read more »

Holy Cow! I'm Published!

Last Week’s Blog > “Yep! I’m Thankful For That…” It’s happened… I’m officially published. I’m so excited!  Never in a million years did I think I’d have a piece published in a magazine. Heck, I never imagined I’d be writing a weekly blog on this site. All through school I labeled myself a horrible writer and... Read more »

Project Ladybug in Atia's Name and Oprah!

My Previous Blog > “Through Her Hair, I Saw Survival” Did you know that September is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month? It’s especially meaningful to me, since as you know Atia is being treated for ALL leukemia. So, I wanted to tell you about two very exciting things that are happening at this very moment —... Read more »
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DINA MANZO'S INTERVIEW PODCAST: The Real Housewives of New Jersey

My previous blog > “CELEBRITY PHOTOS: “The Winner’s Circle” Gala Dinner” We just wrapped our interview with Dina Manzo from The Real Housewives of New Jersey; she couldn’t have been nicer. We covered it all and she also mentioned some secret project that she’s been working on with the other housewives… Hmmm. What could it be?!?  If... Read more »