Tassie Types is about growing up and growing older, facing the mirror, and laughing through it all. Here, you'll find stories of family and friends, courage and love, and laughing without fear of the future.
The vital role of grandmothers is more important than ever in today’s busy families. These wise, wonderful women who play an essential role in the care, safety, and education of our families, hold a special place in our hearts. In honor of all the Awesome Abuelas, Outrageous Omas, No-Nonsense Nonnas, and Young-at-Heart Yayas, Mayor Sylvester […]
When two Greek girls get together, it’s bound to be fun! I was so happy to share my story on the Karis Comedy Corner with Greek Goddess of Comedy, Ellen Karis. It got real as we talked about the behind the scenes story of Yaya’s Big Black Purse, and compared our personal experiences growing up […]
Yaya’s Big Black Purse is featured in Voyage Houston Magazine this month! I’m happy and honored to be included in their Houston’s Most Inspiring Stories section. (Yaya would be proud.) I love how this publication supports and showcases local businesses and artists. Click on the link below to learn what inspired the idea for my […]
Yaya’s Big Black Purse made its big debut on the Pinch of Basile Show! A huge thank you to the hilarious and talented comedian, Basile, and his co-hosts for allowing me to share my story. It was such a fun night! Click on this link to watch the interview, and follow Basile at Basile TheComedian […]
“It occurred to me we’d never had the Santa talk. But if we had, I’d have told him that Santa was love. And you should never stop believing in love.” Christmas came early this year! I’m so excited to have my story, “You Better Believe It,” published in the ‘Tis the Season: A Holiday Anthology […]
The Thanksgiving after my grandmother passed away, my family was too chicken to tackle a turkey. Yaya barely weighed more than a Butterball herself, yet she spent days preparing feasts for us, which we would gobble up before she even had time to sit down. In our Greek family, food was love, and Yaya loved […]