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Yaya’s Big Black Purse Takes a Voyage

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 […]

December 3, 2021

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A Pinch of Basile

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 […]

December 3, 2021

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‘Tis the Season

“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 […]

November 17, 2020

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Fowl Play

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 […]

November 15, 2018

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