My Beliefnet Guest Essay: “The Blessings of Mentorship” “During a pivotal crossroads in my early thirties, some rare grace led me back to my small hometown of St. Marys, Pennsylvania, in search of a simpler path. There, I discovered an unlikely mentor, Sister M. Augustine, O.S.B. At 87 years old, the reclusive nun—barely over five […]
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My “One Good Thing by Jillee” Guest Blog Essay: “10 Ways a Mentor Can Change Your Life” “Sometimes mentors come to us in the most unlikely forms, and when we most need them. And on occasion, we are called to be that one good thing in someone else’s life. This became clear to me at age […]
On Tuesday, May 5, which is release day nationwide for my new memoir Five Years in Heaven: The Unlikely Friendship That Answered Life’s Greatest Questions, my publisher Image (the Catholic Division of Penguin Random House) and I are launching a global, social media movement called Thank A Nun Day. The goal is to collectively […]
“The season of grilling and tailgating is here and ‘The Ultimate Beer Lover’s Happy Hour’ is the King’s guide to recipes that will make you the touchdown of the parking lot. It is the ‘party-in-a-book’ that beer lovers and foodies have been waiting for, featuring over 325 recipes for snacks, beer cocktails, and more. This […]
I officially play a bartender on TV! On December 1, 2014, I was invited to be the guest bartender on Bravo’s Watch What Happens Live to promote The Ultimate Beer Lover’s Happy Hour. For the occasion, which happened to fall on my birthday (!!!), I created a special cocktail titled VanderPunch, a high-octane homage to the Bravo […]
GET YOUR TICKETS NOW! Straub Brewery, in partnership with Banko North Inc., will be rolling into Scranton with “The Straub Beer Lovers Happy Hour” on Friday, November 21, from 7 -10 p.m. at The Tipsy Turtle Airport Pub. The event will benefit The Tipsy Turtle Make Life Count Charity, which was founded by Tipsy Turtle owner Ken Carey. […]
For tailgating or anytime, check out my Black Bean & Corn Salsa from The Ultimate Beer Lover’s Happy Hour by clicking HERE.
YOU’RE INVITED… My family’s Straub Brewery and I, in partnership with Vecenie Dist. Co., will launch “The Straub Beer Lovers Happy Hour Tour” in Pittsburgh this Friday, November 7. The event will be a pub crawl through four of the city’s hottest bars/restaurants. The event is open to the public and free to attend. Each stop will feature […]
Get your PEACE on! Checkout my interview about all things COMPASSION and living a purpose driven life on the America Meditating radio show ~ ENJOY! +++++ To listen, click HERE.
Tailgating icon and host of Tailgate Radio, The Grill Sergeant John Largent, and I chat the beer-infused side of tailgating fun! Listen to the interview HERE. I’m on at the 24:24 mark.