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SUPER BOWL 52 RECAP

Welcome to part 2 of my Super Bowl recaps – Super Bowl 52! You know the drill, so let’s get right to all of my favorite Super Bowl 52 memories. Conference Championship: The AFC Championship game is always the most nerve-wrecking game of the year. It’s the only thing standing between you and another Super … Continue reading

SUPER BOWL 51 RECAP

With only two weeks left until the big game, things are getting pretty sentimental over here at the Grissom household. Thus, the creation of my Super Bowl recaps – a chance for me to reminisce on our favorite Super Bowl memories, while providing an inside look at Super Bowl weekend from a player wife’s perspective. … Continue reading

RENT THE RUNWAY UNLIMITED REVIEW

“Obsessed” would be an understatement. I had always thought that the utility of Rent the Runway (https://www.renttherunway.com/) ended at renting designer gowns for black tie weddings, but Rent the Runway has evolved into something SO much more. A company truly run by women for women, Rent the Runway has evolved into a full-fledged subscription service, … Continue reading

TIPS FROM A SELF-DIAGNOSED SHOPPING ADDICT

I’ve received an embarrassing amount of questions about my shopping habits. The “shopping is my cardio” shirts don’t even scrape the surface – shopping is my therapy, my pastime, my first love. Over the years, I have learned quite a bit from the shopping gurus before me  (not to mention my previous stint working in … Continue reading

MY GAME DAY RITUAL

Hello, again! I’ve gotten several questions over the past couple of months regarding my game day routine, and here is my answer! I’m taking you through the day in the life of a real NFL wife (not the things you see on TV). Let’s do it! 8:30 AM: I wake up and the first thing … Continue reading

INTIMATE PARTNER VIOLENCE: MORE THAN PHYSICAL ABUSE

Depriving her of sleep, interfering with her transportation, calling her degrading names. Despite public opinion, and despite the lack of physical violence, these are all forms of abuse—with emotional abuse being one of many tactics that domestic violence abusers use to assert control over their intimate partners. As a student at Boston College Law School, … Continue reading

THE ULTIMATE GUIDE TO A DESTINATION WEDDING

Wedding planning season is finally in full swing! Budgets are being broken, bridesmaids are conspiring bachelorette parties, and brides are just about ready to throw in the towel. Which is why I have always been a proponent of the less expensive, less stressful, but equally fabulous option—a destination wedding. Having planned my own destination wedding … Continue reading

PLAYBOOK FOR THE NFL WIFE – PART 2

Welcome back! If you’re just joining us, this post is the second and final piece of my Playbook for the NFL Wife series, created to highlight everything that I wish I would have known as a Rookie Wife. First off, thank you all SO much (fans, friends, and football wives alike) for showing so much … Continue reading

PLAYBOOK FOR THE NFL WIFE – PART 1

May, 2015. Geneo had just been drafted to New England, and I knew our lives were changed forever. After spending the ride home from Geneo’s Draft Party googling whether New England was in Canada, I geared up to return to work the next morning. Upon arrival, it seemed like everyone in the office had heard … Continue reading

SPORTSANISTA PODCAST WITH 101.7 THE BULL!

Last Friday, I had the honor of stepping into the iHeart Radio studio to join DJ Jessica for her new podcast, SportsaNista! SportsaNista gives Pats, Bruins, Celtics, and Red Sox wives the chance to talk about some of their favorite sports moments and charities. Click the link below to hear me talk about upcoming charity … Continue reading