The Silver Lining Companion Guide

Allstate Insurance Company is giving away FREE copies "The Silver Lining Companion Guide" to every person in the U.S. diagnosed with breast cancer this year. The guide – a condensed version of The Silver Lining – was specially created to provide important information, practical tips and inspiration for everyone impacted by breast cancer. read more »

The Silver Lining Companion Guide

New York Times Best Selling Author

Hollye is a speaker, author, nurse, social worker and child development specialist who in 2010, was diagnosed with breast cancer. She is the experienced girlfriend who tells you what to expect, holds your hand and helps you find Silver Linings during the cancer experience.

New York Times Best Selling Author

The Book

A New York Times best seller, The Silver Lining is an informative, therapeutic, and supportive resource for anyone whose life has been touched by cancer. It is a lifeline, guide, and source of hope that is simultaneously honest and illuminating, practical and reliable.

The Book

The Silver Pen Mission

The mission of The Silver Pen is to serve as an everyday source of inspiration and information. It is an honest guide to navigating the realities of cancer with a focus on health, balance, humor and above all, Silver Linings.

The Silver Pen Mission

Recent Press

As seen in O Magazine, People magazine, and on The New York Times bestseller list, The Silver Lining is the essential resource for anyone touched by cancer.

Recent Press

The Silver Lining Companion Guide

Allstate Insurance Company is giving away FREE copies "The Silver Lining Companion Guide" to every person in the U.S. diagnosed with breast cancer this year. The guide – a condensed version of The Silver Lining – was specially created to provide important information, practical tips and inspiration for everyone impacted by breast cancer. read more »

New York Times Best Selling Author

Hollye is a speaker, author, nurse, social worker and child development specialist who in 2010, was diagnosed with breast cancer. She is the experienced girlfriend who tells you what to expect, holds your hand and helps you find Silver Linings during the cancer experience.

The Book

A New York Times best seller, The Silver Lining is an informative, therapeutic, and supportive resource for anyone whose life has been touched by cancer. It is a lifeline, guide, and source of hope that is simultaneously honest and illuminating, practical and reliable.

The Silver Pen Mission

The mission of The Silver Pen is to serve as an everyday source of inspiration and information. It is an honest guide to navigating the realities of cancer with a focus on health, balance, humor and above all, Silver Linings.

Recent Press

As seen in O Magazine, People magazine, and on The New York Times bestseller list, The Silver Lining is the essential resource for anyone touched by cancer.

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Tips for Hosting Thanksgiving | The Silver Pen

Tips for Hosting Thanksgiving Dinner

Dinner parties have a tendency to give me the heebie-jeebies, no matter how few people we have or how many. Now the Silver Lining of this angst is that this is  definitely a first world problem.  I mean, really.  Sometimes when I get myself all worked up, I tell myself to look in the mirror and remind myself that I’m not bald from chemo. This always gives me a great deal of perspective.

Every year we have between 3 and 10 people to our home for Thanksgiving.  Why? Well because I love nothing more than having people over and Thanksgiving happens to be one of my absolute favorite holidays. I have a tendency to be more relaxed when hosting Thanksgiving; however, I do have a few nerve bugs that rear their head.  Recently, I found Shauna Niequist’s blog and the absolute perfect post about hosting Thanksgiving.

Hope you enjoy Shauna’s tips as much as I am!  I happen to think that most of her tips ...

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