Melissa is a Featured Contributor to 30Seconds, and loves finding and modifying old and new recipes. When she’s not playing in the kitchen, Melissa’s often found at the sewing machine, whipping up creations for her 6 adorable grandchildren.

Melissa’s background includes many years helping moms breastfeed, and recently retired from Family Voices, a national advocacy organization for families with children with special health care needs.

Melissa’s married (for 44 years) to a wonderful man who is happy to be the guinea pig for new recipe attempts—and is happy to eat leftovers.

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