Pear Tree November 2021

Maryanne Christiano-Mistretta, Proprietor

“When I started counting my blessings, my whole life turned around.” — Willie Nelson

Counting your blessings is a practice that should be done daily. I do this every morning, when I write in my journal. There is always something to be grateful for, even as we age and make changes according to what is happening around us. Count your blessings each morning, and you’ll be fascinated by the magic that happens when you do so. Life is always full of surprises. Some not so good, but others miraculous! Keep your eyes open for the wonderment.

As we enter another month, there are more changes to Pear Tree. For the time being, I’m putting a hold on book editing, ghost writing, and journalism. I’m concentrating on more things that get me away from the computer. Moving forward, I am available for public speaking engagements, small acting roles in commercials and indie films, and over 50 modeling.


NOTE: I am no longer taking on new clients for ghost writing/book editing/journalism. Speaking events and over 50 modeling only,


If you need further inspiration, check out my You Tube channel. There are dozens of videos to make you smile: Be YOUnique, the anti-bullying You Tube channel


“Be (Extra)Ordinary: Ten Ways to Become Your Own Hero” by Maryanne Christiano-Mistretta  Be ExtraOrdinary

“I Don’t Want to Be Like You” by Maryanne Christiano-Mistretta  I Don’t Want to Be Like You

“Love Cats” second edition by Krystianna Mercury is now available: Love Cats


Contact me (maryannechristiano@gmail.com) if your library, JCC, rotary club, or senior group would love to have a presentation. Topics are listed below. Or we can discuss creating a topic for additional cost. (Note, I’m also available to help at trade shows such as Chiller and Comic Con; and payment is due day of – NO EXCEPTIONS!).


Below is the complete list of all the current available lectures. Note that lectures/talks/workshops can be custom-tailored to the event.


“Newsies: History of the Newspaper Industry”

“Going Going Gone: What the Next Generation Won’t Remember” (land lines, typewriters, etc.)

Inspiration/Motivational Speaking 

“Say No to Bullying!”

“What is Love?”

Inspirational/Motivational WORKSHOPS! 

“Be Your Own Hero!”

“Meet Your Soul Mate”

“Be YOUnique: Don’t Let Bullies Define You”


Health Conscious Foodies 

(Note: Limited to 20 people in person; unlimited in ZOOM)

“Healthy Pasta Alternatives” (includes dish)

“Eat Well for the Holidays” (includes dish)

“Becoming Vegan” (includes dish)

What makes my lectures unique is that I get the audience to participate, sharing their views and experiences. They always have a great time! (And we have giveaways!)

Call 908-276-1514 for pricing and availability.


Pear Tree Enterprises has buttons! If you are interested in supporting Pear Tree by proudly wearing a button, please send your address to MaryAnneChristiano@Gmail.com Please put “Button” as the subject head.

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