It's finally here! Yes - it is that time of the year when we can pull out our autumn decorations, light up the pumpkin scented candles and drink pumpkin spice flavored coffee beverages until our faces turn orange ~ all without incurring heavy judgement! Sure, realistically, … [Read more...] about October Traditions: How Do You Welcome Autumn?
I've been asked several times over the years by food allergy and non-food allergy families alike, "How do YOU manage food allergies on Halloween?" The general thought among them is that we just hide away because, "Oh, my gosh ~ allergens, allergens everywhere!!!" The truth is ~ … [Read more...] about How We Manage Food Allergies and Halloween
The holiday season is just around the corner. This is the time of year where family gatherings and holiday parties are written into almost every weekend of the calendar. For most, that brings excitement and cheer. For a food allergy family, it can bring a little bit of … [Read more...] about Allergy-friendly frosted pumpkin bars (eggs, peanut, tree nut safe)
The summer heat is still around in these parts, but the season is basically over with our kids finding their way back to their desks and after-school activities. This particular break just seemed to fly by way too fast, especially since a vacation just wasn't in the cards for us … [Read more...] about Ending Summer a “bitWise”r: Our review of bitWise Academy
It's that time of the year when invites come from far and near to attend this reunion and that picnic, not to mention all those church potlucks! Of course, all of these events include food! Right? Various dishes will be served and passed around like it's Christmas and that … [Read more...] about Nine Tips on How to Manage Food Allergies at Summer Gatherings