Happy Halloween! Sweet little ghosts and goblins everywhere will hit the streets for some trick-or-treating fun this week. As a food allergy mom, I have always respected the fact that each food allergy family must decide for themselves how to handle this night - it's a very personal decision. For me, I always felt that if I could make Halloween safe for my boys, I wanted them to have the experience of dressing up and trick-or-treating. No, they can't eat a majority of candy
Boy, has it been a rainy, chilly start to the weekend here in Atlanta! On top of that, Halloween is just days away... It could not be a more perfect time for me to share one of my favorite fall recipes with you. Yes, it's time to get some mulled apple cider simmering on your stove! I adapted this recipe from the amazing Ree Drummond (a.k.a. Pioneer Woman), whose recipes I just love and modify for my boys on a regular basis. While this particular recipe of hers was already all
This may be the most important post I ever write. Epinephrine is a life-saving medication, period. While the thought of using an epinephrine auto injector is incredibly intimidating to most people, including those with allergies and those without, the truth is it doesn't need to be. Each year, millions of people take CPR classes and learn life-saving strategies for managing emergencies like choking, and this kind of preparation results in lives saved every day. I want you t
This is a really fun post for me to write. As a follow up to my Class Party 101 post earlier this week, I wanted to share with you some go-to fall party treats that will be winners at any Halloween party or fall festival you might be attending in the next few weeks. And, let me tell you... these sugar cookies and pumpkin cupcakes with maple frosting are IT! I've been making both of these recipes for years, and they are 100% guaranteed to be a hit with adults and kids alike.
Football season... it's the perfect recipe for fun! Friends, fall weather, a big game and... food. Of course it's that last part that gets a little tricky for food allergy families, but the best way to ensure that your crew stays safe and fully enjoys the party is to come with some delicious dishes of your own in hand. Enter three of my family's favorite recipes that are absolute crowd pleasers on game day! In fact, this is exactly what we had for dinner over the weekend at o