Currently Browsing: October 2015

DIY Teal Pumpkin & Food Allergy Awareness Jewelry

This past weekend we attended the FARE walk for food allergy locally and I wanted to wear some fun jewelry that symbolized what the event was all about – food allergies.  Teal is the color of food allergy awareness, so I decided to make these simple teal barrettes and necklaces for my daughter and I.   And […]

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A Letter to My Neighbors This Halloween

This is how my daughter and I are spending our week… delivering about 100 or so flyers to my surrounding neighbors with the hope to spread awareness about food allergies and get more households to join in on the Teal Pumpkin Project™ initiative in our area. I am offering to paint a teal pumpkin for free […]

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Trick or Treat, Smell My Feet, Give Me Something Safe for Me (I Have Food Allergies) Printables

My daughter just learned the “famous” trick-or-treat saying, except as I was reciting it to her I quickly realized that the line “give me something good to eat” could potentially be dangerous to her, so I thought for a bit and came up with a new saying:     I recently posted this graphic onto […]

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(Vegan) Pumpkin Banana Walnut Bread (Egg-Free, Dairy-Free, Gluten-Free)

As I stared at 3 overripe bananas and 8 cans of pumpkin in the cupboard (upon finding a safe pumpkin I just stocked up for the holidays) my wheels started turning and I knew combining these two (not all 8 cans,) would be good… I just didn’t know that it would be this good. I “threw” […]

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Perfect for Fall Apple Strudel Muffins (No Eggs, Gluten-Free Option)

Recently when we went on vacation to Disneyland with my niece she kept talking about apple strudel muffins that my Mom baked and dropped off with them the previous week.  I haven’t had those apple strudel muffins in about a year… and I remember how amazing these were growing up as a child. When we […]

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Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Pie (Take 2) Allergy-Friendly (No eggs, nuts ~ easy dairy and gluten free option)

Back in March I made this delicious oatmeal chocolate chip pie for Pi(e) day and keep trying to find an excuse to make it again, and with my birthday happening last week it definitely was the perfect excuse! My daughter and I both loved this recipe when we made it and since I didn’t have […]

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White Chocolate Chip Macadamia Nut Cookies – Gluten-free, Peanut-free, Egg Free

My daughter is not allergic to tree nuts, and while it is one of the “top 8” we consider ourselves so lucky that she can enjoy (safe) tree nuts – from almonds to walnuts and everything in between.   When we found out that she wasn’t allergic to tree nuts we were so excited but […]

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Easy Ikea Kids Furniture Facelift Using Contact Paper

When we moved recently my husband gave me a budget for new furniture for our new home, but forget to include a budget for my daughters playroom which I wasn’t so happy about – but understood and was up for the challenge!   I found some great pieces like a train table and art easel at our […]

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