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Near or Far #ThePowerofFriendship Is Strong

This post is sponsored by Friendship Dairies. All thoughts and opinions are my own. Friends come in many shapes and in many forms.  They may come and go, they may stay.  Friends can get us through the good and the bad, they can be there as a shoulder to cry on or be your greatest […]

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May is National Asthma and Allergy Awareness Month (2017)

Each year, the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA) declares May to be “National Asthma and Allergy Awareness Month.” It’s peak season for asthma and allergy sufferers, and a perfect time to educate about these diseases, as well as those that are non-seasonal related. This month is close to my heart has my daughter is one […]

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Eating Out, Take-Out: Whatever you Want to Call it, Just Isn’t In Our Vocabulary

{Throughout the month of May as part of Food Allergy Awareness month I wanted to share more of our food allergy story and how life will never be the same for us.}   My daughter and I have been attending a lot of meet ups with other families recently since we’ve moved from PA to CA just over 2 months […]

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The Day I Almost Killed My Daughter

I have been wanting to write about this day since I’ve started my blog… but it has just been too hard to relive.  I cannot really answer what has changed since that day over a year ago, but just the obvious one, time, and as part of Food Allergy Awareness month I wanted to share more of our […]

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Seriously… Pineapple!?

What did I ever do to you, but love you?!  Seriously, can my daughter be life-threatening allergic to pineapple?!?  Yup.  She is. My husband and I recently had our daughter allergy skin tested for some additional foods because we were scared to give her any new foods based on kiwi triggering an anaphylactic episode at 11 […]

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Feature Article: Local moms create support group for food allergy families

I’ve been busy at work for the last month establishing a new local food allergy support group and was excited to be contacted last week by one of our local reporters.  Below is the article that was written about why we started the group, our goals, and meeting logistics. I have been putting many hours into […]

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Food Is No Longer My Enemy

I’ve been dairy, egg, soy and peanut and tree nut-free officially for over 5 months now due to my daughters allergies and me breastfeeding and I feel I finally am at a point when I can talk about my struggles with food over the past 5 months. I ate a relatively healthy diet before the diagnoses, […]

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Meet Me and My Mom

For the Habitat for Humanity Challenge we were asked to put together a brief bio of ourselves… well, I just couldn’t send in some text in an email of course – so I put together this little ‘flyer’ about Me and My Mom!   I don’t know about you but when you are told to write something in under 70, […]

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