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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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Sharing Some News…

The time has come… and it is with bittersweet emotions that I announce that I am closing my small business, Vintage Vinyl Journals. I have been feeling tied between being a Mom to a {food-allergy} kid, running a small business, a blog, and, well, just keeping sane and getting dinner on the table every night […]

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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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Oh, the Places You’ll Go!

“You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself any direction you choose. You’re on your own. And you know what you know. And YOU are the one who’ll decide where to go…” ― Dr. Seuss, Oh, The Places You’ll Go! I recall a conversation with a good friend while […]

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