Celiac Disease Awareness Month 2015: GFAF Expo preview

Celiac Disease Awareness Month 2015: GFAF Expo preview
It is almost that awesome time of the year. It is almost time for the GFAF expo on May 2 & 3 and I am super excited! I have selected again for my third year to attend the Gluten Free and Allergy Free Expo aka the GFAF expo as a member of the Chicago Blogger... Read more »

Sharing the holiday spirit: My Dream Giving Wish List

Sharing the holiday spirit: My Dream Giving Wish List
With the winter holidays in full swing, it is a time for giving to others and spreading good cheer. It is also a time to be selfless and help others in need who may not have the best circumstances. I have been reading a lot of article and watching videos of people being “Secret Santas”... Read more »

News Flash, America! Life is about making choices

News Flash, America! Life is about making choices
NEWS FLASH, America! Life is all about making choices and…… (Here is the kicker!) …and accepting consequences. Is that amazing?! Unfortunately, our society has slowly turned into a world where consequences from choices or decisions become null or void instead of facing them. When we do not face the consequences of our actions, we are... Read more »
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How fear, hate and negativity won the 2014 mid-term election

How fear, hate and negativity won the 2014 mid-term election
As all of us woke up this morning, we definitely woke up for a different world than what we woke up to yesterday before the election results came back. Personally, I  believe that I just woke up with the biggest hangover and it will not go away. It really hurt. Last night, I thought I... Read more »

Election Day 2014: 5 top reasons why you should vote today

Election Day 2014: 5 top reasons why you should vote today
Today’s Election Day.  It is the day where the political ad and phone calls stop so you can enjoy your family dinners in complete peace (almost!). I do not care who you vote for (well, maybe!) but if you do not vote there is nothing to complain about. There should not be any reason where... Read more »

Dining Inequality: Blog Action Day 2014 meets Gluten Awareness Month

Dining Inequality: Blog Action Day 2014 meets Gluten Awareness Month
When I examined the topic of inequality for this blog article as part of Blog Action Day 2014, I decided to go with my heart.  With this month being Celiac Awareness Month, I believe that there needs a stronger voice for inequality in the restaurant world for people with food allergies. There is still a... Read more »
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Pumpkin Beer Season: My favorite time of the year

St. Ambrose Pumpkin Ale
I always hear magical music this time of the year when I go to my local Binny’s in Downers Grove/Lombard when pumpkin beer season starts. “It’s the most wonderful time of the year!” Since there is not many songs for fall or Halloween, I usually have Christmas music in my head as I go up... Read more »

Gluten Free Taste Test: Cookie time Among Friends

This package caught my eye when I found this at Whole Foods. Finally found a molasses cookie mix.
Anyone hungry for COOKIES? Of course, you are.  How about gluten-free cookies? If you are, then you are definitely in for a treat. I happen to stumble on this cookie mix on a random grocery shopping trip to Whole Foods.  Hello!  What do we have here? What really caught my eye was that the mix... Read more »

Ray Rice: Knowing when say NO to domestic violence and abuse

Ray Rice: Knowing when say NO to domestic violence and abuse
There is another statistic and example of domestic violence. Honestly, I was not planning on writing about the whole Ray Rice and domestic violence.  I have talked about domestic violance before in the past and felt like I was going to repeat myself. That’s until I saw this from another friend’s feed and I quickly... Read more »
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Justin's versus Theo Peanut Butter Cups: Gluten-Free Taste Test

Theo Organic Dark Chocolate Peanut Butter Cups
Ladies and gentleman, start your peanut butter cups! These are not your average Reese’s peanut butter cups too. I am so over those years ago. I am now into the big leagues. We are talking about Theo Chocolate Peanut Butter Cups and Justin’s Peanut Butter Cups – two organic brands that you can find at... Read more »