Category: Holiday

Take Note and Give Thanks This Holiday

Take Note and Give Thanks This Holiday
With text messages, Facebook status updates, tweets, and emails, the days of the handwritten note seem to be numbered. I still get a feeling of childish giddiness when a handwritten note or letter addressed to me arrives in our mailbox. Sure it requires more effort than typing out a quick “how r u?” on a... Read more »

DIY Friday: Three Ways to Put Those Pumpkins to Good Use

Although it’s tempting to overdo it with all of the great Halloween decorations out there, we took a minimalist approach in our house this year. A few spooky spiders here, a ghastly ghost there, any many pumpkins. Not only are pumpkins cheap and great to eat in a variety of recipes, but they also transition... Read more »

Yes, You Can Enjoy Halloween Without Gluten!

Yes, You Can Enjoy Halloween Without Gluten!
Ok, people. It’s officially Halloween – time for tricks and lots of treats. I am re-posting my popular gluten free candy post from last year, with a few new additions for 2012. As you’ll see, I decided to embrace my burgeoning baby bump this year. Me and baby to be are going as a farmer... Read more »
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Giving Thanks with an Effortless Gluten Free Thanksgiving Menu

Giving Thanks with an Effortless Gluten Free Thanksgiving Menu
Thanksgiving is just around the corner, and the grocery stores are chock full of frozen birds and holiday hams ready for the eating. At its surface, Thanksgiving seems like a veritable “glutenfest”. Many traditional Thanksgiving recipes are laden with gluten, but does that mean those of us with celiac disease are doomed to eat our... Read more »

American Girl Place Does Allergen Free

For me, it was the My Friend Mandy doll. With her silky blond hair and floral prairie dress, she was ready for any adventure I’d created for the two of us. Whether it was a tea party with her much smaller Barbie pals or exploring our backyard, she was to me what an American Girl... Read more »