teal pumpkin project

The Teal Pumpkin Project and Haters

My kids and I painted a pumpkin teal today. I was so excited to join the Teal Pumpkin Project movement. Don’t know what it is? It’s been shared thousands of times so you probably will sometime between now and Halloween. It’s a way to designate that your home will be offering non-food treats to happy [...]

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Celadon Road Natural Home Products Review plus a Giveaway!

As a mom, I am constantly cleaning. Messes, clothes, and, ugh, the dreaded bathroom. I clean up pee at least a few times a day. A vacation to me would be a day without cleaning up after someone. But I digress… since we moved into our new home and since my kids tend to lick [...]

non-food halloween treats

Allergy-Friendly Non-Food Halloween Treats 2014

Have you heard about the Teal Pumpkin Project? It’s about offering non-food halloween treats to kids to keep ALL kids safe this Halloween! Some people find it something else to whine about (as you can read in my post about it). But in the meantime, here are some ideas for non-food Halloween Treats: 1 .Glow [...]

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9 Amazing Pumpkin Recipes

  If you’re like me, this is the time of year where anything pumpkin is a treat! I LOVE pumpkin spice lattes, pumpkin cheesecake, pumpkin bread, and really, anything pumpkin! So I scoured a few of my favorite sites for some great pumpkin recipes, including some of my own. Many of these are allergy-friendly as [...]


Monster Jam is Amazing! Go today!

There is still time! You do not want to miss the amazing opportunity to see Monster Jam! Go here now – use the discount code BLOG to save $10 per ticket and enjoy an amazing afternoon or evening! Seriously, it was such a fun night! Check out the look on my son’s face…. this is [...]

tips and tricks from a food allergy mom

6 Tips and Tricks from a Food Allergy Mom

Having 3 kids, only one with food allergies, feels like a juggling act some days. I have to keep one child safe but don’t want to impose new limits on the older child when there hasn’t been an issue. Number 3 is all clear as well so it’s just the middle child, the only girl, [...]

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Noonday Trunk Show Virtual Party – You’re Invited!

I’d like to introduce you to my friend Jen. Jen is an ambassador with Noonday Collections. Noonday has an amazing mission: Across the country, we offer you the opportunity to use your purchasing power to create change in the world {while looking really good along the way}. Your fashion sense can now restore dignity to [...]


My New Love for Minted.com and a Giveaway

If you love stationery and cards that feel heavy and sturdy, you should check out Minted.com. If you love personalized products with your own names or photos on them, you should check out Minted.com. If you want to win $50 in credit to Minted.com, you should check them out now! If you haven’t checked out [...]


Giveaway: Percy Joins A Day Out with Thomas in Strasburg!

This June my family had the pleasure of visiting Thomas the Tank Engine in Strasburg, PA. My 2 year old was so excited he could cry (and I think he did once or twice). He LOVES trains so it was perfect for him. My daughter loves anything designed for kids so she was on cloud [...]