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The importance of being assertive - It's actually OK to say No

I remember attending a birthday party for my friends 5 year old son. We had the usual chat about “what was Ok and what was not Ok” for the birthday cake and at this stage my son’s allergies had improved somewhat. 243 more words

Food Allergy

All Change for Allergies

Not in the business or the writing, but in life. You see yesterday a takeaway owner was convicted of manslaughter for selling a nut laced curry. 272 more words


Advocacy Days at State Capitals Resonate, Create Awareness

Earlier this month, in conjunction with Food Allergy Awareness Week and Food Allergy Action Month, FARE organized awareness days at statehouses in New York, California, Ohio and Illinois, traveling with nearly 100 members of the food allergy community to raise awareness of food allergies and to advocate for state legislation designed to improve the lives of individuals living with them. 301 more words

Food Allergy

Empanadas, Son!

I love a good empanada, so I was pretty excited when I read about this place. It’s called Empanadas, Son!—I’m going to omit the exclamation point from here on—and it specializes in (go figure) empanadas. 520 more words


Raw, Vegan Chocolate Tart.

If you haven’t noticed already.. I love chocolate! This is one of my favourite desserts, it’s vegan, gluten free, raw and free of refined sugar. It has a crunchy almond base and it is filled with a decadent cacao mousse… what more could you want from a dessert??! 510 more words

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Two down...

Our second-born, also known as Michael, turned 18 today.  We wouldn’t dare say it’s been a breeze, because he was definitely our challenge.  The one where if it was going to go wrong, it went wrong… and yet, he still came out amazing! 553 more words


One Year

Well  –  I made it to another milestone.  Yesterday marked 1 year since the last time I got sick.  I actually went one full year.  2 years ago, I never thought that would be possible again.   167 more words

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