Halloween Fun

We have been having fun getting ready for Halloween, and decorated the house this weekend. The above pic is the mantle, formerly decorated for Thanksgiving, and with a few modifications, we changed it to a Halloween theme. The lights are a cute addition – I found those at Walmart a few years ago and they have been hung in different…

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Halloween Chocolates – Allergy Friendly

With Halloween right around the corner, we have started to make some treats. It’s tough to buy chocolate novelties at the store with food allergies, as many have the ‘may contain…’ label, so we just normally make our own. These chocolates are tree nut, peanut, egg and sesame friendly. Hershey is really great about allergens – I have called them…

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Allergy Friendly (non food) Treats for Halloween

With Halloween approaching, we are all starting to think about buying treats for Halloween before all the ‘good stuff’ is gone, and we have to resort to handing out bags of chips (kids always seem to hate the minuscule bags of chips!). Our problem has always been buying too soon, and then having to go out again and re-buy candy…

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The Teal Pumpkin Project

Attention all allergy friendly families – this year you can show your support for children with food allergies.  The Teal Pumpkin Project, created in 2014, is a program that promotes safe alternatives for Halloween treats for kids with food allergies. This is an international initiative, and you can participate by providing non-food treats in lieu of candy (stickers, stationary, small…

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