What a red dye sensitivity means for our family

It happens every few months. As our oldest daughter rages and screams, one of our other girls will lean over and quietly say, “She had red food dye.” Without fail, we discover that the rages are linked to that insidious dye…and yet, if I’m honest, it continues to catch me off guard. We first made […]

30 Lessons from My Whole 30

Last Friday I finished my Whole30. Because I gave up halfway through due to morning sickness and food aversions the first time through, I was excited to make it all the way through this time and to meet my goals for forming good habits and getting back to my pre-pregnancy weight. Next week I’ll share […]

Giveaway: Phoenix Community Coffee Sample Collection

This giveaway is now closed! The winner is Tina B (ThatGrrlTina@…)! Several years ago, I started researching “fair trade” chocolate and coffee. At that time, our family made the decision to only purchase these optional products (although whether chocolate and coffee are really optional is up for debate, I know) from fair trade companies since […]

How Important Is It, Anyway?

The following post is from Amy of Simply Sugar & Gluten-Free: For those of us with certain dietary restrictions, gathering at the holiday table can be stressful. Or worse, it can leave us feeling on the outside of the celebration. We can feel as if the holiday spirit is lost on us. I’ve felt that […]