What I Learned From My First Year of Blogging

I am rounding out my first year of this blog life and I have learned so much about what to do and what NOT to do when starting a blog. If you’re thinking about starting a blog, my best advice is to follow your own instincts.  If you’re not sure if you’ll even be interested in blogging, just start by writing posts in google docs before you ever even consider a website

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Easy Unicorn Costume

Last year, Lauren decided she wanted to be a unicorn for Halloween. We looked at costumes in stores, but they were all too bulky or they just didn’t have the charm for a sweet three year old girl. Halloween in New England can be hit or miss with the weather. Some years, it’s freezing, or raining, or snowing or unseasonably warm. When we couldn’t find a costume, I decided to make one. You can customize these instructions to the color or theme that works for you!

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Eggless Blueberry Muffins

While this isn't a vegan recipe, it is #eggfree and I think you could sub out the milk for a vegan option of your choice. We are a food allergy family so most bakeries and restaurants are not an option for us. I will say there is an increasing number of allergy friendly options, especially in cities! For most baked goods though, I don’t mind whipping up a sweet treat of my own. I finally perfected this eggless blueberry muffin recipe, and when my husband gave his seal of approval said they were just like a bakery, I knew I was ready to share

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This Food Allergy Life

Food Allergies showed up in our life suddenly, unexpectedly. Prior to life as a food allergy mama, I didn’t really get it. The food allergy bomb officially dropped on our house about 2 years later. I’ve heard of other families discovering their child’s allergies with symptoms of eczema, asthma, or digestive issues. A grueling battle of trial and error, and stress. Did I mention the stress? The stress of trying to figure out why your child doesn’t feel good. The stress of wondering what you could have done differently to prevent this? Maybe I shouldn't have eaten peanut butter by the spoonful while I was pregnant.

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