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My Anxiety, Real and Without a Filter

Wednesday is trash pickup day. It is also "Nightmare on Our Street" for our mail carrier. A cul-de-sac with empty trash cans all scattered hither and yon. Yes.  A tee-total mess some weeks. So yesterday morning as Miss Sophie and I had our morning constitutional, I stopped to move a couple of my neighbors' trash… Continue reading My Anxiety, Real and Without a Filter

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Teal is the New Orange

Last year I shared with y'all about the Teal Pumpkin Project, which can best be described on the FARE website:  "Launched as a national campaign by Food Allergy Research & Education (FARE) in 2014, the Teal Pumpkin Project™ raises awareness of food allergies and promotes inclusion of all trick-or-treaters throughout the Halloween season." Basically, pick… Continue reading Teal is the New Orange

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The Happiness of the Blue Pumpkin

This is an update on our experience with the #tealpumpkinproject. This past Friday night, after spending the afternoon (yes, I'm a procrastinator and I admit it) making a cape for our Princess' Elsa costume that we found at the GW Boutique, we got the littles and our college girl and her suitemate all set and… Continue reading The Happiness of the Blue Pumpkin

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Why My Pumpkin is Blue

I've mentioned it before, but in case you might have missed it-- We are a family with food allergies. Because if one person has food allergies, you all are affected. We don't have anything in the house she cannot have.  We don't choose things in restaurants that she could not have, and we don't go… Continue reading Why My Pumpkin is Blue