Well, we are coming to the hardest part of the year for my family. The season of joy, filled with parties, crafting, candy, pie, fudge, peppermint ice cream, buck eyes, shortbread, toffee, and gingerbread, all sprinkled with more sugar.
What’s not to love right? That all sounds fabulous!
It is also temptation and hidden dangers for many kiddos, especially those with allergies. Try going trick or treating or hosting a party with someone who can’t have peanuts-its eye opening! Almost everything either has peanuts or is made on the same equipment as peanut filled candy. These poor little guys are getting left out!
While my family isn’t dealing with food allergies, we do have restrictions concerning sugar. Since we’re on a low glycemic & non-dairy diet, store bought candy is pretty much out of the picture. Which means trick or treating is too.
Hey looking for something fun to do this weekend? Go to a pumpkin patch, even if you’ve already bought a pumpkin it’s a lot of fun to check out the activities. Sometimes it’s free! We found that to be the case last year when we tried out Jaker’s, (more…)
The New Aquarium in Draper Utah is up and running, here’s a review and some tips on how to make your visit better.
“Fishy, Fishy!” He exclaimed over and over as he attempted to scale the rock wall, trying to reach that small window of aquatic life. Almost creating his own punk ballet with the motion of his body. Bobbing from side to side-tippy toe to tippy toe and straining his biceps for all he was worth, so close and yet so far. Sir bounce-a-lots excitement bubbled over and attracted the attention of every adult around. (more…)