Friendly Friday Photo Challenge: Fruit

Thank you ViewFromTheBack for bringing this challenge to my attention! I love durian…Durian is one fruit that you either love it or hate it. People that hate it say that it smells like garbage or worse. My earliest memories of durian was following my mother around Chinatown and I would stick my head into those… Continue reading Friendly Friday Photo Challenge: Fruit

Reblog Feature: Popular Halloween Candy That is Not Safe for Allergy Kids

“My son is severely allergic to eggs and since his diagnosis, I have become so much more aware of the ingredients in any food my family eats. Last Halloween was the first time I paid much attention to candy ingredients, and I was shocked by all of the popular Halloween candy that is not safe for allergy kids.” — Sarah,… Continue reading Reblog Feature: Popular Halloween Candy That is Not Safe for Allergy Kids

Vendor Feature: Ross Chocolates Sweetened With Maltitol

After enjoying the previous batch of sugar free chocolates (with stevia) from Ross Chocolates, I was pleasantly surprised to discover that they had another line of chocolates! This time they were sweetened with MALTITOL. What is Maltitol? According to Wikipedia, “Maltitol is a sugar alcohol used as a sugar substitute. It has 75–90% of the… Continue reading Vendor Feature: Ross Chocolates Sweetened With Maltitol

Reblog Feature: Lunchbox Dilemma Part One

One of the most time consuming part of going back to school is the packing of a lunchbox. I cringe whenever I see uneaten food come home inside the lunch box. As a mom, it is difficult to know for sure if your lunches will be eaten at all each day. You can only hope… Continue reading Reblog Feature: Lunchbox Dilemma Part One

Reblog Feature: Back To School Morning Routine Has Returned

Congratulations! You made it through the first week of school! How has it been for you and your family? Has it been a struggle to get your back to school morning routine back on track? For most families with school age children, it can be challenge to revert back to their regular routine after a… Continue reading Reblog Feature: Back To School Morning Routine Has Returned

The Versatile Blogger Award

“The Versatile Blogger Award is an award by bloggers to fellow bloggers for their unique content.” Thank you, @irishgirl69 ( https://shatter-the-silence.mn.co/posts/the-versatile-blogger-award ) for your nomination! She is “am a Mom, Grammy, Friend, #Poet, #Author of 130+ Poems, Memoir, 2 Others AND a Daily #Blogger Shattering the Silence on Family Secrets & Childhood Trauma!!” Check her… Continue reading The Versatile Blogger Award

Movie Review: Brittany Runs A Marathon

My Weight and I I have always had issues with my weight. Growing up, I was one of those girls who matured a bit early than the others and was a bit more muscular too. Taking ballet lessons was fine as long as I had my lessons alone, but not when I was watching the… Continue reading Movie Review: Brittany Runs A Marathon