A little Christmas Bloom Day Decor

All around the house, it’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas. Although we Catholics are still technically celebrating the season of Advent, Christmas is right around the corner. Bill and I are throwing a party for some friends tonight. I haven’t had a Christmas party for anyone other than family in years. I’m pretty…

Thinking about Thanksgiving? My favorite gluten-free products

Although I mostly write about gardening, I am also gluten-free, and lately, I’ve received a lot of requests to write about my favorite gluten-free products. The week before Thanksgiving seems like a good time. If you’re looking for traditional gluten-free Thanksgiving recipes, I have you covered with my mother’s cornbread dressing–I now use butter instead…

Eating gluten free in France

About this time of year when the kids have gone back to school, and the days are growing shorter, I get a hankerin’ to visit Europe, specifically Italy (I’m Catholic after all), France and England. I have nothing against other European countries. These are just first on the list, and not specifically in that order….

Eating GF/CF On The Road

One of the biggest fears for anyone who has food intolerances or allergies is eating out. I eat out a great deal because I have three children involved in activities here and there. In my hometown, I’ve memorized all the restaurants where I can eat safely. Traveling halfway across the country is another matter. On…

A Feast for the Senses

We had a scrumptious feast a week ago Friday. It’s taken me this long to gather my information. Thanks to Kacee for having the dinner at her house and for helping me remember wine details. I’m sharing this with you for two reasons: The meal was entirely gluten free and for me, dairy free; and…