Dear Allergy Community, We wanted to take a moment to introduce you to the mischievous little guy pictured above. This elf on the shelf is like no other. His name is Petey, and he is one of the most empathetic elves you'll ever meet. Petey doesn't have allergies himself, but he truly feels for allergy … Continue reading Meet the #allergyelf on the shelf
So many great things happening in the allergy community, so little time. Seriously, these 3 not-to-be-missed events are all happening within the next couple of months. 1. Walk for Andrea (Sep 22) 2. Tough Nutter (Oct 6) 3. Food-Free Trunk or Treat (Oct 19) What I love about events like these is that they help … Continue reading 3 Allergy Awareness Events Happening Fall 2019
When I first heard a "free from" expo was coming to town -- Mississauga, close enough! -- I was absolutely thrilled. I'd previously heard of "free from" type expos happening in far-off US cities, and I just kind of accepted the fact that we weren't as lucky here in Canada due to a much smaller … Continue reading My Thoughts on Toronto’s First-Ever Free-From + Allergy-Friendly Expo
In case you haven't noticed, it's been a while since I updated the AllergyBites blog. I've been super busy organizing our very first #AllergyMom Meetup, collaborating with a non-profit on a fundraising initiative, and more! And yet... I have so much to share with you. So here's the official 'cheater's version.' I've lumped everything into … Continue reading 7 Allergy-Safe Things To Do in Toronto This Summer
When allergy mama and co-founder of Walk for Andrea reached out to ask if AllergyBites would provide a small donation (to include in participant goodie bags), I was honoured—to say the least. AllergyBites as official sponsor of a cause that is near and dear to my heart? Yes, yes, YES! We may not have a lot … Continue reading Honoured to support this year’s Walk for Andrea
Well, the first ever AllergyBites giveaway has come to a close. A HUGE thanks to the owner of Sorelle and Co. for generously donating delicious prizes for this draw. I know 3 AllergyBites members (and their families) are going to be pleasantly surprised. So who won? Let's start with the (almost as) grand prizes: Who got the … Continue reading High tea for 2? Yes, please! (And the winners are…)
If you're anything like me, you want to do what you can to keep your food-allergic child healthy and safe. Yet you don't want your efforts to result in an anxious kid with a food phobia. So what to do? Well, you can start by learning from seasoned allergy parents in your community. Join local support … Continue reading Free Event! Managing Your Child’s Food Allergies – Nutrition and Advocacy
If you do not have a food allergy, please think twice about entering this draw. Although it is impossible to prove whether or not you are food allergic, winners will be asked to share certain details about their food allergy journey and will be featured on this blog. Of course, parents, grandparents, aunts, uncles and friends who don't … Continue reading GIVEAWAY! You could win ‘High Tea for 2’ at Allergy-Friendly Cafe, Sorelle and Co.