Halloween Update

Halloween update: Around 5:30pm the kids started showing up and quickly I realized  . . . I may run out of candy!! I tried to balance making dinner and answering the door while Luke worked late. But even after being creative in stretching the candy out we ran out of all sugar by 7pm. When…

Good to know: 2013’s Gluten and Tree-nut free Candy Lists

Some of you have probably already bought (and eaten) bags of Halloween candy to give away or use for your harvest season festivities. But with Halloween approaching it is good to be aware of what candies are allergy-free and which could be harmful or deadly. Growing up, this time of the year I knew what…

Niagara Falls Anniversary Part 2: Wine tours and Italian dinner

In review, Friday night at the The Keg in Embassy Suites  we had a partial view of the Canadian side of Niagara Falls. Afterwards we walked around the  tourist area filled with haunted houses, wax and world record museums, children amusement parks and arcades, and much more! Although we are not into these tourist traps they…

Niagara Falls Anniversary Part 1: Maid of the Mist and Prime Rib

Well we are getting back to our normal weekly routine after an amazing sunny anniversary weekend. As promised here are some great pictures and details from our anniversary trip to Niagara Falls:We left on Thursday around 5:00pm and drove the three hours north to Niagara Falls avoiding toll roads as much as possible. By around…

Something Old . . .Something New in Review

It's hard to believe, but a year ago today in sunny SoCal's apple country I married the love of my life!As you may have seen in my update last weekend (see Transition reflection) we are spending a long weekend enjoying some great groupon getaway deals at Niagara Falls! (which I'm looking forward to sharing with all…