Another Person’s Poison

There’s a new book out about food allergies. Written by Matthew Smith, an academic and medical historian, he gives a cultural history and overview to the disease in “Another Person’s

YA Lit with Food Allergies

A fab roundup of YA titles that involve food allergies, which authors Stephanie Khuen, Ayun Halliday, Hanna Moskowitz, Janet Gurtler and yours truly. Thanks Teen Librarian Toolbox for the feature

Food pantry for food allergic families

Buying alternative foods for a food allergic family member can be costly. The soy/coconut/etc. milk costs more than regular old dairy, the snacks like granola bars or top 8-free cookies

May is Food Allergy Action Month

So May = Food Allergy Action Month. FAAN, now called FARE, is the force behind Food Allergy Awareness week and the focus during the entire month of May on education

7 Ways to Talk About Food Allergies

In 7 Ways to Talk About Food Allergies, writer Johanna Bond talks about what she’s learned since being diagnosed with adult-onset food allergies. Bond’s advice, aimed at adults, is good

These blondies

They’re Flourless Chocolate Chip Chickpea Blondies with Sea Salt (they’re vegan, gluten-free & healthy). That is all.

We all need a great editor

I loved every single part of this article about editor Julie Strauss-Gabel, who writes long, detailed and smart letters to her writers with her feedback. I love that her writers

Egg-free Easter egg dying

Hey, you egg allergic peeps, you can finally join in on the Easter egg fun with EggNots. They’re realistic-looking ceramic eggs that can be dyed or decorated however you want. Cool, right? Happy

Teaching a love of reading and writing

A few things from my lovely day spent in Red Hook at their 10th annual author and illustrator tea: 1. Being a teacher is hard work! Keeping the students interested

Author & illustrator tea, Monday March 23, Red Hook NY

Hudson Valley residents, come on by the 10th annual author and illustrator tea this Monday, March 23 from 3:30 to 5:00 pm. It’s at Mill Road School, 9 Mill Road,