Easter is drawing near and stores are bombarding us with all sorts of items for Easter eggs and Easter baskets. When you have a loved one who has a severe peanut or tree nut allergy, filling an Easter basket safely can be a challenge. I have scoured the candy aisles of local stores to find […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Personally, I find Easter to be one of the easier holidays to shop for peanut and tree nut free treats due to the large selection of what I call sugar candy. Valentine’s Day is all about chocolate, which is tricky for peanut and tree nut allergic individuals. Halloween is about mini candy bars (not safe) […]Continue Reading... 2 Comments.
Finding Easter candy that is peanut and tree nut free is always a challenge. To help others navigate the candy aisle with confidence, I am writing a series of blog posts about finding safe treats to fill Easter baskets and to use in eggs for hunts. The first post in the series covered jellybeans. Today’s […]Continue Reading... 4 Comments.
It seems like we have just put away all the candy hearts and Valentines when we’re barraged with Easter candy in all the stores. It is rather refreshing to see the fun spring colors in the store aisles after months of pink and red, but for parents of children allergic to peanuts and tree nuts, […]Continue Reading... 4 Comments.
With Valentine’s Day less than a week away, I thought I might put together a list of some candy free Valentine’s Day ideas as well as a list of peanut and tree nut free Valentine’s candy. As the mother of a peanut allergic child, I always dread this particular holiday since our school allows candy […]Continue Reading... 2 Comments.