Cruise Scenery

A Gluten-Free Journey

Aboard Royal Caribbean’s Oasis of the Seas Ever since we took our first cruise as a family almost nine years ago, we’d been talking about going on another. I get many cruise reviews submitted to my website, and over the years I’ve been impressed by what I’ve heard about the Royal Caribbean cruise line. Back in 2012, they formalized […]

East Coast Beach

Gluten-Free By The Sea

Dining Gluten-Free in America’s East Coast Beach Towns Since I was a child, I’ve been visiting Ocean City, Maryland, and my husband and I have continued the tradition by taking our own kids there each summer. It’s a popular beach town full of attractions like mini golf, amusement parks, movie theaters, water slides, go-karts, and a boardwalk spanning over 30 blocks. […]

Kids in Sports

Kids & Sports

Help your gluten-free child feel “part of the team” Recently I heard about a conversation two kids were having about my celiac son, Ryan, who happens to play ice hockey. It went something like this: Gavin: Ryan’s a really fast skater. Jack: You know he’s gluten-free, right? I’m still chuckling about the whole thing. It’s got […]

Road to Celiac

The Road to Celiac

Thunder Road. Road to Nowhere. Roadhouse Blues. Goodbye Yellow Brick Road. All classic songs that bring back great memories when I hear them now. The Road to Celiac? Yeah, not quite as special. But what a journey it’s been, both for me and for so many fellow celiacs I’ve heard from. Some of their stories, […]

Eye Colors

How to Flatter Your Eye Color

To bring out the color of your gorgeous eyes, we turn to basic color theory. But don’t be nervous. There are actually only a few rules to keep in mind here: Colors at opposite ends of the color wheel are the most complementary. The two colors on either side of the complementary color also look […]

Natural Oven Cleaner

How to Make Your Oven Sparkle Without Chemicals

I am not a fan of the self-cleaning feature on my oven. I truly hate that smell of Teflon being heated to obscene temperatures. I refuse to use it because I hate that smell more than I hate looking at my grease, spills, and messes. Unfortunately, I also do not like the store-bought