A Fond Farewell

Two years ago, I voiced an idea. A wish. To have a gathering of the friends and food allergy people I knew online, to get to meet them in person. I have been so blessed and fortunate to have shared this idea with a girl I knew through Twitter, and few emails. Homa Woodrum believed […]

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Webinar Announcement

Active Kids, Severe Allergies and a Million Places to Go – Tips to Help Families Stay Safe (Webinar hosted by Sanofi US and AAFA) I’m co-hosting a webinar with The Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA), Sanofi US and professional football icon Jerome Bettis on Wednesday, August 20 at 1:00 pm ET. Register to […]

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2014 Food Allergy Bloggers Conference Ticket Giveaway

Have you looked at the Food Allergy Bloggers Conference yet?   What’s that? You aren’t a “Blogger”? Well, you DO NOT need to be a blogger to attend this! Take a look at the agenda and you will see so many appealing panel topics that address living and managing food allergies!  Last year we had […]

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Summer Allergen Safety Reminders:

Spring and Summer usher in all kinds of fun outdoor activities, but are you remembering your food allergy safety? Firstly, the most important reminder: You MUST keep all Epinephrine Auto-Injectors at room temperature (Not less than 50 nor more than 104 degrees) This means You CAN NOT leave them in the car during the Summer!!! […]

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Emergency Preparedness

Everything happens for a reason. It’s cliché I know, but it rings so true. My friend Heidi Bayer lives in Brooklyn New York, and blogs at Brooklyn Allergy Mom. I first got to meet Heidi at the first Mylan Summit over a year ago. When Hurricane Sandy caused so much devastation to NYC and New […]

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Blogging and Busy

Left to right: Julie Knell, Homa Woodrum, Kelley Lindberg, Joanne LaSpina, Dr. Ruchi Gupta, Lisa Rutter, Colette Martin, Jenny Sprague, Keeley McGuire, Elizabeth DiBurro, Ruth LovettSmith, Kimberly Pellicore, Lindsey Steffensen, Kristen Rutter, Rachel Hayden, Tracy Bush, Lauren Kashtan Spring is upon us. Mother’s day is almost here, we have a new puppy at home, and […]

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Amanda’s Own Easter Give-Away Contest!

The winter doldrums are upon us. I dread every incoming winter storm, and loathe the melting snow and ankle deep mud that will be my driveway for the next 1-2 months. I curse my dog every time he goes out, then comes in leaving muddy paw prints all over my floors; which does nothing for […]

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#AAAAI Twitter Gems:

This weekend is the 2014 annual meeting of the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology (AAAAI) #AAAAI Meeting (aka the ‘Quad AI-‘)  using hashtag #AAAAI hosts approximately  5000 attendees, and last years conference had 30 Allergists who actively tweeted the sessions they attended. Various Allergists speak at this annual conference and share their research among […]

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Food Allergy Safe Summer Camp Adventure CONTEST!

KIDS! Express Yourself & WIN a Food-Allergy Safe Summer Camp Adventure CONTEST! by sabraway on February 27, 2014  Hey Kids!!!! Here’s your chance to win a two-week camp session on beautiful Cape Cod! It’s easy! If you have food allergies, and are currently in the second through sixth grade, just tell us why you’d like to […]

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Access to Epinephrine Testimony

Maine is late to the party in adapting the Access to Epinephrine laws. I have been watching with interest as this was first introduced in Virginia, then as more states adopted it. I cheered on my dear friends in  Nevada who worked so hard rallying support and pushing a MANDATED Access to Epinephrine law within […]

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