Awareness & advocacy · Holidays

Holiday shopping & helping a cause…

Have you started your Christmas shopping, yet? Do you do a lot of your shopping online? If you’re like me, my go-to for non-local shopping is Amazon. Did you know you can shop Amazon and have part of the proceeds donated to a non-profit of your choice? If you log into Amazon through, you… Continue reading Holiday shopping & helping a cause…


Everyday life. · Holidays

Merry Christmas!

I just wanted to pop in and wish everyone a very Merry Christmas! We have had a whirlwind of a couple of days with celebrations at our own house and then at each of our parents’ houses. Luke received a new pancreas for Christmas this year. Unfortunately, it works just as well as the one… Continue reading Merry Christmas!

A new norm · Everyday life. · Holidays

We conquered the buffet.

Tonight was our Christmas Eve. We have many Christmas Eve traditions; the first is to go to a Chinese buffet for dinner. Our favorite local Chinese buffet closed last year, so we opted for Tucano’s, a Brazilian Grill¬†& Buffet. Being a chain, we thought for sure we’d find nutritional information online… big fat NOPE. So… Continue reading We conquered the buffet.