Visit Veronét Vineyards & Winery

Veronet sign

A few Saturdays ago, I went with my mom and sister to visit family in Kings Mountain, NC. My aunt and uncle had been telling us about a nearby winery that they wanted to take us to. After getting lunch at another local place, we made a short drive to Veronét Vineyards & Winery. This … Read more Visit Veronét Vineyards & Winery

What to Order at Another Broken Egg Cafe if You Have Dietary Restrictions

Pancakes, grits, & bacon

In my last blogpost, I told you about our visit to the Raleigh area to visit a very dear friend. Our hotel, Courtyard by Marriott, is located next to a shopping center. My friend noticed Another Broken Egg Cafe and mentioned it as a brunch option. Nikki was glad to see an option for gluten-free … Read more What to Order at Another Broken Egg Cafe if You Have Dietary Restrictions

Courtyard by Marriott-Cary, NC

Queen sized bed

A few weeks ago, a friend of mine let me know that she’d be coming to the Raleigh area for a wedding and invited myself & Nikki to come up. My friend lives on Long Island and it had been several years since I’d seen her, so I jumped out the chance to go, even … Read more Courtyard by Marriott-Cary, NC

Living Free Expo Recap

Living Free Expo sign

Last Saturday, I attended the Living Free Expo here in Charlotte. Formerly known as the Gluten and Allergen Free Wellness Event, it underwent a brand change. Nikki Everett, founder of the expo, said this was because the gluten-free movement has splintered off into so many different things that a new name would fit it better. … Read more Living Free Expo Recap

What to Order at Moochies Tavern If You Have Dietary Restrictions

Hamburger from Moochies Tavern

My dad had invited Nikki & I to dinner several times in about a 10 day period. Unfortunately, Nikki was dealing with a flare up and wasn’t ready to eat anything at a restaurant. We also needed new establishments to try. Last weekend, we were finally able to take our dad up on his offer. … Read more What to Order at Moochies Tavern If You Have Dietary Restrictions

What to Order at Midwood Smokehouse if You Have Dietary Restrictions

Burnt Ends from Midwood Smokehouse

Full disclosure: Midwood Smokehouse is my favorite restaurant (my dad & his service dog, Caine, are well known at multiple locations). They have delicious food and an awesome staff. BBQ is serious business in the South. Depending on where you go in North Carolina (and where you were raised), one can find one of three … Read more What to Order at Midwood Smokehouse if You Have Dietary Restrictions

Gluten and Allergen Free Wellness Event Recap

Samples from a swag bag

Last month, I attended my first event as a blogger. I attended the Gluten and Allergen Free Wellness Event here in Charlotte. The event features various vendors and speakers to help educate and serve those that cannot eat gluten and/or have allergens. Free product sampling before purchasing, lectures and demonstrations, and a free gift bag … Read more Gluten and Allergen Free Wellness Event Recap

What to Order at Bad Daddy’s Burger Bar if You Have Dietary Restrictions

Bad Daddy's burger with gluten-free bun

On St. Patrick’s Day, our dad invited us to dinner. If you read my last post, you’ll know we were planning to go to new restaurant and ended up at another one when my dad got them mixed up. We decided to go to the original establishment. The first location of Bad Daddy’s Burger Bar … Read more What to Order at Bad Daddy’s Burger Bar if You Have Dietary Restrictions

What to Order at The Burger Company if You Have Dietary Restrictions

Chicken sandwich and tater tots

For the last few weeks, our dad has been taking us to dinner at new places. I told him I needed new blog content once and he’s been making sure I get it. LOL Several weeks ago, we decided to try a restaurant that I heard had gluten-free buns. Nikki & I were on the … Read more What to Order at The Burger Company if You Have Dietary Restrictions

What to Order at Sports Page if You Have Dietary Restrictions

hamburger with gluten-free bun

Several weeks ago, I went to look at a car in Denver, NC. My mom and sister went with me in case I decided I wanted the car. Mine is fine, but it’s older with a lot of miles, so I want to start looking around. I have wanted a Mini Cooper for YEARS. A … Read more What to Order at Sports Page if You Have Dietary Restrictions