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Spring in New York City

I don’t know what it is about this spring, but it just feels different. Maybe because we got bombed with snow all winter long. Or maybe because it is the second spring during the COVID pandemic. Or maybe it is because I am vaccinated and most of my family is getting theirs too. Whatever it is, I am loving this season. It feels like a reawakening and I am feeling a bit more hopeful than last spring.

Daffodils in McGolrick Park, Greenpoint, Brooklyn

I am still not traveling but with the days getting longer, my walks are getting longer too. I live near many beautiful parks here in North Brooklyn, so I’ve been exploring near and far (but only as far as Manhattan since I am still not traveling at the moment.) Brooklyn feels almost “normal” with everyone emerging from their winter cocoon. The parks are packed, outdoor dining has resumed, and shops and restaurants that have been closed for a long time are slowly reopening. Everyone seems to be more optimistic.

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Virtual Event: Surviving the Gluten-Free Holiday Season

We all need something to look forward to these days. For me, I am starting early by trying to get into the holiday spirit. Normally, I would scoff at anyone putting out Christmas decorations before Thanksgiving. But this year, I think we can agree that we all are craving some holiday cheer. Just today, I noticed my local business improvement district started putting up Christmas lights and this made me so happy. 

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Online Nourished Festival: Join me LIVE on September 26

Join me Saturday, September 26th at 11am ET for my “Living Life to the Fullest with Celiac Disease” at the first ever online Nourished Festival. Despite COVID cancelling all in-person Nourished Festivals this year, this online event is free to attend and international! Not in the United States? No problem. All you need is an email address. Not in my time zone? No problem either! All of these sessions are being recorded so if you cannot join live, you can watch at your convenience.

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Gluten-Free NYC: Pandemic Edition

Dedicated Gluten-Free in New York CityAs you can imagine, post-COVID New York City is quite a different world these days. Stores are closing, people are moving out in droves, and we are basically adjusting to a new normal way of life here. (Although, is it really normal?) I personally haven’t been on the subway in almost 6 months and have only been into Manhattan a handful of times, always driving. I live so close yet feel so far.

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Gluten-Free Globetrotter Going “LIVE” in May 2020

While New York City is still officially on “PAUSE” and the inability to travel at the moment, I want to connect with the gluten-free community in a new way. When two of my favorite people on Instagram both approached me to go “LIVE” with them, I jumped at the opportunity.

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