Tag: halloween

Halloween Guide 2017: Food-Free Treats

Since the arrival of FARE’s sensationally popular Teal Pumpkin Project, children with food allergies can trick or treat without worry at houses decorated with teal-colored pumpkins. These indicate that allergy-friendly loot is being offered. Following are Allergic Living’s top picks of candy alternatives to include – either in your bowl of goodies or as a valued toy to swap… Read more »

Allergic Living’s DIY Teal Wizard and Witch Costume

Everybody’s getting into the spirit of FARE’s Teal Pumpkin Project for Halloween. So at Allergic Living, we add to the fun – by giving a couple of classic costumes a food allergy-inspired twist. With a dash of creativity and a few pinches of teal, you too can create a one-of-kind witch or wizard costume. Just follow the easy steps below.… Read more »

Halloween 2015: Awesome Food-Free Loot Bag Ideas

Since the arrival of FARE’s sensationally popular Teal Pumpkin Project, food-allergic children can trick or treat with less fear at houses decorated with teal-colored pumpkins, which indicate that allergy-friendly loot is being offered. Here are Allergic Living’s top picks of candy alternatives to include – either in your bowl of goodies or as valued toy to… Read more »

Origin of the Teal Pumpkin Project – Interview with FACET’s Becky Basalone

[Updated October 2017.] Thanks to a Tennessee mother-of-two, Halloween is getting more teal and far less spooky for children with food allergies. It was in the fall of 2012 that Becky Basalone, the director of a local food allergy support group, first had the bright idea of painting a pumpkin teal, the color of food allergy… Read more »