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21 December 2010

Allergen Friendly Gingerbread House

I've been missing in action here on Food Allergy Buzz for a while. If you planned on doing a gingerbread house kit with your food allergic little ones, hope you've already placed your orders with A & J Bakery in Rhode Island. Today was the last day delivery by Christmas was guaranteed. (According to A & J's website, "On December 21, 2010 we will stop taking house orders in order to process your order correctly. Any orders ordered on this date or after, A&J Bakery cannot guarantee that they will arrive by Christmas Eve.") If you order tomorrow, you probably won't receive it by Christmas, but...you'll have yourself a fun project to keep them busy!

We've finished assembling and decorating our gingerbread house. It is an "Allergen Friendly House Kit: It is peanut, tree nut, wheat, gluten, soy, egg, dairy, and sesame free...made in a dedicated nut and gluten free facility." We loved the kit the very first year it was available but Joe and Amy--A & J's owners--have really outdone themselves this year. The kit has a nice variety of allergy friendly candies and decorations, and comes in an attractive package with easy to follow directions. It's awesome! My two boys had a great time decorating the house. In fact, the older they get, the more they seem to enjoy it. And we're not the only ones--A & J receives orders from all over the world, literally enjoying an international reputation! Happy Holidays!


Lindsay said...

I just posted about A&J's gingerbread house kit on my Nut Free Life blog, as well, because it's the only peanut and tree nut free kit I've seen! I haven't ever bought one, so I'm glad to hear that your children enjoyed it. I'm ordering one next year for sure. Thanks!

Libby said...

Good to see you back! Enjoy your holidays. :o)