Y'all! Little old me had an idea a little less than four months ago to share my experiences living Gluten Free.
Lazy old me procrastinated, and didn't really put effort in until September 16th. But then I started blogging everyday, and Y'ALL started reading what I wrote! I'm so so thrilled, and want y'all to know that this is just the beginning!
So, I just wanted to say THANK YOU for your love and support. I really couldn't do this without all of you.
*****In honor of my first 1,000 unique page views, here's the first post I ever wrote for Livie's Gone Gluten Free on July 2nd of this year.
Strange way to start a blog about gluten-free living, I know.
But, I do. Really.
Let's get some perspective here:
When I was 10 years old, I had my very first Blueberry Cake Doughnut from the aforementioned gluten dealer. It was delicious, and a love affair was born.
Fast forward to the beginning of this year, I had suspected I had a gluten intolerance for awhile. I finally bit the bullet instead of another bagel and decided to eat gluten free. Early on my suspicions were confirmed; Gluten was NOT my friend. So I ditched that selfish witch for new friends like these: Lemon Cookies and Blueberry Waffles.
But something was still missing. I wanted my old friend the Blueberry Cake Doughnut back. I'm sure I could attempt to copycat the deliciousness of the Blueberry Cake Doughnut into a gluten free treat. But what if I'm in a hurry? Homemade doughnuts aren't a quick food. Though delicious, the average homemade doughnut takes at least an hour to complete. Frankly, I'm a sucker for the convenience of the heavily accented Indian man telling me to "Come to window," at my local gluten baked goods dealer. It takes all of three minutes to pull up, order, be told to "Come to window." Pay and leave. What homemade doughnut gives you that level of convenience? NONE! So, now that I've thoroughly proven how lazy I am, let me explain why I have rekindled my love for the glutenous baked goods dealer.
It's the best discovery I have made so far this summer, and their straws are adorable. Slightly reminiscent of this favorite store of mine.
Thank you Dunkin' Donuts for your blueberry sweet tea! You scored some major points with this one.