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Dairy Free Advent Calendars

As I’m sure you know by now, since I moan about it at almost every opportunity presented to me, my allergy to dairy has returned. For those of you that hear that and roll your eyes imagining me to be a GOOP-lovin’ Paltrow type, I’ll give a little context. Just because I hate the “dietary requirements as fashion accessories” culture we appear to have found ourselves in, and would like to avoid being in that category of people at all costs. As a baby, I was deathly allergic to wheat and dairy. I could hardly be held, I had such atrocious eczema, it was awful. Throughout my early childhood, if I so much as nibbled a piece of all-butter shortbread I’d have a rash in the crook of my elbows so aggressive it’d keep me up at night. We hoarded Sudocrem like it was going out of production. You get the idea. Thankfully, like many kids, I just kind of grew out of it as an older child/teenager. The world of double cream and salted …