Live Events & Workshops

Wednesday, July 18, 10:30am, Trader Joe’s Batavia

Michelle will be doing an interactive book reading with your children to ignite the adventurous eater in your child. Stick around to explore some tasty samples where your child will be excited to say “I Tried It!”  Then get your grocery shopping done!  This event is free but please RSVP on the Facebook event Click to Register!

Friday, July 20, 2pm, School of ART Geneva

Join us for an interactive reading of the new children’s book, “I Tried It!”, and creative summer art “feast” celebrating your child’s favorite foods. Healthy snacks will give your child the chance to shout “I Tried It!”  This event is free but registration is required at

Thursday, July 26, 10:30am, Moveable Feast & Company, Geneva

Join Michelle & Brooklyn at their FAVORITE place to eat for a reading of “I Tried It!” Your child will be able to try on of Moveable Feast’s tasty healthy salads and a delicious juice made by the one & only Green Gypsy Juice. This is event is free but registration is required by emailing Michelle at

Tuesday, August 7, 10am, Early Light Cafe, Geneva

Who wants a play date with Brooklyn?  We will be at Early Light Cafe for a reading of “I Tried It!” on the patio where your children will be able to try a tasty baked treat.  Then join us for a short walk to Island Park to burn off some energy and play!  This is event is free and registration is required by emailing Michelle at  Also, FYI, Dawn makes THE best gluten free glazed donuts on the entire planet so come to enjoy those alone!

August event to be announced at Rustic Road Farm in Elburn!  I can’t confirm yet, but I believe chickens & goats may be a part of our reading.

Batavia Artisan Collective Market, 8am-12pm, Downtown Batavia

Michelle will be participating in the market on the 3rd Saturdays of the month:  July 21, August 18, September 15, and October 20.  Michelle will be available to sign books, talk to you about your picky eating challenges, and offer some fun tools from the book that you can use at home.  Come visit and see what Michelle can offer your family to create a positive meal experience.

“Discover Your Adventurous Eater” Workshop:  Wednesday, September 12, 10am-11am, 210 Cedar in St. Charles

Join Michelle, board-certified Health Coach, along with an Occupational Therapist from My Recess Therapy, to walk through simple steps to motivate the adventurous eater in your child.  Michelle will talk about her 10 steps and realistic techniques that she uses in her home and teaches her clients.  Michelle is also a published children’s author where her latest book, “I Tried It!”, is all about trying new foods in fun & creative ways.  By her side will be an Occupational Therapist from My Recess Therapy to discuss situations and how occupational therapy and sensory play can also be a part of the journey.  My Recess Therapy will be able to answer any questions & concerns you may have with your child and their eating.  Cost for the event will be $25/person and will include bottled water and a lite snack.  Register here to save your spot:  Click to Register!







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