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Why You Should Make the Switch to Cruelty-Free Makeup

Vegan diets are a growing trend, but there are a whole lot more ways to embrace a vegan lifestyle, starting with cruelty-free makeup. We wear the stuff every day, so it’s definitely an important part of an animal-friendly lifestyle, but it can also be an easy thing to overlook! This article by Becky Striepe on Green Living Ideas breaks it down with more info on cruelty-free makeup and even some DIY makeup recipes!

September 25th

5 Vegan Closet Essentials for Fall & Winter

When you’re vegan, label reading isn’t just reserved for the grocery store. It continues to the clothing store, where shoes, coats, sweaters, and socks are inspected to avoid leather, wool, and silk. In the summer when breezy cotton is everywhere, it’s a bit easier than in the winter when cotton takes a backseat to heftier […]

October 10th

Review: Mandarano Balsamic Glaze & Sauce

The first time I ever had thick, sour sweet balsamic reduction was at a French café in Central California. I dunked my bread into the impossibly dense balsamic vinegar, and watched as it clung to the baguette in sticky pools. It was unlike any bread, oil & vinegar experience I’d had in the past, and […]

October 3rd

Vegan Travel Made Easy with the HappyCow App

Since 1999, has been helping vegans and vegetarians to find plant-based fare while on the road. But with access to the world wide web in the palms of our hands, now it’s even easier. For vegans who are traveling both locally and abroad, the HappyCow app is essential for finding the best vegan options in […]

September 26th

Celebrate all things vegan with Vegan MoFo

It’s that time of year again when bloggers from all over the world put fingers to keyboard to write as much as they can about vegan food. It’s called Vegan MoFo, which stands for Vegan Month of Food. It was started years ago by the Post Punk Kitchen as the vegan blogger equivalent of NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month).

September 5th

Handmade Pottery: Interview with Jeanette Zeis

I am a big fan of practical art. Artwork that one uses everyday while going about regular life brings beauty to the mundane. One of my favorite practical artists is potter Jeanette Zeis. Based out of Portland, Oregon, Jeanette has been making pottery full-time since 2008. Her beautifully crafted work consists of houseware items like bowls, […]

August 15th

9 Vegan Meals You Already Know How to Make

When people ask me for advice on going vegan, the first thing I tell them is to look at the meals that they are already making regularly. Most of us tend to make the same things week after week. So I suggest starting there first. At my house, tacos, scrambles, pizza, and salad make regularly […]

August 1st

Review: Caitlin’s Super Natural Deodorant

When I phased out antiperspirant from my bathroom cabinet years ago, the other options available were less than stellar. I tried brand after brand, each time disappointed in its staying power. But nowadays, it seems I’m hearing about a new, natural deodorant once a month. From rub-on creams to oils to sticks to even making […]

June 20th

How to Get a Vegan Meal Anywhere

A common concern about going vegan is that it will be complicated to find places to eat. In a world littered with fast food restaurants on every corner, there aren’t nearly as many all-vegan restaurants. Does going vegan mean a lifetime of hummus sandwiches from home? Hardly! Even in small towns, you just have to […]

June 13th