Today I want to talk a bit about consumerism around the holidays and why I no longer want any part of it. Over the last couple of years, I’ve gotten into simple living. I’m far from being a minimalist, but I’ve worked at living more minimally…not really in terms of never buying anything or not… Continue reading Consumerism & The Holidays
Ever since I was a kid, I’ve loved makeup. But, honestly, I’m not someone who uses very much makeup anymore — for a few reasons: it’s expensive, it’s kind of wasteful, and (most importantly) a lot of it is filled with chemicals. The use of chemicals in cosmetic products has really started to concern me… Continue reading Cruelty-Free, Vegan, & Natural Must-Haves | Pure Anada Mascara
Hello again! It’s been nearly a year since my last blog post, and I’ve really been wanting to start blogging again. But first, I thought I’d talk a tiny bit about why it’s been so long. Over the course of the last year, I’ve started and then given up on many blog posts. As I’ve… Continue reading Victoria Kaitlin | UPDATE
Going vegan is usually a big change in someone’s life. Those of us who’ve gone vegan, have done so at different times in our lives and, many times, at our own pace. Some people are able to go vegan overnight (cold tofu!), but some people need a bit more time to make changes…and that’s okay!… Continue reading Going Vegan…At Your Own Pace
Using natural products, in addition to cruelty-free and vegan products, has become very important to me — not just for my own health, but because the products that we use also affect the environment (including water and fish). So I’ve been doing my best to use relatively natural products, while still being friendly on my… Continue reading Cruelty-Free, Vegan, & Natural Must-Haves | Dr. Bronner’s Pure-Castile Liquid Soap
I’m curious…if you’re vegan, how do you feel about buying/wearing second-hand leather, fur, wool, and even feathers/down? Is it okay or is it hypocritical and unethical? Today I’m going to share my thoughts and opinion on this issue. I haven’t supported the leather, fur, wool, or feather industries in years. I’ve been avoiding leather since… Continue reading Is Buying Second-Hand Leather, Fur, Wool, & Feather Ethical?
Lately I’ve been on a bit of a health kick, and I’ve been creating and trying out new recipes that focus on being mostly sodium-free and made only with plant-based, whole foods. I’ve made a couple of dishes that weren’t the best, but a couple days ago, I made a really tasty lentil soup. I… Continue reading Recipe | Heart-Healthy Lentil Soup (Vegan & Low Salt)