Reviews

Cruelty-Free, Vegan, & Natural Must-Haves | Dr. Bronner’s Pure-Castile Liquid Soap

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

Animal Rights

Is Buying Second-Hand Leather, Fur, Wool, & Feather Ethical?

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?

Recipes

Recipe | Heart-Healthy Lentil Soup (Vegan & Low Salt)

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)

Animal Rights

Yulin Dog Meat Festival & Hypocrisy

Today I want to talk a bit about the annual Yulin Dog Meat Festival in China, and the hypocrisy that accompanies it. Tomorrow is the first day of the 2019 Yulin Dog Meat Festival (also known as the Lychee and Dog Meat Festival), which is a yearly festival in Yulin, Guangxi, China where festival attendees… Continue reading Yulin Dog Meat Festival & Hypocrisy