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? For me, I haven’t supported the leather, fur, wool, or feather industries in years. I’ve been avoiding leather since I was a teenager, wool since my early twenties, feathers… 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)
Why do we love and care for certain animals, while we kill and eat other animals? Why is it okay to kill and eat a cow, but it’s cruel to eat a dog? Is the latter’s life truly more valuable? Personally, I see so much hypocrisy in this. For those unaware, tomorrow is the first… Continue reading Yulin Dog Meat Festival Hypocrisy
Today I thought it would be fun to answer some questions about my experiences being vegan…a vegan Q&A! Let’s do this! Q: Did you find being vegan difficult in the beginning? What about now? A: So, I went 100% vegan on April 6, 2018 and, honestly, I didn’t find it difficult at all. But I… Continue reading Vegan Q&A
We don’t always realize how much our everyday actions impact animals everywhere. Every choice we make has an effect on other living beings. It’s really easy to live a compassionate life, but sometimes we have to take a minute to sit back and think about all of the many easy ways we can help animals…without… Continue reading 15 Easy Ways to Help Animals
A couple days ago I celebrated my 1 year vegan-niversary! To me, it’s an accomplishment that I’m proud of, but I also consider it the very beginning of a life-long, vegan journey! This past year of being vegan has been quite the learning experience, and I’ve definitely learned some useful tips along the way. So,… Continue reading 10 Tips For Going Vegan
It’s been exactly one year since I went vegan…my vegan-niversary, if you will! April 6, 2018 was the day that I decided I would no longer consume or use any animal products. For me, going vegan was a slow transition. I was a vegetarian for over 5 years before, and I had attempted veganism once… Continue reading My First Year As A Vegan!