For the last few years, I’ve been slowly using up the remainder of a 4-roll wrapping paper kit to package up my holiday gifts. Buying paper products that someone is just going to throw away has always made me flinch. So many families’ wrapping paper ends up in landfills after a relatively short, sparkly moment […]
Talking Turkeys: Who Will You Adopt?
Every year, I adopt a turkey through Farm Sanctuary’s Adopt a Turkey Project. I do this in commemoration of my veganniversary, which falls on Thanksgiving. I’m coming up on (lucky number) seven years vegan, and I can say without hesitation that this tradition is one I am proud to continue. FURTHER READING: Thanksgiving: Turkeys, Marketing, and Tradition […]
Plastic-free Vegan; A Journey, Part II. Single-use Plastics.
If you are following along, you will have completed the first assignment in Part I of this series: mindfulness regarding the plastic around you. I hope that it has sunk in just how saturated we are with plastic; it is literally everywhere and in practically everything – including us. At this point it is easy to […]
3 Ways to Vote for the Animals
I don’t know about you, but the 2016 U.S. Presidential Election seems to be neverending. Is it November yet? Marathon political race aside, the prospect of voting for our next commander-in-chief reminds me of how important voting is as a vegan. Your vote is your voice, and the fact that you have one allows you […]
Ranger’s Bakery Healthy Dog Treats
I have another wonderful small business to share with you! This time a delicious pet treat business local to Colorado, Ranger’s Bakery! Shelby and her dog Ranger (who was the inspiration for the creation of Ranger’s Bakery) offer a variety of awesome dogs treat, many of which are vegan! Shelby is Colorado native and before starting […]