I love food - don't you love food? Though I mostly eat homemade meals instead of reaching for something over processed (and usually expensive), I will admit to succumbing to the occasional vegan item I see in a store. Especially new items. If I see a vegan option that I've never heard of before or… Continue reading 6 Vegan (Food) Products I’m Loving Right Now
“Sister...all the trees of the world are like brothers and sisters.” Title: The Vegetarian Author: Han Kang Publication: 2007 Rating: 3/5 stars CW/TW: abuse, rape, sexual assault The Vegetarian by Han Kang is a relatively short read (the English edition clocks in at 188 pages), but that doesn’t mean it’s easy. Originally published in 2007… Continue reading Book Review: The Vegetarian by Han Kang
Last year, I wrote a post on my need for a fictional vegan heroine that I can relate to in the novels I read. Yes, I'm still looking for her, but I'm confident that one day, I'll find her (or who knows, maybe write her?). Since then, I've been reading a lot, with special thanks… Continue reading A Vegan Book Club, Anyone?
You know when people implore you to take care of the environment because there is no planet B? They’re not kidding! We really only have one planet, so why not take care of it while we’re here? In honor of Earth Day, here are some simple ways to be more eco-friendly. Get a reusable water… Continue reading 5 Simple Ways to be More Eco-Friendly
Happy International Women’s Day! Of course, we should celebrate and uplift women every single day, but it doesn’t hurt to have a day dedicated to all the wonderful ladies of the world. This year’s theme is #BalanceForBetter, so how can we bring about balance in a woefully unbalanced world? Well, celebrating women’s achievements is a… Continue reading 6 Awesome Veg*n Women
As soon as February hits, we all know what to expect. Flowers. Red hearts. Balloons. Dinners by candlelight. Large teddy bears. Generic gift baskets filled with lotions, perfumes, candy. They're all simple and, sometimes, classic ways to commemorate February 14, but, depending on your Valentine, you might want to try something a bit different. Do… Continue reading 5 Ideas for a Very Vegan Valentine’s Day
“I want to get into Soundgarden.” My brother's declaration was random. It was 2011, I was fifteen, going on sixteen, and he was home a lot, studying for his CPA exam. At the time, he was still living at home, his bedroom in the basement, the same room where the computer was located. He and… Continue reading No One Sings Like You Anymore: Remembering Chris Cornell on His 54th Birthday