Welcoming Challenges

Every challenging situation gives us the opportunity to grow and discover a new strength, a creative solution or a new way of looking at things. A challenge can motivate you to be better, stronger, tougher, more caring, more empathetic or more giving than you ever thought you could be. Challenges Are Gonna happen As a…

What To Do With Leather After Going Vegan

I went vegan in 2017 (and was vegetarian for a year before that). Now, I’m left with a number of non-vegan products (mostly leather goods) that I don’t know what to do with. What should I do? I’m asking because I honestly don’t know the right answer here. A few years ago, my husband and…

Quick Sports News for Non-Sports Fans

I’m not a sports fan by any stretch of the imagination…but, if I were, my team would be the Forest Green Rovers. The Forest Green Rovers are a football club in the UK (soccer for us North Americans) that were recently described by FIFA as, “the greenest football club in the world”. The team eats…

5 Things You Must Do After Going Vegan

You’ve decided to go vegan – now what? Here are the top 5 things I recommend every new vegan does: Tell someone! A lifestyle change is a big decision and telling other people can help you stay accountable and ensure that you stick to your commitment. Find inspiration in others! Peruse social media to find…

“Help – I’m hosting vegans!”

Fear not omnivorous friend – you’ve come to the right place! Hosting can be a battlefield of food allergies, dietary restrictions, music selections and entertainment choices (do you pull out Cards Against Humanity or The Resistance?!). While I can’t help you come up with witty and enchanting dinner banter, I can help point you in…

Why are you vegan?

“Why are you vegan?” This is my favorite question to get asked. I get so excited that my tongue gets tied, my heart starts racing and I try really, really hard not to word vomit all over the person asking. This is my favorite question because there are SO many reasons I’m vegan and I’m…

Hello Vegan Virgins!

Thanks for joining me! I’ve been talking about doing a blog for a while and thought long and hard about what I wanted to say. As a self-confessed perfectionist, I feel the need to have everything mapped out from start to finish in order to execute “perfectly”. But let’s be honest – perfectionism can be an…