Recapping an Adventurous Weekend

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I spent the latter half of the week in Chicago on business. It was a very last minute trip, which although I enjoy, comes its own sets of frustrations and anxieties. By the time Friday afternoon rolled around, I was excited to be boarding my plane and heading home. The flight itself was uneventful. I …

Petit Vour September 2015 Review

On Friday, I came home to an excellent “start of the weekend” present: my September Petit Vour box had arrived! I like to try the products for a few days before I write about them here. I’ve had the weekend to test them all, which means it’s time for my review! Haven’t heard of Petit Vour before? …

Vegan Maple Doughnuts & Weekly Recipe Roundup

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It was a pretty relaxed, albeit short, weekend here. Saturday was a run of the mill, utilitarian day. The highlight was my short run in the morning before the sun came out in full force. I love the part of town we live in because it means that I can pass by the State Capitol on …

Vegan Documentaries: Cowspiracy

I became vegan for the animals. Absolutely, 100% for the animals. However, over the past eleven months, I’ve been surprised to discover the other myriad benefits of living a vegan lifestyle. One of these extra perks is how much better a vegan diet is for the environment. “How much better?” you wonder. Laughably. I know a lot of …

5 “Creature-Free” Shoes for Fall

When I decided to go vegan last October, I was completely prepared to forgo all foods containing animal products. I was not completely prepared to do was forgo all fashion items that utilized animal products. Leaving behind leathers, suede, wool, and silks was not something I had actually considered until the Saturday after Thanksgiving. I was shopping with …

It’s Pumpkin Time!

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There is a Whole Foods close to where I work, so I eat there for lunch at least twice a week. I’m pretty addicted to their vegan “chicken” salad. Yesterday, as I was strolling in to pick up my regular order, a bright, orange display caught my eye. Before I could stop myself, a gasp escaped from …

30 Day Vegan Challenges

Y’all! I know this is hardly impressive, but Creature Free has received over 200 “likes” as of yesterday afternoon! I can’t believe that anyone is reading this at all, let alone actively liking my posts. Thank you. It means so much to me 🙂 I have a feeling that about 50-75% of my daily page views are my parents …

Adventures in Thai Cooking: Pad Kee Mao

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Happy Tuesday, lovelies! I hope you all had an amazing holiday weekend filled to the brim with vegan goodies. I know that I certainly did! Unity Vegan Kitchen‘s weekly special. A vegan Philly cheese steak with homemade onion rings, and of course, a pumpkin flavored beer! Homemade tofu scramble breakfast tacos. On Saturday night, JB suggested …

Vegan Summer Essentials

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Because my last post was pretty heavy, I thought I’d lighten things up around here by sharing my favorite products that I’ve been relying on this summer. All are cruelty-free & vegan (duh). Although the season is almost over technically speaking, I live in Austin where it will be all rays of sunshine and high temperatures until mid-November. I’m …

#whyimveganwednesday: Human Rights

If I was a betting woman, I would guess that the majority of people reading this right now did not hear the big news that the animal rights world was atwitter about last month: Idaho’s ag-gag law was struck down! The law that prevented undercover investigations of farming operations, as NPR so succinctly described, is “no …