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5 Years

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Together The moment I saw you, the light in your eyes, lit up the room like a bright, flaming sun. Your glow radiates, touches my heart, my soul. I’m forever yours. Our eyes meet, connect. I’m hooked forever. Deeply passionate, sincere, spirited, A true friend, a true love. That and so much more. Free at […]

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Random Thoughts on my 30th

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Turning 30 shouldn’t feel depressing. After all, I’m entering my 31st year. If there was a time to be depressed it was last year. Don’t get mad at me 29 year olds, I’m only joking. Plus, as my stepdad duly notes, you have two options in life – get older or kick the bucket. Putting […]

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10 Tips for Eating Out as a Vegan

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One of the most requested topics in my Vegan How To series is about eating out at restaurants as a vegan. I can totally relate to your struggles with eating out. Even to this day, I find restaurant experiences as a vegan can be very hit or miss depending on the restaurant/chef. The good news […]

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Homemade Oat Milk – Easy, Fast, Cheap

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When I mentioned that I was working on a homemade milk post many of you asked for a low-cost and nut-free homemade milk recipe. I decided to put myself to the challenge. Homemade Oat Milk, it is! First, I’ll show you how I made it with step-by-step photos and at the end of my post […]

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Carrageenan in Our Food

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In my post, Replacing Dairy Milk, a few of you commented that you avoid several brands of non-dairy milk because they contain an ingredient called carrageenan. This was the first time I had heard anything about this ingredient, or at least the first time I took any notice. I assumed that it was a safe […]

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Vegan How To: Replacing Dairy Milk

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Catching up? – Vegan How To: Introduction (Why this series?) – Part 1: How To Make The Transition Part 2: Replacing Dairy Milk Today I’d like to talk about one of the first changes that I made in my own personal journey – switching from cow’s milk to non-dairy milk. It was also one of […]

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Vegan How To: Part 1 (How To Make The Transition)

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{Catching up? See the Introduction, Part 1: Making the transition (this post), Part 2: Replacing Dairy Milk, Part 3: Homemade Oat Milk, Part 4: Homemade Almond Milk, Part 5:  Ten Tips for eating out as a vegan} After seeing your comments and emails pour in on Monday and Tuesday, I’m so thankful I took the […]

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Vegan How To Series – Introduction (Why this series?)

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As the year draws to a close, I’ve been thinking a lot about this space and what I can do in the new year to challenge myself (and hopefully you) in new ways. It probably doesn’t come across this way on the blog, but I often struggle with questions like – What am I doing […]

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Part II

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You know, I didn’t think we were going to have a white Christmas this year, but boy was I sure wrong. Murphy’s Law: You will get a snow storm right before you make the long drive home in your car that sucks in snow. Murphy’s Law #2: Your car battery will die with a trunk […]

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Merry Christmas!

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      Merry Christmas! I hope you are enjoying your day. We woke up to a beautiful sunny day with a fresh blanket of snow here at my in laws. It’s a white Christmas after all. Everyone has finally arrived now so I better sign off. Hope you have a great holiday!

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