3 Principles for Better Living (Part 2- Peace Out)

As I shared in part one of this post, being vegan, for Nicole and I, is about more than food. It's about living better. That means embracing minimalism, living peacefully, and doing more instead of having more. We struggle with all that, at times, but we grow closer to living our way with each day.

3 Principles for Living Better (Pt 1- Bath Time)

Being vegan, for Nicole and I, is about much more than food. It's about living better. For us, that means embracing minimalism, living peacefully, and doing more things instead of having more things. The truth is, we struggle with all of those things, at times, but we grow closer to living the way we

Why I Left Social Media Behind

This is not a vegan-related post, but we thought it was relevant to share on this blog, since some of you follow us on social media, and Michael runs half of it, which will definitely affect our presence there. Also, it might give you some pause to consider your own social media consumption, which

Oh, You’re Vegan?

For several years after I chose a vegan lifestyle, I went out of my way to hide my aversion for eating or wearing animal products from strangers. When I would meet work friends at lunch, for example, I would order food nonchalantly, explaining as little as possible. I'll have a veggie sub, toasted, no cheese.

Stop People Abuse!

Vegans hate animal cruelty. Like, really hate it. It is probably the number one reason most vegans become vegan--because they watched an internet video, or saw a documentary, or read a book detailing the many follies of factory farming. In protest of animal cruelty and protection of animal rights, some of us begin the very

But What KIND of Vegan?

You eat honey! You're not vegan. We've heard that before. Vegans debate if honey qualifies as being vegan. After all, honey comes from bees, and bees are animals, and vegans do not consume or wear anything that is, or comes from, animals. There is debate whether bees have rights and if eating honey is contributing to speciesism