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12/12 Natural Laundry and Dishwasher Detergent

As we near the time to welcome in a new year, I want to encourage all of us to let in the new.  I am not talking great upheavel that requires heroic measures, but rather small changes that add up to create great things.  In this spirit, let’s talk about coming clean with our laundry [...]

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11/7 Mitten Munch Bars

We are leaving for Florida for our half marathon in nine days. There is packing to do, errands to be run and several more training runs to be fit in  before we fly South. This year we have been fueling our longer runs with whole foods like natural energy bars and almond stuffed dates. This [...]

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9/5 A Must See Movie

Last month I wrote a post about  a new documentary that I was anxious to see called Blackfish. It is a chilling documentary about the fascination with and dangerous ramifications of keeping majestic Orcas (Killer Whales) in captivity for entertainment purposes.  The film centers around the widely publicized story of  Tilikum, the performing Orca that [...]

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7/15 National Hot Dog Month, Vegan Style

Happy Meatless Monday. In the heat of the summer it is no wonder that July is celebrated as National Hot Dog Month.    They are the perfect accompaniment to picnics, birthday parties, outdoor celebrations and indoor quick meals.  Food that is easily consumed out of your hand seems to hold promise of fun for kids [...]

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6/24 Vita-Mystified

Happy Meatless Monday. Today I have a recipe to share for a soup that is so tasty and fresh, it will make you want to have Meatless Tuesday and Wednesday just so you can have it two more times. I have wanted a Vitamix ever since we stayed in the home of our friends Kathy [...]

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5/29 Promised Land-a Review

Last Summer as we were leaving the farmers market,  a lady approached us and asked if we would sign her anti-fracking petition.  I almost said no because a year ago, I had no idea what fracking was. In that moment I felt instantly embarrassed because it was evident by the urgency in her tone that [...]

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5/20 Playing the Field

Happy Meatless Monday friends. Over the weekend I bought  a package of Field Roast Wild Mushroom deli slices. I had never had them so I thought I would give them a go. I knew I had a busy week and thought..these could come in handy.  This afternoon in haste and hunger I decided that tonight [...]

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4/17 Present Moment Cafe

On our recent trip to Florida, Sandy and I found ourselves in Palm Coast, headed toward St Augustine. Because I had never been in this area, I did a Happy Cow search to check out our veg options for lunch. Much to my delight there were almost too many vegetarian and vegan restaurants to choose from. [...]

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3/22 Wired for Joy

Jewelry designer, vegan and creator of the Etsy shop  Shades of Exaltation is crafting one-of-a-kind designs using wire and her own sense of whimsy.  Jen’s  pieces are personal, expressive and made just for you.  Her Etsy site is teeming with original  designs to choose from, including pieces of vegan jewelry.  You also get to select your [...]

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3/16 Birthday Wish

Since becoming vegan, I have created a flourishing list of vegan restaurants that I would like to visit.  There are  restaurants all around the globe creating legendary vegan edibles and it would be irresponsible of me not to try them all.  Florida boasts one of these legendary spots that I’ve longed to go,  Darbster Waterside Bistro in Palm [...]

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