Being Vegan in San Francisco vs. Los Angeles: How Do They Compare?

All my life until mid-September in 2016, I’ve been a SoCal woman. I’m still natively SoCal, but it’s taken over 18 years for me to experience life in a new city (San Luis Obispo) in Central California. One area that is even more popular in California as a state would be the Bay Area. This … More Being Vegan in San Francisco vs. Los Angeles: How Do They Compare?

Most Previous Vegan Festivals: Central Coast VegFest + The Artisan Wheelhouse’s Vegan Cheese Launch Party (all pre-quarantine)

To most people’s chagrin, a lot of festivals, conventions, and concerts have been cancelled or postponed due to the pandemic. It is devastating that we are now constrained to our homes and essential businesses in proximity. For the last several years since starting the blog, I arguably LIVED for these conventions. Nothing pleased me more … More Most Previous Vegan Festivals: Central Coast VegFest + The Artisan Wheelhouse’s Vegan Cheese Launch Party (all pre-quarantine)

Admitting Imperfections as a Vegan

Dogmatism in the vegan movement often serves as an incredibly off-putting quality for non-vegans and even fellow vegans who may struggle with the lifestyle. Oftentimes, some vegans are seen as hostile, preachy, granola, entitled, and even privileged. That being said, many vegans still abide by overbearingly strict policies to try to match the vegan definition … More Admitting Imperfections as a Vegan