The World on a Vegan Plate – Mexico

This month we’re traveling to Mexico for tacos, margaritas & a night with an iguana! I’ve lived in southern California most of my life and eating tacos is a way of life here. In fact, we have them at least once a week & I love them. Since becoming vegan, I’ve been experimenting with lots […]

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The World on a Vegan Plate – Turkey

This month we’re traveling to Turkey for a mediterranean meze, a Casbah inspired cocktail & a daring prison escape! Last year when we were planning our visit Turkey, I was less concerned with the political unrest & more concerned about what I could eat. I was a new vegan & was a little nervous that […]

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The World on a Vegan Plate – Spain

This month, we’re traveling to Spain for Paella, Rioja & Jésus de Galíndez. While visiting Spain last year, I quickly realized this VERY meat-centric country loves their tapas but most are animal based & I was hard-pressed to find a lot of vegan options. However, once we arrived in Barcelona, we found tucked away in the very […]

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My Long Journey to Becoming Vegan

“I didn’t change, I just woke up.” –Anonymous One year ago this month I started eating a plant-based, vegan diet. Yes, I became “one of those people”! This new way of eating didn’t happen overnight for me. In fact, the road getting to this point had been 23 years in the making. Because I’m always […]

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Solo Mini-Vacation in West Hollywood with Spork Foods & The Elan Hotel

“Sometimes I need to go off on my own. I’m not sad. I’m not angry. I’m recharging my batteries.” –-Kristin Butler I have a confession to make – I like to be alone sometimes. No, I NEED to be alone sometimes. That’s not to say that I don’t like to be around people, it just […]

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A New Year, A New Beginning

  “Year’s end is neither an end nor a beginning but a going on, with all the wisdom that experience can instill us” –-Hal Borland Happy 2017 Everyone! The greatest gift of any New Year is that it brings with it new beginnings, new blessings & new bliss. But every year at this time, many of […]

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Favorites Friday – SmileAmazon, Isa Does It, Google Maps

Favorites Friday posts are all about sharing products, services & places that I love. The opinions given are all mine. Please let me know in the comments if you’ve tried any of them & what you think. SmileAmazon AmazonSmile is a website operated by Amazon that lets you support your favorite charity every time you […]

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Favorites Friday-Happier Podcast, Treeline, Whiskey & Charlie

Favorites Friday posts are all about sharing products, services & places I love. Please let me know in the comments if you’ve tried any of them & what you think. Happier Podcast Hosted by Gretchen Rubin & Elizabeth Craft I discovered this podcast about a year ago & listen to it when I walk. It’s […]

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Tea for Three at The Ritz

“Tea! Bless ordinary everyday afternoon tea!” –Agatha Christie Those who know me well, know that I love pretty much all things British. So much so, that I hope to live there someday. But until such an opportunity presents itself, there is at least one very British tradition that I can enjoy here in sunny southern […]

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Favorites Friday-Oh She Glows, MACROBAR, Outlander

Oh She Glows Every Day Cookbook By Angela Liddon I follow Oh She Glows on Instagram, as well as read her Blog so I knew this plant-based cookbook would be a winner. The day I received it from my friends at Amazon, I whipped up the Comforting Red Lentil & Chickpea Curry from items I […]

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