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Vegan Holiday Gift Guide 2014

In the spirit of compassion and positivity I compiled a Vegan Holiday Gift Guide. Beautiful and thoughtful gifts in a variety of price points for the vegan in your life. I realize the holidays are about being with loved ones, and I personally would rather just spend quality time with my friends and family than focus on gifts, but sometimes it feels good to give someone you love something thoughtful and special. So I hope this list helps you on your quest!
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Vegan in Maui, HI

Significant change is always followed by renewal and growth. If you’ve been following along you know that my life took a major turn this year. While it was emotionally trying, just like a Phoenix that rises from the ash, I have emerged stronger and with a clarity I didn’t have before. Many good things have come from this upheaval – one of which was a trip to Maui!!
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VEEV Crazy4CoconutColada Instagram Contest!

Happy June y’all! The weather is hot hot hot and I’ve been spending a lot of time by the pool (slathered in sunscreen of course) daydreaming of my upcoming vacation (more on that later!). I’m sneaking away to a tropical island and nothing gets me in the mood better than an icy cold adult beverage. My beloved VEEV has just released their VitaFruit Coconut Colada flavor which is the PERFECT libation to conjure up visions of white sand beaches and crystal blue waters.
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Veggie Prom West

Guys…..guys! Veggie Prom is coming to Los Angeles this June! It’s been 18 years , let’s just say a long time, since I went to my own prom and I’m thrilled to get a chance to dress up and cut a rug with amazing vegan friends! This event is going to be a great night for a worthy cause so don’t miss out – see below for the official press release and details! 
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Review & Giveaway: Petit Vour Luxury Beauty Box

Subscription boxes are all the rage right now, and it seems there are numerous options to choose from these days. The most recent one to catch my attention is Petit Vour, luxury vegan beauty products tailored to your preferences and delivered right to your door in a pretty pink box! Petit Vour was generous enough to offer one lucky reader a chance to win their very own May box, so read on for the review and enter to win!
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Vegan Cuts Subscription Box Unboxing

My favorite time of month is when I get my Vegan Cuts Beauty & Snack Boxes in the mail. It can be incredibly time consuming scrutinizing packaging labels on food and beauty products to make sure they are cruelty and animal by-product free, but Vegan Cuts does all the work for you. Each month you’ll discover new brands that you’ll fall in love with and you’ll be armed with an arsenal of companies that are safe to purchase from in the future. 
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Cookbook Corner: Viva Vegan

Some of my all time favorite foods come from the Mexican/Latin variety. I love the flavor combinations used in Latin cooking and I’m always down for spicy food, so it’s no wonder one of the very first vegan cookbooks I purchased was Viva Vegan! by Terry Hope Romero. In this week’s Cookbook Corner I am featuring her Potato Chickpea Enchiladas with homemade Pine Nut Crema from Viva Vegan.
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Vegan in the East Bay

Last month I spent a week with my very best friend, her husband and their 3 month old son (who I am madly in love with) in Pleasant Hill, CA. As you may recall, she and I came up with this refreshing adult beverage while I was up there, but I wanted to share some of the other great food experiences I had while there. 
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