Category Archives: Beauty & Fashion

Snubbed!

I usually walk my dog, Mambo, on one of the trails near our house or at the beach, but today we strolled through Old Town San Juan Capistrano. It’s charming to walk through the shady parks, antique shops and quaint restaurants. As we … Continue reading

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Luscious Lips the Cruelty-Free Way

I get chapped lips when the weather’s cold which is annoying, painful and NOT luscious. That’s why I carry lip balm with me in the winter. In my lip balm search this year, I discovered that my blogger buddy, Michelle, started a company, Olivia, that … Continue reading

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Top 10 Vegan Christmas Gifts of 2013

I bet you’re busy with the hustle of the holidays, so today I’m sharing some awesome vegan gifts that you can order online. With this list, you won’t have to spend hours fighting crowds at the mall. Just make a few … Continue reading

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Before They Were Shoes

When going vegan some people have trouble giving up bacon or cheese, but my struggle was shoes (okay, so I struggled with cheese too!). Thanks to Cowgirl (see Vanity or Life for the story), I think I’m past it now. If I … Continue reading

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Vanity or Life?

My husband and I are in Boston this week, so I’ve decided to repost some oldie but goodie posts while I’m away. I look forward to catching up with everyone when I get home. Have a beautiful week! Vanity or … Continue reading

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Fabulous Vegan Mother’s Day Gift Ideas!

My mom emailed me a couple of days ago and asked me not to send her a Mother’s Day gift this year. She said, I’ve already got 6 wonderful kids, and that’s all I need. Did I listen? No way! … Continue reading

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PETA’s Shopping Guide to Compassionate Clothing Vegan Companies

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Pamper Your Feet – Vegan Style

I was walking in Monarch Bay shopping center last week and noticed a sign in the window of Paradise Nails that advertised vegan manicures. What? Nail polish isn’t vegan? This was news to me, but I wasn’t surprised. Since starting … Continue reading

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Vanity or Life?

I’ve been putting off buying shoes afraid that I’d be seduced into buying at least one pair of leather beauties. But with the warm weather we’ve been having and my sister-in-law visiting from Boston next week had to get a … Continue reading

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