Winter Luxuries to keep your Home Cozy & Cruelty-Free this Season

Winter Luxuries to keep your Home Cozy & Cruelty-Free this Season

Okay so I almost had a breakdown while Christmas shopping for people last night. I never understood why people get stressed during the holidays - I love finding unique gifts for and spending time with loved ones- but last night, while squeezing my way through overcrowded stores selling overpriced products most likely made from sweatshops, I [...]

How to Shop Black Friday & Cyber Monday the Cruelty-free, Eco-friendly Way!

How to Shop Black Friday & Cyber Monday the Cruelty-free, Eco-friendly Way!

This year I'm actually EXCITED for Black Friday! I realized that I don't need to risk my life in a possible stampede all for the sake of buying products made of unsustainable materials that were most likely made in sweatshops by people earning less than a living wage for their labor. Instead, I can sit back, [...]

Cruelty-free, Eco-friendly Products you’ll Fall in Love with this October

Cruelty-free, Eco-friendly Products you’ll Fall in Love with this October

I've said this before, and I'll continue saying it until the day I die: I use my dollar as my most powerful vote. I spend my money to support vegan/cruelty-free companies that give back to causes I care about, use sustainable materials, and/or support local artists and business owners. Bottom line: there's a lot of power [...]

Fast Fashion is Destroying Lives and the Planet – but there are Sustainable Ways to Shop

Fast Fashion is Destroying Lives and the Planet – but there are Sustainable Ways to Shop

Before 2015, I didn't think much about the way I shopped. I would see "Made in Bangladesh" or some other seemingly far-away land printed on my clothing without thinking twice about it. It appeared that all of America's clothes and products were produced in other countries these days- there was no avoiding it. Or so [...]

Cruelty-Free, Eco-Friendly Products You’ll Fall in Love with this September

Cruelty-Free, Eco-Friendly Products You’ll Fall in Love with this September

Don't let the title fool you - I still think consumerism is bull shit. We grow up in a world where we're conditioned to want more, more, more. We're taught to trade our time for a paycheck, so that we can purchase products that are often harmful to our environment, people, and animals. However, I [...]

Cruelty-Free, Eco-friendly Products you’ll fall in love with this August

Cruelty-Free, Eco-friendly Products you’ll fall in love with this August

Let me start by noting that I'm not a fan of the materialistic culture many societies are part of today. You can't turn on the radio, TV, or even visit a website without some company telling you what to buy, how to look, what you need. Most of this consumerism is killing our planet, and [...]

5 Must-try, Vegan Restaurants in Philly- for every type of Foodie

5 Must-try, Vegan Restaurants in Philly- for every type of Foodie

Philadelphia may be known for its cheese steaks, but the vegan food this city offers is making even meat-eaters' mouths water. In no particular order (narrowing down my favorite vegan spots was hard enough), here are 5 vegan-friendly restaurants you MUST try if you are ever passing through the city of brotherly love. HipCity Veg [...]