Eating Out as a Vegan

Eating Out as a Vegan

One of the number one questions I get about eating vegan is how in the world do you eat out on a vegan diet. I have to admit this is the MOST difficult part of eating vegan. It can require a little extra effort before you walk out the door and some waiters can be clueless when it comes to dietary needs. But with these helpful tips, you'll be able to navigate eating out as a vegan perfectly! 

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Why I Celebrate Christmas Before Thanksgiving

Why I Celebrate Christmas Before Thanksgiving

Okay, I admit it. I'm a Christmas before Thanksgiving kinda person. I feel very reasonable and mature not listening to Christmas music before Halloween but after that, all bets are off and I'm already decking the halls. I love squeezing as much Christmas out of the year as I can....and while some may vehemently disagree, I don't think it's a bad thing.

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The Best Vegan Thanksgiving Recipes

The Best Vegan Thanksgiving Recipes

Thanksgiving is right around the corner, people! I am so excited because I cannot wait to EAT. Just because Thanksgiving is centered around eating turkey doesn't mean you can't have the most delicious Thanksgiving. I'm not kidding, I love Thanksgiving more now that I'm a vegan than when I ate meat. Today, I'm sharing a roundup of my favorite Thanksgiving recipes and tips for anyone who is wanting to cut back on meat, dairy, eggs or other animal products this holiday season. 

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How We Saved (A TON) of Money By Having a Minimalist Wedding

How We Saved (A TON) of Money By Having a Minimalist Wedding

Minimalism is about making more room for the things that matter. When we were engaged, it was important for us to sit down and think about what really mattered to us. Brandon and I decided that we wanted a smaller wedding that would give us more money to take an awesome honeymoon. We wanted our wedding to represent ourselves with rustic, natural, outdoorsy feels and we knew we didn't want to skimp on photographs or food. We wanted our day to be relaxed, memorable and fun. More than anything, we wanted no anxiety. 

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5 Ways to Sneak More Fruits & Veggies Into Your Diet

5 Ways to Sneak More Fruits & Veggies Into Your Diet

I get a lot of questions about how I'm always finding new ways to use fruits and veggies. If you follow me on Instagram, you know that I love transforming fruits and veggies into the star of the show on my plate. Loving fruits and veggies has taken some getting used to, but if you aren't a fan of veggies (or you just have trouble eating enough of them), here's 5 ways to make sure you're getting those daily servings! 

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How I Never Pay for Starbucks

How I Never Pay for Starbucks

I’m currently working a full-time, entry level job in the psychology field, going to graduate school, and trying desperately to move out of my parent’s house, so I need to save every penny that I have.  Whenever I rework my budget, I tend to allot around $30 a month just to coffee shops. This includes my Monday morning drive-thru fix, a cup of joe over a conversation with friends, and the evening I-have-a-paper-due-tomorrow emergency run. 

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24 Free Things to Do in Baltimore

24 Free Things to Do in Baltimore

Most of you know that I love Baltimore. I'm born here, lived here (with the exception of one year) all my life and I love it here. I'm dedicated to seeing this city thrive and change. And if there's one thing I ADORE, it's getting people to visit this great city. There are a TON of free things to do in this city and I hope this encourages you to visit Charm City ASAP! 

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How To Transition Your Minimalist Wardrobe from Summer to Fall

How To Transition Your Minimalist Wardrobe from Summer to Fall

Lately, I'm trying to build a capsule wardrobe and transition to a minimalist lifestyle...which means that I have begun to clean out my closet and fill it with things I truly love. But I'm a broke college student so I recently tried ThredUp for the first time to help me transition my wardrobe from summer to fall. And OH EM GEE can I just tell you how IN LOVE I am with this company? 

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How to Support Girls' Education Around the World #SimplySaid

How to Support Girls' Education Around the World #SimplySaid

Being a teacher, I see the power of education on a daily basis. I love seeing the light bulb go off. I love seeing the kid who couldn't read begin to sound out words independently. I love seeing the imagination of these little minds. I know all my of students will become amazing people one day. Our education system may not be perfect, and it is certain with its flaws, but how lucky are we to live in a country where education is so readily available. 
 

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