Archive for 2014

VBR Foodie Rave: Gracias Madre

I grew up in El Paso, Texas, so I luuuuuurve me some tasty-ass Mexican food! Unfortunately, Mexican food is a bit tricky to find vegan-style (oftentimes there’s lard in the chips, chicken broth in the rice, etc.). I’m super grateful...
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July 23, 2014By 2 Comments

Get Wild with Wild ReLeaf All-Natural Soaps!

   I’m not a huge bar soap fan. It gets goopy and slippery and always seems to leave a yucky residue. These concerns went out the bathroom window when I got my dirty paws on Wild ReLeaf soap. OMG, this stuff smells amazing. The Wild Crafted...
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Manicure Monday: LVX Laguna

Happy Vegan & Cruelty-Free Manicure Monday! This week I’m rockin’ two coats of LVX‘s Laguna (part of their summer collection), which is a gorgeous creamy sky blue. I paired it with some floral nail wraps to complete this delicate...
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July 21, 2014By Leave A Comment!

12 Must-Buy Vegan Cookbooks

Whether you’re a novice in the kitchen (guilty), a fan of hearty “meaty” dishes (guilty), a health nut (occasionally guilty), or a sugar fiend (hella guilty), there’s a vegan cookbook just for you! I’ve compiled...
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July 18, 2014By 2 Comments

Pin Up Cosmetics Review

I love discovering new vegan beauty brands (hence VBR’s vbr-y-ness), and when I find products that are handmade and local, I get extra tingly, warm fuzzies. This is the case with Pin Up Cosmetics, an SF-based artisan natural and vegan...
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July 17, 2014By 1 Comment

DIY Elmo Fruit Tray (Your Kids Will LOVE)

My lil’ muffin turned two earlier this month (ack, where does the time go?!), and we had a huge Elmo-themed b-day bash because Elmo is a total rockstar at our house. I made some bomb-ass Elmo cupcakes (which I will post about later), and to...
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July 16, 2014By Leave A Comment!

Gourmet Body Treats Vegan Beauty Box Review

Guess what, ladies! There’s a new monthly vegan beauty subscription box, and it’s curated by the lovely peeps at Gourmet Body Treats. All of the goodies in their boxes are vegan, cruelty-free, GMO-free and gluten-free. For $19.99/month...
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July 15, 2014By Leave A Comment!

Manicure Monday: NCLA pink Lady Nail Wraps

Happy Vegan & Cruelty-Free Manicure Monday! This week I’m rockin’ NCLA’s Pink Lady nail wraps, a happy gradient/ombre burst of pink and purple hues. Nail wraps are so much fun! They’re easy to apply, long-wearing, and they...
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July 14, 2014By 1 Comment

B True Beauty All Natural Eyelash Enhancer Review

I have pretty much always had eyelash envy. It’s not rare that you’ll see me rockin’ falsies or mad clumpy va-va-voomy mascara to enhance my two, teensy weensy, itty bitty, barely there lashes. I’m always joking that...
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July 11, 2014By 1 Comment

Ryan Gosling, Kittens, and Cupcakes!

Because I was feeling a bit memesy, I decided to whip up this lil’ treat for all my fellow Golsing lovers. Share the sh*t out of this if you like, because the world needs more RG… especially when kittens and cupcakes are in the mix....
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July 9, 2014By 2 Comments

June Petit Vour Vegan Beauty Box Review

It’s time to share my June Petit Vour beauty box haul! If you’re new to Petit Vour, it’s a thoughtfully curated, gorgeously packaged monthly subscription box that comes loaded with mini samples (and often full-sized samples) from fancy,...
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July 8, 2014By Leave A Comment!

July Vegan Cuts Beauty Box Sneak Peek

I helped co-curate this month’s kickass Vegan Cuts Beauty Box, so it’s full of some of my all-time fave beauty brands! Be sure to order your July beauty box here before they run out! xoxo p.s. New subscribers get an extra Summer...
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July 6, 2014By 1 Comment
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