How to Be Grateful About Homeschooling

Sometimes it’s hard to be grateful about homeschooling. After all, I’m with my kids 24/7. As their teacher and parent, I get stuck with all the whining, all the planning, and all the “mistakes.” I am like a chameleon, always shifting into what is working for my children at any given moment; always trying to … Continue Reading

The Vegan Thanksgiving Playbook: Now Available!

Around this time of year, I get a lot of questions about what goes on in my house during the holidays. People want to know how vegans can function without a turkey and how I could possibly have the energy to cook an organic meal from the ground up. Creating a Thanksgiving dinner completely cruelty-free … Continue Reading

Vegan (Smoky) Cheddar Cheese-Ball

At my house, the Cheese-Ball has become a classic staple for the holidays. It makes its appearance on my table at least once, if not two or three times over the season. On Thanksgiving, it does its job well, keeping hunger at bay during those pre-dinner hours but still satisfying the need for something delicious … Continue Reading

It’s ThanksGIVING, not Thanksgetting…

The holiday season for many is about “getting”-whether it’s food, gifts, time, or money. While it’s really fun to receive, we can’t forget to give as well. The idea of giving is typically reserved for December, in the form of a present- material objects wrapped in shiny paper. We can take a step back though, … Continue Reading