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California Lifestyle
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Glowing Skin Provided by The Clean Living Collection
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1 year ago

My journey that eventually led me to my awesome vegan life began about 15 years ago when I learned that most (possibly all) of the cosmetics and personal care products I used were tested on animals. And not just any animals…bunny rabbits. I had not grown up with pets but had always dreamed of having […]

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Activities Berkeley California Food
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Berkeley Vegan Earth Day!
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1 year ago

In San Francisco 47 years ago, peace activist John McConnell proposed a day to honor our planet and the concept of peace. March 21st, 1970, the first day of spring in the northern hemisphere, was planned for the first celebration. A month later, on April 22nd, Senator Gaylord Nelson founded a separate Earth Day focused […]

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California Food St. Helena Wine
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Taste of Napa 2016 Gets Vegan-Friendly!
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2 years ago

For those of you who are new to my blog or just can’t quite remember a post you read a year ago (believe me, I get it!), Festival del Sole’s Taste of Napa 2015 was the first local event that I attended as an actual member of the press. I can still feel the excitement […]

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California Food St. Helena Wine
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Napa Valley Vegan at the 2016 Taste of Napa!
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2 years ago

Hi friends! You have no idea how happy I am to be back. My life has been so full of joy, stress, loss and excitement over the last several months. Overwhelming! After five years out of the business, in February, my husband and I decided that it was time for me to get back to […]

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California Food Napa
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JuJu’s Mediterranean Kitchen -Bursting With Flavor, Health & Love!
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2 years ago

My first experience with JuJu’s Mediterranean Kitchen was several years ago. Steve and I were very new to Napa and noticed JuJu’s after leaving our insurance agent’s office. JuJu’s is tucked back on California Way and unless you’re taking a short cut to California Boulevard, at the time, there wasn’t really any reason to head […]

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California Food Napa
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Napkins Bar + Grill – Something For Everyone!
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2 years ago

Ali grew up in Turkey’s Southeast Anatolian Region in beautiful Gaziantep, famous for olive groves, vineyards, pistachios and baklava.  Known as the “Paris of the East”, not only was Gaziantep recognized as one of the 2015 European Destinations of Excellence but it was also included in the UNESCO Creative Cities network in the field of gastronomy! Coming from […]

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California Lifestyle Sebastopol
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Taking Care of our Whole Body
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3 years ago

  My journey to becoming vegan did not start out with the food I put into my body but with the products that I put onto my body. Like many, I bought skincare products based on commercials, word of mouth and often what was on sale. I never spent any time considering what ingredients were […]

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Benicia California Lifestyle
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Luminance Skincare – Organic, Vegan, Handmade…Perfect!
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3 years ago

My relationship with Luminance Skincare began in April of this year. I noticed one of their ads on Facebook and thought to myself…hmmm, that sounds promising but I really want to make more of an effort to buy locally. A week or two went by and while I was tweeting, I noticed them once again. […]

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