My bestie had one wish for her 40th….she wanted all her friends to go away together for a weekend, so that we did. We found a house in the Poconos that slept 20 people and 20 people headed up for a weekend celebrating Heather. As you could imagine there was a lot of planning that… Continue reading Two vegans and 18 carnivores walk into a house….
Dinner parties with friends are always fun but since going vegan I feel that I have to take some precautionary steps to prepare for a fun and worry free night. I try very hard not to impose my beliefs or choices onto other people, so when I am a guest I have to just prepare. There is… Continue reading A Dinner Party Delight
When we decided to host Easter Sunday breakfast at 8pm on Saturday the pressure was on to plan a cruelty free but delicious breakfast. I pulled out all my recipe books, got on my Pinterest boards, and started to scour the internet. Although I am vegan I am the only one in my entire family.… Continue reading An almost vegan Easter
I started VeganAbbey because I wanted to share with people how easy it can be to live a cruelty free life. So I am going to try and share an easy way to be cruelty free every week by sharing with you things I have around my house. These are small things, minor changes that… Continue reading Cruelty free in 1-2-3
I LOVE getting people to try yummy healthy, vegan food and watching them enjoy it with surprise. It’s been a good week already and it’s only Wednesday. Sunday I made Chloe’s Mama’s meatballs and my husband and I were in love! He’s an avid meat eater so this was a big win in our house!… Continue reading Sharing the love
After a wonderful but crazy weekend celebrating Mardi Gras we loaded into a cab and headed back to our friends place about 40 minutes away from all the chaos. There we are greeted by my two favorite ladies in Louisianna- London & Sydney It’s amazing how good animals are for the soul. I was… Continue reading Reminded with love
One of my favorite things about living cruelty free is how I know people are always thinking of me. This sounds narcissistic so let me explain: almost every day I get a post, email, text, or call from someone I either talk to all the time or someone I haven’t spoke to in months. They… Continue reading Every girl needs a good pair of flats!
Nothing like starting a day with a 2 week old baby goat in the Catskills and ending in NYC for the night. We were lucky to have a visit from Kathy Stevens, founder of Catskill Animal Sanctuary, during our delicious breakfast at the Homestead. We had tofu scramble, coconut milk pancakes, and delicious banana bread.… Continue reading Baby goats, blow outs and bars
When planning a girls weekend we usually turn to Atlantic City, NYC, or some other destination where we can let lose and go crazy. This year though, with my bestie by my side, we decided to give back and help. We ended up at the beautiful Catskill Animal Sanctuary which is home to hundreds of… Continue reading Catskill Animal Sanctuary
I’m always looking for new cruelty free products and I definitely scored finding this one! After trying the Acure body wash and not really liking it I looked for a company that I haven’t tried yet. I found Plant Life, an aromatherapy and vegan line….YES!! I tried the Vanilla Orange body wash and it basically… Continue reading All Natural Body wash