VegFest in Tampa 2016

We recently attended VegFest in Tampa. It was the 7th year of this event and it was packed with people and vegan food booths and exhibits. There were speakers and entertainment.   Tampa VegFest is put on by Florida Voices for Animals. It takes place at Cotanchobee Fort Brooke Park in downtown Tampa. The park is … Read more

Why Eat Meat?

Why Eat Meat?

Why does anyone eat meat? Really? What’s it all about for the masses who consume animals on a daily basis? Is it routine because they are used to it? Is it because they are conditioned to think you can’t have a proper dinner without a main course of meat? Is it because they love the … Read more

Love Food Central: St. Pete New Vegan Spot

Love Food Central Logo

  Love Food Central is an amazing new vegan restaurant in downtown St. Petersburg, Florida. From vegan soft serve ice cream, to BBQ jackfruit sandwiches, this place has a lot to offer. Located at 2057 Central Avenue in St. Pete, it adds another piece to the expansion of veganism in St. Petersburg, Florida.   The … Read more

Roujan, France – Relaxed Life

It is lovely living in Roujan, France. We are house and pet sitting here for five weeks. The air is exceptionally clean and fresh, the people are extremely friendly and the produce is out of this world. Wild flowers grow by the side of the road. It is a quiet life, more relaxed than we … Read more

Vegan Pizza & Vegan Cupcakes

What a treat to get vegan pizza and vegan cupcakes in one evening. We were home recently for a short time before the Christmas holidays. Our friend, Lisa, who recently started a new business called Concierge Optimal Health, invited us and other friends over for an opportunity to make vegan pizzas in her outdoor pizza … Read more

Airport Food – Add Vegan Options

Airport food is lacking and needs to add vegan options everywhere. We have traveled through various airports and not one has offered a decent vegan meal. Sure, there are dried fruits, nuts and granola bars – all overpriced but nothing much else. The Miami Airport offers Clif Bars at a hefty price but that is … Read more

Don’t Forget Travel Essentials To Pack

Here is a list of travel essentials or must pack little items that we need for successful travel. They are items that one might easily forget about but we have found they make a big difference in making the travel experience that much easier and successful. Paper Towels. Just packing a few paper towels can make … Read more

What’s Cool in Zihua

Noni on the Tree

There are plenty of cool people, places and things to do in Zihuatanejo, Mexico or Zihua as many fondly call this place. This used to be a sleepy fishing village from what we have read. They even filmed a beach scene from the film Shawshank Redemption right here. Zihua has beauty, beaches and tropical weather … Read more

Zihuatanejo Produce Prices

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Zihuatanejo has an incredible produce market. While we look the other way when we see fish and meat, the market is still a great place for vegans. Located in downtown (also called Centro), the market is open daily and full of good produce. Zihuatanejo produce prices are low, especially compared to the United States.   … Read more

Cooperativa Eco-Vegana: Review

Cooperativa Eco-Vegana

The Cooperativa Eco-Vegana is an amazing group in Zihuatanejo, Mexico. They promote veganism, environmentalism and an overall compassionate way of living.   As vegans staying in Zihuatanejo, we have found the Cooperativa Eco-Vegana has and continues to be an outstanding community. Lectures, vegan meals and great information are some of the strong points.   The … Read more