It has been 5 years since I stopped eating meat. Five years ago my freezer was filled with meat, my refrigerator held various cheeses and milk and eating out always meant meat-filled dishes. Five years ago I didn’t know one vegetarian and I had never even heard of the word “vegan.” So much […]
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My Favorite Things: Holiday Gift Suggestions & a Giveaway!!!
There are only a couple of weeks left to get your Christmas gift shopping done and if you celebrate Hanukkah, well…it’s already half over. So it’s time for The “V” Word’s Holiday Gift Suggestions and a special Holiday Giveaway! This year I have compiled a list of my favorite things (like Oprah but sorry, no cars). I can […]
Book Review: "The Lucky Ones: My Passionate Fight for Farm Animals"
“For success, like happiness cannot be pursued; it must ensue, and it only does so as the unintended side-effect of one’s dedication to a cause greater than oneself.” – Viktor Frankl, Man’s Search for Meaning In bookstores, “The Lucky Ones: My Passionate Fight for Farm Animals,” by Jenny Brown with Gretchen Primack, will take its […]
Restaurant Review: New World Home Cooking Co.
Here is something that always confuses me when I’m watching a cooking competition on TV: the same chefs who can create wonders with whatever challenges they are faced with or strange combinations of ingredients they are given go stone-cold frozen when they are given a vegetarian, or worse, vegan challenge. They look at a block of tofu […]
Restaurant Review: Giovanni’s Pizza Grill
If you plan to visit Woodstock this summer…and you should…there are some things you should not miss. You definitely have to visit Woodstock Farm Animal Sanctuary and see all the precious rescued farmed animals who are now living lives of safety and freedom. There is lots of shopping to do in town for t-shirts, memorabilia […]
My 5 Favorite Gift Ideas that Help Sanctuaries and Animal Organizations
It’s that time of year again – time to start buying holiday gifts for our loved ones (and even our not so loved ones). I love buying gifts that give back to the organizations and to the animals. Tom and I have a tradition that at least one of our Chanukah gifts to each other […]
VeganMoFo: "T" is for ThanksLiving at Woodstock Farm Animal Sanctuary
The “V” Word continues its celebration of VeganMoFo, a month of Vegan food, with the other 25 letters of the alphabet. Today’s letter is extra-special because it stands for my favorite event at my very favorite place in the world. “T” is for ThanksLiving at Woodstock Farm Animal Sanctuary. This was my 2nd time attending […]
Happy ThanksLiving at Woodstock Farm Animal Sanctuary
No matter what goes on in our lives, we always have things to be thankful for. We may not have a home of our own right now but we are thankful for whatever roof is over our heads. We have been victims of multiple crimes but we are thankful for all the people helping us […]