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  • Jul
  • 10

Selecting Candles Without Tallow, Paraffin, or Beeswax

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Like many people, you may be asking: What makes a candle vegan and cruelty-free? What harmful products are often used in candles?

I addressed these very questions in a chapter in one of my books, Making Kind Choices :

Shopping for candles, whether to light the table for that special romantic evening, votive candles to float in …

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  • Jul
  • 7

Park Carefully This Summer—Your Dog’s Life Depends On It

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Parking carelessly this summer could result in more than a ticket. It could cost a life and land you behind bars—if you leave your dog in your vehicle .

In Texas, a man allegedly left his dog to bake in a locked SUV on a 90-degree day while he cooled off at a water park. A caring passerby spotted the dog and called …

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  • Jul
  • 7

PETA Prime Book Club: Morrissey’s Autobiography

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If you know anything at all about Morrissey , you know that he is never one to shy away from controversy , especially when it comes to speaking up for animals (or speaking out against the Royals , but that’s another blog). So you won’t be surprised that some of the most memorable passages in his bestselling memoir, simply titled Autobiography, are about …

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  • Jul
  • 3

Traveling With a Vegan Child

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Boy at Farmers Mkt with Bananas

It’s the night before our trip, and I am stuffing a carton of organic rice milk into my already overstuffed suitcase. I find space between the granola bars, my little black dress, and a baggie of mixed nuts and seeds. If this sounds familiar, perhaps you are also a traveling vegan parent or grandparent!

As a family travel …

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  • Jul
  • 3

Craving Savings? Here’s a Coupon!

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If you love hearty, healthy bread as much as I do, check out the “killer” breads from Dave’s Killer Bread. These organic, vegan breads can be found at many supermarkets and are packed with nutty goodness and nutrition. Print out a coupon and pick one up and let us know what you think in the comments. Here’s the website and printable …

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  • Jul
  • 2

Undercover Exposé—Pigs Suffer and Die at Top Breeder

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A disturbing undercover investigation reveals that lame and injured pigs are left to suffer and that many pigs die at a worldwide leader in pig production. Their bodies and spirits are broken, and they need your help.

This video was captured by a PETA investigator at a leading supplier to other pig meat companies of pig semen and the sows …

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  • Jun
  • 30

For Goodness’ Sake: 5 Easy Ways to Be Kind (and Why You Should)

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Here’s an easy way to ease depression, reduce anxiety, boost your immune system (and overall health), and increase your self-esteem: Be kind. New research is showing that practicing the Golden Rule is as beneficial to the “giver” as it is to the recipient. In a recent article in Martha Stewart Living magazine, Barbara Fredrickson, a professor of psychology at …

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