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Blog Entries Tagged as holiday

  • Nov
  • 25

Eating Vegan at 30,000 Feet

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The holidays can be a stressful time for everyone, especially when you add traveling to the mix. The last thing that you want to be thinking about is where your next meal is going to come from. While flying, you may not be able to control who’s snoring in the next seat, but you can guarantee that …

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  • Dec
  • 14

Not-so-merry Mangers

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The holidays are upon us, and along with mall bargains and festivities, many people look forward to the calming presence of their church’s nativity scene. Yet some of these tableaux include camels, sheep and donkeys, which is stressful and dangerous for the animals and also an inaccurate rendition. In his new biography of Jesus Christ, Pope Benedict …

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  • Feb
  • 13

Vegan Sweets for Your Sweetie

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My husband, David, and I are really big on chocolate. So when Valentine’s Day rolls around, I am the first one to go out and buy a big box of vegan chocolates or try a new chocolate dessert for that oh-so-special day of chocolate celebrations.

The following recipe is from Vegetarian Times Magazine . I made it over the holidays for my …

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  • Jan
  • 16

Make Every Day MLK Day by Fighting Injustice

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“Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.”—Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s nonviolent message is as relevant today as it was during his lifetime. Although this is the day officially set aside each year to pay tribute to his legacy, we can pay tribute to Dr. King every day by opposing discrimination …

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  • Dec
  • 30

Celebrating the Holidays in Oakland!

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PETA and PETA Foundation staff in Oakland, California, along with some of PETA’s most compassionate supporters, recently joined together to celebrate the holidays and a year of victories for animals.

This festive event included great speakers, a screening of PETA’s end-of-year video , a silent auction, a merchandise shop to cover last-minute gift-giving needs, champagne and wine from our …

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  • Aug
  • 31

This Labor Day, Remember Animal Shelters’ Unsung Heroes

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Labor Day means a carefree long weekend for many nine-to-fivers, but some laborers can’t just close up shop and forget about their jobs, even for a day. For animal shelter workers, the work never ends because the stream of battered and bruised animals in need of refuge never ends. Few people have a more emotionally wrenching job than …

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  • Jan
  • 1

New Year’s Resolutions You’ll Actually Want to Keep!

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For most of us, the New Year’s resolutions we make with the best of intentions will be tossed out faster than the holiday fruitcake. Let’s be honest: Getting organized, pinching pennies, and losing weight aren’t much fun. Maybe that’s because-noble as they may be-these resolutions benefit primarily only us.

What if, instead, we resolve to do something …

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