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Lots of exciting news today!
1. Today is my birthday, and a bunch of my friends are eating vegetarian or vegan for the day to celebrate with me! That makes my heart happy.
Feel free to join in the fun and tell me what veg things you’re eating today in the comments!
2. Charleston Skirt! Magazine features me and my blog in their May issue, which just came out!
Here’s the page! Make sure to go pick up a copy if you’re in Charleston!
Thank you, Margaret Pilarski, editor of Charleston Skirt! Magazine for featuring me! “All-Around-Accessible Vegan” – aww, shucks!
And thank you Alice Keeney Photography for making the photo shoot so fun and doing a fabulous job!
Some of my favorites are:
For the Skirt! feature, I got to answer a ton of engaging questions.
I’m so excited I got to highlight Unchain Charleston, a cause that’s near and dear to me, and some of my other favorite products. Click the pic below to make it larger:
Here are some of the questions and answers that weren’t in the magazine that I’ll share just for you!
Where I Shop Locally: The Coastal Cupboard – all sorts of fantastic kitchen gadgets!
Dream Vacation: a vegan foodie tour of Europe
One Item Always In My Purse: beeswax-free lip balm by Crazy Rumors
My Desk: a jumble of animal rights lit, notes for future blog posts, and a cat curled up on the keyboard
Favorite Flower: bright pink gerbera daisies
Where You’ll Find Me On Friday Nights: Out to eat with friends
My Secret Ambition: Dancing en pointe again – I did ballet from 3 years old through college.
Tweet Me: @what_i_vegan
Favorite Accessory: My “Friend Not Food” necklace by Christy Robinson – now that’s a statement piece!
Describe Yourself in Three Words: Optimist, (vegan) foodie, seeker
Here are a few behind-the-scenes photos from the shoot:
A gorgeous Puree green smoothie:
We took the pictures at Puree Organic Cafe in Mt. Pleasant, my favorite local restaurant.
In fact, I ate my birthday dinner with dear friends there last night. I got the Deep South Sandwich:
Puree has delicious, all organic food; check out some of the pictures of meals I’ve eaten there in the slideshow:
I hope you’re as excited about this news as I am! I love that Skirt! is exposing its readers to the vegan lifestyle, and I thank them for highlighting me to do it!