is your birth control vegan?

when making the switch to veganism, it’s important to consider all of the products you use. following a vegan diet and living a vegan lifestyle are two different things. a vegan diet excludes eating all animal products, but does not exclude the use of animal based items. animal based items can include leather, wool, feathers,…

shampoo bars, part two

five months ago I purchased my first shampoo bar, here are my thoughts on the product and experience

homemade vegan sushi

it is reading week which means I am home for a few days to relax, catch up on assignments, and of course: read. as someone who doesn’t make the trip home very often, i make spending time with friends from high school a priority. on snapchat a friend of mine posted a photo of some…

vegan vs cruelty-free

when it comes to cosmetic and other household products, the terms cruelty free and vegan are commonly used interchangeably – however, these terms mean two different things. the market for animal friendly products is in full bloom but do people know the difference between these two terms and what they mean for animals? cruelty free…

vegan at jack astors

For my friend’s 21st birthday, we went out for dinner to celebrate at her restaurant of choice: Jack Astors. Most of the meals, appetizers and desserts at Jack Astors are not vegan friendly, nor can they be easily adjusted to be vegan friendly. Luckily, for those with dietary restrictions, the Jack Astor’s menu is readily…

October 2017

From my weekend in Waterloo visiting my friends Payton and Drew.  

vegan friendly beavertails

It is not often that my coworkers and I get to have a night off at the same time, but when we do: we make an evening out of it. Last week, Olivia, Sam and I, left the island and went to Beaver Tails at the harbourfront. The staff were very knowledgeable on veganism and…

Mono Cliffs Outdoor Education Centre Visit

My first week working for the Toronto District School Board included a day full of training with the other interns and Outdoor Education staff at the Mono Cliffs location. On Monday night we drove up to the centre where we stayed overnight in the student dorms. Luckily for me, my good friend Alex was one…

Hello and Welcome to kindlykrista.ca!

This website will be a place where I can share what I believe in and keep a visual record of my adventures. I truly hope that you enjoy reading my posts, viewing my photos and keeping up with me. Whether you are interested in living a low-impact lifestyle or have lived one for years, I…