Hey everybody! So nice to see some other holiday-loving veggies on here!
Kerstig - I've been vegan for over 2 years now (vegetarian and pescatarian for two years before that), so I'm so used to the question that I think it's silly now! I usually give a short and sweet answer with a smile, like "Well, I originally did it for the animals, but now I do it for my health and the environment too!" If people have more questions, I try to be calm and positive in listening and responding to them.
I'm so excited about this upcoming holiday, because since last year, my mom has gone vegan, my brother is almost vegetarian, my sister is vegetarian and doesn't eat eggs, and my husband is vegan! It's going to be a fun, yummy, compassionate Christmas for us!
I keep a blog called "Kiss Me, I'm Vegan!" - if you google "Kiss Me, I'm Vegan!", my blog is the first site that pops up. It's filled with all kinds of ideas and answers to questions about living vegan in a healthy, fun way.
It would be great to have a vegetarian holiday recipe exchange on here, so maybe we can start that thread in November.
Thanks again everybody, and Happy October! My how the time has flown...