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11/25/2011

OCD Sweets is offering 30 percent off Friday and Saturday, with 20 percent of proceeds going to help animals! ORDER EVERYTHING!  »

OCD Sweets (whom we love very very very much as they are the MOST DELICIOUS!) is offering 30 percent off orders of $50 or more today and Saturday, and donating 20 percent of the proceeds to Farm Sanctuary, Animal Rescue Corps, and Mercy for Animals! Hot damn, it’s selfish NOT to buy! And we repeat, HER TREATS ARE AMAZING AND YOU NEED THEM TO TAKE AWAY ALL YOUR SADNESS. Seriously, if Thanksgiving did not fill you with thanks for those around you, OCD Sweets might be the only thing that can help. Plus, the money is going to help animals! Don’t be an asshole! 

They’re offering this discount “because we love animals and the people who devote their lives to protecting them.” How adorable and amazing is that?? So get up on it and make it happen, just remember to use the code: STICKYBIZOCD

Happy binging, my friends!

Veganville baked goods on the cheap for Vegansaurus readers! Whoopie pies shipped to your face!  »

So, what’s the deal with Black Friday? Do we still boycott buying things? Or do we only boycott buying from big business? I’m so out of the loop! I do know I’ll be buying a Caltrain ticket back to to the city so I can work Friday morning (lucky me!) and then a $2 bottle of wine from Whole Foods to drown my sorrows because I’m broke, single and no one loves me. Just kidding! My cat will be so stoked to see me home after a night spent at Grandma’s house!

If you aren’t broke as a motherfucking joke and can buy many glorious items for sale today, please—let me lead the way.

Gigi is a vegan baker, located in the East Bay, who’s items you can find pretty much everywhere, including:

Philz Coffee in Berkeley
Tay Tah Cafe Albany
Catahoula Cafe Richmond
Thornhill Coffee House in Montclair
Detour Cafe in Berkeley
And soon, Never Felt Better in Sacramento!

Her products sell under the name Veganville and are also available on Etsy! She is offering a 35 percent discount on everything in her etsy store, starting Thanksgiving midnight through Cyber Monday at midnight. Type in the code BigV35. Anything at her store (except for gift certificates, but let’s be serious here)! We are going in for the cupcakes (or whoopie pies! Or brownies! Whatever you fancy, there is so much to choose from!)

[Vegan HoHo cupcakes. Yes please and thank you.]

11/22/2011

Thanksgiving Dinner at Source in SF (Thursday and Friday!)  »

So many vegan Thanksgiving dinners, so little room in your stomach! Right? Or, so many vegan Thanksgiving dinners, but OMG you have plans with the family! The friends! Don’t worry, Source in SF has you covered. Not only are they serving a phenomenal Thanksgiving dinner on Thursday, they’re serving it Friday, as well! You are so stoked, I can tell.

The ENTIRELY VEGAN menu includes:
     Choice of butternut squash soup or green salad
     ‘Gobble’ with ‘giblets’ gravy
     Homemade cranberry sauce
     Savory mushroom stuffing
     Creamed spinach
     Candied yams (with Dandies marshmallows!)
Plus(!):
     Choice of living pumpkin spice cheesecake or pumpkin spice snowball with orange-pumpkin-cinnamon frosting.

All of this, for a steal, at $19.95 a person. They’re accepting in house reservations, walk-ins, and phone-orders. You probably want to come eat there, because for real - sexiest staff in San Francisco.



Say hi to the baker! She’s been working really hard on making these desserts the best ever! 

Wait, are you still allowed to buy food on black Friday? It’s doesn’t count as consumerism if it’s vegan, right? I kid, I kid. But really, come for the desserts.

Call Source at 415 864 9000 for more details.

FULL DISCLOSURE: Jenny Bradley is the baker at Source (see above note about her being the baker at Source!) and she provided this inside scoop on their thanksgiving!  If you’re looking for other Thanksgiving options in the S.F. Bay Area, check out Meave’s post on that.

11/26/2010

Vegan Black Friday Deals, y’all! Okay, unless you’re very noble and/or lazy and are observing Buy Nothing Day, here are some ways to get your vegan discount on.
Over at Vegan Essentials, they’ve got deals all weekend. Today (Friday, Nov. 26), 15 percent off ANY order through midnight with coupon code “BF1”. This offer expires at midnight on Friday! On Saturday, Spend $50 or more and get free UPS Ground shipping (or the equivalent off of any other shipping option including 2nd Day Air or USPS Mail) with the following coupon codes:
BF2A: Use for orders with items totaling $50 to $75 to receive free shipping
BF2B: Use for orders with items totaling between $75 and $100 to get free Ground shipping
BF2C: Use for orders with items totaling between $100 and $125 to get free Ground shipping
BF2D: Use for orders with items totaling between $125 and $150 to get free Ground shipping
BF2E: Use for orders with items totaling $150 or more to get free Ground shipping 
And then! On Sunday! They’re giving you free stuff! WOO! Who doesn’t like free stuff with their order? Every order placed on Sunday will automatically receive a free bar of Veganu soap ($1.49 value), and all orders of $50 or more can also receive a free bag of Dandies vegan marshmallows, too! (a $5.29 value). Just add at least one bag of marshmallows and use coupon code “dandies” for any order of $50 or more (Veganu is added when your order is packed and does not need to be added to the cart for purchase), and they’ll be free on any order placed on Sunday (offer expires at 11:59 p.m., just before the start of Monday!).
OK! NEXT BUSINESS!Alternative Outfitters is offering 15 percent off everything in store, Friday through Sunday, with the coupon code “15Thanks10”. Ow!
The Humane Society of the United States is offering keepsake ornaments for you and your family and friends, if you make a donation. Not sure if this is just for Black Friday but you know, they’re awesome so DO IT.
Whole Foods in the Bay Area (and maybe all over) are offering mad discounts on Thanksgiving food that wasn’t purchased. Gardein stuffed turkeys, Tofurkys, Field Roast Stuffed Hazelnut Cranberry Roasts. All of those are in the frozen section. Plus, other cheap stuff all over the store, including vegan mashed potatoes and pies, depending on location! GET IT!

Humanitaire is super-sadly going out of business. They’re selling off all stock in their store (online and in their Santa Monica storefront) at 40 to 80 percent off regular price effective today. Because they need to sell everything, the sale will continue until they run out of stock (or until Dec. 27, their last day). So, go get some good deals and support a vegan business on its way out. You will be missed, Humanitaire; hopefully you are on to bigger and better things! Or just to regroup. Running a biz must be NO JOKE!
KNOW OF ANY OTHER DEALS!? Let us know and we’ll add them! Happy shopping, vegans!

Vegan Black Friday Deals, y’all! Okay, unless you’re very noble and/or lazy and are observing Buy Nothing Day, here are some ways to get your vegan discount on.

Over at Vegan Essentials, they’ve got deals all weekend. Today (Friday, Nov. 26), 15 percent off ANY order through midnight with coupon code “BF1”. This offer expires at midnight on Friday! On Saturday, Spend $50 or more and get free UPS Ground shipping (or the equivalent off of any other shipping option including 2nd Day Air or USPS Mail) with the following coupon codes:

  • BF2A: Use for orders with items totaling $50 to $75 to receive free shipping
  • BF2B: Use for orders with items totaling between $75 and $100 to get free Ground shipping
  • BF2C: Use for orders with items totaling between $100 and $125 to get free Ground shipping
  • BF2D: Use for orders with items totaling between $125 and $150 to get free Ground shipping
  • BF2E: Use for orders with items totaling $150 or more to get free Ground shipping

And then! On Sunday! They’re giving you free stuff! WOO! Who doesn’t like free stuff with their order? Every order placed on Sunday will automatically receive a free bar of Veganu soap ($1.49 value), and all orders of $50 or more can also receive a free bag of Dandies vegan marshmallows, too! (a $5.29 value). Just add at least one bag of marshmallows and use coupon code “dandies” for any order of $50 or more (Veganu is added when your order is packed and does not need to be added to the cart for purchase), and they’ll be free on any order placed on Sunday (offer expires at 11:59 p.m., just before the start of Monday!).

OK! NEXT BUSINESS!
Alternative Outfitters
is offering 15 percent off everything in store, Friday through Sunday, with the coupon code “15Thanks10”. Ow!

The Humane Society of the United States is offering keepsake ornaments for you and your family and friends, if you make a donation. Not sure if this is just for Black Friday but you know, they’re awesome so DO IT.

Whole Foods in the Bay Area (and maybe all over) are offering mad discounts on Thanksgiving food that wasn’t purchased. Gardein stuffed turkeys, Tofurkys, Field Roast Stuffed Hazelnut Cranberry Roasts. All of those are in the frozen section. Plus, other cheap stuff all over the store, including vegan mashed potatoes and pies, depending on location! GET IT!

Humanitaire is super-sadly going out of business. They’re selling off all stock in their store (online and in their Santa Monica storefront) at 40 to 80 percent off regular price effective today. Because they need to sell everything, the sale will continue until they run out of stock (or until Dec. 27, their last day). So, go get some good deals and support a vegan business on its way out. You will be missed, Humanitaire; hopefully you are on to bigger and better things! Or just to regroup. Running a biz must be NO JOKE!

KNOW OF ANY OTHER DEALS!? Let us know and we’ll add them! Happy shopping, vegans!

11/22/2010

Deal Alert: Mark Bittman’s How to Cook Everything Vegetarian!  »

Amazon’s Black Friday sales are a weeklong series of “lightning deals” which kicks off today. How to Cook Everything Vegetarian, by Mark Bittman, goes on sale in two hours for (I think) just two or three hours, or until they’re all gone.

The price is hidden until then, but based on the sale price of the non-vegetarian version, it looks like it’ll be $17.50, which is half off the list price, and $5 off Amazon’s regular price. If you’ve been waiting to get this book, for yourself or for others, now’s as good a time as any!

11/27/2009

Vegan Black Friday Roundup!  »

This is going to be short and sweet, because there’s not a whole lot of Black Friday love from the vegan shops. The Vegan Collection even went dark and took their site down in observance of Buy Nothing Day. But for the rest of us who love Christmas and America, there were a few bargains to be found, that will keep your money buying vegan and keep your bad self far away from the insanity at the mall.

Alternative Outfitters has 15% off through the weekend, use code 15thanks09 at checkout.

Chrome, which makes the best messenger bags and backpacks that you will ever own in your life AND they’re based in San Francisco, is having a 20% sale through the weekend. Either use code chrome4day or check out their retail store at 580 4th Street.

Gilt Fuse has Matt & Nat bags and wallets at 60% off, which is climb-over-people-at-the-mall prices if you’re already a Matt & Nat fan. Gilt is members-only but you can sign up through this invite link.

Vegan Essentials is offering 15% off everything until midnight tonight! Just use the code “BF1” at checkout. They’ve got lots of goodies, from fancy pizzas with daiya to vegan shoes and all sorts of other vegan awesomeness! Stocking stuffers, people!

Know of any other vegan Black Friday or Thanksgiving weekend sales? Add them in the comments.

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