Category Archives: cooking

Week 4 – Some days…

I’m half way through my challenge with Sam.   Week 4 was a little rough.  Between the beginning of the year events and not feeling well, it was not quite the week I hoped for.  It wasn’t awful though. Week … Continue reading

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Week 2 – Another week in the books

The second week is always more difficult than the first week when I recommit.  This week was no exception.  It’s been hard for many reasons and I have been exhausted.  I fought through though and am ready to keep going.  … Continue reading

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Week 1 – Checking in

Last week I wrote about my meeting with Sam and developing a CATtitude.   What I didn’t mention is that he challenged me to stick with this for 8 weeks.  Here is my week one check-in. Cooking  I am a … Continue reading

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Farm to table: a day of preparation

I generally begin my Saturday mornings at the Tuscaloosa River Market.  The photo shows some of what I found last Saturday.  Vegetables came from a number of farmers (and a couple of things from the grocery store).   My biggest challenge … Continue reading

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Days like this: Self care

I had a three day weekend due to MLK day.  It’s been restful and low key.  Last night I attended the Realizing the Dream concert for the first time since coming to UA.  Often I am out of town this … Continue reading

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Why farmers markets rock

Earlier this week I was caught without lunch, which is unusual for me.  I had to find something I felt I wanted to eat and that was healthy.  I went to one of my go-to places where I knew I … Continue reading

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Eat local: Fresh goodness

Some of my fondest memories of childhood are going to the farmers market with my mom.  There were rows of produce in baskets, bright colors, and lots of fresh foods.  I learned how to pick out melons, how to tell … Continue reading

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