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Got Our Graze On

If you’re an eater or a grower in Alabama who wants to revolutionize Alabama’s food system and join a community of other eaters and growers, you should check out Alabama Sustainable Agriculture Network (ASAN). Founded in 2001, grassroots nonprofit ASAN often provide… Continue Reading →

Chattanooga in Three Days (Day 3)

This is my last post in the three-day Chattanooga series, so “I’mma let [them] finish,” but I have to praise Birmingham real quick. In particular, I have to praise the Birmingham Museum of Art. If you live in Birmingham, I… Continue Reading →

Chattanooga in Three Days (Day 2)

Chattanooga is a great destination for a relaxing weekend on the river, and its chill vibe makes the city a premier low-key getaway with enjoyable, family-friendly attractions, too–especially for folks who enjoy science, nature, and history. What to Do? A… Continue Reading →

Chattanooga in Three Days (Day 1)

We spent a few days in Chattanooga, Tennessee recently to celebrate my birthday with a quick August getaway. Only a two-hour drive from Birmingham, Chattanooga has a sweet, quietly-rustic charm at the same time that it also exudes the on-the-river… Continue Reading →

Mojito Monday

We celebrated National Mojito Day when it rolled around on July 11th, but if your Monday was anything like mine, you’d agree that an encore celebration wouldn’t do us wrong. So, if you still have leftover rum from last Wednesday,… Continue Reading →

Farm Burger Birmingham’s No. 2: The Vegan Burger

With its cow logo and emphasis on grass fed beef, I didn’t expect relatively-new-to-Downtown-Birmingham’s Farm Burger to have any vegetarian options, let alone a delish vegan burger. In fact, I wouldn’t have even investigated had a vegetarian colleague not suggest… Continue Reading →

2018 Magic City Chocolate Challenge

The Magic City Chocolate Challenge is hosted every year by Disability Rights & Resources, a United Way advocacy group that seeks to provide people with disabilities with the access and resources they need to be independent and thrive within our… Continue Reading →

A Veggie Tour Through England (Part 2)

Gentle reader, in this installment of Heart of Pixie I offer you the anecdote-laden finale of our 2-part veggie tour through England, circa 2015. ~*~ While we spent the majority of our UK trip exploring the eatables offered by various… Continue Reading →

A Veggie Tour Through England (Part 1)

Post-Royal Wedding Fever Got Ya Suffering from Withdrawal? Me, too! I was already fondly reliving our trip to the UK during my 21 Days of Tea series, since it was inspired by Fes.Tea.Val, but all the hype over the Royal… Continue Reading →

Day 21: Afternoon Tea

Today is the very last day of Heart of Pixie’s 21 Days of Tea series, so what better way to cap it off than with an afternoon tea party? It’s really lucky that the series timeline worked out the way… Continue Reading →

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