Christy Turnipseed

My Top Five from Sidewalk Festival

As I'm typing this, the full weekend of Sidewalk is still in my head sinking in. It was an amazing festival, probably the best in years ....

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My Top Five from Sidewalk Festival
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Birmingham's Holiday Weekend, the Sidewalk Film Festival

Birmingham is full of amazing festivals all year round, music, food and art. However, a special one that I look forward to every year is the Sidewalk Film Festival....

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Birmingham's Holiday Weekend, the Sidewalk Film Festival
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I'm Still Here...

I was listening recently to my favorite local radio station, Birmingham Mountain Radio and a new Sharon Jones and the Dap Kings song came on titled "I'm Still Here." I love Sharon and her band and I had not heard the song before, but it resonated to me. 

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I'm Still Here...

Choosing Whole30

Yes, Yes. I know what you're probably thinking. But no, this is not a "Whole 30" blog, but yes, after some research on the subject I have decided to change my lifestyle to be more active and healthy. 

As long as I can remember, I was always skinny, then after my developed chronic lung problems growing up, I still stayed skinny and it was always a struggle to put on weight and to find clothes not in the teen girls department of all size zeros. I ate what I wanted to, was somewhat active but didn't need to make time for it. I just thought this was how I was going to be and even though I did crave eating healthy foods, I just believed that it wouldn't be something to worry about. 

Then I turned the big 3-0. 

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Choosing Whole30
Christy Turnipseed

I'm back, y'all.

When I first started blogging back in 2010, I honestly just wanted a space to share food recipes that I loved making and my life stories, the good ones and also the bad ones.

Some were very personal through the years, but here I am six years later, after taking a hiatus, within those years trying to find myself still. But I'm back because even though things in life sometimes don't always happen like you think they will, it's still always a good idea to write through them, share them, because you never know if someone out there is going through the same thing. 

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Christy Turnipseed
I'm back, y'all.