When we’re living our day to day lives and just trying to meet those deadlines, finish that to-do list, feed these kids, it’s easy to look up and not even realize how much time has passed.
That’s especially the case this past year...or 18 months in my case.
18 months ago, I had a baby.
18 months ago, I also got my first piece of mid to major press by being featured in VoyageATL. The interview was done before I had the pint sized boss of course, so when it came out, I was elbow deep in newborn bliss, boo hooing, and bottles.
Now I’m 18 months later, so much has changed for you and me, and VoyageATL asked me to come back and be featured again in a new series they called Shout Out ATL. It’s an opportunity to check in with local entrepreneurs, follow up and see how far you’ve come, and give a literal shout out to those who have helped you get to where you are. Check out the quick read here. In the interview, I’ll discuss the
It’s so easy to get caught up in the day to day that we forget or can’t see why we’re doing what we’re doing. The pandemic, increasing social unrest, digital learning, and working from home all have us more exhausted than we realize. I’ve had to take more breaks than I intended to, but it’s important to take care of ourselves on a daily basis. A lot of that starts with food.
Non negotiables I use to practice self care around food
In the coming months, I’ll be sharing more strategies to help put your food life on autopilot, because you have so many other things to deal with. Until then, check out the Shout Out ATL feature. And take some time to think about how well you’ve done in the face of the dumpster fire/cluster/(insert your favorite word here) that we’ve been through. I bet you’ll find more wins than losses if you really dig deep.
Click here to check out the interview.
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As a self taught culinary creator, Chef Ashley decided to take her love of food to the masses by launching her brand that focuses on ways to be "healthyish", simplifying meal time, and dispelling the rumor that delicious food has to have tons of salt and fat. She believes that meal prep isn't just for the super health conscious and that it can help us all to take back the hours stolen by our kitchens. She began her meal prep journey as a way to save time and energy, but ended up finding a calling.