Author: Amanda Gallatin

Amanda Gallatin was born, raised, and currently resides in East Alabama. After graduating from The University of Alabama with a degree in Communication & Information Sciences, she worked for a non-profit teacher recruitment organization before launching a career in Information Technology. She is a believer in the "Go Local" movement, which encourages citizens to volunteer, support local merchants, and take pride in their community's culture and history. In her spare time, Amanda enjoys cooking, spending time outdoors, and tending to her chickens.
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PATRON + RECIPE WEDNESDAY: Teacakes – Alabama version

TEACAKES (Submitted by Amanda Gallatin) Ask an English baker for teacakes, and you’ll likely get yeasty buns filled with dry fruit. Ask an Australian…

Days Gone By - stories from the past

Two of the oldest & best preserved examples of Greek Revival architecture in Alabama can be found in Russell County

A Tale of Two Churches By Amanda Gallatin On a rural stretch of Russell County Highway 22, one can find two of the oldest…