Amid the storms, we respect and admire the power of the sea. Hope you enjoy my latest short piece (slightly fiction). I have a yearning to write again…… Allison Saturday, October 10, 2020 “No matter what ails ya, the ocean will fix it, body, mind and soul.” That is what my grandpa used to say. … Read More Whispers from the SEA
Get ARTSY with Allison Adams Channel your INNER Kid and create every day in April
This two page a day planner format allows you to see your week and also has a place to be intentional with a daily motivational prompt or verse for the day A quick thankfulness moment Reminder to be outside Something that stretches your mind Reminder to move your body And something that means something to… Read More Weekly Planning Made Simple
As we find ourselves social distancing, the days tend to blend together. The best way to conquer our minds is to keep them in motion. Even if we can’t move around much, we can take time to be intentional about the day. I created these a few years ago in Southern Scribblings and this past… Read More A Daily Journal Page for YOU
I first saw her during the summer. I had just moved here. She was a mound in the middle of an abandoned parking lot beside the car wash. It was the stroller that got my attention. After studying her bobbing head as she napped in the blazing sun, I realized she was alone. I went… Read More Something About Mary
I like to save this site for my creative things. This morning, I painted with a friend. Inspired by photos she took in her yard. I wrote for an hour before she got her. Sifted through memories of my childhood, sparked by the article in here about the jar of trinkets I save, and now… Read More The Realtor Life
IT’S 2017! Blessings to you! We hope you have a CREATIVE year doing whatever it is you love to do. This year is the year of the Jubilee. Pastor Joseph Prince has lots to say about it. http://www.josephprince.org We hope you receive all the favor and blessings you can stand! We love living on Lake… Read More BLESSINGS IN 2017!
Friday, December 2, 2016 Join us for Downtown Tuscaloosa’s FIRST FRIDAY ARTWALK And step over to CARPE VINO for a Holiday Wine Tasting Enjoy Special SAVINGS on Clothing at Alli Ray Boutique Jeans, Tops, Belts, Jewelry, 50-80% OFF #allisonpadams on Instagram- @artallie on Twitter $10 for Wine Tasting #Firstfriday SEE all of the… Read More First Friday Art Walk Dec. 2
I joined a garden club here in Tuscaloosa. Each month they gather to learn more about how to enhance the yard. I have a thumb that is NOT green. I have had little luck implementing the ideas in my own yard but am encouraged with each meeting that one day I can keep a plant… Read More Ceres Garden Club
Lake Homes Realty shares some expensive homes on Alabama Lakes. But you don’t have to have the largest house to have the largest and most special memories. Skipping a rock in the back yard or lying in the hammock beside the still waters can be amazing even in the back yard of a 1200 square foot… Read More The 8 Most Expensive Lake Homes in Alabama
The things were mostly meaningless without the story behind them, from places known and some I have to admit, unclear.… Read More A Lesson in THINGS
New Years Resolutions can be exhausting. Just let creativity live each day! Source: #30Daysofcreativity #paintingaday #30paintingsin30days! @lesliesaeta
New Years Resolutions can be exhausting. Just let creativity live each day!… Read More #30Daysofcreativity #paintingaday #30paintingsin30days! @lesliesaeta
Buy or Try out the Southern Scribblings Planner Today I have been planning, drawing, dreaming and just letting the creative juices flow. I love a new journal. This one I created so I could start each day with a verse, record the thoughts of my “daily journaling pages”, and plan for a balanced day that… Read More
With all of the holiday hustle and bustle, Christmas at our house had lost its muscle.
The kids are given a gift a day to give away in search for the true meaning of Christmas.
You are the first to know that I have found a way to use all of the things I love in one great endeavor, sharing my love of the South (like in Southern Scribblings which is now on autopilot with orders through Lulu.com and Amazon.com) sharing my love of the LAKE (as in my column with… Read More Lake Homes Realty ~ Combining all the Things I Love
Source: Lake Living Watching Fall Come In
Yes, I get it all the time. Wait? Are you that Realtor? That Artist? “No, I don’t think so,” a fellow acquaintance told someone recently,” she writes for that newspaper.” I was once told, “If you don’t pick ONE thing you are never going to be successful.” I see that person now has actually drifted… Read More The Many Faces of Allison Adams
It’s here! The SOUTHERN version of that relaxing thing you keep reading about and seeing on the news. ADULT COLORING BOOKS! Tested by a business professional in a high stress, computer oriented business who said, “I am actually coloring at night before I go to bed and I haven’t slept like this in years!”… Read More SOUTHERN SCRIBBLINGS ~ Adult Coloring = Southern Style
Adult Coloring Books are all the rage. Get your color on with the Southern Scribblings Coloring Book featuring all things that make you want to slow down and color like you are in the South. Cheers and raise a glass (mimosa? Mint Julep?) to creativity Y’all! Allison Adams… Read More This Mother’s DAY PLAY in the colored pencils with SOUTHERN SCRIBBLINGS
Southern Road Trips in a convertible are the best way to soak in some sunshine and creativity, like this one from Orange Beach / Gulf Shores through Magnolia Springs to the artsy community of Fairhope in Alabama.
… Read More Explore Alabama’s BACK ROADS!
This past weekend I had a booth at the Druid City Arts Festival. Thanks to all who came out and especially those who gave my paintings some new “homes”. There are a number of opportunities for you to get out and “get artsy”. Sometimes, just getting out in the countryside can be all it takes… Read More Get ARTSY! It’s Spring!
is a special event created by THE TUSCALOOSA ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS to help raise funds for the Will May Dog Park at Sokol Park in Tuscaloosa. Click here for the PROGRAM AND NEWSLETTER I have loved getting to know all of the REALTORS in Tuscaloosa and being a part of such a great event. I… Read More SATURDAY EVENTS IN TUSCALOOSA
The lake outside my window has taken on a whole new life. Mother nature has dumped gallons of water across the Southeast, making us all take notice of the power of water. Here on the lake, not only is the beauty, the million dollar homes, the leisurely lifestyles and the fishermen who flock here the… Read More Water for Life
Why should you use a REALTOR? and not sell your home “by owner”? A REALTORS personal account of the reasons to use an Alabama Realtor.… Read More Happy National REALTOR Day
I have always had a love for music. Ever since I was a kid, with one of those red, rounded top tape recorders that you pushed one of six small buttons to record from. I drag along a notebook of “prose” I want one day to turn into song. So I can’t play an instrument.… Read More Brent McCollough Music
Bag 101 will be representing my GIRLFRIENDS Series Stop by Bag 101 205-722-2298 312 Merchants Walk Suite 6 in Northport (McFarland between Zoe’s and Talbots) FIRST THURSDAY ARTWALK NORTHPORT THURSDAY SEPTEMBER 4 Drop by between 12-6:30 for some refreshments and to say HI. I will be there all day. … Read More BAG 101 ART SHOW THURSDAY for First Thursday Northport~ Allison Adams
Originally posted on Allison Puccetti Adams:
Painting with a group can propel you to another level when working on finding your creative style. In recent years, a group of women artists joined each week to study the book, Creative Call, by Janice Elsheimer. The book provides inspiration so that we may become the artists God…
There are blog posts and then there are POSTS THAT POP. With so much going on this summer I fell behind in getting the great photos transferred from camera to blog. I discovered some handy tools to help me “spice things up”. I took a photo and used each of the following to show a… Read More Blogging Basics~ Great Photos
BAMA FANS! Wondering what the lake here in Tuscaloosa is REALLY about? Check out the new website. http://www.laketuscaloosaliving.com As a Realtor and someone who LOVES the lake we would be excited to take you on a private tour by boat. Get pre-qualified now at 205-451-5510 and we will help you find your little slice of… Read More Lake Tuscaloosa Living
Alabama, where you can be mangled by an alligator, wild hog OR a shark. Something to be said for bio-diversity!
Originally posted on Vintage Crimson:
? During the Great Depression, there was a revival in American spirituality. Many churches were expanding as their memberships grew. Originally a ministry of First Baptist Church of Tuscaloosa, Southside Baptist Church was organized in 1921 as an independent congregation with 73 founding members. In 1940, the church purchased…
As an artist I enjoy viewing work by other artists. We are particularly blessed in Alabama with a variety of places to experience diversity in artistic styles. A recent piece in the Montgomery Advertiser features a number of those near Montgomery. CLICK HERE to see the article which features information on shows at The Elmore County Museum,… Read More Artist Exhibits in Central Alabama
About twelve years ago in Mobile I attended a meeting of the Alabama Black Bear Alliance. I had heard about bears in Alabama, and was especially interested when I found that the organization had been tracking some that roamed between Mobile and the Bay area and one of them had been hit by an automobile near… Read More Black Bear in Alabama
I am a new writer for Alabama Women Bloggers and am so glad I ran across them on a quiet rainy night and have joined the team! As a note of introduction to each other we are doing a “link up” of our members…..hope you will pull up a chair, send me a link, and lets… Read More Alabama Women Bloggers Introduction
Watch out for THE WORLD WIDE WEB I have been caught up in the world wide web. Last week, I found that my brain and body finally said “ENOUGH”! We ALL need to take time to rest, to re-charge. My body, actually my face, said, “Enough is enough” and shut down, literally. They call… Read More Watch out for THE WORLD WIDE WEB
We invite you to come out and bring your FOUR LEGGED friends for a celebration of the Will May Dog Park. Visit the FACEBOOK page to get involved!
Lake Living I was given the opportunity to write a column (and articles) for a local community paper here in Tuscaloosa called Druid City Living. Watch for it in your mailbox each month. It can be found online at Druidcityliving.com. I share a few of the articles here to quench your thirst. Hoping to… Read More Lake Living
I recently watched the PBS Special on Muscle Shoals. It reminded me of the diamonds we have here in Alabama, in terrain, beautiful cities, country lanes, beaches and mountains, and then there is the music. Watching acts like Bono, The Almann Brothers and the Stones talk about the “magic” in Alabama almost brought tears… Read More The Magic of the Musician
As a writer, it is sometimes hard to pay the bills, so we fall back on the things we know. When I was a young girl I sat around at our hunting camp and overheard a group of men talk about some girls in Coatopa whose parents had passed away. “Those girls have no… Read More Quality REALTORS in Tuscaloosa