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
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
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
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
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!
Graphic Design and Newsletters created for your business. Click to see a sample of the Newsletter for Bark In the Park 2. … Read More Custom Graphic Design/ Newsletter APA Designs
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
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
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
This morning I woke up on a mission to keep the momentum going on a book I have been writing for a long time. It is not finished, but definitely a part of my bucket list! I didn’t have to go far to get inspired. In Northport at the Civic Center the first ever Book… Read More Books2PRISONS Event : Northport
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
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
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
UA Vice Chancellor Jo Bonner discusses economic development in Tuscaloosa By Allison Adams The Tuscaloosa Area Association of REALTORS hosted Jo Bonner, University of Alabama Vice Chancellor and former U. S. Congressman, to share his views on Tuscaloosa’s economic development. Bonner addressed nearly three hundred Realtors with a question: “How effective do you think… Read More Jo Bonner UA Vice Chancellor Addresses the Tuscaloosa REALTORS Association
I sold this one this week at the Druid City Art Festival
As a mother to a boy who learned to play music by ear, this was dear to my heart. At the age of four, my son picked out the tune to Star Wars on a plastic piano. That was the beginning. Groups like these bring music to kids of all backgrounds. My son performs with one… Read More Alabama Blues Project~ Helping Kids Discover their Link to the Blues
My neighbor happens to be the director of this musical, Annie McClendon~ I was amazed and am including all photos I can. I also did one of the sets for them. I don’t have children at this school..but anything to help a friend. Holy Spirit School’s Fine Arts department presented Disney’s rendition of Lewis… Read More Holy Spirit School presents ‘Alice in Wonderland’
Summer Camp. Ah, the memories! Every child should experience it. We all remember the uncertainty that initially hit us as we watched our parents ride away, leaving us for what they assumed to be “a part of growing up”. At pickup we didn’t want to leave what would perhaps become one of the most… Read More Summer Camps in Alabama Area
On most any pretty weekend, members of the West Alabama Aero Modelers gather at Para’s Aero Park in Northport to show off their hand crafted models and take them to the air. Kids of all ages demonstrate their talents with planes of all colors and sizes. There are warbirds, aerobatic planes, helicopters, night-flyers,… Read More It is NEVER too Late to Learn to FLY
I am an Alabama nomad. I have made it full circle from the edges of Mississippi in West Alabama until college here in Tuscaloosa with Crimson running through my veins, to Montgomery while my children were babies, the Gulf Coast on the shores of the Gulf of Mexico for four years, to the mountains of… Read More Lake Living
I just turned 47 last week. Every time I look at those words, I think, “Wait! That doesn’t look right!” It is hard to imagine that I am almost 50 because all those just a bit younger than me I still think of as “in their late twenties”. Perhaps it is also because my mother… Read More What is your happYmess?