Alabama Bookshelf

In this periodic feature, we highlight books either about Alabama people or events, or written by Alabama authors. Summaries are not reviews or endorsements. We also occasionally highlight book-related events. Email submissions to bookshelf@alabamaliving.coop. Due to the volume of submissions, we are unable to feature...
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Opelika woman embroiders history into art By Katie Jackson History may be made one moment at a time, but Abby Snelling is capturing it one stitch at a time.   Snelling, who grew up in Montgomery and Birmingham but now calls Opelika home, is founder...
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Pays tribute to Cullman’s German Heritage In America, Christmas trees usually symbolize the holidays. In Germany, the festive time of year includes a Weihñachts Pyramide, or Christmas Pyramid. Since 2019, the city of Cullman has observed the season with this lofty structure next to the...
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Governor’s mansion gets dressed up for the holidays The stately Alabama governor’s mansion, 1142 S. Perry St. in Montgomery, will be open to the public

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February theme: “Funny bumper stickers” Deadline to submit: December 31. 

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Aunt Anne, Daddy and raisins

Here comes the final rush to get those special gifts for family and friends. In my family, on my Daddy’s side, the most special gift

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Commissioned to create

Montgomery native Clydetta Fulmer, a nationally known sculptor, was on hand during the recent unveiling and dedication of her latest works, bronze busts of two

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Christmas Cookies

The first Alabama Living Christmas Cookie contest generated a variety of recipes from our readers, from fruitcake cookies, to tea cakes and brickle, and even

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Electric Cooperatives

Since 1936 electric co-ops have built 2.5 million miles of power lines across rural America – long enough to reach from the earth to the moon five and a half times.

From booming suburbs to remote rural farming communities, Alabama’s electric cooperatives are energy providers and engines of economic development. Statewide, electric cooperatives serve more than 1 million Alabamians in their homes, businesses, farms and schools. Their coverage spans approximately 70% of Alabama’s landmass.

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Worth the Drive: Bella Vista

Bella Vista by the Creek
153 W. Main St., Prattville, AL 36067

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Hours: 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday-Wednesday;

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Hosting houseplants:

Indoor plant care for the holidays and beyond “I already have a houseful and now more are coming. I don’t know where I’m going to

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December 2021

Aunt Anne, Daddy and raisins

Here comes the final rush to get those special gifts for family and friends. In my family, on my Daddy’s side, the most special gift

Christmas Cookies

The first Alabama Living Christmas Cookie contest generated a variety of recipes from our readers, from fruitcake cookies, to tea cakes and brickle, and even

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