holiday homestead

Posted by on Dec 24, 2013 in Illustration, Peaks Island | 2 comments

M2013card_blogWe’ve sent off our annual greeting cards, and this one above by Marty really captures the feel of holiday around the ole homestead. It’s an artful combo of our barn door

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and the view from the rear of the barn. Yes, that’s Marty stacking wood.

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The holiday season always gets so compressed. I have to remind myself of the blessings that come with  it. Like snow!

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And amazing light

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And shopping in Portland

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And thanks to a recipe in my favorite Christmas book by Tomie de Paola, I enjoy baking some cheer.

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I do like words and baking!

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We may be the last ones to trim our tree, but it is DONE. With love.

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And today the proof for my recent book jacket for Nicole d’Entremont’s new novel arrived! Bravo to Ascensius Press!

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Warm wishes to you for cozy gatherings wherever your homestead may be.

2 Comments

  1. Love the cover of Nicole’s book. Great job! Happy new Year!

  2. I LOVE the holiday card. You two make the world a “more beautiful” place – thank you for that! Tricia

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