Friday, December 31, 2010

super big Thank YOU!

to all of my blogger friends + followers a big thank YOU! i love being inspired by all of your blogs + sites + am WOWED everyday by things you post. happy wonderful 2011 to you!

Thursday, December 30, 2010

my new font!

i sent nate my inky handwritten alphabet and he made me a font! i love that the kerning is kind of wacky...exactly like i write...thanks nate!

Tuesday, December 28, 2010

grateful kitty

kitty is writing thank you notes...she is very grateful for all of the wonderful gestures and gifts she received this year...(she is wearing slipper socks from the "grey colt")

Monday, December 27, 2010


lettercult has the letter "V" postings up...i definitely didn't obsess over this one!


this recipe is by artist pamela nudel over at "february 13 creative"... check out their site here. awesome. i'm really wanting to try one of these...her illustration makes this drink look so darn refreshing ; ) . TOMORROW 12/28 we start posting the top 4 winners on TDAC!!! i can't stand it. seriously.

Sunday, December 26, 2010

my family

this is my awesome family...david + our two teenagers sam + lee....we had an awesome christmas...i hope your holiday was filled with lots of love + laughter.

Wednesday, December 22, 2010

marcona almonds!

i haven't posted a "LOVE IT" for awhile and then i discovered these...i love marcona almonds and now Trader Joe's sells these...roasted salted marcona almonds with rosemary. triple yum.

Monday, December 20, 2010

p e a c e

wishing everyone peace in their hearts + in their homes this holiday...and always.

Sunday, December 19, 2010

south beach

my few days in south beach were heavenly...i even made a new friend. meow.

Wednesday, December 15, 2010

apres kitty!

kitty hit the slopes while the kittens were sledding and then she hit the lodge for a hot toddy...

warm weather

after all of these snow days, i'm happy to be heading to the warmer climes for a few days...

Tuesday, December 14, 2010

snow day for the kittens!

for those of you new to the blog, i did a month long series featuring "ms. kitty"... her life and her outfits. she married "chester" a tuxedo cat and had 4 kittens. they are now in kindergarten and had a snow day like the rest of us here in hudson ohio.

Monday, December 13, 2010

another snow day!

that's right...another snow day! even the cats won't venture out in this...

Friday, December 10, 2010

holiday kitty!

look who's back! kitty is gearing up for a very festive holiday season...

Thursday, December 9, 2010

new motif

every now + then when things get crazy busy and i'm needing to finish alot of mundane file prep i have to take a break and do a pattern! it's very relaxing for me.

Wednesday, December 8, 2010

our brave kitty!

he is the only one of our 4 kitties who is brave enough to venture out in this winter wonderland ... he lasted 4 1/2 minutes and came tunneling back in!

Monday, December 6, 2010


i think the letter "U" postings go up on Lettercult later today...not my best entry, but i was feeling low on energy and inspiration this weekend...

Saturday, December 4, 2010


i have a wonderful friend that sometimes likes to make a dinner of popcorn and chardonnay ... i must agree, it's a great combo.'s to pam!

Thursday, December 2, 2010

"Grey Colt" stocking party

this is my stocking entry for the "grey colt" charity event. i also included a book i made of all of the recipes i have illustrated this past year. the party was last nite ... very very fun + so many beautiful + creative stockings.

Wednesday, December 1, 2010