Monday, August 24, 2009

Mixed Media Monday and some weekend updates....

Hi Everyone!!! I am back from taking a break this weekend...we called it our Thanksgiving in August Weekend...we had both our families up at our cottage in Huntsville and we had a wonderful time filled with great company, great weather , great sports, and great food.....The piece above is my submission this week to Mixed Media Monday...the theme is Together and this weekend was all about "Together" ......The illustration is a rough from my latest book that will be coming out soon!!! It is written and illustrated by me!!! and I can't wait till you all see it and read it....I hope you will love it !!!
Here is Minnie....she loves to run up and down and dive off the dock!!! she is a riot .....

here are some of our tomatoes...picked and ready for eating!!! with some of my yummy herbs too....and below I sliced some so you can see them....these are my favorite .....tomatoe and mayonnaise sandwiches...oh yummm I think I will have one !!!


and I just had to show you more of my cauliflowers from this season...they are monsters!!! we love them.....I had to buy one to show you all the difference in size....I always prefer my home grown organic goodies!!!



Have a wonderful Monday!!!!
Hugs
Diana




29 comments:

Willy said...

Funny piece, Diana!

Kathy said...

Really sweet, and I love your Minnie.

Renee said...

I love the picture of you and Cole.

The tomatoes are pretty wonderful too.

Love Renee xoxo

Ces said...

This is not right! I am on my way to bed and I am dsalivating! Really looking good Diana! Thanks for the SMOKESSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSS!!!

:)
XOX
CES

Draffin Bears said...

Hi Diana,

You must have had a lovely weekend with your family.
I love the mixed media piece and how wonderful that you are doing a book.
Those tomatoes and cauliflower look great and home grown is always way nicer. I am right there with the tomato sandwich with a grind of black pepper and mayonnaise.

Have a great week
Hugs
Carolyn

Betty said...

Great card, and your food looks yummy too.

marianne said...

Wow your veggies looks so gtreat and yummy!
What a lovely weekend it must have been and your dog is just so sweet and active.
Your MM piece fit in just fine!

Marie S said...

The picture "together" looks like it could be you and Cole. Very nice!
Have a great week,
love and hugs.

Femmy said...

great piece Diana!!

Vanessa Brantley Newton said...

this is such a cool and fun post!!! I so enjoyed that. the illustration is beautiful and so are the delicious veggie. I'm hungry now. Must have veggies!
Hugs
V

Diane said...

Oh, this is just beautiful, Diana! Diane

Rosie said...

Really epitomises togetherness, Diana! Great illustration and I wish you huge luck with your new book!
Those tomatoes look so lush and aren't your caulis whoppers?!! Minnie sounds auch fun... glad you had a good break with your family!

pat said...

Great piece !!! I love it

indybev said...

Congrats on the book, the MMM piece, AND the garden goodies! What a nice way to start my day!

aino said...

Very nice pictures. Have a nice, lovely time, you also.

Manon Doyle said...

Hey Diana,
The new work is terrific! So exciting about your new book!!
Those tomatoes look so good....yum .... and the cauliflower.....wow!
Huntsville is a great place. Reading your blog sometimes makes me miss home!

Limar said...

Love your piece, it's very sweet :)

Beth said...

Your drawing is so sweet, and perfect for the theme. It also sounds like you had a delightful weekend.

BJ Lantz said...

Congrats on you book! Those veggies are to die for!!!! How I wish I had a sunny spot for a garden...and a green thumb to go with it!

Amy said...

wow~your cauliflower is HUGE! Your tomato's are gorgeous. Glad you had a good time with family and gardening.

Cynthia DiBlasi said...

Glad you had a nice get-away with your family. The illustration of Cole and you is very sweet!

Mmmmm, tomato sammiches, I love them!

Melissa and Emmitt said...

hi diana!
oh my goodness! your vegetables are works of art!
i am so glad you had such a great holiday! hug minnie and cole for me!

Annette Q said...

Hi Diana, what a lovely piece! I can't wait to see you children's book. It'll have to be a book to add to our childrens book collection at home!

ScrappyPam said...

Lovely picture!

Nicola said...

Very sweet image and great way to show the theme this week! I can't wait to see your book!! That is so exciting I'm really happy for you!!! And those veggies look amazing!! An artist and a gardener is there anything you can't do ;o)

Emily said...

This time off looks like it was fantastic!

Caroline said...

Wow Diana!! There's really nothing to beat home grown produce! I haven't seen cauliflowers like that for years! And your toms are spectacular! Oh, and I know how your brother felt with his chili mouth - been there, done that!! C 0x0

Amy C said...

so cool, it all looks like a fun and wonderful weekend

Kristin said...

Beautiful work! I am new to Blogland and am becoming such a fan of yours -- thank you for the inspiration! Kristin :)

 
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