What is JacketFlap

  • JacketFlap connects you to the work of more than 200,000 authors, illustrators, publishers and other creators of books for Children and Young Adults. The site is updated daily with information about every book, author, illustrator, and publisher in the children's / young adult book industry. Members include published authors and illustrators, librarians, agents, editors, publicists, booksellers, publishers and fans.
    Join now (it's free).

Sort Blog Posts

Sort Posts by:

  • in
    from   

Suggest a Blog

Enter a Blog's Feed URL below and click Submit:

Most Commented Posts

In the past 7 days

Recent Posts

(tagged with 'happy holidays')

Recent Comments

Recently Viewed

JacketFlap Sponsors

Spread the word about books.
Put this Widget on your blog!
  • Powered by JacketFlap.com

Are you a book Publisher?
Learn about Widgets now!

Advertise on JacketFlap

MyJacketFlap Blogs

  • Login or Register for free to create your own customized page of blog posts from your favorite blogs. You can also add blogs by clicking the "Add to MyJacketFlap" links next to the blog name in each post.

Blog Posts by Tag

In the past 7 days

Blog Posts by Date

Click days in this calendar to see posts by day or month
new posts in all blogs
Viewing: Blog Posts Tagged with: happy holidays, Most Recent at Top [Help]
Results 1 - 25 of 27
1. HAPPY HOLIDAYS




0 Comments on HAPPY HOLIDAYS as of 12/23/2015 10:03:00 PM
Add a Comment
2. Harts Pass No. 278

The ski season was officially underway several weeks back, but with a fall marathon finally under my belt I am happy to put away the shoes for a month or two myself :) Happy Holidays!

0 Comments on Harts Pass No. 278 as of 12/18/2015 4:33:00 PM
Add a Comment
3. $50 Gift Certificate from Mudpuppy! Happy Holidays!

Kid Lit Reviews, along with Mudpuppy, is pleased to announce a special Christmas Giveaway. $50 Gift Certificate from Mudpuppy! The Fast Chase: Enter here:   Mudpuppy Holiday Giveaway  Have you heard of Mudpuppy? Mudpuppy produces engaging toys that facilitate creativity and artistic play. They’ve won the prestigious Oppenheim Toy Award for many of its products. …

Add a Comment
4. Instructions on Freelancing...


Life as a freelancer is chaotic and unpredictable. So I decided if I ever gave a SCBWI talk on how to prepare for a career as a children's book illustrator I would advise developing three basic skills.

1) practice your expertise in Photoshop

2) practice your expertise at 'Whack-a-Mole'

3) practice your expertise at playing 'Publisher Poker' - which is the fine art of trying to juggle deadlines and art directors without losing your mind or going broke.

0 Comments on Instructions on Freelancing... as of 5/11/2015 3:59:00 PM
Add a Comment
5. Seasonal spirit in OUP offices across the globe

This holiday season, we asked staff in the Oxford University Press offices around the globe to send in photos of cheer and good spirit the the end of 2014.

And Season’s Greetings from all of us at Oxford University Press…

The post Seasonal spirit in OUP offices across the globe appeared first on OUPblog.

0 Comments on Seasonal spirit in OUP offices across the globe as of 12/29/2014 5:24:00 AM
Add a Comment
6. Happy Holidays, and a little nostalgia

I wanted to share this clip for a bit of nostalgia. I always loved The Snowman movie as a kid.

Hope you have a great holiday season, wherever you are... Be safe, healthy, and hang out with the people you love.

See you in 2015!





0 Comments on Happy Holidays, and a little nostalgia as of 12/29/2014 5:26:00 AM
Add a Comment
7. Happy Holidays!

To all my dear reading, writing and blogging friends. . .


Looking forward to sharing 2015 with you!

See you on January 7th :)

xoxo Susanna


0 Comments on Happy Holidays! as of 12/27/2014 11:56:00 PM
Add a Comment
8. 10 Things to Do to Make The Holidays Special (a humorous look)

A humorous look at the Holidays.

Screen Shot 2014-12-22 at 9.37.21 AM

1. Think how silly fruitcake is. Think of times when you received fruitcake as a gift. Draw fruitcakes. Contemplate why there are hard things in a cake. Who designed fruitcakes? A dentist?

2. Be grateful for all you have. There are so many who are less fortunate. Oh no. You are empathic so now you are thinking of those who are unfortunate. You can FEEL their pain. Now you feel deep guilt. Maybe you shouldn’t have so much. Maybe you feel guilty for not having more and WANTING more. And those poor people. No, don’t think about the whole gratefulness thing. Just go to the next one.

3. Avoid holiday music unless it is by Bing Crosby or Nat King Cole. Those dudes could really kick it. Dreamy, right?

4. Count the amount of people on Facebook that go on and on about the real meaning of Christmas and how you are so materialistic because you like gifts and cookies. Now laugh at them as you eat your sprinkled-laden gingerbread while playing with your new computer.

5. Drive around and watch blinking lights in the neighborhood houses and have mini seizures like the kids in Japan who watched crazy animation.

6. See how many people you can knock down in the sale aisles. Like bowling. Better yet, head to Walmart and see how many people and carts can fit into one teeny tiny narrow aisle.  One? Two? Three? Four?!

7. Don’t listen to I’ll Be Home for the Holidays. I warned you on this one. Just don’t. Whoever wrote that song is a sadist.

8. Treat yourself to a fairy alphabet deck. (Oh c’mon, I had to throw in one of my products, right? And sign up for a class at an early bird rate. Oh now, I am really pushing it, eh?)

9. Watch Rudolph and laugh and repeat “I want to be a dentist,” about a million times. I just love that line! You can hang out with the Misfit Toys and not feel different. Dang it, I want to find that island! Road Trip!

10. Have a happy holiday, how ever happy looks to you, even if it is sitting under a tree in the middle of the forest with a color pencil set.

IMG_2964

Happy Holidays from,

designingfairysig


0 Comments on 10 Things to Do to Make The Holidays Special (a humorous look) as of 1/1/1900
Add a Comment
9. Season's GRRReetings!

0 Comments on Season's GRRReetings! as of 12/10/2014 5:46:00 PM
Add a Comment
10. 'Tis the season

Happy Holidays!

Or at least we're headed in that direction anyway. About 6 million things to do in the next three weeks, but I'm zeroing in on a holiday card image/mailing and I'm kind of excited about this snowboarding polar bear :) Back to the drawing table. Ride on!

0 Comments on 'Tis the season as of 12/8/2014 2:39:00 PM
Add a Comment
11. Harts Pass No. 131

Happy holidays from Harts Pass Comics! The strip's a little different this week as it moved right on up to the newspaper masthead. With 12-16 inches of snow 'round the valley last week and the lights finally lit o're the Methow Valley News, it's beginning to look a lot like Christmas!

0 Comments on Harts Pass No. 131 as of 12/21/2012 12:04:00 AM
Add a Comment
12. Ornamental fun


I've been making ornaments!




I joined the Blu Penny ornament exchange this year and I've been getting crafty. Sometimes, you need an excuse to get messy. Well, I gave myself one this year by joining in the fun, and I'm so glad I did.



Happy Holidays!

2 Comments on Ornamental fun, last added: 12/23/2012
Display Comments Add a Comment
13.


Wishing you a season of Peace, Hope and Love.
Merry Christmas!

0 Comments on as of 1/1/1900
Add a Comment
14. Happy Holidays!



Watching a video on a computer of a video of a TV broadcast video of a crackling fire... how surreal is that?

I may pop in between now and the New Year, or maybe not, but I wanted to wish everyone Happy Holidays! May they be safe, warm, and real. (Or surreal, if you prefer!)

8 Comments on Happy Holidays!, last added: 1/9/2009
Display Comments Add a Comment
15. Happy Holidays




Happy holidays to all!



Wishing you peace and joy in the coming year.





Photo by Amy E. Fraser

0 Comments on Happy Holidays as of 12/23/2008 8:49:00 PM
Add a Comment
16. Happy Christmas EVE!



It's here, it's here! Christmas Eve is here! Hope everyone has a joyous holiday. Love to all. xo

0 Comments on Happy Christmas EVE! as of 1/1/1900
Add a Comment
17. Happy Holidays


Wishing you a warm and happy Holiday Season 
surrounded by your loved ones! xo


0 Comments on Happy Holidays as of 1/1/1900
Add a Comment
18. And another year whooshes by...























Wishing everyone a wonderful holiday season, whatever you may celebrate.

2010, here we come!

3 Comments on And another year whooshes by..., last added: 12/26/2009
Display Comments Add a Comment
19. Happy Thanksgiving


Wishing you a wonderful Thanksgiving
surrounded with your loved ones!




14 Comments on Happy Thanksgiving, last added: 11/27/2010
Display Comments Add a Comment
20. Curly Candy Cane

36Curly-Candy-Cane

Took time off from my drawing to play around with one of my old marker pen doodles and turn it into a last-minute Christmas design. Cleaned it up in Photoshop and placed it in my Zazzle store and managed to get a Today's Best Award for one of the envelope designs!

36curly_candy_cane_green_invitation_envelope-p121133297265369221880d0_325

Cheers!

Curly Candy Cane cards and gifts at Floating Lemons at Zazzle

Add a Comment
21. Cocoa Time

Happy Holidays to all my PBJ ladies, and all of you who read our blog.

I hope in the midst of all your hectic holiday preparations you find a little moment like this.

4 Comments on Cocoa Time, last added: 12/26/2010
Display Comments Add a Comment
22. It’s Not Too Late! You Can Provide New Books for Kids in Need This Christmas

Donate to First Book to provide new books to kids in need

First Book distributed eight million brand-new books to kids in need this year. That’s a LOT of books, and those books have the power to change a lot of lives.

And, with your help, we want to do even more in the year to come!

Donate now to provide new books to kids in need through First Book

Every $2.50 you donate goes to provide a brand-new book to a kid in need, helping them become a reader and changing their life. And your impact will go even further this year – through Dec. 31, our friends at Disney Publishing Worldwide will match every $1 donated with another new book. Pretty great stuff.

Thanks to all of you for your continued support of First Book and the children who are counting on us.

Add a Comment
23. Harts Pass No. 107: Independence Day!

With the July 4th holiday, Harts Pass gets an early release. Fireworks baby! (But not in the Methow, please!!!)

0 Comments on Harts Pass No. 107: Independence Day! as of 1/1/1900
Add a Comment
24. Harts Pass No. 128

Slow it down and savor the season...

0 Comments on Harts Pass No. 128 as of 11/30/2012 8:25:00 PM
Add a Comment
25. Seasonal Sleepdog Calendars for Sale!


After a great weekend of GRRR! Gear, and Sleepdog Calendar Sales at Winthrop's "Reason for the Season" Christmas Bazaar, I wanted to set up and option for online sales.


Stay tuned for the GRRR! Gear option, but for $12 plus some minor tax and shipping charges you can get your limited edition "Seasonal Sleepdog Calendar" right here!

To learn more about the Sleepdog Project and to see all 44 (and counting) of the Sleepdogs created to date, visit www.sleepdogstudios.com. Thanks so much and Happy Holidays!

0 Comments on Seasonal Sleepdog Calendars for Sale! as of 12/10/2012 8:33:00 PM
Add a Comment

View Next 1 Posts