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Breton Bay Publishers at local Beer Festival

Breton Bay Publishers at local Beer Festival

St. Mary’s County has an annual event called BeerFest.  It’s an amazing event, with live bands, arts and crafts, food, and a wide variety of beers to sample.  Breton Bay Publishing had a booth in the arts and crafts area, giving an opportunity to meet the authors and have purchased books autographed.  

Meet the Authors, Books Make Great Gifts

Meet the Authors, Books Make Great Gifts

Ellynne and I have organized the third annual Meet the Authors, scheduled for Saturday, December 5, from 3 to 6pm at the Coffee Quarter, in San Souci Shopping Center, Lexington Park, MD. This year we are featuring the following authors and some illustrators: Christina Allen who is both an author and an illustrator. Her two books are “A Micro-Chip on My Shoulder” and “Momma Tree.” Ellynne Davis, author, and Joyce Judd, illustrator, “Ellynne’s Top Tomato Cookbook,” “Halloween Fright on a…

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Storytime for Halloween Fright on a Chesapeake Night

Storytime for Halloween Fright on a Chesapeake Night

Joyce and I visited 2 schools this week with our children’s book, Halloween Fright on a Chesapeake Night. We went to Lettie Marshall Dent ES on Monday, and today we went to Piney Point ES. The teachers and students gave us such a warm welcome and really seemed to enjoy our book! You can catch us again on Saturday (Halloween) at Keepin’ It Local in Morganza from 2 to 5 p.m. And Happy Halloween to everyone!

Artwalk in Leonardtown Friday, Sept. 4, 2015

Artwalk in Leonardtown Friday, Sept. 4, 2015

Be sure to come see Joyce and I during the Artwalk First Friday event in Leonardtown on Sept. 4 on the Square in beautiful, downtown Leonardtown! We’ll have our books available for signing: Ellynne’s Top Tomato Cookbook (just what everybody needs this time of year if they have too many ‘toes!”) plus our children’s Halloween book, Halloween Fright on a Chesapeake Night. And if you’re really planning ahead, we’ll also have The Chesapeake Cats and the Easter Surprise. Hope to…

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On My Way to Italy

On My Way to Italy

On Sunday, May 3, I’ll be meeting my friend at the Philadelphia Airport for our direct flight to Venice, Italy. We’ll be there til June 7; lots of time to sample all kinds of delicious Italian foods. This time, we’re renting an apartment so we’ll be able to prepare some of our own meals as well. We have made several friends there over the years and we are hoping to invite them for dinner. One recipe that I’d love to…

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HSMC Annual Beerfest

HSMC Annual Beerfest

Please join us at the annual Beerfest on June 20, beside the State House at St. Mary’s City. We will be there from noon until 6:00pm selling our popular “Ellynne’s Top Tomato Cookbook” and our two darling children’s holiday books “Halloween Fright on a Chesapeake Night” and “The Chesapeake Cats and the Easter Surprise.” Be sure and get your copy signed. Joining us under the canopy will be our talented web designer, video creator and artist, Shelley Wilson. She has…

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Top Tomato Ladies

Top Tomato Ladies

We used to call ourselves the Top Tomato Ladies because we had produced a tomato cookbook called “Ellynne’s Top Tomato Cookbook.” They were her recipes and my illustrations. Ellynne won the 2009 Washington Post Newspaper Top Tomato Recipe Contest for her Tomato Stack Salad which is featured in the cookbook. We both really like the looks and tastes of tomatoes and we even wear tomato colored clothes for our book signings. There are tomatoes featured on the wallpaper behind our…

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Book Signing at Keepin’ It Local

Book Signing at Keepin’ It Local

Ellynne Davis and Joyce Judd will be signing their new book “The Chesapeake Cats and the Easter Surprise” at Keepin’ It Local on Saturday, March 28, from 11:00am to 2:00pm. Keepin’ It Local features fresh produce and baked goods, finely made crafts, jewelry, some antiques and paintings which are all products of Southern Maryland. Ellynne who has had starring roles in several Three Notch Theater productions will be reading her rhyming verses to all the children who attend on Saturday.  The story is about an…

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