Twelve Days of Christmas!

This post which I published in December of 2017 is apropos for today –THE TWELVE DAYS OF CHRISTMAS! I hope you will enjoy it again. Each time I look at this beautiful collage made by my friend, soprano extraordinaire, Charlotte Hoather, in Scotland I sigh with delight. This gift is the gift that keeps on giving! Thank you, Charlotte, once again.

Back in 2014 I was lucky to win the Twelve Days of Christmas beautifully drawn by talented and lovely soprano, Charlotte Hoather from a contest on her blog. I also won at that time three CDs of Charlotte’s amazing voice.

Each year I like to share these 12 Days of Christmas with my readers.  Charlotte is not only beautiful but is an artist too as you can see by these incredible drawings. I framed them and keep them up all year round. They are too fabulous to put away with the rest of the decorations. I enjoy looking at them often.


Here they are framed below.


Don’t they look gorgeous? I love the framing done by Michael’s Arts & Crafts. It displays them in a creative way with the red and green signifying Christmas.

Thank you, Charlotte, for sharing your fantastic art work. I think of you each time I look at them.

Check out Charlotte’s incredible site too and listen to her amazing voice. She will amaze and delight you.

Thank you for stopping by and for your kind support! Thank you also to all who have purchased books from in 2018! I appreciate your support. Please leave some love for authors by reviewing our books. We will love you back.


Merry Christmas & a Healthy & Happy New Year to all!

Blessings & Hugs!


About jjspina

Janice is an award-winning author with 12 children's books for PS-Gr 4, 9 middle-grade/preteen/young adult books, written under Janice Spina, and 3 novels, and a short story collection written under J.E. Spina. She is also a writer of poetry, blogger, avid reader, reviewer and a copy editor. Janice has always loved writing and started very young writing poetry, then stories. Her children's book, Lamby the Lonely Lamby, won a Silver Medal in the Mom's Choice Awards. Book 1, Davey & Derek Junior Detectives, The Case of the Missing Cell Phone, won the Pinnacle Book Achievement Award and Honorable Mention from Readers' Favorite Book Awards. Book 2, Davey & Derek Junior Detectives Series, The Case of the Mysterious Black Cat, won the Pinnacle Book Achievement Award and so did Book 3, The Case of the Magical Ivory Elephant, Davey & Derek Junior Detectives Series. Jerry the Crabby Crayfish, Broose the Moose on the loose, Colby the Courageous Cat, Book 5, Davey & Derek Junior Detectives, The Case of the Sad Mischievous Ghost, and Jeffrey the Jittery Giraffe, Davey & Derek Book 6, and Abby & Holly Books 1 & 2 all won Pinnacle Book Achievement Awards. Abby & Holly Book 1 School Dance won a Bronze Medal from Readers’ Favorite Book Awards. Book 5 of Davey & Derek also won a Silver Medal from Authorsdb Cover Contest. Hunting Mariah and Mariah’s Revenge were Finalists in Authorsdb First Lines Contest, Book 4 of Davey & Derek Series was a Finalist in Red City Review and received a 5-Star Review from Readers’ Favorite Book Awards. All Janice's books are available on, Kindle, B&N and other online book sites. One of her sports' poems was published in The Lawrence Eagle Tribune in October of 2008. She is currently working on Book 4 of Abby & Holly series for girls and a Dragon series for young children. A YA fantasy series will be coming in 2020 and beyond along with more children's books. Her hobbies are crocheting, walking to keep fit, hula hooping, going to the movies with her husband, and spending time with her five grandchildren. Janice loves to hear from readers and appreciates reviews. Sign up on her blog for a copy of her newsletters under Contact Me. She lives in New Hampshire with her husband who is her illustrator and cover creator.
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8 Responses to Twelve Days of Christmas!

  1. Jennie says:

    It really is beautiful. Love how you framed it.

  2. Mae Clair says:

    They look gorgeous, Janice. And Michael’s did a fantastic job with the framing. I can see why you leave them up all year!

  3. noelleg44 says:

    I had no idea Charlotte was such a talented artist, but I’m not surprised. Her voice is MAGNIFICENT. Those drawings are delightful, and everyone should check out her blog and listen to her voice!

  4. Janice you are such a lovely supportive friend to me. I appreciate you in my life always 💕.
    Hugs Charlotte 🙋🏼 x

    • jjspina says:

      You are welcome, dear Charlotte. I love the prints so much and enjoy looking at them often. Everyone who sees them admires them too. Feel free to respond to the messages here too. You will have some new visitors to your site who are interested in hearing your beautiful voice! Much love & hugs back at you!
      Merry Christmas & a healthy & Happy New Year! Xx

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