A baby picture of Martha during her first year.
Little Martha and her mother, Martha Kostyra, posing in a garden.
With her mother again, this time all grown up.
Martha at age four in Nutley, New Jersey, dressed in a flowered skirt and shirtwaist, with her hair done in braids.
Martha's first formal dance took place during the Christmas season of her junior year in high school. The pink velvet top and damask skirt were made by Martha's mother.
In the early 1960s Martha was a photographer's model. This photo was taken for Mademoiselle by George Barkentin.
Another shot from Martha's modeling career.
The hardworking Wall Street stock trader.
The original cover from "Entertaining," Martha's first book, published in 1982.
Martha on her 1991 author tour for "Gardening."
Martha trekking in the Himalayas. She went with four friends on an extended hike at high altitudes in northern Sikkim. The mountains behind include Mt. Everest.
Martha as she enters the courthouse during her trial.
Martha leaving Alderson, West Virginia, wearing the poncho made for her by fellow inmate Xiomara Hernandez.
Martha welcomes the first guest on her new television show, Marcia Cross of "Desperate Housewives." Marcia sheds some light on the rumor that her character, Bree Van De Kamp, is based on Martha.
Martha shows Bette Midler there's nothing to be afraid of when carving spooky pumpkins.
New mom Jennifer Garner learns how to make homemade yogurt with Martha.
Martha on a recent trip to the Greek Isles.
While in Greece, she traveled with friend Carlos Picon, the curator overseeing Greek and Roman art at the Metropolitan Museum of Art.
A Martha Stewart Living Radio taping of "At Martha's Table" with chef Jean-Georges Vongerichten.
Thank you for sharing some of your life's photographs Martha. The fact that you included photographs related to pleasant moments in your life as well as those of moments not so pleasant, makes me respect you for your integrity and many other wonderful qualities that you possess. psoriasis cuir chevelu
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Thanks for sharing with us. You are such a beautiful, strong and talented woman. I sure miss you on tv. My mom & I always watched you together. My mom has passed away but I always cherish when we would craft with your inspirations. My friends & customers always call me Martha as I tell them everything from your shows, books & purchase your products. Thank you.....
I miss the older shows with Martha and her mother. What a treat those were!
Martha is my hero. She has truly weathered the storms of life and reigned victorious...JO
martha, tranks for the pictures, information and recipes, you have inspired me a lot.....thank you!!!!!!!
I love your poise, which has always seemed to be there. Most of all your never ening dedication to this much needed venu of homemaking.
Remarkable from the very beginning.
You make us all realize that we get to try to do anything we wish!
This is one of the most interesting scrapbooks I have ever seen in my entire life!
Wonderful scrapbook, beautiful memories. Thank you for sharing them.
Love the picture with checker tights, What a geat outfit.
I truly admire you, I would have a hard time not being bitter, to a certain degree, even how small. This would only be because of the prison term. Yet, I see a smile on your face over the top of the poncho.
Love all the photos, but "Wallstreet" is my favorite.
what a cool lady
I enjoyed it and I did not know that she use to be a model.
Thank you Martha for the inspiration you give us. wvdebbie
Thank you for sharing some of your life's photographs Martha. The fact that you included photographs related to pleasant moments in your life as well as those of moments not so pleasant, makes me respect you for your integrity and many other wonderful qualities that you possess. You are the woman that all women should aspire to be, beautiful, intelligent and with an immense amount of class.
I am an avid fan and investor. I love your overall concept and the importance of quality in ever day things. The corporate strategy to grow your brandn n n n n n s body of talent is great! I applaud you and all the staff behind you! No matter whom you add though Martha; theren n n n n n ll never be another that can do so much!
Keep up the great, interesting work!
martha, you were very beautiful in your youth, but as well , i think you are more beautiful now. life has thrown you for curves. but you come back everytime more gracious than before. thank you for your stories of encouragement to all us girls out there, and for teaching us to dig deeper, and find that little cook we all never knew we were. keep it up martha, we all need you!!
Just want to take this opportunity to thank you. Thank you for sharing your life with us all. Your dreams, hardships, your many talents, your smile, your mother, struggles, that amazing business sense, and my personal favorite thing is your graciousness. Oh, good heavens, I can't forget the great recipes. Thank you for it all, Martha.
modelling martha! hotsy totsy!
blessed with such a face, she looks amazing..i just came across her age and i can't believe it
Through all you life you have maintained a course, your corse with dignity. Your are a beacon for women that shows us that if you believe in yourself and act on those beliefs that the sky is the limit.
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