Inspire Me Monday – Week 44

Inspire Me Monday

Welcome to Inspire Me Monday
A place to share your creative inspirations
Sharpen your creative vision and
Showcase your creative talents!

I invite you to inspire others and
Nurture your creative spirit by
Joining our Creative Blog Hop!

To participate, simply join my creative community and
Follow the guidelines at the end of this post!

What’s Inspiring You This Week?
Here’s What’s Inspiring Me…

A Month Of Creativity
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Dream Tag by Create With Joy

‘Tis the season of creativity and gratitude
Across the blogosphere!

Please join me in the first of several posts
Where I’ll be sharing
Art & Creative & Inspiring Challenges
And introducing some fabulous bloggers in the process!

10 Common Misconceptions About Chronic Illness &
How They Impact Both The Individual & The Caregiver
Erin – Chronic Christian Crafter

Unless you have experienced chronic illness firsthand,
It’s hard to understand the challenges that
People who live with it on a daily basis face!

In this interview, Erin addresses the
Realities of chronic illness and
How it impacts every aspect of one’s life!

Book Of The Week
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome – A Treatment Guide

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome - A Treatment Guide

Do you or a loved one suffer from CFS?
If so, you are not alone.
For the latest information on CFS,
Read Erica Verrillo’s newly released book!

Giveaway Of The Week
Reach – Use Your Social Media Influence For God’s Glory


Learn how to use your blog and social media to
Impact the world for good and for God in this
Amazing e-book from Laura Krokos & Angi Pratt!

For a chance to win a copy from Create With Joy,
Enter our giveaway by November 5, 2012!

Pinterest Board Of The Week
Cards You’ll Love

CreateWithJoy1 Pinterest Board - Cards You'll Love

Highlights From Week 42

Scrapbooking – Trip To Texas
Cherry – Pursuing Heart

Cherry - Pursuing Heart

Names Of God Christmas Tree
Jill – Blessed Beyond A Doubt

Blessed Beyond A Doubt - Names Of God Christmas Tree

Hope Word Art Freebie
Debbie – Raising Figure Skaters

Hope - Raising Figure Skaters

Sweet Corn Pudding
Bizzy Bakes

Bizzy Bakes Sweet Corn Pudding

Talent is timeless.
For more fabulous features,
Visit my creative friends at
Inspire Me Monday – Week 43!

Inspire Me Monday #44 – Week Of November 5, 2012

Inspire Me Monday

I like the idea of Inspiration Monday.
Monday’s often get the short end of the stick
But they are fraught with potential!
Judy Palmer

Now it’s time to share your inspirations! You can participate in Inspire Me Monday in the following ways:

1) Share “What’s Inspiring You” by creating your own Inspire Me Monday post! You can include any creative challenges you’ve discovered – any books or quotes you love – any bloggers who have inspired you – anything that has inspired you and will inspire us too!

2) Share your creative projects with us! You’re welcome to link up your Arts & Crafts projects – your Recipes – your DIY, Home Décor and Organizational Ideas – your original Writing, Music & Photography – you get the idea!

3) Visit the participants – share some comment love – let them know what’s inspired you!

When you link up, be sure to include the Inspire Me Monday button and a link back to this post on all of your entries so that your readers can join the fun! The blog code is on the side bar if you need it!

Be sure to link directly to your Inspire Me Monday Posts and Creations using the permalink to the individual posts – not your blog’s home page URL – so that participants can easily find and comment on your creations!

The party will remain open all week so have fun sharing – inspire me with your comments – and please, use the social media buttons below the post to spread the word!

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49 Responses to “Inspire Me Monday – Week 44”

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  1. S. Franklin says:

    Thanks so much for hosting and for letting me know about this hop! I’m all linked up and I’m your newest follower. I hope your week gets off to a wonderful start. 🙂

    • Welcome! 🙂 It was such a pleasure meeting you today! I hope you’ll come back throughout the week and visit meet some of the bloggers who link up. We have a FABULOUS community here! 🙂

  2. Michelle says:

    Thanks for hosting! Have a great week 🙂

  3. ARod says:

    thanks for hosting

  4. Thanks for hosting & God bless!

  5. Meryl says:

    Thanks for hosting and have a great week.

  6. Winnie says:

    Thank you for the party Ramona
    I wish you a wonderful week!:)

  7. Erin says:


    Thank you for honoring our post on chronic illness. I am glad that you enjoyed it and were “inspired it” to possibly create a board simply for chronic illnesses. Like you said…one never knows until they walk in another persons shoes. Thank you so much. I hope you have an amazing week this week!


  8. Theresa says:

    Thanks for hosting! I shared a photo frame for the kiddos Halloween photos. Hope someone will enjoy them I have three made up. Soon I’ll share something for Thanksgiving 😉 Have a great week ahead!

  9. Thanks so much for hosting Inspire Me Monday … and thanks for featuring my Hope Word Art Freebie!

  10. Dawn says:

    OH, so I put the Reach book and video on my post today – I wonder if there is time for me to link your giveaway?
    Thanks as always for hosting. From our cats to yours Hope your week is PUrrrrrrrrrfect! 😉

    • Hi Dawn,

      You are welcome to link to the review and giveaway, but the best way to get the word out on the giveaway is probably thru Twitter since it ends today!

      Thanks so much for sharing… and congrats on becoming a writer at 5 Minutes for Faith! 🙂

  11. diane says:

    Wow… what a group of blogs! Thanks for hosting and I can’t wait to see what everybody is doing. Isnt it amazing, really, what you are doing? Hooking up all these people from so many different places to share our projects and ideas…. An international neighborhood meeting right?
    Have a great week
    ATA Girls
    Treasuring Grace

    • I SO love this community Diane… so many diverse voices unifying to share their inspiration, dreams and talent!
      Thanks for joining us each week Diane and always having something fabulous to share! 🙂

  12. Happily joining in the fun today. Thank you for hosting. xo

  13. Jill says:

    Your are too sweet! Thank you for featuring my Names of God Tree! Have a blessed week, my friend!

  14. Oh, wow! So much to digest…all that inspiration and energy. Just great! Thanks for the opportunity to link up!

  15. Paula J says:

    Happy Monday!! Thanks for hosting your fun party :))) Have a great week!


  16. Lynn says:

    Stopped by through the “Monday Mingle” Your site has a unique feeling to it. I’m following and grabbing your button.

  17. I love the Dream piece you have created. Your book reviews are also quite timely. Many of us suffer from these debilitating illnesses.

  18. I tried to let you know I stopped by yesterday, but like yesterday, I got caught off. It appears my computer and I are fighting again!

  19. Cherry says:

    Thanks, again, for this linkup – and, also, for spotlighting my digital scrapbooking post “Trip to Texas”! That was fun to see!

  20. Ana Sullivan says:

    Thank you for hosting this. I just found you from another site and I am a new subscriber. You can find my Homemade Pizza at:

  21. Erica says:

    I’m your newest follower from the Monday Blog Hop, hope you can stop by and follow back 🙂

  22. Lillianna says:

    Thank you for hosting!
    Today I heard we have a special day. I didn’t know.
    It is a cake-day.
    A Brownie-day.

    Hope you’ll have it too!
    I’ll make one later…


  23. Stacy says:

    Great post! I see several recipes I want to try (I am not too crafty outside the kitchen).

    Stopping by from Thirsty for Comments Thursday…

  24. Angela says:

    There are some great DIY sites listed here. My nephew would love the numbered bean bags to play with. We are constantly looking for fun, and engaging things for him to do!

  25. Wayne says:

    Joy, it was great highlighting your blog on the Thirsty for Thursday! I always enjoy visiting this corner of the web.

  26. Winter says:

    I love that you have this forum! Have a great day!


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