Inspire Me Monday – Week 47

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…

Inspire Me Monday Community Member Highlight

Daria of Daria Music
Multicultural Children’s Musician


Today I’d like to introduce you to Daria –
An internationally renowned folk singer
Who travels across the US and around the world
Empowering children through music!

I love Daria’s multicultural approach to music.
It unites and impacts people worldwide!

Daria’s songs are featured in
South Africa’s Teaching Tolerance curriculum and in
Australia’s Respecting Others curriculum.
They are also sung in the United States in
Martin Luther King classroom celebrations and in
Global Mother Day Celebrations!

Daria 150

Be sure to visit Daria’s award-winning website, which is
Full of resources for parents, teachers and homeschoolers!
You’ll find songs and music, arts and crafts –
Even instructions for making your own musical instruments!

Giveaway Of The Week
Daria’s Holiday Music Giveaway

Daria Music Giveaway

To introduce you to her music and her website,
Daria is hosting a Holiday Music Giveaway at Create With Joy!
As an Inspire Me Member community member,
You will receive BONUS ENTRIES for each contribution
You share with us during this week’s party…
So be sure to enter the giveaway!

No Ordinary Blog Hop

NOBH Button

This is the final week of the No Ordinary Blog Hop
3rd Anniversary Celebration!
Stop by their blog for the details!

Book Of The Week
Fruit Of My Spirit by Deanna Nowadnick

Fruit Of My Spirit

Can God use the circumstances of our lives –
The good, the bad, the ugly –
To transform us in spite of ourselves?

New author Deanna Nowadnick explores this question
In a deeply personal way in her beautiful memoir,
Fruit Of My Spirit.

Highlights From Week 46

Danielle – Paper Dreams

Danielle - Paper Dreams

Waldorf Dolls
Lori – Waldorf-Inspired Moms

Waldorf Dolls

Ten Days For Hearts In Pain Series
Tereasa – His Pen On My Heart

11-26-12 Tereasa - Pain

A Sophisticated Alternative To Pumpkin Pie
Rebecca – Natural Mother’s Network

Rebecca Watkins

How To Support An Artist Without Spending A Dime
Guest Author – Carrie Schmitt, Art & Design
 Shared by Mary C. Nasser

Carrie Schmitt

Slam Poetry
Meryl – Departing The Text

Slam Poetry - Departing The Text

Dreaming Of Tuscany
Linda – Bright Wings Of Summer

Linda Richardson

Talent is timeless.
For more fabulous features,
Visit my creative friends at
Inspire Me Monday – Week 46!

Inspire Me Monday #47 – Week Of November 26, 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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41 Responses to “Inspire Me Monday – Week 47”

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  1. Diana Rambles
    Twitter: FreeStyleMama

    Thanks for the party!

  2. i don’t always get to join Inspire Me Monday, but it’s always inspiring to visit you and join in this party! thank you!

  3. Winnie says:

    Thank you Ramona for the party!!

  4. Meryl says:

    I LOVE this hop. Thank you so much for featuring my post/blog. Have a great week and thanks for hosting.

  5. Tereasa says:

    Thank you for your kindness. You are such a good encourager!

  6. Thanks for the awesome features & for hosting, & God bless!

  7. Hazel says:

    Meryl of Departing the Text writes excellent content. She’s one of my favorite blog reads; got her site on my sidebar (MLP). Dreaming of Tuscany and How to Support an Artist Without Spending a Dime got my attention. So many inspirations today. Love all them! Thanks again.

    • Create With Joy
      Twitter: CreateWithJoy1

      Hi Hazel,

      Thanks for sharing your fave features with us – I love hearing the feedback, and I know it puts an extra smile on our featured guests faces when they see your comments!

      Have a wonderful week and thanks for joining us!

  8. Cynthia L. says:

    Thank you for hosting another wonderful party! I enjoy being here!

  9. Thanks for hosting! I have a recipe for turkey burgers that is great for using up any left over turkey from your Thanksgiving meal.

  10. Danielle says:

    Thank you for featuring me!!! I only began art journaling a few months ago and I am a complete addict. I’ll have to link up what I am working on…still a work in progress but I am trying some new techniques and attempting to draw ;). I love all the creative individuals that meet here. Thanks for hosting….and again…thanks for the feature!!

    • Create With Joy
      Twitter: CreateWithJoy1


      Your art journaling is amazing – I cannot believe you’ve only been at it for a few months!
      It was my pleasure to feature you and I can’t wait to see more of your beautiful work!

  11. Marcie says:

    I love the inspiration I get from visiting your blog. Black Friday I went out and upgraded my camera to Nikon Cool Pix. Here is hoping for more inspiration flowing from the camera upgrade. Stop by when you get a change.

  12. Paula J says:

    Thanks for hosting another lovely week of Inspire Me Monday!!


  13. Hi! Thanks you so much for featuring my alternative pumpkin pie recipe- I am truly honoured-thank you:-) I linked a turkey pot pie recipe, a makeup remover recipe and a tutorial on how to make your own Advent wreath! Rebecca x

  14. Carissa says:

    Thanks for the party! Hope you had a great weekend and Thanksgiving!

  15. Ana Sullivan says:

    Thank you for hosting. I love visiting all the other links. I have discovered a way to get into that cocktail dress all by yourself. See my post at:

  16. Hi!
    Thanks for letting me share my own recipe of tasty and delicious
    Peppermint Brownies!

    Here’s the link:


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