Inspire Me Monday – Week 61

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…

Inspiration From God’s Word
Mark 1:11 – Beloved

Source: Peggy Apl Seeds – You Are My Beloved

Peggy Apl - Beloved

Can you imagine traveling to the Holy Land and
Renewing your baptismal vows in the River Jordan,
The same river where our Lord Jesus was baptized?

For Peggy, this recently became a reality!
Be sure to visit her blog and read all about her amazing trip!

Book Of The Week
Pukka’s Promise

(With Giveaway)

Pukkas Promise

Do you love reading about dogs and wildlife?
Do you want to know how to give your dog the longest life possible?
Be sure to check out Ted Kerasote’s amazing book and
Enter the giveaway!

March Reading Challenges And Events

Reading Challenge Addict 2013

Love to read?
Check out the latest listing of  reading challenges and events!

Highlights From Week 60

Laura – Smile Canvas

Smile Canvas

Two things that inspire me in life are smiles and stars.
They must inspire Laura too, because she created a
Beautiful canvas that would brighten any home!

Diana – Bento Basics

Diana Rambles - Bento Basics

I’ve recently become enamored with Bento –
Those cute little Asian-inspired lunches that make meals
Healthy and fun!

If you are new to Bento, you’ll love Diana’s tutorials!

Missional Women
3 Ways To Build Relationships With Your Neighbors

Build Relationships With Your Neighbors

How well do you know your neighbors?
Would you like to build better relationships
But aren’t sure where to begin?

Missional Women offers some fabulous tips for
Reaching out to those around you!

Brooke – Dollar Store Map

Brooke - Dollar Store Map

What can you do with one dollar?
Brooke got big bang for her buck when she
Visited her local dollar store,
Purchased a coloring map of the United States,
And transformed it into a learning activity for her kids!

The Fruitful Home – Chalkboard Paint

Chalkboard Paint

When is the last time you tried something new?
This week, Tanya shares her first experience playing with
Chalkboard Paint!

Women Abiding – 20 Activities

20 Activities

Spring is just around the corner.
Soon we’ll have an extra hour on our hands.
What will we do with our time?

Women Abiding shares 20 Activities that are
Never a waste of time!

Talent is timeless.
For more fabulous features,
Visit my creative friends at
Inspire Me Monday – Week 60!

Inspire Me Monday #61 – Week Of March 4, 2013

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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56 Responses to “Inspire Me Monday – Week 61”

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  1. Angie Brewer (@snackcupsmiles) says:

    Thank you for hosting.
    I hope you have a lovely week!

  2. Thank you so much for hosting and sharing inspiration! Have a blessed week!

  3. LaVonne says:

    Great party. Thank you for emailing me a reminder to link up. This is my first link up, I think. I normally participate in Wordless Wednesday.

    Happy Week!

  4. diane says:

    Thanks as always for hosting, cant wait to hear what people think of the Guerilla Art (Giving Away) technique in the Making Whole series this week, and looking forward to checking out your highlighted blogs (and others!)
    Gonna be snowed in on Monday, great day to blog hop in Iowa!

  5. Jessie says:

    Thanks for hosting 🙂

  6. Thanks so much for hosting! Have a great week.

  7. I was inspired by the memory of the most delicious French Onion Soup I had when I was in college. But…the push was the fact that I had unknowingly unplugged my fridge and thus the frozen soup bones needed to be roasted and simmered for broth. And then…of course I needed to make something. That…is how the post of French Onion Soup came to pass. A back story to the post if you will.
    Hope your week is Extraordinary, Ramona!

  8. Hi and Happy Sunday! 🙂 I just uploaded FOR CAT LOVERS…I even had a note on my desk to not forget to join your party this week….get your kitty and read the post 🙂 There’s a super creative lady who sent MY kitty some free toys as a gift but she’s having a giveaway. This is just for fun and free….she’s not promoting a shop or anything . SO I know you have a handsome kitty and he might like this post! 🙂

  9. Diana Rambles
    Twitter: FreeStyleMama

    Thanks so much for featuring my Bento Basics. It’s being featured in the Huffington Post this week too. I have grabbed your button for both my sidebar & that actual post! Thanks for hosting each week!

  10. BiTi says:

    Thank you for the fun party!

  11. Lori says:

    You are so gracious to host so many inspirational parties. Have a wonderful week! Lori

  12. sara says:

    Thank you for hosting another great Party!

  13. sara says:

    Thank you for hosting another great Party!

  14. Thanks for the lovely features & for hosting & God bless!

  15. self sagacity
    Twitter: selfsagacity

    I got two to share today, hope you don’t mind. One about the different types of diets, and the other on homemade Household Cleaners…Have a great Monday!

  16. Thyroid Blog says:

    Great party! Thanks for hosting 🙂

    Today I shared an article how grain-free cooking can help to heal thyroid and autoimmune disease and many digestive disorders. Cooking and especially baking without grains can be challenging for many people because it is very different.

    Here are some colorfull pictures and info about a grain-free cooking class you can take to learn how to make grain-free recipes work:

  17. Chris C says:

    Thanks for hosting!
    ALl the links look fantastic! The bloggers are all so intriguing looking….What a great idea!

    I will def enjoy clicking around to those linked…..


  18. LuAnn Braley
    Twitter: KentuckyGal

    *eek* I linked up last week’s post by mistake. Rats!

  19. Laura says:

    Thank you so much for the feature

  20. Loy says:

    What inspires me? Gee, so many things! Today I hope that pile of dirty clothes in my hamper inspires me to do the laundry! LOL Thanks for hosting this blog…it is growing in leaps and bounds–congratulations, Create-With-Joy, for inspiring so many folks to share their inspirations!

  21. Paula J says:

    Lovin’ that canvas and I’ve yet to go Bento, but not sure how much longer I can hold off 🙂 Thanks for hosting and have a wonderful week!

    • Create With Joy
      Twitter: CreateWithJoy1

      I haven’t done it yet either, Paula, but it’s just a matter of time.
      I cannot resist those cute little shapes.
      Totally believe that food should be fun! 🙂

  22. sarah K says:

    Thanks for hosting this linky party. “The 20 activities that are never a waste of time” will be a fun read~pinned it.

  23. Cyndi
    Twitter: ccliteraturegrl

    Thank you so much for hosting Inspire Me Monday! I’ve linked up and shared your button on my post for today. It’s so fun to see what other Creatives are up to! 🙂

  24. Thanks for the party. I’m hosting my Homemaking Linkup Weekend and would love to have you join, if you haven’t already!

    Mrs. Sarah Coller

  25. I am so excited about this! Thank you for the blog hop!

  26. Thank you so much for inspiring me with the fab ideas in this party! You do such great work!

    hugs x

  27. Carissa says:

    happy monday. thanks for hosting

  28. Sarah says:

    Linking up my Inspire! post today.

    Thanks for hosting 🙂

    Sarah @ A Cat-Like Curiosity

  29. Millie Burns says:

    Love the butterfly Bento box! : )

  30. Lisa says:

    Thanks for hosting! This week I’m sharing my daughter’s smiley face cookies. 🙂

  31. J.Rae says:

    Lovely collection of inspiration!


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