Inspire Me Monday – Week 125

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!

Chicken Soup For The Soul – Home Sweet Home

Chicken Soup For The Soul - Home Sweet Home

No matter where we live – or how many places we travel –
There is always someplace special in our hearts that we call
Home Sweet Home.

This week, Create With Joy is delighted to launch the
Latest book in the Chicken Soup For The Soul family
And to offer three of our readers a chance to win a copy!

The giveaway is open Worldwide through June 15 so don’t miss out!

Debbie – Chicken Hand Pies

Chicken Hand Pies

Looking for something delicious and comforting to feed your family?
It’s hard to beat Debbie’s scrumptious-looking Chicken Hand Pies!

Jenise – High Heel Planters

High Heel Planters

Are you in that stage of life where you adore high-heel shoes
But find yourself craving comfortable footwear?
Take heart – thanks to Jenise, you can have your cake and eat it too!

Jenise has breathed new life into funky, high-fashion footwear with her
Adorable collection of DIY high-heel planters!
Stop by and see what she’s created – you won’t want to miss the collection!

Melissa – Bacon Mango Salad

Bacon Mango Salad

Do you love salad but prefer flavorful additions to basic greens?
If so, pull out your grocery shopping lists –
I see Melissa’s Bacon Mango Salad in your future!

Mary – Healing Through The Arts

Healing Through The Arts

There is nothing more inspiring than people who share
There creative gifts and talents with those in need.

Recently, artist Mary C. Nasser led a free
Healing Through The Arts Workshop for a group of adults at the
David C. Pratt Cancer Center in Missouri.

This is one of the mono-prints the women in the class created.
For more art and inspiration, visit Mary’s site!

What gifts could you share with others that could be a blessing this week?
What programs exist in your community that you could be a part of?

Music To Inspire You – We Didn’t Start The Fire

Happy Memorial Day to you, dear friends! This week’s theme for Music Moves Me is a Freebie! My pick for the week is Billy Joel’s We Didn’t Start The Fire – a Number One song that chronicles historical events that occurred between 1949 (the year of Billy Joel’s birth) and 1989 (the year the song was released on his album Storm Front).

If you’re a history buff and would like more information about the specific events that the song lyrics reference, visit Wikipedia.

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Inspire Me Monday – Week 124!

Inspire Me Monday #125 – Week Of May 25, 2014

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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44 Responses to “Inspire Me Monday – Week 125”

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  1. Thank you so much for featuring my blog post this week!
    Hope you’re having a wonderful holiday weekend! 🙂

  2. Thanks so much for the feature this week! Have a wonderful week.

  3. Sharon @ Faith Hope & Cherrytea
    Twitter: _eHope

    Your invitation to link your music selections to #SONGSonSUNDAYS each week, Ramona – Help spread some Faith Hope Joy and Inspy when you’re posting music =) THANKS!

  4. Paula J says:

    Hi Ramona!! Hope you had a terrific weekend and a nice short week ahead 🙂
    Thanks for hosting!

  5. Tina says:

    Thank you for hosting. Have a great week. Tina

  6. Lisa says:

    Thanks for hosting! So glad to join you again! 🙂 Happy Memorial Day!

  7. Thank you for hosting all of this creativity during the holiday weekend. Have a safe holiday and a great week~


  8. Aw, thanks for the feature! I Love looking at what everyone creates every week 🙂

  9. I always seem to find some great blogs via this party. Thank you for hosting it! Happy Memorial Day to you too!

  10. Debbie @ says:

    Thank you for hosting!

  11. Always enjoy linking up here 🙂 have a fab Memorial Day holiday!

  12. Oh my goodness. I nearly fell off my chair when I saw my high heel planters up on your page! Thank you so much for featuring me and my planters. With so much wonderful projects posted, it is such an honor to be chosen!

    • Create With Joy
      Twitter: CreateWithJoy1

      Dear Jenise,

      I sure hope you didn’t hurt yourself by nearly falling off of that chair! Perhaps I need to put a disclaimer with my features: I am NOT responsible for injuries due to the excitement of seeing your work featured – lol! 🙂

      Seriously, Jenise, your project was FABULOUS and it was my husband who first spotted it and e-mailed it to me (and I almost fell out of my chair when I saw it!) I LOVE high heel shoes but my feet balk at the sight of them – so what a PERFECT way to feature a much-loved fashion item!

  13. momstheword
    Twitter: momsthewordfun

    I’m going to have to check out those chicken hand pies. Looks like they might be fun and I’ll bet my family would enjoy them. Thanks for hosting today!

  14. XmasDolly
    Twitter: Xmasdolly

    Rockin’ along with ya to Billy Joel! Luvin’ his tunes from way back! You’re definitely rockin’ the house today! Have a fun safe Memorial Day my friend!

  15. stevebethere
    Twitter: bethere2day

    Brilliant music choice love Billy Joel

    We call those sort of pies Cornish Pasties looks identical except ours has minced beef that chicken one sounds delicious 😉

  16. Anne Byerley says:

    Hi Joy,
    Thanks for hosting, I am having a ball.
    It is so nice to be among friends again, after a long break.
    thank you.
    I hope that you have a fantastic day and week ahead.
    Love and best wishes.

  17. Crystelle says:

    Thank you for another fab party….. Happy Memorial Day!! 🙂
    hugs x, Crystelle
    Crystelle Boutique

  18. Joyce
    Twitter: Joyce_Lansky

    Such a great song. I love Billy Joel.

  19. My eldest daughter, who’s truly a fashionista, would love those clever planters. Blessings!

  20. Ooh that mango salad looks over delicious!
    Thanks for rocking the musical drums girl!

    Happy Memorial Day!

  21. Lisa Isabella Russo
    Twitter: artbylr

    Love the shoes idea! Happy Monday to you!

  22. BeBetsy says:

    Thank you for hosting another great party! Have a fantastic week.

    Best Wishes,
    Sharon, Denise & Aubrie

  23. Thanks for the great features & for hosting & God bless!

  24. thanks ramona for the great party have a great week.

  25. Erlene says:

    Thank you so much for the wonderful party. Have a great week.

  26. Goodness I could spend all night going through these links. So many great ideas, hummingbird food, Downton Pound Cake, Pineapple Turkey burger, I just ate dinner and now I’m hungry again!

    Thanks for hosting and sharing your linky with my Small Victories Sunday linky! Pinning


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