Inspire Me Monday – Week 142

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!

Ramona  – I Appreciate You Card

Happy Fall to you dear friends!
Autumn is a time to count our blessings and to
Express our gratitude to those we love.
Have I told you how much I appreciate
Each and every one of you?

Kat – Fall Letter Set

Fall Letter Set

Fall is also the time to beautify our homes!
Kat at Homemade Interest does it in style
With these gorgeous hand-decorated letters and
That spectacular leaf!

Jan – Spicy Stuffed Acorn Squash

Spicy Stuffed Acorn Squash

Looking for a warm, savory dish to ring in the season?
Jan’s Spicy Stuffed Acorn Squash is the perfect choice!
She includes sausage for her meat-loving friends – and
Uses soy for her vegetarian pals!

The Cat Did What? Giveaway – 3 Prizes!


As many of you know,
I host a weekly Wordless Wednesday party
Where I share the antics of my larger-than-life Maine Coons
And their “The Cat Did What?” moments!

Think this is the face of a cherub?
Meet Magellan, The King Of The Keyboard!

Now, the folks at Chicken Soup For The Soul have
Gathered the stories of 101 cats whose magical moments,
Miracles and mischief are sure to delight you
And your feline-loving friends!

Chicken Soup For The Soul The Cat Did What

Don’t miss out on your chance to WIN a copy of The Cat Did What?
I am giving away 3 copies and all proceeds from the books
Are being donated to the American Humane Association!

Chicken Soup For The Soul The Dog Did What

Dog lovers, don’t fret – we love you too!
We’re also hosting a Giveaway for The Dog Did What?
Be sure to enter that Giveaway as well!

Sarah – Flourless Chocolate Citrus Almond Cake

Flourless Chocolate Citrus Cake

Are you looking for a scrumptious looking dessert
To wow your friends and family this Fall?
Sarah’s Flourless Chocolate Citrus Almond Cake
Is my pick for the week!

Jen – How To Create Wildflower Gift Confetti

Jen at Busy Being Jen created a wonderful video that
Teaches us how to select local wildflowers in our area and
Use them to create Wildflower Gift Confetti.

Music To Inspire You

Welcome to Music Moves Me!
This week, Amethyst, the Spotlight Dancer has chosen
Songs You Might Hear At A Sporting Event as this week’s theme!
So, are you ready for an adrenaline-pumping tune?

For more creative inspiration,
Join us for Wordless Wednesday and Friendship Friday!

Talent is timeless.
For more fabulous features,
Visit my creative friends at
Inspire Me Monday – Week 141!

Inspire Me Monday #142 – Week Of September 21, 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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26 Responses to “Inspire Me Monday – Week 142”

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  1. Thanks for such a fun party!

  2. Poppy says:

    So much wonderful inspiration, Ramona! Your Magellan is very similar to my Prince Richard – always getting into trouble, but they’re so darn cute!! Thanks for hosting and have a lovely week!


  3. Barb says:

    That card is just adorable Ramona! I love the button for the center. Hope you are well and had a lovely weekend.

  4. Kimberly says:

    Hello cute lady! It is always a pleasure to be a part of your party. I hope you get a chance to stop by our party, tomorrow at 7 pm. We would love to have you!
    Happy Sunday! Lou Lou Girls

  5. Thanks so much for hosting, Ramona!
    Have a wonderful and inspiring week! 🙂

  6. Tina says:

    Thank you for hosting. Have a great week. TIna

  7. FABBY says:

    I like the cake. Thank you for hosting.
    Have a lovely week ahead.

  8. Karren Haller
    Twitter: Myllls

    Such a great place to find so many interesting blogs, thanks for hosting!!
    Have a great week!

  9. Chris says:

    Thank you so much, friend! I am sharing an old post that I “lost” and just rediscovered, redid and added pics that were gone into cyberspace! It;s an oldie but it;s been gone for about 1 year….hoe that’s ok.

    I hope all is well with you! Loving your blog these days , as always, but do not always leave a com when I’m here/

    Thanks and take care!
    God bless

  10. Chris says:

    PS I hope you can come by and enter the book giveaway I sha
    xoxred too!

  11. XmasDolly
    Twitter: Xmasdolly

    What a wonderful Post you have today not only do you have a great song, which I always loved ever since it came out, but I love to watch dancing also. Not to mention a totally cool craft video and so many other things. Thanks for sharing and have a rockin’ week! Thanks for hosting! 🙂

  12. Darlene says:

    Wow. There’s so much to read here. I don’t know where to start. Thanks for hosting this wonderful party.
    Best wishes, Darlene

  13. Thanks for hosting! Lots of great inspiration for the week!

  14. Thanks for your wonderful selection. Always a joy to be part of it.
    Have a great week.
    Love from South Africa

  15. Jan Thomas says:

    thanks for featuring my spicy stuffed acorn squash! What a lovely surprise, after being sick on a Monday morning!
    Thanks bunches!

  16. Fabulous #football #music to kick off the season! You know how the rock Mondays!

  17. Kimberly says:

    Hello cute lady! I love stopping by your party. Thank you! I hope you get a chance to swing by our party. We always love having you!
    Happy Monday! Lou Lou Girls

  18. Mary Denman says:

    Thanks for hosting Ramona! Can’t wait to check out some other blogs!

    Have a great day!

  19. That almond cake is worth trying.

    I almost shared the eye of the tiger song 🙂

    Very inspiring!

  20. Jill says:

    Thanks for hosting. Hope you have a lovely week!

  21. Trish says:

    Thanks so much for the party.

  22. Rach D says:

    Thanks so much for hosting! PS that flourless cake looks so deelish!!! Pinning it 🙂

  23. becca says:

    Great minds think a like. Love Eye of the Tiger one of my favorite.


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