Inspire Me Monday – Week 221

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!

What’s New At Create With Joy?

Happy Easter To You!

Happy Easter

Wildflower DVD – Review & Giveaway


When a talented art student starts having nightmares
That may be related to a 12-year old mystery,
But dredge up memories of her own traumatic past,
You have all of the ingredients for a film that
The Dove Foundation says “needs to be seen”!

US Readers, enter our giveaway through April 5, 2016
For a chance to win!

Finding God In The Ruins

Finding God In The Ruins

If you are wondering where God was
In the moments when you’ve had to deal with devastating
Losses, abuse, addictions, and overwhelming pain,
Consider Matt Bay’s Finding God In The Ruins essential reading!

New Toy Or Crazy Contraption?

When was the last time you brought a
Crazy new contraption into your home?
Stop by for a look at the OXO Salad Spinner
Through a cat’s eyes!

Inspirations And Delights

Lynda – Easter Tag

Easter Tag

Lynda shares her new baby bunnies
As part of her delightful Easter Tag – part of an Easter Hop!

Lee Ann – Blue Grotto Quilt

Blue Grotto Quilt

If you love quilts,
You’ll love Lee Ann’s Beautiful Blue Grotto –
The second in her series on doorways!

Sam – Ginger Garlic Shrimp Zoodle Bowl

Ginger Garlic Shrimp Zoodle Bowl

Looking for a clean eating recipe for spring?
Sam’s Ginger Garlic Shrimp Zoodle Bowl is my pick for the week!

Angela – How My Cat Reminds Me To Be A Better Mom

How My Cat Inspires Me To Be A Better Mom

How does one’s cat help you to become a better Mom?
Angela counts the ways!

Music To Inspire You
Welcome To
Music Moves Me!
Songs About Me!

This week, I’m taking a break from blogging about The Voice to honor Patrick Weseland – our Spotlight Dancer of the Week! Patrick has challenged us with an awesome theme for this week’s musical selections – share up to 5 songs about you!

What songs come to mind that describe you or are in some way autobiographical? Here are a few favorite songs that resonate with me!

Landslide by Stevie Nicks

Titanium – Madilyn Bailey

It’s My Life – Bon Jovi
(Unplugged Version with Nick & Tyson from the All American Rejects)

Jason Mraz – 93 Million Miles

Have an amazing week!

Inspire Me Monday #221 – Week Of March 27, 2016

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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  1. Claire says:

    Hope your having a lovely Easter, thanks for hosting..

  2. Claudia
    Twitter: Imagesbycw

    Love your choice of songs – happy Easter, Ramona!

  3. Pili says:

    Thank you so much for the party, Joy! Have a fantastic week!

  4. Lynda Kanase says:

    Thank you so much for Featuring my Easter Tag. Thank you also for hosting. Happy Easter!

  5. Happy Easter, my friend! Thanks for hosting and hope you have a wonderful week 🙂

  6. Thank you for featuring my cat Annabelle and the wisdom she is imparting to me! Have a Happy Easter!

  7. Happy Resurrection Sunday!

  8. Happy Easter, and thanks for hosting!

  9. Jaime Wiebel says:

    Thank you so much for hosting. I enjoy the songs you post. Sometimes I forget those goodies!

  10. Karren Haller
    Twitter: Myllls

    I trust that you all had a wonderful Easter and wishing you a great week!

  11. ema says:

    Hope you have all had a lovely Easter. Have a great week ahead

  12. stevebethere says:

    Good choices this week hope you have had an eggstastic Easter 🙂

  13. Paula says:

    Thanks for hosting Ramona! Hope you had a lovely Easter 🙂

  14. Hello gorgeous! Thank you for hosting such an amazing party! Please stop by our party that starts on tonight at 7 pm and goes until Friday! We pin and tweet each and every masterpiece. Happy Monday! Lou Lou Girls

  15. Marie Moody
    Twitter: Xmasdolly

    Love my salad spinner too. I’ve been trying to talk my hubby into getting a kitty, but he won’t have it… he’s a dog person too. Baby is pushing 15 yrs. old and her body is shutting down I think. Really bad hips and she needs help getting up the stairs. Your book “God in the Ruins” sounds wonderful. I need to look into that one.. do you have a give-away on that one??? Now the Ginger Garlic Shrimp Zoodle Bowl looks like a recipe I wanna learn for sure. Yummy!!! I’m on a diet and that looks like one of my dinners or lunches for sure. Got to copy that one! YUM! Titanium by Madilyn Bailey sounds really beautiful. Never heard that version… and BON JOVI be still my heart! This song is my most favorite that he does. I never saw or heard this version and I thought I saw all of them. A slow and softer version… wow that’s truly different. I like that & I like being able to choose for the mood I’m in. oooo Thanks for sharing. I sure wish the band would get back together again. They’re so perfect together. I don’t think I ever heard the last one. Have a rockin’ week my friend!!! HUGS As always thank you for joining us… you’re always so very welcome…

  16. Colette S says:

    That salad spinner is fascinating!

    And wow I want the Ginger Garlic Shrimp Zoodle Bowl!!!

    Thanks for the rocking music also!

    Have a blessed week!

  17. Lisa Isabella Russo
    Twitter: artbylr

    I hope you had a very wonderful Easter! Thank you for hosting this positive link up!


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