Inspire Me Monday – Week 571

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?

Light And Manna Logo

Welcome to Inspire Me Monday –
This month we’re celebrating the launch of Light And Manna,
Our new faith-based community where we focus on helping you
Deepen your relationship with God and experience the
Life-transforming power of His Word!

Stop by, check us out and join our new community!
When you do, you’ll receive a free copy of First Things First
A workbook that helps you make God a priority in your life.

We can’t wait to see you there!

Christmas In July

We’re also participating in Christmas In July
A multi-event extravaganza where bloggers, content creators and
Ministry leaders around the world are inviting you to
Connect with them and sharing their favorite resources for FREE!

This is one celebration you won’t want to miss
So be sure to check out our post for all of the details!

Inspirations And Delights

Estelle – Spring Chicken Salad

Spring Chicken Spaghetti

Estelle’s dinner combines carrot and zucchini ribbons
With chicken, pasta and a delicious creamy sauce!
Her family gave it rave reviews –
Chances are, your family will too!

Christine – Dining Room Decor

Dining Room Decor

Looking for ways to freshen up your Dining Room?
Stop by Christine’s to read her tips and view her lovely photos
Which are full of wonderful ideas we can all incorporate!

Pam – Reflections On Time

Nature Photo

What will you do with the time that God has given you?
That’s the question Pam raises in this thought-provoking article
Featuring a wonderful quote from The Lord Of The Rings
(My favorite story of all time!)

Lisa – How To Host An Alice In Wonderland Tea Party

Alice In Wonderland Tea Party

Are you a bibliophile who’s into immersive experiences?
Would you love to bring a classic fantasy to life?
If so, don’t miss Lisa’s wonderful article on How To Host An
Alice In Wonderland Tea Party (filled with inspiring photos!)

Nancy – Summer Salad

Summer Salad

Who can resist the appeal of a summer salad in a Mason Jar?
Nancy’s jar is filled with spinach, blueberries and blue cheese
Plus a Blueberry Vinaigrette – something healthy and fun!

Angela – Console Table Makeover

Console Table Makeover

If you’ve been bargain hunting and need ideas
For a flea market or thrift store makeover, Angela’s got one for you!
Check out how she turned a traditional, dark wooden Console Table into
Light and contemporary-looking décor that fits beautifully into her home!

Music To Inspire You
Welcome To
Music Moves Me!

This week’s song is in memory of George Tickner –
One of the co-founders and the original rhythm guitarist for Journey –
Who passed away on July 4, 2023.

Can you imagine going through life having never heard
The incredible vocals of Steve Perry?

It also fits Robin’s Vacation theme song pick!

Lights – Journey

Inspire Me Monday #571 – Week Of July 9, 2023

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 month so have fun sharing – inspire me with your comments – and please, use the social media buttons below the post to spread the word!

You are invited to the Inlinkz link party!

Click here to enter

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61 Responses to “Inspire Me Monday – Week 571”

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  1. Brian Frum says:

    That chicken salad sure looks good and WOW, that’s some fancy tea party!

    • Create With Joy
      Twitter: CreateWithJoy1

      Terr7, can you imagine setting the table for a party like that and having your cats jump up on the middle of it to explore it?
      Hope you are having a great week!
      Missed stopping by last week (was under the weather) but hope to catch up this week!

  2. Thanks so much for hosting this wonderful party each and every week!! I really appreciate the time and effort that goes into it along with visiting all the links and choosing Features!!! Thank You!! I hope you are having a great week!!

  3. A beautiful tune. Thanks for hosting this great party.

  4. Happy Monday, Ramona! I am so excited to be a part of your new community at Light & Manna! I’m feeling very inspired by the wonderful features, and some of the links already here that I have visited. Thank you for hosting the party. I hope your week is full of blessings.

    • Create With Joy
      Twitter: CreateWithJoy1

      Thank you so much April – I am SO excited that you are a part of our new community!
      We have so many plans for Light And Manna – excited you are here from the start with us! 🙂

  5. Thanks for joining the 4M party! We’ve missed you, my friend. I thought you’d like to know that I’m having issues linking up. I got an error that the page can’t be found. Have a boogietastic week!

    • Create With Joy
      Twitter: CreateWithJoy1

      Hi Cathy,
      I’m so sorry you are having issues linking up!
      I just dropped by and when I test the link works.
      No worries though – I went ahead and added your blog post to the party so you are good to go!
      Have a great week!
      I missed you too!

  6. Ramona, I love the look of your new website, Light & Manna. I look forward to reading more of your content. May God use it in a powerful way.

  7. Birgit says:

    I’d love to create something with fairies and the mystical. They outdid themselves with Alice tea party. Love the table too. Great song to listen to

  8. Thank you so much for including my Spring Chicken Spaghetti Recipe. I appreciate on the ongoing support

  9. Joanne says:

    That spring chicken salad does look so delicious! I keep meaning to add it to our menu for the month.

  10. Alana says:

    Happy you are joining up with Music Moves Me this week. I love the looks of that Spring Chicken Salad and it went well with this week’s song pick.

  11. © Roentare says:

    That chicken dish looks scrumptious! What a lovely blog to discover!

  12. Doreen says:

    #90 Gluten Free Vegetarian Pot pie made 3 different ways! Give it a try. Hope everyone is having a great summer and thank you for this great link up.

  13. Thank you for hosting and the linkup.

    My entries this week = 95+96. If you have not joined us at SSPS yet, come and share your posts with us and you can be our next featured post.
    We’re open Monday through Saturday every week.
    You will find the linkup information (1) In the Top bar under Blogging: Weekly Senior Salon Pit Stop OR 2nd image In the sidebar
    We hope to meet you there virtually

  14. Monika says:

    Mniam (Polish for Yummy!)

  15. Paula Short says:

    Hi Ramona! Thank you bunches for hosting this amazing community.
    Linking up at #77&78.

  16. Marie Moody
    Twitter: Xmasdolly

    What a great tune! I love it! I’ve been having problems lately not only with my computer, but a electrical pole got broke yesterday and I have a truck in my front yard holding the pole up so we all can have electricity. 🙁 Plus my back & leg has been acting up again…. oh and did I tell you my computer hates me? grrrrrrrrrr Sometimes it’ll let me post and when I want it too is the day it won’t let me. 🙁 Anyway, wish me luck & I LOVE, LOVE, LOVE THE SONG YOU PICKED STEVE PERRY IS MY MOST FAVORITE SINGER EVER & LOVE THE TUNE YOU PICKED! YOU ROCK MY FRIEND!!! HUGS & HAVE A GOOD DAY! TAKE CARE OF YOU… FOR ME! I need all the friends I can get! hahaha HUGSSSSSS

  17. Just popping back to catch up. Thanks so much for the party.

  18. Paula Short says:

    Hey, Ramona, me again. Thank you so very much for sharing IMM with Sweet Tea & Friends this month! I am so appreciative and blessed that your here.

  19. Brian Frum says:

    Thanks for joining our Thankful Thursday Blog Hop!

  20. Thank you so much for the feature of my Dining Room this week. I truly appreciate the honor. I’ve been on vacation and just saw it! I was very surprised and overjoyed. Thank you 😊!!!

  21. Hope you’re staying cool!! Thanks for hosting a great party!

  22. NancyC says:

    Thanks so much for including the Spinach Blueberry Blue Cheese Salad in your features! 🙂 Hope you are having a great summer!

  23. That spring chicken salad looks so good! Great features. Thanks for hosting this lovely link party. 🙂

  24. Lydia C. Lee says:

    That summer salad looks great – cute in the jar too.

  25. Ramona, thanks so much for hosting. My entry number is 177.

  26. Food nutters says:

    Thank you for hosting, so many great ideas here!

  27. Ramona, thanks so much for hosting. My entry number is 211.

  28. Amy Johnson says:

    thanks for the party!

  29. Hello again, Ramona, thanks for hosting. Back again with number 235.

  30. Thanks again for hosting this wonderful party every week! I know how much time goes into doing so and I want you to know that it I truly appreciate it!! I hope you have a great week!

    Twitter: Joyce_Lansky

    Journey is wonderful! I also love your home pictures.

  32. Love that song. Thanks for hosting and I hope that you have a wonderful week.

  33. Thanks again for hosting!!!

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