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Monday, September 14, 2009

R.E.D. ~~~~ A POWERFUL COLOR

RED RIBBON WEEK is OCTOBER 17-25, 2009
The event is to bring AWARENESS about drugs and help in preventing our young people from EVER getting into this horrible trap...
To do MY part in this amazing and important event,
I pledge to post something RED every day of that entire week, with mention each day of
RED RIBBON WEEK....OCTOBER 17-25, 2009
BLOGS are an AWESOME way to spread important news, worthwhile causes and the likes.
PLEASE consider what YOU might do to spread the awareness of drug and drug prevention for the children growing up. Let's help in any way that we can.
I am already working on MY REDS....how 'bout you??
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The color RED is powerful....and better still, beautiful !!
This adorable tin wall pocket was sent to me from DEBBIE and I LOVE IT...
Stop over and see her adorable blog..


This red hat is in my son, DAVID's hat shop....

The color just makes me feel good...does it you?
Makes me feel happy....alive...

RED is a powerful, beautiful color...and it can also taste good...REAL GOOD !!



GOOD GRIEF....
NO WONDER I LOVE RED...
IT'S...
AWESOME !!
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I am linking with RUBY TUESDAY..Stop by and see all the joys of RED.

31 comments:

Connie said...

BJ!!! I'm lovin' your reds, chick! Adorable and the right thing to do for our young people, sugar.
xoxo,
Connie

salmagundi said...

I'm a red addict, too. Thanks for posting about the awareness of drugs. I'm scared too death for all of those unfocused young people out there. Sally

Brenda said...

Red is such a spirited color! You know me, I love it. I couldn't possibly decorate without my reds! Thanks for bringing this cause to my attention.
Brenda

Cathy said...

I love MY red and I love YOUR red!!! Red rocks!!!

Enjoy!!!
XOXO
Cathy

Shelia said...

Hi Dear BJness! This is a great idea!
Be a sweeetie,
Shelia ;)

Anne~fiona and twig said...

Hi BJ,
I just discovered your blog tonight, and I'm so thrilled I did! I love all your vivid reds, and I really love the spirit you bring to blogging... I was especially impressed with the kindness you convey to your guests.
Well done!
Blessings,
~Anne

jen said...

Beautiful reds!!! Red is awesome isn't it!!

Have a great night BJ!!

Jen

Jackie said...

BJ, I love red,it is my favorite colour. Loved this post!

God bless.

G6 said...

Oh, I love, love, loooove how you captured the moisture on the veggies.
They look positively SUCCULENT!

ellen b said...

Lots of great eye popping ruby here bj! Fun goodies around your house. That red pepper is such a great shade of red. Enjoy!!

ilanadavita said...

Lovely and cheerful choices for this meme.

Anonymous said...

Love that RED! You have some gorgeous pics of red in this blog! Way to go, Girl! Fighting drugs for our young ones is a BIG job!

Love you Martha

Barbara said...

Great thing you are doing about the awareness of drugs, I will try to remember to post something also.

Love your red and yes they make me feel happy. I have a good friend in the hospital (no support from her kids) so Roy and I will take care of her and I am going out of town this weekend and then on vacation on the 24th, so I am feeling pressured.
I know you didn't ask for this information, but I just needed to tell someone.

Barbara
Barbara

marian said...

that little wall pocket is simply adorable..btw i think red ribbon is a fabulous cause!

SmilingSally said...

I like touches of red. One wall in my former family room was red, and I'm planning to do the same thing on one of my future family room walls.

Stacey said...

You are so good! I bet all the school kids are wearing red this week. We always did when I was teaching.

Auntie E said...

Nice red shots. Happy RT

Barb~Bella Vista said...

Hi BJ....I love, love, love red. It is truly one of my favorite colors! Your pictures are all so sweet.

Are you having a great Fall so far?

Hugs, Barb :-)

maryt/theteach said...

What a nice job, bj! Great post for Ruby Tuesday! :)

Pink Roses and Teacups said...

I'm loving your red post BJ. So glad you like your wall pocket, and it looks great with the plant in it. :)

Debbie

Mary said...

BJ, I just love that red wall pocket. So unique. And my daughter would love to wear the red hat that is in your son's shop. She had one very similar in the 80s.

Wishing you a great rest of the week, my friend.

Blessings,
Mary

Carletta said...

The wall pocket is so cute! It's just the kind of thing I'd buy for myself.
Love your collage!
Nice reminder for Red Ribbon Week. I have to find my little red dress pin. :)

Happy To Be/ Gl♥ria said...

GM BJ, what a great message my friend..I don't have alot of Reds in my house but would love to do this on my blog...this is a really important message to spread..Girl years ago in 84 I did a speech on "Just Say No" with our Lions International convention and Nancy Regan was our key note speaker at that time and she even had on a Red suit...I got to meet her afterwards and talked to her about our nations problems with drugs at that time...So let me see what I can come up with in REDS...May you have a great day my friend...hugs and smiles Gl♥ria

Regina,DailyLiving said...

Wonderful red and post!
Have a nice week.

Pat@Back Porch Musings said...

Hello BJ!

I have had a bit of a snafu at the old Back Porch. My blog list disappeared. I'm trying to put it back together, which is a sllllooowww process. I came by to pick up your link.

Great looking reds!

Ruth said...

Hi BJ!!

Yup, just fell off the face of the earth celebrating my 50th..When does it end??! You crack me up, girl!
Been having a blast tho! I KNO i promised to be more faithful to my blog, but what can I say? I have been away every weekend for the past month!
Oh well...will try better honey.
xxxoo Ruth
p.s. love the RED!

Penny @ The Comforts of Home/Lavender Hill Studio said...

I love the reds! What a great way to get the word out about Red Ribbon Week!
Hugs,
Penny

Raven said...

What a great collection of reds! Nice post.

Ralph said...

You have picked some fine rubies! Starting with the ribbon, the hat and pepper a lovely red. You have chosen your reds quite well!

Kathleen Grace said...

I love that red wall pocket, and your red tray and all your beautiful pops of red!

Jim said...

Hey B.J, is there anything in your house that isn't red? I'll bet you keep Santa wearing his RED all year long!
Very pretty reds here, I especially like the red bucket with the flowers.
Happy RT, Thank you for peeking in. I learned to drive in a 1937 Ford. Is that older than the one you had? :-)
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