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Tuesday, December 18, 2012



Lots of fun parties going on this week....
This is a great party that requires us to use FOUR of our OWN photos
used in previous posts that would make super NOTE CARDS.

My cards, this month, are entitled
"I cannot even imagine where I would be today were it not for that handful of friends who have given me a heart full of JOY. 
Let's face it, friends make life a lot more fun."
Charles R. Swindoll
"JOY is a net of love by which you can catch souls."
Mother Teresa
"Find a place inside where there's JOY, and the JOY will burn out the pain."
Joseph Campbell
"A sense of humor... is needed armor. 
JOY in one's heart and some laughter on one's lips is a sign that the person down deep has a pretty good grasp of life."
H. Sidey
ALSO joining the parties,


Jackie said...

You find the neatest parties BJ.

God bless.

Kathleen Grace said...

These really would make great notecards with these quotes inside!

Linda @ A La Carte said...

JOY is my word this season and I love your mug! Those make some beautiful note cards!

hugs, Linda

Terra said...

The quotes you share here make ideal matches for your notecard photos.

Adrienne said...

I love the Joy quotes. We can't go wrong when we live in joy!

Beth said...

You made some lovely choices for note cards.

Beth said...

I enjoyed seeing your notecards, BJ. I especially liked the last photo. That pink cake is pretty and knowing what a good cook you are, I'm sure it's scrumptious as well!
Christmas blessings, Beth

middle child said...

Like word is JOY. But it is my word all year long. Peace runs a close 2nd.

Hazel Ceej said...

I love the Joy quotes. It's great to be reminded about that. Your mug is very pretty, I like it. Thanks for dropping by my nook.

Hazel @ Bedight

Blondie's Journal said... take the best photos, I can't imagine that you'd have a hard time finding the perfect one for this party! These are just perfect for the holidays!

Thank you so much for your emails about my sweetie. He is doing better with each day. I wish it were me...I hate to see anyone in pain. This is a Christmas we will remember so I am trying to balance the good with the not so good, if you know what I mean. Happy Holidays to you...I hope we touch base again before Christmas!


Donna Heber said...

Hi BJ,

Such lovely notecards! I love the whole Christmas theme and your cake looks delicious. Have a wonderful holiday.

Vee said...

The exquisite photos and the wonderful quotes complement beautifully. I can absolutely see these being used as note cards. We need good words and you always have them, BJ!

Snap said...

Love the quotes and your JOY mug! Lovely lovely lovely!

On Crooked Creek said...

What gorgeous photos!!!
Your first photo with the JOY cup and the poinsettias would make an amazing Christmas Card!!!

Beth @ E. lizard Breath Speaks said...

nice ones. love the quotes. Merry Christmas & a Happy New Year in 2013 to you & yours. big hugs. ( :

Auntie sezzzzzz... said...

Precious choices, my Dear!!!

and of course, I love pink!!!!

Lavender Cottage said...

Hello BJ, I love it when we meet up in blogdom - and look at you in the Santa hat!
Nice sentiments with your note cards, and I wish you joy for this special season.

Sandra@Beneath this Roof, Within these Walls said...

What a lovely way to start the day! Such pretty photos. Makes me feel guilty, as I sit here in my ratty flannel pj's, drinking coffee from a chipped mug, in a room that needs cleaning. Sigh.

Audrey said...

My favorite is the first one, but love them all and the quotes are perfect.
Happy Christmas.
Audrey Z.
Timeless Treasures

susan@avintagefarmwife said...

Great photos and quotes! I would love to receive any of these. What a great party idea!

Pamela Gordon said...

These are such pretty vignettes and would make sweet notecards. Merry Christmas! Pamela

Beverly said...

So pretty, BJ. And, you know I'm loving all the pink.♥

Madeline's Album said...

Very pretty BJ. Have a blessed day. Madeline

Loretta Thomas said...

Love love your photos...they would make lovely postcards!

Hugs & Best Wishes!
New blog will you follow us? Thanks

Michele @ The Nest at Finch Rest said...

LOVE your take on cards this month-and the sentiment about Joy for each one, right on, milady!

I also enjoyed seeing you with a Santa Cap on in your profile pic- very festive and fun.


Debbie said...

i really love the JOY theme, BJ. My Sunday School lesson last week was about Joy, and it has been on my mind ever since. I love the quotes you added to each one, too.

Debbie said...

i really love the JOY theme, BJ. My Sunday School lesson last week was about Joy, and it has been on my mind ever since. I love the quotes you added to each one, too.

Wsprsweetly Of Cottages said...

Hi bj!
What a sweet little joyful cup that is! :)

Donna said...

These are all very sweet looking scenes! Pretty, pretty!

Happyone said...

Love your photos. Such pretty pastel colors!!

Our Neck of the Woods said...

Great photos and card ideas! I love the joy theme. Especially important right now. I love the quote "joy will burn out the pain."

craftyles said...

Lovely photos and very "joyous". By the way-my son's name is B.J. too.

Carol OurSearsKitHome said...

Wonderful, BJ!
Joy. What a blessed gift. I realized the other day (duh) that when I feel His Presence I ALWAYS feel joy.
Joy unspeakable and full of glory.
Filling me up, spilling out all over.

Teresa said...

Joy to The World, indeed.
Thank you for always bringing an extra dosis of cheer to all of us.

Theresa said...

Beautiful cards! I love what your header says... SO TRUE! Have a blessed evening, HUGS!

Debbiedoo's said...

Hi Bj...JOY is good, we all need a smidge right about now. We need to enjoy our family and friends and hold them tight. That sounds like a fun little party.