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Tuesday, January 1, 2013

A wish for a HAPPY NEW YEAR for us all....

THANK YOU ALL for the wonderful well wishes for my birthday.
Everyone left such sweet comments and I thank you so much.

 I hope and pray that we can be GIRLFRIENDS
through this brand NEW YEAR....



I offer you a
the image of the pineapple coming to express the sense of


 As some of you know, I am very big on 
QUOTES...and found a few to share.....:)

Re: New Year's Eve.....
"If you want an interesting party sometime, combine a few cocktails and a fresh box of crayons for everyone."
Robert Fulghum
* * *
"Celebrate what you want to see more of."
Tom Peters
* * *
"Resolution One...
I will live for GOD.
Resolution Two....
If no one else does, I STILL will."
Jonathan Edwards 
*I am making this MY resolution, too.....
to CONTINUE to live for GOD.
* * *
"I have no way of knowing how people really feel, but the vast majority of those I meet couldn't be nicer. Every once in a while, someone barks at me.
My New Year's resolution is not to bark back."
Tucker Carlson
*I am making this one of MY resolutions, too.
* * *


"Let our New Year's resolution be this:
We will be there for one another as fellow members of humanity,
in the finest sense of the word."
Goran Persson 

THIS is what GOD wants us to one another.

I love each and every one of you for making my 5 years of blogging
such a joy.
Thank you dearly....I, personally, am looking forward to at LEAST 5 more !!
Now, go forth and have a

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Shenita @ Embellishments by SLR said...

Happy New Year, BJ! Wishing you all the best in 2013!!!

Happier Than a Pig in Mud said...

Happy New Year BJ! I'm sure it will be an exciting one for you-enjoy:@)

Audrey said...

Wishing you and Mr. Sweet the best of the best 2013. May your move go well and you find renewed love and happiness in your new home.
Audrey Z.
Timeless Treasures

Rita H said...

This is my first stop and I am so happy I came; Wishing only good things coming your way and for Mr Sweet in 2013.
Hugs to you BJ.

Vee said...

Oh good...I think you are just getting started in Blogdom. I love a good quote, too, and these were very good ones. About the barking...I don't like to return bark for bark, though I do not allow anyone to bark at me without a moment of shall we say "enlightenment"? LOL

Happy New Year!

Maria Elena said...

Beautiful post, BJ! Looking forward to continue following you in 2013. Happy New Year!

Patti @ Pandoras Box said...

Wishing you and your family a wonderful 2013!

Patti @ Pandoras Box said...

Sorry I missed your birthday - hope it was a happy one!

NanaDiana said...

Happy, Happy New Year to you, my sweet friend. I always get such a "lift" visiting here. Blessings to you-o Diana

Adrienne said...

Happy New Year, girlfriend! Oh, you and I will be girlfriends again this year. You're stuck with me! Hope the new year brings blessings and surprises to fill your heart and more!

Sue said...

Happy New Year, BJ,love the quotes especially the one of not barking back. ~smile~

janis said...

Happy 2013! May it be a very Blessed year for you (and me too)!

Auntie sezzzzzz... said...

Precious New Year's Day post, my Dear!

I wish us all, a happy, healthy 2013. But I'm keeping my seat belt fastened, just in case. ,-)

Lovely new all white blog look here! Just saw another one. Not that many, in Pretty Blog Land. So I just have to go on, and on, and on, about those I find. Those ladies who do an all white background, soooooooooooooo welllll!


Susy said...

Happy New Year BJ. You're one of the brightest spot in Blogdom. And and 2013 is going to be an awesome year for you!

Beverly said...

I love you, too, BJ. Blessings for a wonderful New Year for you and your family.

Stacey said...

Happy New Year Sweet BJ. :)

I love your post today. Very inspiring way to start a wonderful new year. Love ya!

Linda @ A La Carte said...

Happy New Year bj! Wishing you a wonderful 2013~

hugs, Linda

marty (A Stroll Thru Life) said...

Perfect post. Hope your new year is filled with nothing but fun, laughter, love and joy. Thanks for joining TTT. Hugs, Marty

everythingsewing said...

Happy, Happy New year. Finding you is the best thing that happened to me all year.

Did you know you can put the top od your pineapple in dirt and it will grow???


Debby said...

Happy New Year.....and Happy Birthday. Good luck on your move. You have alot to look forward to this year. (((((HUGS))))

Our Neck of the Woods said...

Great quotes! I really like quotes so I enjoyed this. Happy new year to you!

Chubby Chieque said...

Hi Maam BJ,
This is so cute NY resolution. Hope you had a great one.

Happy New Year to you and your family.

/CC girl

Penny @ The Comforts of Home/From Harvest To Table said...

Happy New Year BJ! May 2013 be filled with joy.


This is such a fun, interesting and thoughtful post BJ!!! I will have a great year...think positive, right?

I especially appreciated the quote you shared here by Robert Fulghum.

It's been a while since I've come to visit with you, have you finished moving?

Teresa said...

Happy New Year, BJ!
Be Blessed,

On Crooked Creek said...

Yes Ma'am!!! I will go forth!!!
I adore your resolutions!
Happy New Year, BJ...I'm so glad God brought YOU into MY life!!! I am continually blessed!

Karie's Chic Creations said...

Beautiful, beautiful post. What a wonderful resolution. I am so glad to have God in my life. And I am so glad I found you as a blogger friend. I will never see you in this life, but some day in the eternities I will search you out. It is so good to have your positive influence in my life. I love visiting your blog. Hugs to you and a Happy New Year. Karie

Madeline's Album said...

I am so glad to have found you. You are a wonderful blogging friend. I have learned a lot from you and I enjoy your post very much. Have a blessed evening Happy New Year. Madeline

Gayla said...

I loved your quotes. Happy belated birthday! You have wonderful ideas that make me think of even more good things to do in the new year... May you, Mr. sweet, and your sweet family continue to enjoy life!

Love Of Quilts said...

Happy New Year! Happy late birthday. I have missed a lot of post have to get caught up.

Di Lewis said...

Happy Belated birthday! and..have a blessed New Year! Dianna

Liza said...

I have a pineapple hanging by the door. They say it's lucky to have it on your door when you welcome the new year.

Hope you had a wonderful New Year celebration. Wishing you all the best in 2013.

My entries:
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Liz (yacb)

susan@avintagefarmwife said...

Amen, sister! I wish you the best in the New Year, and I LOVE Anne of Green Gables!

Debbie said...

Just getting back after an absence. Now, I have to look back to find out whether it was a birth birthday or a blogging birthday or both.

Happy Whichever!!!

I really loved your quotes. I can't even pick a favorite.