The party is finally over. We managed to enjoy this blogiversary celebration for nearly two whole weeks!! I am still in amazement at how much fun it was and how wonderfully gracious and generous my bloggy friends have been. This week, for me, has been an extraordinary wrap-up to the celebration.       If you are a regular reader of Joy Day! posts each Sunday, you might have remembered seeing this scripture photo among the  other spring flowers filling the post.  One of you has quite a Pinterest following.   I couldn't believe my eyes this morning when I saw that it was pinned … [Read more...]

Thanks for coming by today to help me celebrate this momentous occasion! I hope you were blessed yesterday by our special guest, Melissa from The Inspired Room.  What a treat! We've been talking about extraordinary friendship and friends the past few days...  One of my favorite things to do is to gather my friends, set a pretty table, and enjoy light refreshments and good conversation.  So if you will indulge me today, I've set the small sideboard in the sun room for an intimate gathering of four.  The perfect size for chatting.  Friendship & Tea.     I've brought out the cocoa set … [Read more...]

I can hardly believe it! TODAY is the anniversary of the very first day I hit 'publish' and entered the world as an official blogger. You might say that I am slightly excited.  This is a milestone.  Maybe even a standing stone. Now I am probably going to sound like every celebrity or sports star you have ever seen on TV when they give their words of appreciation.  [grin]   Thank YOU for choosing to read and following my tappings into the cyberworld each week. You give what I do purpose and meaning.   You make my day when you respond and tap back your sweet thoughts.  I love reading and … [Read more...]