Monday, September 2, 2013

Blue Monday - Five Year Blogiversary Celebration!

Hello! It's Blue Monday! For complete instructions, just click here.

See what other Blue participants have to share by clicking on their photos. Make someone's day when you wish them a Happy Blue Monday!

Welcome to our special Fifth Blue Monday Blogiversary Party!
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Woo Hoo! I'm so glad you've joined me! As promised, I'm celebrating with balloons, cake, and flowers.



I've slipped on this fantastic gown made from 15,000 metallic Blue balloons. I found it here.



Would you care for a piece of Blue velvet cake? Betty Crocker made this especially for Blue Monday. (Well, at least that's how I prefer to think.) The real recipe is found here.



I'll pour some tea for you in one of my Japanese tea cups. I first shared these Blue cups with you July 27, 2009.



Look at the beautiful Blue hydrangeas I gathered for you (from the internet).



Blue Monday would be nothing without YOU!

Blogland is filled with special people, and I've met a bunch I count as my friends.

Some of you have been with me from the first Blue Monday found here.

Thank you for visiting, commenting, and playing with me.

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55 comments:

Annesphamily said...

A special day indeed! Good to be here with the most wonderful bunch of blues ever! Hugs to you Sally for keeping this together for five whole years! Have a wonderful day! Hugs Anne

Pat @ Mille Fiori Favoriti said...

Happy Five Year Blue Monday Anniversary, Sally! It has been fun to join in whenever I can. So glad to share the blues with you! :)

SwedishCorner ~ DownUnder...Pernilla said...

Happy 5 years of Blue Monday, Sally!! Greetings from Australia♥ ~Pernilla

Barbara F. said...

Happy 5th Anniversary, Sally! I enjoy getting my blue on when I visit your blog. Glad I am able to join the party this week. xo

Shira S. said...

Omgeeeeeeeeeeee! The yummy blue cake!!

Shira S. said...

Happy happy happy HIGH FIVE Sally :)
I know you are smiling ;)

Mascha said...

Congratulations on 5 years Blue Monday :-)
In the next 5 years, I'm happy here. Thank you for hosting and have a great blue Monday.

JLS Hall said...

Happy Blogiversary, Sally! And thanks for five years of fun. I love all your blues, but that blue cake is Brilliant!

Marice said...

Love the blue cake! Happy 5th Sally!

Joy@aVintageGreen said...

Congratulations Sally on Hosting Blue Monday for 5 years - that is A LOT of weeks. Very much appreciated.
Joy

Wandering Wren said...

Hi Sally

So glad to be joining you for your fabulous birthday celebration. I love your incredible ballgown and with 15,000 blue balloons. I guess it doesn't matter if you pop a few dancing!
Love the Betty Crocker cake and the good thing about it is that I bet it would also turn your tongue blue - Perfect for this celebration!!!

Have a wonderful week

Wrenx

chai-and-chardonnay.blogspot.com said...

Congratulations! And what a fun dress you found to celebrate in! Amazing design....but the blue cake tops it all!
Thanks for hosting !

Gerald (SK14) said...

I've got a busker ready to serenade you - happy blogaversary

Judy Schultz said...

Happy Fifth Blue Monday Birthday :))

Jesh St Germain said...

congrats Sally! And thank you for hosting this every week for us! Yes, I'll have a piece of the blue velvet came and some Japanese tea in honor of Blue Monday's anniversary:)

Jesh St Germain said...

sorry - I meant blue velvet cake!

Krzysiek Helak said...

First time I can see the blue cake... but looks yummy! :)

Hannah said...

Happy 5th Blogaversary! The blue dress looks fabulous. Thanks for hosting!

Magical Mystical Teacher said...

Happy 5th! Love that stunning blue cake!

Mascha said...

Sorry, I was in a hurry this morning. I have caught it.
By the way I have your button as a permanent link in my sidebar, it's just a little further down ..

Nick V. said...

Happy Anniversary, Sally! Here's to many happy returns of the day.

DougPhoto2009 said...

Thank you, Sally, for being the gracious host of Blue Monday for 5 years. Your dedication speaks volumes.

Jeanne said...

Good morning Sally, I have to start out by saying Blue Monday would be nothing without you. BIG HAPPY SMILE HERE.Happy Blogiversary!!!

I love that gown. What an imagination someone had. It's funny because I tried to find your first post and wasn't successful. Now I know I have been there from the first post. Probably because I was in a rush. (as always) Imagine blue cake. The teacups are. beautiful.Just one of your many beautiful treasures.


Today is garden club day so I'm off to a potluck meeting in the park. Lets talk on Weds.

Love, Jeanne

Jackie Mc Guinness said...

Congrats!! And we're so pleased that you host this for us!

acreativeharbor.com said...

Wow! 5 years ~ Happy Anniversary ~ how exciting for you and great for us too ~ wish I had found you sooner ~ Enjoy the day ~ carol, xo

Sarah ~ Magnolias Attic said...

Happy Blogiversary, Sally! You're so wonderful to host this fun linky every week! I'm definitely wanting a slice of that blue cake!

LV said...

Wishing you nothing but the best today and always. I have truly enjoyed knowing you and being a small part of Blue Monday. Looking forward to many more.

LadyD Piano said...

Lovely party with stunning photos of blue, just perfect for your grand celebration! So happy to be a part of it. Wishing you many more Blue Mondays, dear Sally!

Al said...

Congratulations on five years of blogging - that's far longer than most people make it!

Salmagundi said...

I don't eat blue food, so the cake is out; but I loved your gown!! Happy Anniversary - we just keep rolling along, don't we? Have a great week. Sally

Erica (Irene) said...

Congratulations....Mondays wouldn't be without your Monday Blues. Thanks you for hosting and Happy Blue Monday on Labor day!!!!

FABBY'S LIVING said...

Hi Sally!
I know, it says that there's a problema with the photo from my URL. Don't worry dear Sally or maybe you have a way to send it to your party, please let me know.
Anyway, I'm so happy to be joining this week with pretty blues! Have a wonderful September sweet lady.
FABBY

FABBY'S LIVING said...

Oh Sally...your blues are gorgeous this week, specially the Chinese teacup!
FABBY

bj said...

Happiest Birthday, Blue Monday.
So awesome to know this great party has been going on for so long.

My BLUES today is one you don't much like but.....I still do. :)))
xoxo bj

Leovi said...

Yes, wonderful blue! I love that dress!

Eva said...

Happy Blog-iversary! Really looking forward to read about your new journey :)

Francie said...

Love blue hydrangeas. Happy five year anniversary. Gosh, that's a long time.

Mama Zen said...

I wonder if that blue cake stains your teeth?

MyJourneyBack said...

Congratulations. I am glad I got to come back on a special day. Thanks so much. I love your birthday blues.
Have a good week.
Sherry

Shelia said...

HI Sally! Happy 5 years! It's amazing isn't it how the time flies by! I love your gown and I'll take a tiny piece of that cake and a cuppa tea! ;)
Well, shoot! I have the hardest time with your Mr. Linky. I picked out an image but it didn't put it up! I've messed up your party! :(
Love ya,
Shelia :)

annell said...

The "blue" is perfect!

My name is Riet said...

Happy blogaversary Sally and happy blue Monday. I love your blue Mondays and always try to participate so always on the lookout for blue. Thank you for being this wonderful host who never thinks about stopping. When ill your granddaughter will do the job, wonderful.\Riet

Jennicillin said...

Happy Bloggerversary! Love the hydrangea picture, they always were my favorite flower :-)

Marleen said...

Congratulations, Sally!

Marianne said...

Congratulations, Sally!

travelwithintent.com said...

Happy Blue Bloggiversary! I still can't get my thumbnail to upload. I have a link to you in my post, but keep getting an error on the thumbnail - either something wrong with the file extension or file not selected

Denise @ secondtimearoundfinds said...

Hi Sally, sorry PINK showed up, I was trying for the blue pyrex bowl. Had a bit of trouble getting a picture to work today. I DO have some blue in my post though. Thanks for hosting.
Denise

Denise @ secondtimearoundfinds said...

Thanks for fixing my picture from pink to closer to blue Sally. Congratulations on your 5th year of hosting Blue Monday.
Denise

Sarah said...

Happy Birthday, Blue Monday! Sally, five years is amazing, and the party is still going strong. Love your selections, especially the blue velvet cake. ;-)
I had difficulty linking today. Finally took my link tonight. ~ Sarah

Hazel Ceej said...

Blue velvet cake! Perfect for a special day. Happy anniversary, Sally and congratulations!

Hazel

Lina Gustina said...

Congrats, Sally. Happy 5th anniversary!
You've have chosen perfect blue gown, flower and cake :)
Glad I still can join this celebration. I was so busy yesterday, I forgot to submit my link here.

http://www.1sthappyfamily.com/2013/09/in-my-father-in-laws-house.html

xinex said...

Happy Anniversary, Sally! 5 years already? Wow!...Christine

Linda (More Fun Less Laundry) said...

Hi Sally, Congratulations on your 5 years!!! Yes, wear the blue ballon dress, and I'll have a piece of the blue cake and tea in your blue cup! I missed joining this week because all I have is more blue skies...but I will look forward to joining you again! Thanks for bringing us this wonderful party each week! Linda

Beverly said...

A very Happy Blue Monday Birthday to you, dear Sally. I wouldn't want to miss this occasion, and to congratulate you on five years of beautiful blues. I will never think of blue without thinking of you.♥

Loui♥ said...

Congrats DEAR FRIEND!
we've been together for a long time now..
once again, I need your help in linking up
thanks so much!
love and hugs!
Loui♥