Monday, December 6, 2010

Blue Monday - Snow In Florida!

It's Blue Monday!

Find out how to participate by clicking here.

Take some time to have a bit of fun by visiting other Blue participants and leaving comments; you'll be pleased how many will return the favor.

We've been decorating for Christmas, and it's been especially enjoyable as last year, we didn't do much. You see, we moved into our new home last December 17th; there wasn't much time to decorate for Christmas!

The only snow I see where I live is decorative, in other words, fake snow. I have a collection of snowmen--or snowpeople, and of course, there's a bit of our celebrated color Blue on each one I'm showing today.

I bought the Freeze Family several years ago when my daughter-in-law had a House of Lloyds Christmas Around the World party. It's become one of my favorite Christmas decorations.

Mrs. carries a small tree, Mr. holds a broom, and Jr. is dragging along his sled. Notice, please, the little guy is dressed in Blue.

Accumulating stuff is one advantage to aging. I've had this happy paper towel holder for several years. His stand is Blue as are his mittens and scarf.

There's even a Blue and white trim on his hat. No wonder he smiles!

Last year, I bought this happy guy just because he caught my fancy. Well, his price was right too! Note the Blue gift in his arms.

Happy Blue Monday!

Blue Monday Participants
1. Dena E
2. niko
3. mizhelle
4. ellen b
5. Lani in Singapore
6. LaVoice
7. Lani in Taipei
8. Milla
9. Rinkly Rimes
10. Princess Wannabe
11. Fifi Flowers Tiffany Blue Holiday!
12. Cat
13. Shelia @ Notesongs
14. Little World of Fun
15. Shy-PA ,USA
16. cricket
17. Siromade Australia
18. Misalyn
19. Gunnar,Norway
20. Pie
21. Lucka, Lomnice, CZ
22. Life is a Battle
23. Lesley
24. Treasures from the Heart
25. Carpe Diem Sweden
26. Zoe's World
27. Christine
28. Rantis, Swe
29. Strada
30. NatureFootstep Sweden
31. Birgitta - foto CHIP
32. Shannara
33. Joysweb
34. Christmas Angels!
35. Cailin Marie
36. Reach Beyond Limits
37. Cindy @ Custom Comforts
38. Beverly @HSTS
39. Marietta
40. Eden, Australia
41. Baba's Special Babies
42. Mom's Place - kat
43. Belle
44. A Debbie-Dabble Christmas
45. Donnie
46. Auntie E
47. Dorincard: Great Smoky Mts
48. Becky K.
49. Jingle
50. Chubskulit
51. Beatrice Banks
52. John
53. hapzydeco
54. sandi @ the whistlestop cafe
55. Manang Kim,USA
56. Crafty Gardener, Canada
57. imriz
58. Jeanne
59. riz
60. riz
61. Kathy @ Me & My Memes
62. gengen
63. Cindy@Fairytale Cottage
64. annies home
65. Loui♥
66. Raya in Thailand
67. Sunflower Fields
68. Helen
69. Elaine
70. Home Tour Part Five!
71. Molly's Country Memories
72. Cass at That Old House
73. La Dame de Nage
74. hip chick
75. DogsMom
76. Diana @ Find Your Happiness
77. Sara Chapman in Seattle, USA, 2nd entry
78. Ann @ Tin and Sparkle
79. Books and Life - Joy
80. charmine
81. Joahna Vern, Philippines
82. Patricia - USA
83. DashingSmiles
84. theresnoplacelikehome

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Dena E's Blog said...

Oh My Gosh and gee willikers I'm 1st here~~~Wow Sally,, and I LOVE your snowmen and and getting a peek into your home,, THANKS for sharing your heart with us!!!
You my Sweet Sis,,, are God's silver lining on a cloud filled day...And~~~an EXTRA Blessing from Him in many ways!!! Hugs Dena

Marice said...

those are really cute!!!

ellen b. said...

Hi Sally,
We have had the real stuff already which is out of the ordinary. I love snowmen and you have a fun collection. There's something about them that always make me smile.

☺lani☺ said...

I love them! I can fee the Christmas spirit by looking at them! Happy Blue Monday!

Gypsea Nurse said...

Hello Sally~ Loving your snowmen! For some reason.. they always put a smile on my face.. perhaps its the Frosty jingle!
Happy Blue Monday!

Anonymous said...

HI Most Blue Sally! Love your little snow family! I'm grinning and hoping you've had a great weekend.
be a sweetie,
Shelia ;)

anne said...

The Freeze family are so cute. I love it

☆Mama Ko☆ said...

You have a very pretty christmas decoration Ms. Sally. I love that freeze family. So cute

Gypsea Nurse said...

Your Freeze family is darling!
Happy BM!

Fashion Momma said...

They're gorgeous!

My Blue Monday.

genny said...

very cute post Sally. Makes me want to grab mine is up, hope you can dropped by. happy blue monday. cheers!

Shahz said...

Hello Miss Sally.. Those snowmen collections are adorable and cute..:-) Frosty the Snow men.. is a very fatty snow.. according to my sis.. happy Blue Monday..

Rinkly Rimes said...

What delightful ornaments! I particularly like the skinny snowman; he's so unusual.

Barbara Jean said...

Hi Sally.
Well, sort of a silly little post today, but hope it will make you smile.

thanks for hosting


barbara jean

Hooked on Memes said...

Such a cute snow family! Happy Blue Monday!

Unknown said...

Nice paper towel holder, I like it!

NatureFootstep said...

hi Sally! The santa in the last shot would certainly do well in our Lucia celebration that´s coming up soon.

jlshall said...

I love your snowmen, even though I can't stand the real stuff! Also love that comment about accumulating stuff being "one advantage to aging" - now if you could just convince my hubby of that!

Happy Blue Monday!
~ Joy @Joysweb

B i r g i t t a said...

I really love the blue santas :) Pity they haven't come to Sweden yet :)
Happy BM!

Coralie Cederna Johnson said...

Adorable Freeze Family! Love the little family and that child with the sled is too cute!
Happy Blue Monday!

CailinMarie said...

Mornin' Sally! Happy Blue Monday!
This is such a happy post - I think that maybe the think about snowmen, they are so happy!
I particularly like the way the last one is painted.
Enjoy the Holiday Season!

•°°• IcyBC •°°• said...

They are adorable, Sally, and looks so soft for cuddling.

Custom Comforts said...

Your snowmen are adorable. I love snowmen because they're always smiling. Thanks for hosting us today.

Beverly said...

Happy Blue Monday, dear Sally.

We both have snow today. I have the snow, and you have the family.♥

Eden said...

Love the Freeze family.

Happy Blue Monday.

Unknown said...

the snowmen family are cute..hehe especially JR lol.

Happy BM Sally

Baba said...

Good morning Sally, I love your Freeze snowmen family.They would look cute by my fireplace, but then they would melt !!!!
Have a good day. hugs, Baba

Debbie-Dabble Blog and A Debbie-Dabble Christmas said...

Sally, all of these sweet snowmen are just adorable!! I LOVE all of them!!


Donnie said...

Morning Sally. I love all your pretty blues today. Especially the Freeze family. Hope you have a wonderful Blue Monday.

Dorincard said...

No abominable snowmen in your image...Nice family atmosphere, with nothing FRIGID, I would hope...:)

Auntie E said...

I love the snowmen. they are my favorite around my home. Happy blue Monday.

Dorincard said...

Please delete entry 47 - sorry! :)

Becky K. said...

I love snowmen and snowladies...Yours are very cute!
I knew it had been cool in FL so thought maybe you actually had gotten some snow....glad it is just in the form of these cuties.

Linda Bob Grifins Korbetis Hall said...

love your blue choice,
Happy Blue Monday!

Chubskulit Rose said...

Those are pretty neat decorations Sally!

Marie said...

Gosh! Just lovely post Sally. Gorgeous Santas.

Tammy @BeatriceBanks said...

Love your little snowman family! So cute. Thanks for hosting this party. I'm enjoying it.
Have a wonderful week!

Luciane at said...

Nice to meet you, Sally!

I come from Donnie's blog and I am liking what I am seeing here! Your blog is super fun! You're doing a beautiful job!


Luciane at

Linda aka Crafty Gardener said...

Cute snowmen. I've also got some blue on my snowmen for this week. Have a lovely day.

Unknown said...

i'd be happy to adopt those snowmen family:) you've accumulated awesome stuffs there.

Unknown said...

if i'd be aging with those pretty neat stuffs, then let it them all.

Anonymous said...

they're so vintage! love them.

Sandi@ Rose Chintz Cottage said...

Hi Sally,
Your Snow People are adorable! I'm glad you're able to decorate for Christmas this year in your new home. Just stopping by to say Hello and to wish you a Merry Christmas!

Christmas blessings,

♥ Kathy said...

Your snowmen are so, so cute Sally! Happy Blue Monday!

Cindy said...

What darling snow people! Cuteness, for sure. I love these and so would my children. Happy Blue Monday!

LV said...

The real snow is pretty, but I prefer the kind you have. Those little snowmen are so cute. My sister is a snowman nut and has them all over her house. She leaves most of them out all year.

annies home said...

what beautiful decor very pretty and so very blue

annies home said...

what beautiful decor

Loui♥ said...

Hi Sally!
beautiful fun post!!
have a wonderful week!!

Nanna said...

Sweet snowmen Sally! Happy Blue monday!I'm hopeing no one needs me this week so I can clean & get ready for Christmas but they will LOL LOL

Terry said...

Howdy Sally
Happy Blue Monday to you .
I love Snowmen and snow poeple .
This is a great way to enjoy the cold and remain comfortable.
I may be smiling all day .
Snow people are truly
givers of joy .
Thank you for the happy smiles !
Have a blessed week.
Until next time
Happy Trails

Elaine said...

What is it about snowmen that makes us go..isn't he or she cute? Love your collection.

April said...

Looks like you've done a terrific job of creating your own little winter wonderland!

Cass @ That Old House said...

Oh I adore snowmen! Love yours -- I leave mine up till Groundhog Day unless they are clearly Christmas themed ones.
Thanks for hosting Blue Monday!
Up in NJ, we're blue with COLD!

La said...

Snowmen are the happiest of the holiday decorations. How can you look at one and not smile???

Sar@h said...

Here, the snow wasn't fake last week, so I prefer show a picture from summer. It's better for my mind !

aspiritofsimplicity said...

What cute snowmen.

Diana said...

My first time participating at your Blue Monday!

Anonymous said...

Those are very cute decorations!

Sara Chapman said...

Accumulating stuff is both an advantage and can be a disadvantage. Storage is the key! Cute frosties.

Ann said...

Your Snow Family is just the cutest. They are ready for all the snow......Love the blue. Ann

Marjorie (Molly) Smith said...

Sally I love your Freeze Family, they are just adorable and makes me shiver just looking at them. I've always collected Santas but have to admit that lately Snowmen are pushing the Jolly Fellow out of 1st for giving us this meme to display our special blues.

joyh82 said...

I love snowmen! Those are so cute.
Happy Blue Monday!
Joy at Books and Life

Historical sites with charmine said...

Sally ,I love your freeze family!So pretty and they are so huge.Happy blue Monday.

NatureFootstep said...

well, maybe this is not a santa, I did think a bit about the white dress. We don´t have snowmans like that.

Mary Bergfeld said...

I had nothing to add to today's festivities, but I just wanted to peek in and say hello. I hope you are having a great day. Blessings...Mary

Sunny Simple Life said...

Love the snowmen. I have about a million myself. I collect them. They are happy little guys and I like to leave them up thru January so after Christmas is still kind of cheery.

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Jerla Oh lalala said...

thanks sally and happy blue monday to you as well... thnx again :)

Janet Marie said...

I missed the cut off due to my time zone.

I hope your Blue Monday was a good one, Sally!

Janet Marie said...

I missed the cut off due to my time zone.

I hope your Blue Monday was a good one, Sally!

Emily's Snapshots said...

I posted blue monday this week but it wouldnt let me link!

sara said...

love your decorations! I collect snow men too!!

Cathy said...

I love your pretty little decorations, Sally. I hear it is very cold there.

bj said...

I know you are so enjoying your new house thru this Christmas time. How fun to decorate.

Hugs, bj

bj said...

I know you are so enjoying your new house thru this Christmas time. How fun to decorate.

Hugs, bj

Anonymous said...

Beautiful decorations Sally! I'm especially fond of snowmen. I remember last year how hectic it was for you moving into the house. I hope you have a very relaxing and enjoyable holiday this year. Your home looks so warm and inviting.

Nezzy (Cow Patty Surprise) said...

Your little snowpeople are just charming Miss Sally. As much as I hate the cold and snow I do adore my snowmen. They go out early and stay out until spring. Kinda nuts huh???

I never proclaimed sanity! Heeehehe!!!

God bless ya and have a most stupendous weekend sweetie!!!