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Celebrating 5 Years Of Monday's #Music Moves Me + #Giveaways - 5 Winners!

It's celebration time with our wonderful host Marie over at Xmasdolly! She has been championing this music train for a long time now.

I hang around because I love music. I love finding new music from our participants, I love sharing my music and she is my cybermom :)

Congratulations to you Marie and all you great funny co-hosts!


IT’S OUR “5th” Year Anniversary!!!  “5” years of Rock & Roll with all my friends… new & old!  We would like to celebrate with a HUGE GIVE-AWAY!  We are going to have “5” Winners!  Yes “1” Winner for each year!  So stop by and play with us for five weeks and enter our give-away!!!  There are so many prizes we had to make two rafflecopters for you to enter on.  One at Marie & Stacy and the other at myself & Naila-Moon!

Welcome to today's music.  I hope Monday find you with a smile and music to begin your week with light steps. 
I'm always coming to visit everyone on the linky so don't worry if I'm a bit late! 

CONGRATULATIONS to this week's spotlight dancer!
Don't forget to visit the spotlight dancer in the #1 spot. Soon it might be your turn.  And also Sign Our 4M's Social Network Help Linky!
Spotlight Dancers
Thank you for visiting and I'll visit you soon! 

Colette @JamericanSpice
Marie @XmasDolly
Naila Moon / Michelle - Just The Stuff Ya Know
Cathy Kennedy Is taking a hiatus as co-host, but will still be dancing with us.
And welcoming our New Co-host Becca! Yay!

Honorary Co-host: Thank you Becca and Welcome Danielle - Royalegacy

1. Visit YouTube (or other) and get your music for the theme of the week
2. Grab our "Monday's Music Moves Me" button (above) 
3. Add your post to the linky - follow the hosts and grab our buttons. Leave a note so we can follow you back
4. Visit each other and leave a comment or whatever you want to do to let them know you were there. See if they have the same music style as you. Enjoy the music! 


5 Winners! $25 Target GC, $10 BestBuy GC, Michael Phillip Cash Book & Kindle Book Cover, 2 tix to IMAX & MORE!!!!!

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Colette is a busy mom of 2 kids focusing solely on being a mom. She hails from the Caribbean and now balances the full life of being a SAHM and dabbling in odd jobs to help around the home. She enjoys sharing her memories, hopes, food, travel, entertainment, and product experiences on her blog. Please read my disclosure 
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  1. Nice post Colette and a fitting choice for this week I was a big fan of Kool And The Gang in the day :-)

    Have a sparklingtastic week :-)

  2. Hey Girlfriend, go check your mail and love that you're in the celebration feeling. You're the best baby girl and you have been with me for 5 of the 5 yrs. Bless you for that my dearest friend. YOU SO ROCK! HUGS... CHECK YOUR MAIL.

  3. I just love this song! It is THE PERFECT song choice for this week.

  4. Callie girl, check your e-mail now. For some reason it came back to me. So sorry just got home from the doctor's! HUGS

  5. What a great post that always brightens my day! I used to sing Celebration all the time when I was little!

  6. What a thing to celebrate, 5 years! Awesome! Keep dancing and smiling, that is the fruit of life!

  7. So generous of you to do a few giveaways in honor of your music monday's! I'm listening to Songza (free music station) now as I type this, haha!

  8. What a fun group of giveaways. I love music and how there is something for every single mood.

  9. I love this song, omg I grew up listening to this song though I did not even know who sung it lol. Congrats to Xdolly for the 5 years, true dedication

  10. love the song so much!! i love the group of giveaways great post kepping it all together. congrats to the winners

  11. LOVE THIS SONG! Congrats on five year's of Music Moves Me! My Monday's Music series is just a few months shy of two years <3

  12. I love the song! I was a great fan of Kool and the Gang back then. Congratulations on your fifth year.

  13. Awwww congrats on 5 years!!! How awesome!!!!! I just love music :) totally going to check some of these tunes out!

  14. Congrats!! 5 years?? That crazy! And thanks for celebrating with us with the awesome giveaways :)

  15. Kool & The Gang is a huge part of my childhood. I loved that song so much, and I remember playing it on the fan buses going to football games.

  16. That song just put me in the best mood!! It brought me back to a certain New Year's Eve, over 20 years ago! Oh, the memories!!!

  17. wow 5 years of one series?! That is a long time, I still can't believe I've been blogging for 2 years! Times goes fast. Glad it's still a success for you.

  18. Congratulations on your 5th year anniversary! While I am not that familiar with Kool & the Gang, still I think they are awesome.

  19. I like Music Monday. I like Marie and her blog too. :)

  20. Girlfriend your ROCK! I love you're logo too. I really would like to make it our 5 Year Anniversary Logo... watch you think???? LOVE YA CALLIE GIRL... YOU HAVE ROCKED THE HOUSE!

  21. You can never go wrong with Kool and the Gang! Great choice! :) Happy Anniversary! It's been so much fun hanging out with y'all every week! :) Sorry for the late visit - it's been a crazy week and doesn't look like it'll be slowing down anytime soon (at least not until after school starts - 3-1/2 weeks from now! heh!)

    That Old Flame might be Bad For You, but you’re on Top Of The World having a House Party!

  22. 5 years is awesome! Good work. And I liked your song choice, it reminds me of my younger years!

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  25. Linda Ronstadt- I Can't Help It If I'm Still In Love With You


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