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Wednesday, 6 August 2014

10 Happy Things | Edition #3

1. The little sailboat on my wall. It's sort of silly, but it makes me happy.
2. This. A million and one thank you's!
3. The Great British Bake Off starts tonight. I'm so excited it's getting a bit ridiculous!
4. Listening to Amy Winehouse albums on repeat.
5. Incredible customer service from Lulu Lemon. My order was delayed and they sent me a gift card to apologise. An unexpected surprise that hit my inbox at just the right moment to completely turn around a not-so-great morning.

6. Going (almost) dairy-free & not missing cheese as much as I thought I would. Well, not yet anyway.
7. Digestive biscuits and warm coconut milk. Sounds awful. Tastes amazing.
8. Accepting that sometimes it's okay to move on from something that's not working.
9. Goodreads. There's something oddly satisfying about having a digital record of my books. I'm not sure why.
10. Receiving a parcel of University text books and not being able to wait before diving right in. I'm making the most of this enthusiasm because come November I image the novelty will have worn off!

What has been making you happy this week?



Now playing: Sia - Lullaby


  1. Love these posts Jennie! I'm very excited for the return of the Bake Off too, and I'm looking forward to reading the posts over on your new blog :) x

  2. love this little list, and love the sailboat! perfect for you :) I need to get back into using Goodreads, I find it a great tool to track my books and wishlist but I just always forget! x

    Miho @ Wander to Wonder

  3. I'm irrationally overexcited about the return of Bake Off too. I love that show so much. Also a Goodreads fan, you're right, it's very satisfying to see all the things you've read all laid out.

  4. Oh my gosh thank you for reminding me about the Great British Bake Off! I completely forgot it's one of my favourite shows! Your sailboat is so pretty!

    hellomissjordan.blogspot.co.uk xx

  5. I can't wait for the Bake Off tonight - that's the mid week slump catered for!


  6. I'm obsessed with Goodreads too, I especially love the recommendations section.


  7. I'm literally so excited for the Bake Off. It's the highlight of my TV year (I'm so sad!). I also relate to 9 & 10. I'm desperately trying to go dairy free at the moment and I'm struggling, but it's a slow process. I also received my latest OU parcel for my next modules and I'm so excited to dig in to everything so I know what you mean.

    Jade x

  8. Hi Darling!!!:) I'm totally dairy-free and I feel really better than before!!! If you need some suggestions about the dairy-free recipes I'll be happy to tell you everything I know!!! kisses

  9. I'm loving Goodreads at the minute as well, it's so motivating to be able to add another book to my 'read' shelf! xx


  10. I'm kinda going dairy free too! I prefer soya milk & yoghurt to normal milk anyway! But I'm having trouble with the cheese :( xx


  11. The Sailboat is beautiful! Where is it from? I'm missed GBBO tonight which makes me sad!


  12. I love Good reads! It really encourages me to read something new instead of going back to the same old thing

  13. That sailboat is too cute! That sounds like amazing customer service too x

    Josie’s Journal

  14. Ah, I love Goodreads too! I'm doing pretty well with my reading challenge so I hope I can make it! I'm currently reading all of the ASOIAF books so it's a little slow going atm. xxx

  15. I was so excited about The Great British Bake Off - it did not disappoint! x


  16. Yay for #2! Exciting. :)

    Tara x

  17. How lovely of Lulu Lemon, good customer service makes such a difference :) GBBO was so good, I'm excited to see the rest of the series now! xx

  18. Always love these posts :) I need to catch up on last night's Bake Off - I don't normally watch it, but we have a work sweepstakes and now I'm going to end up hooked! x

  19. I actually thought I was the only one who obsessed over coconut milk (warm) & digestives. Heaven in my mouth!

    Belle ♥
    Mascara & Maltesers

  20. I too am obsessed with goodreads, it's like a massive vault of book happiness. <3

    <a href="http://stunninglyinept.blogspot.co.uk>Stunningly Inept</a>

  21. I'm a bit too obsessed with Goodreads. It really is so happymaking charting your reading progress, isn't it? Hooray for packrat tendencies :) And I love, love, love that sailboat. In no way silly, just lovely!

    Tamsin xx | A Certain Adventure

  22. I'm so impressed, I don't think I could ever give up cheese!! Definitely make the most of the Uni enthusiasm whilst it lasts, good luck this year <3

    Jess xo

  23. I haven't been able to visit your blog this week and catching up on your lovely posts right now makes me feel happy :)

    I've bought a boxed set of all of Amy's albums a couple of weeks ago and I can't stop listening to them either <3

  24. Ah Jennie I have missed reading your blog over the last week and a bit. This is such a lovely collection, I love your ten happy things posts. So wnderful. This boat is so beautiful! It looks like it's out of a story book or something. Where did you get it? X


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