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Friday, 19 December 2014

Five Things & Five Blogs I Love Friday | Blogmas Day Nineteen

The poetry essay of doom has been submitted. No idea if I've answered the question & if you asked me right now what I wrote about I wouldn't be able to tell you other than I managed to shoehorn in a quote from the Dead Poets Society. Love that film! But it's gone, I'm forgetting all about it, and now I can properly get into the Christmas spirit!

Sam Smith singing Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas. Beautiful!

Your responses to my survey! Your support, love and constructive criticism this year has been so incredibly helpful and wonderful. I may have even shed a few happy tears at some of the nice things that you've said about me. I definitely don't deserve it after having a bit of a rubbish blogging year, but I'm looking forward and not looking back. If you have a spare few minutes to answer some questions for me, here's a link to my survey and I would love to read your responses.

Having two whole weeks ahead of me where I can read solely for pleasure. I am SO excited. Station Eleven here I come...!

Wrapping Christmas presents. My technique hasn't got any better, they look pretty terrible if I'm honest, but it's my signature look - it's very obvious which gifts sitting under the tree are from me!

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Private Life of a Girl | If I had to describe Sophie in one word it'd be authentic. She keeps it real & I love that.
Carly Watts | I'm sure you know how much I love Carly, but her Christmas illustrations this year are the cutest!  
Alphabeth | Whenever I'm reading a post from Beth, it always feels like I'm catching up with an old friend. Lovely!
Girl With Makeup | Oh how I would love to go makeup shopping with Emma - she has the best taste!
Wander to Wonder | Avoid if you're feeling hungry - Miho posts pictures of the yummiest looking food!

Happy Friday!! 

- xo

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  1. You are such a babe <3
    I hope you have a wonderful Christmas, Jennie x

  2. I'm loving your blogmas posts! Off to check out those fabulous blogs now!


  3. I'm glad the essay is over and you can enjoy Christmas! I love Carly and Sophie's blogs, off to check out the others now :D x

    Josie’s Journal

  4. Thanks for the blogs recommentations, they are so good! And I'm glad to hear that you can enjoy the holidays already.


  5. Thank you so much for including me! Enjoy your books, I've just started The Bone Clocks and I'm enjoying it so far! Very interesting :) <3 xxx

  6. I'll have to have a little listen to Sam Smiths cover! Such lovely blog recommendations x


  7. Nice to hear about new blogs. I will have a look at a few :)

  8. Haha I would loveee to go make up shopping with you Jennie! Thank you :) I'm a terrible wrapper too, I just do not have the patience or the skills unfortunately x

  9. Aw Jennie I've only just seen this! Thank you so much!! :) xxx

    Beth | Alphabeth

  10. Sam Smith has an amazing voice. He's beautiful.

  11. oooo sam smith! yesyesyesyes. so obsessed with him and his voice! and gift wrapping is definitely a challenge for me. i've yet to start mine...

    rachel x

  12. I do love Carly, her Christmas work really is the cutest! Sam Smith's voice doesn't fit his face, he also seems like the nicest guy ever.

    Tara x

    1. He really does, love when good things happen to good people <3

  13. Sam Smith!!! <3 Omg yeah, catching up with independent reading is something I need to do this break! Hopefully I'll finally be able to finish The Goldfinch :) -Audrey | Brunch at Audrey's

  14. thank you for making my day Jennie! you're lovely :) and that Sam Smith can sing xx

  15. I love these blog posts. I'm looking forward to browsing your blog reccomendations! Good luck with your essay (I also wrote exams and submitted assignments before the end of term, fingers crossed they went okay!) and I hope you're having fun reading for pleasure :) xx



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