H O M E .      A B O U T .      C O N T A C T .      T U M B L R .      T H E   B O O K   J O U R N A L .      sailorjennie [at] gmail [dot] com

Friday, 16 January 2015

Five Things & Five Blogs I Love Friday : 2015 Edition #3

Wax Melts.
After almost burning through my third little Candy Cane Lane Yankee Candle (yes, THIRD - best scent ever!) I need a bit of a change. During my new year spring clean I rediscovered Owliver the tart burner. I have Fireside Treats in there at the moment, but I'll be placing an order for all of the sweet scents very soon I think!

Every time I think about it now I want to cry and I don't know why. Even the trailer nearly sets me off! It was beautiful, just beautiful.

Hero by Family of the Year.
One of my all time favourite songs, but after watching Boyhood I now can't listen to it without tearing up.

Personality Types.
I spent a couple of hours yesterday afternoon reading about different personality types. I was supposed to just be taking a quick study break, but you know how things go sometimes...I got distracted. I'm an assertive INFP and I'm fairly sure that my personality profile knows me better than I know myself.

The Silkworm by Robert Galbraith.
aka J.K Rowling. I just love her unpretentious writing style and her ability to piece together such intricate novels. I didn't guess 'who did it' even though once it was revealed it was so obvious, like it was the only possible scenario. I hope there's not too long to wait for the next one.

* * *

Lemon Freckles | Stopping by to have a read through Toni's blog is such a delight.
Zoe Newlove | A fabulous beauty blog. Zoe's personality shines through in her writing!
Tape Parade | Laila is wonderful. A creative, free spirit.
ArtCream | Ferren has an amazing charity project idea in mind, if you think you could help out, let her know!
Uncia and Tigris | Clare is so inspirational and her space is a true reflection of herself.

Happy Friday!


Follow on Bloglovin


  1. I love JK Rowling writing as Robert Galbraith! Can't wait for more from the series. Owliver is super cute <3

    Jess xo

    1. Hopefully there will be one this year! xo

  2. I haven't seen Boyhood but really want to! I find reading about personalities fascinated. Happy Friday :) xx

    Ioanna | Hearting.co.uk

  3. I find the personality types information so interesting as well! I always forget my type though, I definitely need to retake the test.


  4. Personality tests and types suck me in SO bad! Have you done one of the Myers-Briggs personality quizzes which tell you which harry Potter character has the same personality type as you? Haha.

    I'm loving JK Rowling writing as Robert Galbraith, I can't wait for the next one.

  5. Boyhood is such a good movie, isn't it? I enjoyed it so much. And although I wasn't expecting it to be one that I would watch again and again, it has ended up being that way!

    I also love Toni's blog - will be sure to check out the rest of your recommendations!

    xx Kathryn

  6. Ohhh thanks lovely lady for including me in this list! That was very lovely of you (: I love reading about those personality types, mine fits me like a glove, I'm so intrigued by them!
    Hope you're well (:


  7. Oh my gosh! I felt the same way about The Silkworm, I was reading so fast to try and find out who did it ah! I love my oil burner so much, I really want to try some of Bomb Cosmetics little hottie wax melts! xxx

  8. That tart burner is adorable! I'm using a Candy Cane Lane wax melt at the moment too and it's so, so delicious smelling but fresh at the same time.
    I've not seen Boyhood yet but I saw the trailers last year and I loved the sound of the way they made the film.

  9. really want to read some of jk rowlings other writings!

    xx danielle // shades of danielle // bloglovin

  10. Going to check all those blogs out now!

  11. I have studied the personality types in the first year of university and I must admit that it opened up a world in the understanding of others. :)

  12. I did the personality quiz at my last job and found it so interesting - I'm an ESTJ! x

  13. Great list! I need to seriously see Boyhood, and I'm loving the owl...so cute!

  14. I absolutely love your owl! I have salt and pepper shakers that look quite similar. I just bought The Silkworm and I can't wait to read it :) xx


  15. i love your Friday posts,always find new blogs! Boyhood had me gripped - really wonderful film.


  16. I just moved and my apartment super needs a wax melt!! Your owl one is adorable, I love it. I actually completely forgot about wax melts, thank you for reminding me. xx


  17. Love your little owl! Mega cute. Can't go wrong with yankee candle can you.
    Sarah-Jane xo // www.vmgirl.me

  18. Ooh I remember when you first blogged about Owliver, how nice that you've rediscovered him!
    Megan x
    London Callings

  19. Think these are some of my favourite posts by you. And again, four new reads for me!

    Annabel ♥
    Mascara & Maltesers

  20. I could spend hours reading about personality types too! There's just something so interesting about them. I've been meaning to read The Silkworm since it came out last year, but forgot about it until just now.

  21. I seriously love wax melts as well. I just got a new candle warmer for them.

    7% Solution

  22. Oh my gosh! Thank you so much for including me in this!!! It has made my morning :) I love your blog :D I now am off to Amazon to buy The Silkworm :) xxx

  23. I love Yankee candles. I would personally recommend Icicles. (There's a review on my blog) Cinnamon sticks is also good. They are both kind of cinnamon-y and a very winter-y scent. I was thinking about going for an orange scent next.

    I have read those personality types before. :) They're cool but I forget which one I am. :)


  24. Cute owl! I haven't seen Boyhood yet but it sounds like I need to! Hope you're having a great weekend :)


  25. Oooh I love that personality test! I'm an ESTJ and the description completely fits me! Bossy, outspoken and always the first to take charge... Oh dear! X

  26. Waaaah Jennie (still crying from the last post) thank you so much for featuring me! I'm so grateful for all the support you give me, honestly I wish there was some way to repay you. You're continually championing me and my weirdo little spot on the internet and it touches and cheers me so much, thank you. xxxxx

    Also I want to know my personality and I'm going to do the tet now! x

  27. I remember that owl! I need to get myself an animal burner...but what animal?

    Fancy Nancy’s YouTube

  28. I'm buying this book on payday! I love JK. :)

    Tara x

  29. I've love to take a personality type test - I think it could explain a lot!


  30. This personality test is scary! I am an INFP and to be honest I've never known what to do with my life. It always feels like everyone is trying to prove something, to 'manage' something, and work wise it feels like there is no place for our personality. somehow, reading this gave me hope that maybe the world's not such a bad place after all. :D A bit dramatic, I know, but it feels good to know that there are others like me out there as well :D
    as always, keep up the good work! ;)


Thank you so much for reading! I love when you leave your thoughts so I would love if you left me a little comment, I read every single one, they mean so much and I try my very best to reply to each one!

You are very welcome to leave a link to your blog in your comment, but please just leave one link and I ask you not to promote giveaways. Thank you for understanding. With love, Jennie May xo