Sunday, 13 April 2014

sunday, monday, happy days

If you follow me on Instagram you may have seen me doing the 100 happy days challenge. Which is literally a challenge for you to take a 100 daily pictures in a row of things that make you happy. I'm generally quite a negative person (I say I'm a realist, but I do lean towards pessimism.), so I thought this would actually be something beneficial for myself. This will possibly be a feature on le blog until I get the challenge completed. I'd love it if you fancied doing it as well, and seeing your happy photos! So let me know if you are going to take part in the challenge and I'll check out your pictures (or go follow me on Instagram and see what silly things make me happy, you know you want to!) :-)


1. I love the Cottage Road Cinema, it is the cutest lil' cinema. And I also loved The Grand Budapest Hotel.
2. A wee front French braid. Can't do this anymore though, as I went a little shorter once again..
3. Collars&nice prints!
4. I'm reading Daniel Defoe's Roxana at the moment. Still.
5. Easter holiday!
6. Brunch always makes me very happy; pirate's pancakes and berries.
7. Ohh, I've been rewatching Buffy and I love it so much! Currently on season 5 and all I want to talk about is Buffy. Honestly, if you love Buffy, holla at me and we can have proper discussions. Or just compare our lists of in which order you would marry all of the cast, because let's face it you want to marry them all. Whichever you prefer.
8. Wearing my insect ring:-)
9. This cream cheese and bacon tart.


1. A Moomin cake! This's my cutest cake tin:-) I might post a recipe if anyone fancies seeing it, though it's literally the most basic recipe ever?
2. Food in general is probably the #1 thing that lifts my spirits, haha:-) That's pasta and cake because I eat so healthily..
3. Cut my hair a bit more than my usual trim!
4. Lil' blossoms and spring weather:-)
5. Duvet days, eating cereal for dinner. I can't be the only one who occasionally lives like a 5-year-old.
6. Writing letters!
7. Top socks from Topshop.
8. My latest vintage purchases; A cat pin and a dress pattern from Sue Ryder and a photo album from Oxfam!
9. Writing with pencils that my dad bought while he was at uni or started working as a teacher. I really wish I could find these somewhere, just to be cute. And also, my 60-year-old pencils will soon be non-existent.

I'm sure I don't mention this often enough, but your comments really mean a lot, so be sure to let me know what you think! There'll most likely be a post like this again as soon as enough days have passed. I'll see you all lovelies later!

15 comments :

Gail J said...

I'm a fan of Buffy :D xx

Rin Handika said...

Love all the photos! Gorgeous pict! :)

Natalia | Fashioned by Love said...

Lovely idea for a little project - I think it will be nice to look back at these shots one day and remember those happy moments. x

TheTinyHeart said...

I've seen so many of my Instagram friends take part of this challenge! It's a nice way to document all the wonderful things in your life :)

-Sharon
The Tiny Heart

Eline said...

I heard about this project from a friend, it's such a good initiative! Great that you started doing it as well, and your lunch is looking so yummy :)

Sam said...

This is a wonderful idea and i enjoyed viewing your photos, your braid looks so pretty! Many thanks for stopping by, may your week start on a high note.

Ourdestination said...

nice ;)

HighlandFling said...

A MOOMIN CAKE!? What? Where did you get the tin? It looks amazing. I also love your pretty side braid, you look even more elfy in my eyes with it!

Emma x

Hena Tayeb said...

Love Buffy! Haven't rewatched it in quite a while..

Indy said...

Ooo, that print IS lovely! And love the peek of floral underneath! :)

EskaDuna said...

Hi, I read about this project recently .I love the idea . I really want to challenge myself too . Your braid looks so nice ;)
xo
Eska

Wynne Prasetyo said...

i was in the 100happydays challenge too! until there was a technical glitch which disabled me from submitting a picture, thus my failure. hahaha. great pictures!

his_girl_friday said...

Looks like a nice life!

Amanda said...

I'm obsessed with Buffy. Let's discuss this! xx

Laura said...

Gail J - aw, yeah, if i'm still this obsessed when i next see you, i'll talk to you about all things buffy, dear! haha:-) xx

Rin Handika - thank you, love! x

Natalia - i think so too, hen! and even more so, helps you notice the things that make you happy in everyday life in the moment:-) x

Sharon - that it is, doll! x

Eline - it really is a nice idea:-) and thank you, pet! x

Sam - thank you very much, lovely! x

Ourdestination - cheers, hon! x

Emma - haha, it's amazing, eh? i got it as a christmas present, and i'm pretty sure it's from finland, so don't know if you can get them anywhere else.. and thank you so much, darling! xx

Hena Tayeb - oh, you should rewatch once you have the time, lady! x

Indy - why, thank you, chick! x

Eska - you should do it, hun! and thank you! xx

Wynne Prasetyo - haha, you can always start again! thank you, sweets! x

his_girl_friday - haha, suppose it hasn't been too shabby lately, dove! x

Amanda - ooh yes, honey! let's! xx