Tag – 11 things that make me happy

Posted by Lipglossiping On August - 13 - 2009

The lovely Michelle over @ LipstickRules tagged me, so here goes:

1). Photography

jesh de rox nominated

hello darkness my old friend

I love photography and dream that one day I may become talented enough for it to keep me in the manner to which I plan to become accustomed!  I love that I always discover a different way to see things when I’m looking through the lens.  I strive to take images that tell a story and I get so much pleasure from learning about and developing my art.

2). Watching back to back episodes of The Avengers

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Avenger-thon!  I could easily spend a whole day cooched up on the sofa with my husband, curtains drawn getting lost in tales of espionage.

3). Reminding myself how tiny my little girl was and how much she’s grown!

4). Beating my husband to the latest geocache find!

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Competitive much?  If you don’t know what geocaching is… you probably wouldn’t be interested anyway!

5).  eBay Sniping!

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I’m such a muppet.

6). Good Manners

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Love seeing people going about their day to day lives displaying good manners. Giving their seats up for people less able to stand, saying thank you to public service workers… warms my heart even more if they’re under the age of 25.

7). Fairy Lights

In your face

I love Christmas in all it’s sparkly, cheery, food obsessing loveliness… and nothing epitomises Christmas more in my house than fairy lights.  I can’t get enough of them… I don’t do tasteful when it comes to these things.  I don’t even do co-ordinated.  If it’s twinkly and colourful I’m on it!

8). Achieving the perfect flick!

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Mine are still wonky.

9).  Cinnamon Rolls

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No explanation needed!

10). Believing in Myself

It doesn’t happen too often, but occasionally I can pull this one off!  Best example was when I gave up smoking.  I had my last cigarette on January 16th 2008 which marked the end of a 20-a-day habit.  I started smoking when I was 14 so in my heart I knew I’d had a good run of it (nearly 13 years) and I didn’t want to be entering my 30s as a smoker.  I had been putting it off for ages as I was sure I would fail… and rather than face failure, I just buried my head in the sand and didn’t even attempt it!  When I finally did give it a go, it was hard… but after the initial few weeks had passed, I started to believe that “YES, I can do this!” – and whatd’yaknow, I did!

11). My Marriage

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Awww….

I tag Sophie, Rhamnousia, Stephanie, Nicola & Tali – if you decide to do the tag ladies, let me know so I can have a look!


8 Responses to “Tag – 11 things that make me happy”

  1. mizzworthy says:

    MAJOR Womb twangage caused by that video – she is so beautiful! xxx

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  2. Sophie says:

    Woo, I’ll do this soon :) Loved reading yours xx

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  3. Love your list! THanks for doing this!

    Your baby is so adorable. :-)

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  4. @Jen Womb Twangage *giggles*… I had some of that getting her out! Did you hear the squeaks? They get me every time.

    @Sophie – thanks, look forward to checking yours out

    @Lipstickrules – Thanks Michelle! I had fun!

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  5. Stephanie says:

    Oooh wow thank you for tagging me! I’ll defo get round to this sometime soon this week! & I’ll let you know.

    I absolutely LOVE your mention of good manners. I am so so so fussy about good manners. So when I see younger people expressing them, especially in the kind ways you mention, it also makes me feel all snuggley inside! :)

    xxx

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  6. Rhamnousia says:

    Oooh, I only noticed this now!

    I should get on doing this when I’ve got some spare time :)

    xx

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  7. tali says:

    I looove cinabuns!!!
    Im obsessed with that graveyard photo now.. i used to study photography and i only did graveyard photos (morbid much!?) so now ive seen that photo i know im going to be doing some very strange googling….

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  8. @Stephanie Look forward to reading your tag!

    @Rhamnousia – spare time? Wassat? :D

    @Tali – I know an Australian children’s photographer who does the most amazing shoots in graveyards. She doesn’t give a shit if people think it’s a bit morbid. She’s awesome. Do you still take many photos?

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