10 Things That Make Me Happy

I think sometimes we all need that little reminder of the things that genuinely make us happy. You know, life can be tough as old boots sometimes. Obviously, the things that make me happy are a bit more far reaching than the ones listed, but indulge me!

Fresh Flowers
As you may know from reading my interiors post I absolutely adore fresh flowers, they just seem to brighten up and breath life into any room. I also love gardening, my retired, granny self shines through on some occasions.

I love travelling. My to - travel list is ever increasing (I may as well just add Santorini, Antigua and the Florida Keys to my wanderlust now) I guess I just thrive on learning about different cultures, experiencing different food and wine, and just generally living life under a slightly different umbrella! 

Ok, bit of a random one, but I am sure I am not the only one who still has a cuddly toy from their youth? Yes? Good! I got Beethoven from Busch Gardens in Florida when I was 8 years old, and I think it's fair to say it was love at first sight. I was absolutely enamoured with all the Beethoven films and desperately wanted a St. Bernard of my own despite the slobber. Alas, I never got one, and this cuddly critter was my only alternative. I love him all the same though, and he never fails to bring a smile to my face.

My Cat
My little Chou as I like to call him (It's French for sweetheart, I believe) I don't know where I would be without my little bundle of fur trouble. I have had him since he was 6 weeks old, and he could sit in the palm of my hand. I think it's fair to say I have become quite fond of him.

Doesn't shopping make every girl happy? A new lipstick here, a blusher there. I don't even have to be buying anything expensive. I am chuffed to bits when I purchase a bag of Cadbury's Chocolate Buttons.. The giant ones of course.

Pizza... Or just food in general
My dish of choice is usually pizza with coleslaw, olives and a starter of Italian meats.. Oh my. Just the thought of it makes me hungry. I think my favourite pizza topping is feta cheese, olives, peppers and onions. Yum! Ice-cream also makes me very happy.

Pamper Evenings
Nothing puts me in a better mood than a fresh mani and a Lush face mask. Just saying. But honestly, I really do take the stance that there is nothing in this world that a steaming hot shower can't fix.

This only applies if whatever I am baking turns out right.. I just find the whole process quite therapeutic and then completely nerve wracking when you get the finished product out of the oven. It's an absolute rollercoaster of emotions, what can I say?

Being Organised
Having a plan is definitely up there when it comes to being happy for me. I don't know about you but I always have a mental to-do list going on in my head, and I love that feeling of accomplishment when I can mentally tick off all the things I have done.

What things make you happy?