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  1. Ten Things That Make Me Happy.

    I am a very happy positive person and today I am going to tell you ten things which make me happy.

     1. My family.  I have a grown up family and also a granddaughter and we all get along very well. We live in opposite ends of the country but try and see each other as often as possible. We Skype each other as often as we can during the week. 

     2. Making jewellery.  I have been making jewellery for over 16 years now and will never get tired of making something new.  It is very therapeutic when you have an idea and actually make something from your idea.  This is a red rhinestone heart pendant necklace with matching bracelet which I made recently and is in my Christmas Collection.

    Red rhinestone heart pendant set

     3. Reading books from my favourite authors and new authors whose books I have not read before.  Also I love reading other people's blogs.

     4. Blogging.  I have my own blog on my website where I sell my jewellery.  I aim to do a blog post once a week but sometimes it is a bit longer than this. I blog about my jewellery and anything that interests me.

     5. Walking barefoot on a sandy beach on a sunny day with blue sky. Also having a little paddle in the ocean. I have not been to a beach for a while now but am looking forward to visiting a beach soon.

     6. Drinking wine. Liebfraumilch is my favourite wine.  It is sweet and not too dry.

     7. Learning new things.  Knowledge is power and it does your brain good to try something new now and again.

     8. Cooking and experimenting with new ideas of what to cook for the evening meal.

     9. Having a meal out at a restaurant with a good bottle of wine such as Liebfraumilch.

    10. Eating chocolate.  This definitely gives me the feel good factor and makes me very happy.

    You can find me on the following social media platforms:

    Twitter

    Facebook

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    Please leave a comment below on what makes you happy.  If you cannot think of ten things then one thing that makes you happy will do.

  2. Today I am going to tell  you why I love blogging.

    1. First of all I can update and share with you any new jewellery that I have made or I am planning to make and any sales or discounts that are coming up. You can use discount code CHRISTMAS20 from now until the middle of January 2019 to get 20% off any purchase on my website. I am taking part in the #CRAFTfest Christmas Village this year through the ProCraftersGuild and the discount code is to do with #CRAFTfest too. My shop in the Christmas Village links to my website and this is my shop in the #CRAFTfest Christmas Village. I am on Silverbell Road and also Tinsel Street in the village.

    CRAFTfest LISU Wedding and Handmade Jewellery

     

    The link to the #CRAFTfest Christmas Village where you can find all the sellers is

    https://craftfest.procraftersguild.com/craftfest.html

    These Christmas tree charm earrings  are a recent addition to my Christmas Collection.

    Christmas Tree Earrings

     

    This next recent addition is a red rhinestone heart pendant necklace and bracelet set also part of the Christmas Collection.

    Red rhinestone heart pendant set

     

    2. My blog helps me to connect with you all and hopefully reach a large audience.

    3.  My blog allows me to be part of the blogging community.  There are lots of bloggers out there blogging about what they are interested in and there are lots of fantastic blogs out there for us to read.

    4.  I joined Bloglovin a while ago and my blog posts get published on there too. There are so many different subjects that bloggers are writing about you are bound to find something that interests you.  You can sign up with an email address and get any blog that you are interested in sent to your inbox when a new one has been written.   You can also follow any person or blog on Bloglovin.

    5. I enjoy writing and telling you all what I have been doing and also what my interests are.  I love reading a good book and have my favourite authors which I will share with you when I do a book review.  I am always on the lookout for new authors and reading their books. I also love watching a good film and I will share my favourite films with you when I do a film review.

    6I am aiming to do a blog post every week but sometimes it will be nearer two weeks depending on what I am going to write about plus time just disappears so quickly.

    Below are my Social Media accounts if you want to follow me on these:

    Bloglovin

    Twitter

    Facebook

    Instagram

    Pinterest

    Please leave a comment below telling me what blogs you like to read or if you are a blogger yourself.