Friday, 29 July 2016

Five On Friday

Today I am joining in with the lovely Amy at Love Made My Home for Five on Friday.
I thought I would share five really great things  from the last few weeks that have made me a very happy person indeed.
Firstly, I would like to thank everyone who left lovely messages on my last post. They mean such a lot and it was so heart warming to read them all.
Of course, my first happy has to be our wedding!
 What can I say? It was everything we had hoped for and more. The perfect day for us.


The second is my blanket. I'm sorry I didn't get chance for a grand ta dah! moment in the week before the wedding as I was busy chasing my tail with final arrangements and packing etc. Needless to say it was completed in good time and is as warm and snuggly as a blanket should be.


Thirdly, imagine my surprise to discover I had won our very own Amy's giveaway for this simply gorgeous drawstring bag. As someone who never wins anything this felt great. It  arrived beautifully packaged and included  a bar of delicious chocolate (how did you guess?) and a handwritten card. Thank you so much Amy. You are so very talented. I am using the bag every day.

So I was even more shocked to discover I had won another giveaway! A fantastic book about bread making from Fast-SOS blog.  Fast-SOS is a blog I am reasonably new to reading and if you have never read it I urge you to take a look.  As bread making is something I have neglected for some time now I am looking forward to testing out some different recipes.

And last but by no means least I must mention the beautiful gift I received through the post this week. Lovely Selma (or the 'Christmas Lady 'as she is known as in this house) from Eclectic Home and Life blog sent this gorgeous Nordic light as a wedding gift.
It has pride of place on our mantel now that little fingers are capable of leaving things alone.
Thank you, again, Selma. It is beautiful.

As you can see I have had a very fortunate and blessed few weeks recently. Thank you to everyone who has had a part in this.

Please do take a look at all the other blogs which have joined in the Five on Friday link up and thank you to Amy for hosting.

J. X


50 comments:

  1. Congratulations on both the wedding and your wins! The wedding looks beautiful and I can't wait to read more about it in your post, your dress looks lovely from the back. The blanket is very pretty too, I love blue and pink together. Have a lovely weekend xx

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  2. your wedding looks truly beautiful x congratulations x

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  3. What a beautiful post! A very special time for you and so much loveliness in your life. Many many congratualtions!

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    1. Thank you. It really has been such a special time. X

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  4. Congratulations on your wedding, wishing you everything you wish for yourselves.

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  5. Lovely post, looking forward to hearing more about your speacial day, love your blanket xxx

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  6. What a very lucky week you've had!!!

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    1. I know! It's very unusual for me to get so lucky. X

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  7. Congratulations on your wedding! It sounds as if you had a lovely day. I love weddings and look forward to hearing more about your special day. Your blanket looks very comfy. Isn't it the best feeling when a project is completed? I hope your blessing continue well into the future. Happy Friday! Have a wonderful weekend :)

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    1. That is a very lovely thing to say, thank you. I often have mixed feelings when I finish a project. Pleased that it is completed but sad that the creative process has stopped if you know what I mean. I think I just need to find a new project to work on. X

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  8. Congratulations on your marriage!!! I am so glad that the wedding went well, that really is wonderful!! I hope that you have many many happy years together!!! I will not be around much until September, but I will see you then! Glad you like the bag, thank you for being so lovely about it. Congratulations again on your wedding!!! xx

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    1. Thank you Amy. I will look forward to your return. The bag is really great and I'm reminded of your kindness when I use it. X

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  9. Congratulations on your wedding. I hope you are both very happy. How lovely to have your joy added to by these wins.
    Happy Weekend.

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    1. Thank you, I have been a very lucky girl. X

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  10. A lucky week indeed! Congratulations on your wedding, wishing you many many happy years together.

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    1. Thank you Christina. Very lucky. X

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  11. A wonderful week! Many congratulations on your wedding and wishing you many, many years of happiness.

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  12. Congrats on your wedding! You have been one lucky lady receiving all these lovely gifts. Wishing you all the best, Pat

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  13. Congratulations! Your wedding dress looks gorgeous. I'm looking forward to hearing more about your special day. Your Five on Friday things are lovely and as someone who never wins anything either I'm going to share in your excitement if you don't mind :) xx

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    1. Thanks Suzanne. It was a lovely dress to wear too. You are more than welcome to share in my excitement. X

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  14. Congratulations, again, on your wedding. Thank you for sharing the pictures of your special day.

    Your blanket looks lovely. I'm so glad you were the winner of those give-aways!

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    1. Thanks Bless. I'm glad you're doing OK. X

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  15. What a lovely post with such happy photos and stories ☺

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    1. Thank you. I have a lot to be happy about right now. X

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  16. Congratulations and blessing to you and your hubby on your recent nuptials.
    What a beautiful gift of the lamp and the prizes you won. Will miss all you ladies in August.

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    1. Thanks Sally. I have enjoyed joining in with this Five on Friday. X

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  17. What a lovely five! Congratulations on your wedding :-) Thanks for popping by xx

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  18. Congratulations, Jules, may the sun always shine on your wigwam, or at least, the light always shine from your (Nordic) hearts. Your blanket is lovely, well done. x

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    1. Thank you. I love that expression. X

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  19. Many, many congratulations to you all. The sneak peak of your dress is tantalising - I hope you will share some more wedding photos when you are ready.

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    1. Thank you Jayne. I hope to share one or two more photographs soon. X

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  20. You have been a lucky lady recently! x

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    1. Very lucky Jackie. And I do appreciate it. X

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  21. love your wedding photos. Thank you for sharing. I loved this post. Might have to do it myself next week :o) xx

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    1. Thank you Sadie. Yes, it's fun to join in although Amy is having a little break for August. X

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  22. Congratulations my lovely you look absolutely stunning! though I'm pleased I haven't missed the full post, i can't wait to read more about your special day :) xx

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  23. Ah, huge congratulations on your wedding, how wonderful! I hope you are enjoying married life. The blanket is just gorgeous, such soothing colours, and well done on winning such fab giveaways. Lots to celebrate! x

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    1. Thank you Gillian. I have so much to be happy for. X

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  24. Big congratulations on your wedding! I love your blanket too, so pretty! :) x

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