100 Happy Days – Week 1

I have completed my first week of the 100 Happy Days challenge and it has been great! I have been paying more attention to those little things that make me smile and ignoring those ones that don’t!

I started the challenge on Monday. It is hardest day of the week for me but going to bed early and getting to read a book was blissful!
Reading a book

Hubby does most of the cooking in our household and as the creative chef that he is, he can be a little messy. Working together and getting our kitchen looking spotless made my day! (Those little things in life!)
Clean kitchen

An acquaintance of my husband grows a lot of veggies at home, one of them is the Oca (Oxalis Tuberosa). The Oca is a tuber grown in the Peruvian Andes; I used to eat them when I was young but was never a big fan. I haven’t eaten them in over 11 years! He sent us some and I am looking forward to growing our own and trying them again.
Peruvian Ocas

After a very grey winter, I am loving spring! It has continued raining but all the pretty seasonal flowers brighten up those grey days!
Lovely daffodils

I took last Friday off work and took my mother in law for an afternoon tea to celebrate her birthday! We had a lovely afternoon and I am glad we got to spend some quality time together.
Afternoon tea with my mother in law

Saturday was another exciting day! I got to spend it with my friend Sarah; she lives in Manchester now so I don’t get to see her as often as I would like to. We have started making some plans so I hope to see her again pretty soon!
Cocktails with my friend

A few months ago, I got asked by some friends whether I could do their wedding invitation. It makes me feel very happy when people trust me to do something so important. I showed them on Sunday the first draft of the invitation and they liked it! I finished it yesterday and now it is all ready for the printers! Happy days!
Friend's wedding invitation

Hope you enjoyed reading this post and that maybe you get inspired to take part of the challenge! Documenting those happy moments will make them last forever!



Some of you may have heard about the 100 Happy Days Challenge. If you would like to know more about it or take part click here.

The thing I like the most about this challenge is that whoever is taking part, will try to find something positive about each day and pay more attention to the little things that makes them happy. Today I was listening to some music on Spotify, the side bar gives you suggestions on other music you may also like. One of the suggestions was band I used to listen to when growing up, being able to listen to those songs again after 12 years brought a huge smile to my face. (sometimes it’s those little things that make you smile!)

The main reason behind me taking part on this challenge is to have a more positive outlook. In those days that I am finding it hard to smile, I will have to look for something around me that makes me happy. It will make me focus on those positive things rather than dwelling on the bad things or difficulties of every day life. If you fancy taking part or getting everyday updates about those little things that make me smile you can follow me on Instagram, remember if you are taking part to use ‘#100HAPPYDAYS’.

If you are not in Instagram, I will post a weekly update here in the blog!