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The Tag of Happiness

I was so kindly tagged by Shantelle for this fun tag! Thank you! So, shall we begin? :)


Some Songs That Make You Happy:

“Feel it” – TobyMac (and pretty much all of his…)

“Drops in the Ocean” – Hawk Nelson

Pretty much all Tenth Avenue North songs

“Strangers like Me” and “Son of Man” from Tarzan

“Broken Girl” – Matthew West

“I’m Reading a Book” – Julian Smith :D

“Raise it Up” – Press Play

Goats that sing Christmas songs (it’s a real thing!)

This video of One Direction’s Story of My Life with dubbed in voices.


Some Books That Make You Happy:

(Get ready for a long list!)

Pearl in the Sand, Harvest of Rubies, Harvest of Gold, In the Field of Grace, all by Tessa Afshar

The Knights of Arrethtrae, Kingdom Series, and Wars of the Realm series by Chuck Black

The Wings of Glory series, and “Through Waters Deep” by Sarah Sundin

The Ilyon Chronicles by Jaye L. Knight

Not Abandoned by MacKenzie Morganthal

A Time of Grace series, and The House of Mercy, by Alicia Ruggieri

Brothers-in-Arms by Jack Lewis Ballot

A Dream Not Imagined by Shantelle Mary Hannu

The Living Water series by Stephanie Landsem

The Valiant Heart series by Dina L. Sleiman

Better than Peanut Butter Icecream by Kristen Krueger

The Huntress of Thornbeck Forest, and The Golden Braid, both by Melanie Dickerson

Daisies are Forever by Liz Tolsma

Waltz into the Waves by Sarah Holman

The Destiny Series by J.A. Marx

God’s Daughter by Heather Day Gilbert

Kisses from Katie by Katie Davis

Redeeming Love by Francine Rivers


Some Movies That Make You Happy:


Wives and Daughters (BBC) – Molly is one of the sweetest characters out there. “He has a beard?” :)

North and South (BBC) – I’ll not hide the fact that I admire Richard Armitage and his superb acting – he and Margaret in this movie make me happy. :) “I wish to marry you because I love you!”

Persuasion (1995 with Amanda Root) – *Extremely happy sigh* Yes, fantastic movie. “I can no longer listen in silence…”

Downton Abbey (most of it – be forewarned: we forward/skip things) – Watching this with my Mum and sister is a very happy thing. “I’m not asking you to wait forever…”

Cranford & Cranford Returns – “There’s lace at stake!”

How To Train Your Dragon 1&2 – “Everything we ever thought about you is wrong…”

Poldark (the new series) – “I’m that glad, Sir” :)

Little Dorrit – “5 and 20 Tatty Corum!” (but we all know Arthur Clennem and Little Dorrit are the best part of the movie)

Bleak House – “Shake me up Judy!”


Some Foods That Make You Happy:

Chocolate, cheesecake, Culver’s custard icecream, whip-cream, pizza, cheeseburgers, cereal, chocolate truffles, pumpkin pie, cookies, cocoa… :)


Some Words That Make You Happy:

Jesus, Family, Friends, Paper, Medieval, Fantasy, “New Messages from my Best Friend” (you know who you are), Beautiful, Cats/Kitty, Books, Truth, Snow, Swan, Redeem, Letter, Love.


Some Scents That Make You Happy:
Fresh pine/cinnamon smell, cocoa, tea, freshly baked cookies, winter (it has a smell!), up north (that has a smell too!), homemade soup, rose, lavender, lemon.
Some Random Things That Make You Happy:
Just being with my family, READING, writing, notebooks, paper, pencils, pens, washi-tape(!!), letters, penpals, Pinterest, new books, cats, when it’s snowing, How To Train Your Dragon everything.
Take the banner and put it in your post
List as many things as you want in each category
Come up with more categories if you wish

Tag as many people as you want
And as for who I tag:
Lesa McKee at Happily Indie After
Soleil at Thoughts from a Daughter of God (I know you usually only post serious, thought-provoking things, so it’s okay if you don’t want to do this – just wanted to include you if you did!)
And anybody that wants it! Comment with the links to your posts – I’d love to read!


I am a peculiar treasure who is passionately in love with my Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. I love writing, reading, knife/tomahawk-throwing, and letter-writing, among other things. :)

11 thoughts on “The Tag of Happiness

  1. Aww, you included A Dream Not Imagined!!! Thank you, Raechel! ^_^ This is such a lovely post! I also love those books by Sarah Sundin, Jaye L. Knight, Melanie Dickerson, and Francine Rivers!

    I’ve watched all those movies except for Cranford Returns and Bleak House. Wives and Daughters is so sweet! And Poldark!!!! I can hardly wait until the next season comes out!! Downton Abbey has been pretty amazing … though yes, there is bits here and there to be fast-forwarded! I’m excited for the final season … starting January I believe?

    So enjoyed reading your post! Glad you could do it! :) Blessings! <3

    1. Of course! I love your book, and am excited to be able to add “Silver Rose” to the list when it is ready to come out (in God’s timing!)! :)
      Yes! We’re rewatching Poldark right now! I hope the next season is sooooon! Though I think they’re just filming it now…
      And yes!! I’m so very excited for the final season of Downton Abbey! I’m rooting for some major happy events to occur :D

      Thanks for commenting, Shantelle!

  2. As I read, I would try to guess your answers before I read them, and I got almost all of them! ;) Aw thank you for including my book on your favorites list! You’re so sweet! <3 And I can't imagine who those messages would be from…. ;) Love ya, girl <3

    1. Hehe, that doesn’t surprise me at all!! Besides my family, you know me the best! :D And of course – your book DOES make me happy!! I still love seeing it on my shelf. XD
      Hahaha, yep, you have no idea who those messages would be from…hmmmm…! XD Hehe, love you too, so very much!! <3

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