101 Simple Joys of Life

By July 20, 2015FaceBook
    101 Small Pleasures You Can Enjoy Every Day in Your Life

1. coloring (yes, grown-ups can do it, too) 
2. crisp cotton sheets
3. soft skin
4. old family recipes

Couple cooking5. the first daffodils of spring
6. sleeping in 
7. an exercise endorphin high
8. window boxes
9. a perfect cup of coffee (for me tea)
10. a genuine compliment (giving or receiving) 
11. the way babies smell 
12. a handwritten letter 
13. waking up in a good mood…for no real reason 
14. singing in the shower
15. finding a couple forgotten dollars in your pocket 
16. doing something nice for your neighbor 
17. a home cooked meal
18. laughing 

Happily Married Couple19. movie theater popcorn
20. playing hookey
21. a bubble bath 
22. swimming 
23. an afternoon nap 
24. street musicians
25. your favorite song 
26. saying thank you
27. helping someone in need 
28. old fashioned photo booths
29. fresh whipped cream
30. inspiring blogs
31. a glass of wine 
32. rainy afternoons 
33. the funny things kids say 
34. a novel you can get lost in 
35. finding the perfect piece of clothing…on sale 
36. clean laundry 
37. the wind in your hair 
38. treating the person behind you at the drive-thru
39. sharing an umbrella
40. the smell of lavender
41. a long walk that clears your head 
42. a bear hug

Joyful hug43. The Beatles
44. smiling at a cute stranger 
45. eating with chopsticks (Chinese food optional) 
46. butterflies
47. staying in your pj’s all day 
48. singing along to the radio and knowing all the words 
49. fresh herbs
50. ordering in pizza 
51. happy endings…even if they’re fictional 
52. flying a kite
53. puppies 
54. root beer floats
55. holding open the door…
56. …or having someone hold the door for you 
57. fountain soda
58. white, fluffy towels 
59. sunshine 
60. spending an afternoon at a museum
61. really great advice
62. green lights all the way home 
63. the sound of rain hitting the windows 
64. sitting in a booth 
65. holding hands 

66. a great hair day with no effort 
67. building a fort with your kids
68. when someone falls asleep with their head on your shoulder
69. fireflies 
70. the perfect taco
71. geraniums on a windowsill
72. slow dancing
73. the smell of fresh-baked bread
74. cheesy, uplifting musicals
75. great stories 
76. the smell of gasoline
77. the cold side of the pillow 
78. love letters 
79. old friends… 
80. …new friends 
81. a pull-through parking space 
82. a baguette — crisp on the outside, airy on the inside
83. when a dog licks your hand
84. sitting at the counter at an old-fashioned diner
85. using your favorite dishes 
86. reading your child a bedtime story
87. Girl Scout Cookies 
88. flossing
89. kissing someone you love 
90. the smell of onions and garlic cooking 
91. hot chocolate I’m changing to hot tea
92. jumping in puddles
93. old photographs 
94. birds hopping on the sidewalk
95. Ella Fitzgerald
96. a spoonful of peanut butter straight from the jar
97. your softest t-shirt 
98. a new magazine in the mail 
99. fireplaces 
100. having exact change 
101. bacon and pancakes cooking on Saturday morning

Originally Published:   https://thisistip.wordpress.com/2011/01/21/simple-joys-of-life/