Wednesday, February 10, 2010

Random Things That Make Me Happy

I have seen this on several blogs and loved reading what makes others happy, so thought I would give it a shot today....if for no other reason than to count my blessings. I would love for you to share with me 3 random things that make you happy!
I will give you a few more than 3 .....

a grandsons hug (am about to get one)

great sheets

fine hotels

good football

errands FINISHED

an hour of free time in a book store

the mail ...I love a good letter or a new catalog

cold weather

planning a trip (that's the best part of it)

several hours of uninterrupted blogging time

a new set of nails

people watching in airports

a roaring fire (have one right now)

candles burning in every room of the house (happening now)

freshly vacuumed house


great coffee

a massage

an entire day in pajamas (today is one of those)

a clean car (high priority)

an all day card day with the girls

great baked potato soup

new pajamas (that's a post in its self)

a great movie with my husband in the middle of the afternoon

knowing I have a GOOD nine or ten hours that I can sleep!

a great book and time to read


Ok..its your turn....tell me the first three things that come to mind..

29 comments:

Gram said...

The look on my grandson's face when he sees me; a weekend with no plans; a neat house - everything in its place.

SarahMerritt said...

Dove chocolate
Hot coffee
Silence!
Now I may blog this later!(once my cranky teething baby goes to sleep)
Thanks for the idea!

Suburban Princess said...

I love the mail too! I am always watching for the carrier!

Chocolate Covered Daydreams said...

Loved your list...especially a day in pjs!

1) Laughing with my daughters
2) the smell of books in a bookstore
3) See's candy and free samples

Amy, a redeemed sheep said...

My husband's patience...

Shopping at Goodwill/Salvation Army stores.

Having my boys home for schooling.

Happy To Be/ Gl♥ria said...

Waking up yet another day and Thanking GOD for all the beauty that I can see and smell around me...Oh and the new PJ's sounds good too...Hugs and smiles Gl♥ria

Menopausal New Mom said...

Well you certainly won't find Cold on my list, we are freezing right now, up to our necks in snow!

Three things that come to mind

my daughter
my family
my friends

Courtney said...

Time with my niece and nephew
Clean sheets
Milk chocolate DOVE

Nezzy said...

The twinkle in my Hubby's eyes when he sees me, the smiles on the grandkiddos faces when I walk into a room and the heart of a child when they accept Jesus. I loved your list my friend.

You have a terrific evening filled with things that make you smile!!!

Lindsey said...

hugs from my boys, snail mail or e-mail, and an unexpected day off of work!!

Marydon Ford said...

G'eve ~

Blessings from above
See's chocolates
Hubs (he follows chocolates, chuckle!)
My sister friend
Children

Happy Valentine's
Have a beautiful week ~
TTFN ~Marydon

Andrea said...

Sitka has an award for you at All Gods Creatures.
Hugs, andrea

Sharon said...

Great idea and interesing post. Think I'll do this one. Maybe tonight. Thanks
Sharon

For the love of a teddy bear said...

Hi Teresa! 3 thing that make me happy.....my mom, my husband and my friends...I can live without everything else. : ) hugs, Jennifer

Lynn said...

my family
A good cup of coffee
praise & worship music
A day in pjs sounds good to me too!

wife.mom.nurse said...

Fun :)

Love your list.

Tea With Tiffany said...

First three:

my kids laughing
a great conversation with a friend focused on God
a beautiful garden

Kimberly Job said...

Snuggle time with my husband, cute socks, chocolate. :)

Thanks for visiting my blog.

Nina Diane said...

that's a great list!I'll have to do that on my blog...I'm sure folks are tired of my constant chatter about snow and all of those snow pics! haha....have a great day!

Joyce said...

conversations with my daughters
a great pair of shoes
creme brulee

Lynne (lynnesgiftsfromtheheart) said...

What a beautiful post... I enjoyed reading this..thanks for sharing..hugs ~lynne~

Jenny said...

This looks fun, enjoyed your answers.

Journey said...

Great idea for a post!!! So many things but the top few are:

hugs from my grown children
being with grandkids
being with hubby
a roaring fire
a good book
a quiet walk along the ocean
browsing through antique shops
a clean house makes me a happy camper.

The list is endless!

Holly said...

a friend, who sent me about 150 cards in the past year just because she knew bankruptcy was hard!

Thank you, Teresa! So much!!

Cousin B said...

Nice blog idea!

1. grandkids hugs are the BEST!
2. New Slipper socks
3. Peanut Butter Cups

Weezer said...

1.slobbery kisses and laughs from granddaughters (I don't have any grandsons)
2. Sunshine
3. a walk on the beach (any time of year)

This is a great idea, Teresa
I think I could go on and on with my list.

Bobbie said...

Everything on that list makes my list too!!

aguhmom said...

can i make your list my list ??
except change a grandson hug to a grandgirl hug - can't wait till she says Nona!
love you - p

aguhmom said...

okay - i am catching up. knowing how you love lavendar; Crabtree &
Evelyn have an awesome nightime lavender body cream , it's combined with something else but it smells
so spa clean you will do the happy dance - also what is your best
baked potato soup recipe?
lastly, pajamas. i love all of them from Soma, they are warm yet
breathable for girls of a certain age.
hugs, p