100 Of Life's Simple Joys
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100 Of Life's Simple Joys

Find the little things.

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100 Of Life's Simple Joys

Last week, I wrote an article about doing what brings you joy in life. That has been sitting in my heart and in my head heavily over the past week, and I have been searching for the little joys in life. I made a list of 100 of the things that bring me joy (in no specific order) and I wanted to share, so here goes.

100 of the best things in life:

1. Sunshine

2. Sparklers

3. Chips and queso

4. Inspirational quotes

5. Driving with friends and listening to music

6. Phone calls

7. Naps

8. Coloring

9. Buying something on sale

10. Babies

11. Song covers

12. Bible verses

13. Sitting on the front porch or back deck

14. Getting paid

15. Human interaction

16. Alone time

17. High School Musical

18. Books

19. The night sky

20. Blankets

21. Music that gets you through a tough day

22. Ice cream

23. Dance parties

24. Bonfires and s'mores

25. Rainy days

26. Jesus

27. People that are always smiling

28. Disney movies

29. The beach

30. Community

31. Fireworks

32. Warm laundry

33. Candles

34. Chocolate

35. Homemade dinners

36. Birthdays

37. Ordering pizza

38. Celebrations

39. Snapchat filters

40. Picnics

41. Family celebrations

42. Understanding homework

43. Old pictures and home videos

44. Cozy sweaters

45. Christmas lights

46. Hidden talents

47. Hugs

48. Finding money

49. Musicals

50. Parks

51. Road-tripping during sunset

52. The smell of fresh bread

53. Mountains

54. Being kind

55. Snow days

56. Hiking

57. Potatoes (in any and all forms)

58. Pictures

59. Love songs

60. Getting mail

61. Bagels

62. Driving with the windows down on a fall/spring day

63. Traveling

64. Getting a good night's sleep

65. Sleeping in on a Saturday morning

66. Sweatpants

67. Long showers

68. The smell of fresh baked cookies

69. Fresh baked cookies

70. Weddings

71. Fireplaces

72. Coming home after a long day

73. Having a full tank of gas

74. Children's laughter

75. Blue sky

76. Having a clean home

77. Finishing homework

78. Breakfast for dinner

79. Movie nights

80. Sunsets

81. Fresh flowers

82. Riding a bike

83. Love

84. When people ask how you're doing

85. Doing laundry

86. College football

87. Laughing till your stomach hurts

88. Making to-do lists

89. Crossing things off of to-do lists

90. Playing board games

91. Getting into bed

92. Making new friends

93. Hot chocolate

94. Line dancing

95. Trees in the fall

96. Netflix

97. Tacos

98. Bucket lists

99. Life

100. This list

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