Happiness is…

Happiness is a sunny day.

Happiness is wearing a long sleeve t-shirt.

Happiness is a warm cup of coffee on a cool morning.

Happiness is your favorite song playing on the radio.

Happiness is a hug from a friend.

Happiness is a new coat of nail polish.

Happiness is the laughter of a child.

Happiness is an encouraging text message in the middle of the day.

Happiness is snail mail.

Happiness is blueberry muffins.

Happiness is watching a movie with a warm puppy on your lap.

Happiness is laughing so hard you can’t breathe.

Happiness is the blank pages of a new journal.

Happiness is an unlikely friendship.

Happiness is an empty laundry basket.

Happiness is hearing your name from someone you didn’t think knew your name.

Happiness is the straight lines on the carpet after vacuuming.

Happiness is a newly ironed shirt.

It’s the little things in life.

Now that I’m finished, it’s your turn.

Happiness is…

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Ashley is very happily married and the mother to a beautiful little girl, and she is the main voice behind Embracing Beauty.


  1. Cuddling with my daughter.

  2. Jennifer Soltys says

    You nailed it!! Love them all. Happiness for me is just being home with my family.

  3. I agree, happiness is an empty laundry basket.

  4. shopwithmemamakim says

    Ohh! You got the ‘wearing a long sleeved shirt’ right!! Ha! I love my Fall weather we are getting and I love my comfort! Definitely happiness!!

  5. Liz @ A Nut in a Nutshell says

    What is it with those vacuum lines? I love them too! By the way, you get an empty laundry basket sometimes?

  6. Happiness is a full belly and an ice cold Diet Coke. LOL! Love yours too 🙂

  7. Oh do you get that giddy feeling when someone you thought didn’t even know who you were knows your name? ME TOO!!

  8. I love a neat coat of nail polish!

  9. Love this! Happiness is seeing ornaments &wreaths filling the aisles at the store!

  10. kSquaredGlamour says

    love this post of happiness!

  11. Happiness for me is the rare moments when my dad shines through his Alzheimer’s.
    It makes everything So good.

  12. Happiness is getting a hug or kiss from a child, out of the blue and unexpected.

  13. Daisy Tremorev says

    Happiness is definitely an empty laundry basket. Oh, you have no idea how much laundry I did this weekend! lol.

    Happiness is a rainy weekend day where we are nice and comfortable in our living room.

  14. I love this! Now that it’s autumn, there will be many moments of warm coffee on cool mornings. I actually like it when the weather turns cloudy, although the novelty wears off after several months of it. LOL!

  15. Happiness is: Happy children, clean home, great meals and a happy family. Oh and chocolate, can’t forget that:) I love this post!

  16. Happiness is a warm bear hug from a wonderful friend.

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