The joy at completing your to do list

Having a tidy house

Having time to walk the dog,

The dog bounding around with joy on his walk, tail up and sniffing everywhere you go

Child climbing the slide, the right way and the wrong way

But having fun both ways

Eating dinner outside

In the glorious evening weather

Eating strawberries straight from your plants

Laughing at the excitement of eating the strawberries

Waking in the morning after a good nights sleep

Reading a picture encyclopedia at 7.45am

I know strange but true

It all the simple things that count

But that get forgotten throughout the day

But sometimes when the simple things get noticed

Your day seems a little bit brighter and a lot happier!

This week the Writing Workshop prompt is What Today Meant, please pop over and read the other posts, and why not join in!

The Simple Things
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10 thoughts on “The Simple Things

  • July 5, 2011 at 9:29 am

    This post is lovely. Although I never complete my To Do list! We found tiny strawberries growing in the bank on the towpath on the way to the station this morning. It is great to notice the simple little things that make you happy. You should add this post to Josie’s linky
    She is asking if you felt something significant or beautiful today?
    I discovered your blog through Mummy From the Heart – and I clicked cos I liked the title.

    • July 5, 2011 at 10:04 pm

      Firstly thank you for coming over and having a read, I hadn’t read Josie’s Writing Workshop but it has now popped into my email so I think you are right I will add it to the linky it is a perfect post. Thank you for the lovely comment and I am glad that you like the title! Brilliant xx

  • July 11, 2011 at 6:23 pm

    I loved this post – storing up the small stuff like treasure is what gets me through greyer days. I love the slide one, fantastic!

    • July 14, 2011 at 7:59 am

      Thank you yes it is about storing up the small stuff xx

  • July 11, 2011 at 7:45 pm

    This has absolutely put a smile on my face. It is so true that the simplest of things can make your day.

    • July 14, 2011 at 7:55 am

      Yes very true xx

    • July 14, 2011 at 7:52 am

      Oh good thank you xx

  • July 12, 2011 at 12:50 am

    Such a great list and yes, I so agree. It is the simple things that are the best – we just have to work to keep focused on them x

    • July 14, 2011 at 7:43 am

      Yes it is very easy to let them get lost in the grand scheme of things isn’t it xx


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