Monday, November 16, 2009

simple things monday..

So I am joining Christina and Gigi and several others
and listing the simple things in life that make my
heart soar. What a wonderful idea, Christina!

Here it is:
My kids who are my forever joys in life
my guy who always makes me laugh
my family and friends
for always being there
with a kind word,
a smile or a hug
(that means you too!)
vanilla, cinnamon scents
food on the table
a wonderful job
bubble baths
white daisies
a roof over my head
laughing with my mom & sis
until we are crying
ice cream
turtleneck sweaters
chatting with my elderly friends
about movies & life
sparkling water with lemon
strawberries and raspberries
sitting by a cozy fire with
friends, family, a book
or my thoughts
unique coffee shops
watching old movies
the starbucks red cup
(with a cappuccino inside)
holiday music
(or music of any kind)
dark chocolate
inspiring people
like all of you!


Beach Vintage said...

I think we share a few things in common....dark chocolate and holiday music!

iasa said...

I love your list, some of my simple delights as well! berries and books and old movies.

the southern hostess said...

Beautiful list!

sherry ♥ lee said...

What a spectacular list!! I kept smiling as I read, nodding my head, saying "yes", "yes", "yes"!! :)

Love the photograph!!

Gigi said...

Snickerdoodles!!! You are the best, Cathi, and I adore every single thing on your list. I can picture you and me, a pile of old movies, cappuccinos, and a big ol' plate of snickerdoodles. We'd do some serious damage. xoxo G

Christina said...

"starbucks red cup" isn't it heavenly?!
your list is filled with so many of my favorites...
dark chocolate. yum
i can't wait to visit your place again.

Christina said...

PS: this photo is sheer love!

Lori said...

what a wonderful list Cathi! You have inspired me to do my own....

Tracey said...

Well Cathi that's just about the best list ever!!! I love snickerdoodles too :)

:) T

count it all joy said...

What a gorgeous post. I'm intrigued....snickerdoodles? What are they? Hope you're having a great week. Meredith xo.

A Pretty Trip said...

That's so lovely - I love your list.

It's the simple things in life that are most important.

Lori said...

I love this list, yes unique coffeehouses, bookstores, and warm fall sweaters are the best!

Dustjacket Attic said...

Oh gosh, I feel like putting that list up ... it makes me happy. I love so many of the same things.

thanks honey,

Jacqueline said...

This English blogger would also like to know what snickerdoodles are !! Great list with many things on it that I love too. XXXX

Pink to Green said...

What a beautiful way to start the week!!!

Shell said...

I loved your list..old movies,daisies and bubble baths. Ah, that is me too.

Char said...

you made me smile with this beautiful list that is so full of warmth and wonder.

love that shot too

Cathi said...

Thanks everyone for the lovely comments, I really do appreciate it. It just goes to show that as different as we all are - we love the same things in life!

P.S. Snickerdoodles are cinnamon sugar cookies that are delicious! I will post the recipe that I use. They are a very simple yet tasty cookie and are a family tradition in my house!

Scintilla @ Bell'Avventura said...

lol 'Starbucks red cup with capuccino inside' - simple things but most things on your list money can't buy! said...

Wonderful. Simply wonderful.

Carol said...

I haven't thought of snickerdoodles for awhile! Great list!


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