the little things

Happiness is a hot cup of coffee on a cold morning.

Happiness is slipping into jeans after a long day at the office.

Happiness is reading stories at bedtime.

Happiness is a sweet facebook message from my husband – for no reason at all.

Happiness is a mailbox full of Christmas cards.

Happiness is laughing so hard you start to cry.

Happiness is stumbling across a blog that speaks to your heart.

Happiness is an unlikely friendship.

Happiness is a perfectly-baked loaf of bread, hot from the oven.

Happiness is watching the first snowflakes of the season tumbling to the ground.

Happiness is witnessing your child’s triumph.

Happiness is reading a few pages of a good book in the glow of the Christmas tree lights.

Happiness is the straight lines on the carpet left over from vacuuming.

Happiness is getting a “love you” text from your son.

Happiness is an empty laundry basket, even if it only lasts for a day.

Happiness is catching up on a favorite tv show with my sweetheart.

Joy is found in appreciating the little things that bring the happiness.

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