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I Want To Know Your Simple Pleasures In Life

Rules for this group: List as many simple pleasures as you can. Now, the definition for simple pleasures would be something that almost anyone can do, 90 People

    They Make Life Better.

    My simple pleasures: 1. Sipping a glass of cold sweet tea on the porch with a good book. 2. Listening to a favorite song and singing along or dancing. 3. Hearing the birds sing outside my window when I'm waking up. 4. Seeing beautiful flowers while on a neighborhood walk. 5...
    GreeeekGoddess GreeeekGoddess 41-45, F 1 Response Apr 7, 2013

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    Snowbunny's Simple Pleasures....

    I have alot of simple pleasures in my life. I haven't thought about them for awhile until I read a few stories in this group. I imagine like anything else if you don't take the time to recognize them, you truly forget how wonderful many of those things are.... My morning cup...
    snowbunny1002 snowbunny1002 46-50, F 13 Responses May 16, 2010

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    michboy7 michboy7 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 17, 2014

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    Bus

    I love sitting on a bus and watching the world pass.  I'll get onto a random one I've never taken and explore, or ride one whose route I know well for the comfort of the known.Alone but with people, quiet with the option to talk if I chose...I do so love riding the bus!
    Plaid Plaid 31-35, F Sep 10, 2011

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    Oh My List Is Endless...

    1. Laughing about something until my belly hurts. 2. Holding a little hand. 3. Hearing my lover whisper in my ear, " I love you". 4. Falling asleep on the couch while watching an old movie for the 100th time. 5. Sitting outside in my porch swing at dawn with a warm cup...
    karleighreynolds karleighreynolds 36-40, F 1 Response May 16, 2010

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    Simple Things

    - fresh colorful flowers :) - long walks through the park - soaking up some sun (free vitamin D!) - EP - talking with good friends - cheering other people up - music just about any kind - dancing like a fool and singing at the top of your lungs (till the windows...
    wack1985 wack1985 26-30, F 2 Responses May 16, 2010

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    I just went for a stroll with my two dogs Jack and Ben.   Instead of taking our usual route through the bogland, I took them along some country roads and into fields belonging to our neighbour.  The sunset this evening is gorgeous and in the still bright sunlight I...
    womaninbliss womaninbliss 51-55, F 6 Responses Jun 15, 2010

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    So Many

    Riding my bike going for a walk eating fresh bread driving on a country road watching a farmer work his field .......
    loopnscc loopnscc 46-50, M 1 Response Nov 14, 2010

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    Some Of Mahal's Simple Pleasures

    Snuggling with my baby as she falls asleep. The kiss my baby gives me just as she gets out of the car to start her day.  Everytime she wraps her arms around me to give me a hug. Watching her laugh and play at the beach with her friends. Taking photographs of my friends and...
    Mahal1023 Mahal1023 46-50, F 3 Responses Sep 9, 2011

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    The Little Things Are What Matter Most

    A few of my simple pleasures would take up too many pages on EP But some of my favorites would have to be: Spending time with my beloved children and to be lucky enough to be experiencing life with them. Loving everyone and everything around me as love is the key to eternal...
    MoonFlower11 MoonFlower11 31-35, F 1 Response Jun 13, 2010

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    Simple Pleasures

    Listening to the wind as it plays with my hair on the beach, watching a great movie with all the family, sipping cristal clear water after a long summer day, speaking to a "long lost" friend,  closing my eyes as the raindrops fall on my skin, is wonderful. 
    BellaFairy BellaFairy 22-25, F 2 Responses May 18, 2010

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    Fungirl's List

      Waking up at sunrise and enjoying the fresh breeze. Coming home and seeing my dog is waiting up for me.  He acts like he hasn’t seen me in years licking my face over and over. ((sigh)) Hearing my boyfriend say he loves me and knowing it is the...
    fungirlmmm fungirlmmm 41-45, F 6 Responses May 16, 2010

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    I Just Love 'the Apprentice' .....posted October 27th, 2010 At 6:08pm

    It's been on tonight, and is really entertaining. One of the best things about it is that immediately after the programme, the failed candidate is interviewed in the show following The Apprentice. There s/he is mercilessly shown all their failings and embarassing behaviours, all...
    javeachica javeachica 56-60, F Nov 30, 2010

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    Little Things Mean A Lot

    A smile A gentle breeze A child's laughter Saying please and thank you Being respectful Seeing a butterfly on a warm day These are a few of the simple pleasures that make my life wonderful and I thank god for them everyday.
    kowpoke61 kowpoke61 46-50, M 2 Responses May 16, 2010

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    Littlelena's List

    1) sunshine 2) chocolate 3) the smell of pastries/baking desserts 4)lying on the beach/sand 5) waves hitting my body; that is so fun 6) babies/toddlers 7) dance music 8) watching the stars and the moon 9) beautiful snow sceneries 10) smelling beautiful flowers...
    LittleLena LittleLena 36-40, F 4 Responses May 16, 2010

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    The Quite And Sublime

    Sitting down with my kids to watch a program on TV and they lean into me.Playing Tic-Tac-Toe with my 5 year old that tells me what space to put my "O" so that he can get three "X"s in a row...  LOL!!!My daughter when she makes a new some power point thing on her computer.Holding...
    mtvlm mtvlm 41-45, M 3 Responses Jul 5, 2011

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    Simply

    I look out of the window with a cup of warm tea in my hands, gazing at the trees and listening to the sound of birds chirping. I lie down and put on some soothing music and simply relax. Listening to the wind chimes orchestrating the sound of the wind is a wonderful feeling...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response May 19, 2010

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    My Pleasures

    Morning tea in bed looking out the window smell of cinnamon lying under trees long walks dancing lying in the bath with my face submerged chocolate
    MMI MMI 31-35 2 Responses May 16, 2010

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    Be Happy

    It has all come down to just being happy now and knowing how to get back there when negativity pulls me down. read the book HAPPINESS IS A CHOICE by Barry Neil Kaufman.
    jimrich jimrich 70+, M Feb 3, 2011

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