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47 happy things

~ forty seven things. forty seven things that make me smile, forty seven happy’s. one for each year of my life this far.

  • the fragrance of freshly ground coffee beans
  • the way my dog Bear greets everyone with a shoe in his mouth
  • the colour turquoise
  • little bowls of sea glass
  • the tunes playing on in my kitchen
  • the smell of my horses coat
  • little families heading to the park for an Easter egg hunt
  • fencethe purple lilac buds trying to unfurl themselves
  • a place called LOVE
  • the phone call from my Mom this morning
  • the hummingbird that whizzed by my ear
  • the joke that my Mother in law told last night
  • those vanilla Girl Guide cookies that are saying “eat me”
  • our two year old neighbour waving at the dog this morning
  • fence3
  •  beautiful sleepy kids that sleep in
  • the awesome~sauce sunny weather today
  • the fact that I can smell the ocean from my front yard
  • for friends making having a “staycation” fun..xo
  • finding shoes in the back of my closet that I forgot about
  • my husband sweeping the floors
  • for the way purple and orange are the perfect combination
  • fence4
  • for my super sweet lunch date on Friday xo
  • the upcoming “road trip” plans
  • for beeeeeeer
  • The Avett Brothers
  • for campfires
  • checking the fence line
  • for getting to see Dumarier the duck later


  • the banjo
  • red wine in the wine circle
  • the way my cat Willa keeps me warm all night long
  • my coffee buzz
  • having a best friend born on the same day
  • the orchid that bloomed again all by itself
  • Scotts scruffy beard


  • strawberries
  • the warm sweater and cosy blanket keeping my feet warm
  • my happy heart and goofy grin
  • Noahs’ beautiful green eyes
  • Hannahs’ long dark eye lashes
  • Aidans’ musical fingers
  • Scott being a solid man for all of us xo
  • for the way time ticks slowly today
  • being able to plant my own vegetables in my garden
  • belgium waffles and whip cream
  • the baby eagles up in the tree
  • that today is my birthday and it is going to be a great dayfence6

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  1. Happy Birthday, dear Kimberly! What a great heartwarming post. so lovely!
    Hope you had a terrific time, all the best your new year.
    Happy Easter!

  2. Yay, birthday and easter on the same day. Birth and Resurrection. You are blessed. I can smell the sea air and your bliss. Happy Birthday, Kimberly. {{{Hugs}}} Kozo

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