Counting blessings

I really am an infinitely charmed young woman, and I often like to write posts where I count the many blessings I have. I think it’s good for the soul. So when Kelly did a really nice blog post yesterday on simple pleasures, I thought I would join in the fun!

So, simple pleasures that spring to mind right now…

Hot buttered toast on grey mornings.

My hideous and awesome pyjamas – grey long johns laden with penguins!

Sketchbook time with my class – I love the cool pictures my gang come up with!

Unexpected little gifts – one of my boys brought me some ‘badger’ handcream on Tuesday…yesterday another brought in rocky road cake for the class….and today one of the mummies presented me with a teeny tiny ceramic badger!

Hymn practice! I love a good sing in the morning. Actually, I guess singing in and of itself is a simple pleasure. For a while there I wasn’t singing much at all, but now I’m back to singing showtunes in the shower… sorry flatmates!

Raoking, and raok365 in particular. Too much fun!

Snuggles on the couch with my boy.

The times when I’m lucky enough to get a seat on the tube.

Reading an awesome book called ‘Up The Creek Without A Mullet’ one my tube journey this morning, which was written by my lovely friend Simon. Such a talented boy!

Friends brave enough to go ice skating with me.

Post! I love letters! And have been lucky enough to get a fair few recently…better get writing back!

Cooking. I love making pasta sauces and roast meals and soup and cakes.

My favourite electric blue heels.

Holiday plans – I can’t believe we’re off to Dublin next weekend! Better get planning!

When I have occasional dreams about the future (I tend not to remember dreams), and they are nice ones.

Lie-ins. On Saturday I’m not getting up till 8. Woot!

What are your simple pleasures, lovelies? I hope you have LOADS!

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  1. wigsf
    4th February 2010 / 1:04 pm

    Simple pleasures: doughnuts, good music, a giant mug of tea, some more doughnuts, lying down on the couch underneath a big blanket watching some funny television and eating doughnuts.

  2. Christielli
    4th February 2010 / 3:00 pm

    Right now I'm digging the sunshine.That's a simple pleasure that I can't control though.I do like napping with Rilo Kitty though.

  3. Riot Kitty
    4th February 2010 / 5:16 pm

    I love toast 🙂

  4. Jen
    4th February 2010 / 5:49 pm

    Simple Pleasures: Pjs and fuzzy blankets I can cuddle up in, Watching Tv with hubby, dancing& sing around when no one is watching, snacks, days off, getting to sleep in, sunny days, fluffy white clouds, when my cat is lazy with me, when the dogs are napping.

  5. rawbean
    4th February 2010 / 10:25 pm

    The toast one is really good. Mmmm fresh toast with butter. Today it is really sunny here and the mountains are so beautiful. I love all the vistas in vancouver where you can catch the downtown skyline against mountains. Takes my breath away every time and never gets old.

  6. Miss Ash
    5th February 2010 / 1:01 am

    I woke up to a beautiful pink sky this morning….it was wonderful. My bed is also a simple pleasure, it's so warm and snuggly I never want to leave it in the morning.PS I might have to nab this idea 🙂

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