50 Things That Make Me Smile

I have been loving the 50 Things that Make Me Smile posts that have been flying around the blog world lately. It is so nice to read everyones happy things, I love that it is often the most simplest of things that can make someone smile in a day. The lovely Michelle over at Misunderstood Mummy has tagged me to take part so here goes. Here are my 50:

  1. Little Man’s laugh when I tickle him
  2. Little Man cuddles
  3. Thursday evenings (when G comes home)
  4. Writing lists
  5. Fresh bed linen
  6. A long shower
  7. The beach in the winter
  8. Caravan holidaysP1030011
  9. Singing in the car
  10. Tulips
  11. Popping bubble wrap
  12. A good natter with friends
  13. Chocolate
  14. Picking Little Man up from nursery
  15. Log fires
  16. A glass of wine
  17. New shoes
  18. When a child at work loved a book I recommended
  19. Doodling
  20. Hearing the rain outside when I’m warm and cosy
  21. Wearing pyjama bottoms
  22. Reading stories to Little Man
  23. Family time
  24. Looking through baby photos of Little ManQ1
  25. My bed
  26. Pandora charms
  27. Sitting in the garden on summer evenings
  28. Elephants
  29. The feeling after I have cleaned the house
  30. The Little Mermaid20150411_101127
  31. Lovely comments on my blog posts
  32. Christmas Eve
  33. Bank holidays
  34. Reading
  35. Buying pretty things for the house
  36. Eton Mess
  37. A good hair day
  38. Challaborough Bay
  39. Sitting under a blanket
  40. My Mums roast dinner
  41. A day to myself
  42. Cath Kidston patterns
  43. Little Man’s new found sense of humour20150223_085158
  44. Fresh flowers in my kitchen
  45. Having a clear out
  46. New pens
  47. My conservatory
  48. Writing a blog post that means a lot to me
  49. Pizza
  50. Perfectly painted nails

Hope you enjoyed reading what makes me smile. I would love to hear about yours. I tag the lovely ladies at:

Have a lovely day.




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  • Al
    14/04/2015 at 09:33

    What a lovely post! #51 Reading lovely blogposts!

    • Mummy in Training
      14/04/2015 at 12:11

      Aww thanks! Glad you enjoyed it xx

  • Becky, Cuddle Fairy
    14/04/2015 at 11:11

    What a great list! The beach in winter is lovely. And bubble wrap popping – how fun! #TwinklyTuesday

    • Mummy in Training
      14/04/2015 at 12:12

      Thank you, I almost like the beach in winter better than in the summer! xx

  • mylifeafterlogan
    14/04/2015 at 13:59

    this is a lovely happy list & im with you on so many of these – especially on family time, chocolate & blog comments hehe x
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    • Mummy in Training
      15/04/2015 at 19:35

      Hehe, good top 3!! xx

  • Carry On Katy
    14/04/2015 at 20:26

    I too love a caravan holiday and I know ALL of the words to the little Mermaid. To this day, I still fantasise about marrying Eric. Mmmmm.
    Your little boy is LUSH!!!! Great list. #twinklytuesday

    • Mummy in Training
      15/04/2015 at 19:33

      OO me too!! I love Eric. Aw thank you, he is rather cute 🙂 xx

  • Lisa (mummascribbles)
    16/04/2015 at 21:14

    Lovely read, very similar to mine (I.e. Lots of things featured involving my boy!). I think this post has been so good to remember the little this we take for granted! We have some beautiful tulips in our garden at the moment and they make me so happy to see 🙂 thanks so much for linking up with #twinklytuesday
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    • Mummy in Training
      18/04/2015 at 14:07

      I need to get some tulips in my garden, my last ones didn’t last very long – terrible at gardening!! Glad you like my list 🙂 xx

  • Mother Mands
    17/04/2015 at 16:29

    How long has that taken me!!! 😀 I’m on a go slow at the moment, but reading your list spurred me on, thanks for the ‘tag’, I enjoyed that. It’s nice to share the good stuff 😉

    • Mummy in Training
      18/04/2015 at 14:06

      I’m on a bit of a go slow too!! Glad you liked it. Yours is a great list too! xx

  • You Baby Me Mummy
    21/04/2015 at 21:26

    Such a fabulous happy list, I love these! Thanks so much for linking up to #TheList x
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    • Mummy in Training
      22/04/2015 at 19:04

      Thank you lovely xx


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