thought provoking The Greatest Simple Pleasures in Life  

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List Rules Small things that make you happy.

The simpler, little things in life that make you feel content and happy are easier to come by and oftentimes more meaningful because of their simplicity. What are the small things that make you happy? Are you content to sit and enjoy a cold brew after a long day in the sun, or do you just get giddy thinking about having the house all to yourself? Vote for your favorite things, and add anything that you think is missing. You can also re-rank this list in any order you want.

You don't have to win the lottery and become instantly wealthy or even gain a small financial windfall like $100 to enjoy the simplest pleasures in life. They are almost always free of charge. Sipping morning coffee, enjoying the peace and quiet before the crazy day begins can be one of the best pleasures ever. Getting a (free) library book and reading a novel that can change your life costs exactly nothing (other than your time).
list ordered by

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1,221 111
Peace and Quiet Nothing but the sound of the breeze and the birds

2
1,211 153
House to Yourself Finally! Now you can be your true self!

3
1,061 78
zxray added Freedom Being your own boss with no one else to answer to

4
1,093 206
How It Smells After the Rain Take a deep breath

5
1,100 114
BostonBruins added Sleeping In Zzzzzzzzzzz

6
985 66
fisher08 added Good Food Nothing like a home made meal to make you happy

7
994 129
No Traffic Zoom zoom.

8
1,070 128
A Clear Night Under the Stars Take a moment to soak it all in.

9
811 45
Listening to your favorite music

10
832 222
Massage Get all the tension out of your body at last

11
843 146
lyndyloo added Hug Sometimes that's all you need

12
691 373
Morning Coffee That first sip is all you need sometimes  

13
778 232
Clark Benson added Chocolate Do we need to say anything more?

14
956 225
Pets Curled Up Asleep Next to You LOOK AT THAT FACE

Bucket List for Couples

15
971 124
A Clean House Makes you feel clean on the inside

16
747 319
Masturbation Nothing wrong with a bit of self-help!

17
779 113
zxray added Rain On the Roof You've never felt so safe

18
824 117
zxray added Sound of the Sea That's the sound of paradise

19
750 165
deligiannismike added Sex Let's get it oooooon

20
743 72
pmmom38 added Hearing Someone Say That They Love You Makes you feel fuzzy inside

21
667 51
AllyssaLynneEdwards added The Sound of a Loved One's Laughter They laugh, you laugh!

The Best Howard Stern News Pranks Performed by Captain Janks

22
805 141
A Nice Fire Crackle Crackle

23
653 193
Hot Chocolate On a Cold Day Makes you think of winter!

24
606 206
Ice Cream On a Hot Day Summer time!

25
688 149
zxray added The Silence of Fresh Snowfall Magical!

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701 36
pmmom38 added Making Someone Happy Cheering your friend up is the best feeling!

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444 87
Family

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545 182
zxray added Christmas Mornings Get the family together

Crimes You'd Commit (If You Could Get Away With It)

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507 191
Clark Benson added Reading Outdoors in a Lounge Chair or Hammock Just relax!

30
586 141
Smell of Flowers in the Air Soak in mother nature!

31
576 158
A Shady Spot On the Beach It's your spot, and you ain't movin'!

32
447 176
Patio Dining at Sunset Quaint!

33
495 176
zxray added Hot Tub Nothing to complain about!

34
465 181
Dipping Your Feet in Cool Water Makes your body shiver, in the good way

35
497 43
Mabie1 added Being in the Warmth While It's Cold Outside

The Most Nostalgia-Inducing '90s Toys

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445 102
AllyssaLynneEdwards added Completing a Difficult Project Finally!!!

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452 87
looksharp added Dogs

38
508 110
Robert Wabash added Realizing That It Is Friday There's no better feeling!

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355 59
ChloeFletcher added A Good Book

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352 85
domuchpolevaulting added Watching Movies

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426 141
AllyssaLynneEdwards added The Smell of Freshly Cut Grass Breathe it in

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474 129
pmmom38 added The Sound of Your Child's Laughter Makes you go gooey inside

The Superstitions You Secretly Believe

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418 51
possumprincess added Sunsets

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270 33
David Beaty III added A Good Hot Shower

45
467 90
AllyssaLynneEdwards added A Baby Curling Its Tiny Hand Around Your Finger

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362 51
slaft added Stargazing

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296 279
zxray added Ranking Stuff On Ranker Rank it! Rank it! Rank it!

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367 221
Clark Benson added That Feeling An Hour After a Good Workout

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394 298
A Cold Beer After a Day in the Sun You deserve it!

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264 62
Day Dreaming