Outdoor living

Nine Ways I Add Joy to Everyday Life

Finding small ways to add moments of joy to my everyday life has made such a difference for me. Instead of dreaming of taking one vacation a year or living for the weekend, I’ve found that daily habits, rituals, little luxuries, and taking time to enjoy them can be just as special and meaningful as big events.

Below are nine small ways I add big amounts of joy to my everyday life. Please share how you add joy to your life in the comments!

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First Garden Harvest and What We’ve Been Up To

I’m happy to report the garden is now producing vegetables! So far, I’ve harvested a few zucchini, cherry tomatoes, yellow tomatoes, and green beans. I just adore walking out to the garden each day and checking on the plants and seeing what is ready to pick and eat!

Zucchini, cherry tomatoes, and green beans from vegetable garden

Since my sisters’ day with Hannah, we’ve been up to all sorts of fun. Lots of time on local trails, splashing in creeks, and even my once in a blue moon jog with Niva 😂

How about some pictures?

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