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Making the most of Happy Days when you have forgotten all your worries and all is good in the world 😊

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Nicenanny3 Tue 05-Sep-23 15:01:06

Having a Happy Day all good in my world today. Had a walk on the beach, sun's shining, family all OK, having a couple of drinks. Not always so, so making the most of feeling happy.

How about you? They do say you are only as happy as your happiest child.

Auntieflo Tue 05-Sep-23 22:28:52

Ash what a wonderful result. My day was ordinary but so enjoyable. Coffee with friends, managed to visit 4/5 shops without being too exhausted. Waitrose came up trumps and found me an item that wasn't on the shelves. Bought home grown runner beans and rhubarb from Church. Snoozed for only 30 minutes . Had a phone call from a friend. Then watched 2 episodes of a new series with a small glass of rose. Happy days.

Oopsadaisy1 Tue 05-Sep-23 22:41:54

Great news Ash so pleased for you both.

Nicenanny3 Wed 06-Sep-23 08:27:54

Lovely to read all the happy day posts, let's hope we all have many more happy days to come. Sometimes it takes a few not so happy/good days to make us realise and be grateful for all we have☀️

Foxygloves Wed 06-Sep-23 08:28:04

They do say you are only as happy as your happiest child.

No, the saying is that you are only as happy as your unhappiest child 🙁
Happy for all those who are happy and enjoying what I think of as Golden Days 🙂

Nicenanny3 Wed 06-Sep-23 08:35:31

Yes I realised after I posted only happy as your unhappiest child and it's very true isn't it. Anyway hope everyone has a Happy Day and counts their blessings not their woes, friends not their foes, something like that 😊

Smileless2012 Wed 06-Sep-23 09:19:45

Counting my blessings this morning as I've just had a beautiful bouquet delivered from Mr S. to celebrate our 43rd wedding anniversary, and looking forward to going out for a meal this evening.

Kate1949 Wed 06-Sep-23 10:06:46

Oh happy anniversary Smileless. It's ours today too. 54 years! We're going out for lunch. Have a lovely day/evening.

VB000 Wed 06-Sep-23 10:45:35

That's very good news Ash!

Smileless2012 Wed 06-Sep-23 11:17:29

'Happy Anniversary' to you too Kate. Wow 54 years, that's wonderful. Have a lovely lunch flowerswine.

Kate1949 Wed 06-Sep-23 11:54:48

Thank you

Amalegra Wed 06-Sep-23 12:08:47

Feeling relief after an horrendous couple of weeks which have been physically, emotionally and mentally fraught! My daughter has been moving as her landlord gave her notice to leave as he is selling. Unexpected and she was totally distraught as she has two dogs and worried about the lack of rentals open to her. Didn’t want to move back home with me again! All sorted now thank heaven but the time getting there has been a nightmare as I am her ‘wing man’ in so many ways! Just relishing feeling peaceful and cautiously optimistic about it all now. And , yes, actually happy today! (As happy as my least happy child-her-anyway!)

EEJit Wed 06-Sep-23 12:15:43

My Beloved is out for a couple of hours this afternoon leaving me on my own. I know that sounds horrible, but let me explain.

Beloved is disabled and has issues walking so she rarely goes out, I go out and do the shopping, or we go mad and have it delivered. She might toddle into the back garden on nice days but that's about it. So most days she's in the house 24/7.

Once a week she will go out to a local knitting group, otherwise known as The Coven, for a couple of hours.

It took me a while to persuade her to go in the first place, but I'm really happy to see her going out and enjoying herself. I just wish she could find other places to go.

TanaMa Wed 06-Sep-23 12:17:08

Enjoying the dry, sunny weather - just got the lawn mown, strimming the rough grass. Bit of a breather and a cold drink before doing the weeding. Too hot to take my dog for a walk so she is 'helping' me in the garden!! Hope to retire to the summer house with my kindle when the gardening is finished.

knspol Wed 06-Sep-23 12:38:02

Very happy moment this morning when recv'd a text from a person I hadn't seen for a couple of years asking how I am. Sounds silly maybe but so nice to think people are thinking about me and taken the time to get in touch.

Nicenanny3 Wed 06-Sep-23 16:18:26

Glad for those posters who are having a Happy Day and the posters celebrating anniversaries, fingers crossed for lots more happiness coming our way 🤞😊

inishowen Wed 06-Sep-23 17:13:55

Went to M&S for some lovely salads for dinner. Also left my car in for some work and they washed and hoovered it.

Kim19 Wed 06-Sep-23 17:49:13

Met up with a group of friends at a French restaurant in the big city to celebrate the 10th anniversary of our meeting at a further education class. Lovely!

Greenfinch Wed 06-Sep-23 17:56:42

Just been for afternoon tea at the stately home where we volunteer as it closes to the public tomorrow. Stunning , peaceful scenery and excellent company ( not forgetting lovely cake! ) No need to cook an evening meal. Bliss.

MayBee70 Wed 06-Sep-23 18:01:54

Went to a local town to do various things and got chatting with some people from New Zealand holidaying in the UK. Didn’t get any of the things done that we should have done apart from filling up with petrol but it was so nice talking with such lovely people. Restores one’s faith in humanity…

pandapatch Wed 06-Sep-23 21:33:46

Lovely day at the beach with our 2 gorgeous little grandsons. They had such a lovely time, reminded me so much of our children when they were little - my parents had a beach hut and we spent many happy hours there.

LauraNorderr Wed 06-Sep-23 22:19:53

Met youngest son for lunch at the marina on this beautiful sunny day

Attlee Wed 06-Sep-23 22:30:38

Feeling very lucky to have had so many good wishes from long standing good friends and my family for my birthday today
You count them don't you now?
It's been a lovely day

rosemarigold Thu 07-Sep-23 08:27:24


So nice to hear people are having happy days - hope you all have lots more of them.

...and I hope you are too
AreWeThereYet ?

Oopsadaisy1 Thu 07-Sep-23 14:43:47

Attlee Happy Birthday hope you have a wonderful day

Nicenanny3 Tue 19-Sep-23 10:13:47

Feeling happy and grateful today driving through Germany gradually making our way to ferry and home through different countries, singing along to our favourite music. Appreciate all that I have especially my family.