Monday, March 28, 2011

1,000 Reasons to Smile!

Have you ever heard of the 1,000 Awesome Things blog? Well if you haven't you need to check it out! I have been following this blog since the end of 2009 and I absolutely love it! The blog is a countdown from 1,000 of awesome things. It is currently on #280 which happens to be "When little kids get really, really excited" The author includes pictures and sometimes videos to display the awesome things. I also think he is an awesome writer. Here are a few reviews about the blog:

“1000 Awesome Things might be described as optimism for the rest of us. Sunny without being saccharine, it’s a countdown of life’s little joys that reads like a snappy Jerry Seinfeld monologue by way of Maria Von Trapp.” – The Vancouver Sun

“Strangely heartwarming… perfect for rainy days.” – The New Yorker

“Honors the little joys of life.” – USA Today

Here are a few of my favorite "awesome things" that the blog has highlighted:

# 973- Sleeping in new bed sheets

# 941- The Universal Fry-Sharing Policy

# 937- The smell of rain on a hot sidewalk

#925- Watching The Price is Right when your home sick

# 895- Getting something with actual handwriting on it in the mail

# 858-The other side of the pillow

# 828-Remembering what movie that guy is from

# 769- When the thing you were going to buy is already on sale

I could go on and on. Check it out, what are some of your favorites? 

Happy Monday!

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