50 Things That Make Me Happy – a Tag

Thanks, Ann, for this cool tag! (You all, check out her take on this tag. It’s great!)

So, I had to come up with fifty things that make me happy. And that took a while. But here goes!


  1. Living for Jesus. Nothing makes me happier. πŸ™‚
  2. Family. Especially doing things together, like going for a drive or just chatting.
  3. Friends!
  4. Cats. They always make me smile.
  5. Dogs. When they aren’t stressing me out, they make me smile. πŸ˜‰
  6. Going for walks! I LOVE walks to the garden, to the woods, to the field . . .
  7. Music. Albert Schweitzer said, “There are two means of refuge from the miseries of life: music and cats.”
  8. Youth group on Sunday and Monday nights at church.
  9. Springtime.
  10. Fall.
  11. Summer.
  12. Winter.
  13. You notice the order I put those in, right?
  14. Writing! Of course! πŸ˜‰ Writing makes me happy. Need I say more? Of course, it’s stressful, backbreaking, painful . . . but I love it.
  15. Snow!
  16. Rain. I love the rain. NOT thunderstorms. Let’s just clear that up.
  17. For King and Country’s music. (Check out their song, Control)
  18. Puppies. πŸ™‚
  19. Pumpkins in the fall.
  20. Apples.
  21. Christmas.
  22. Christmas lights.
  23. Can I just say writing again?
  24. Dolphins. Why not?
  25. Fish. They’re pretty.
  26. The book UnbrokenΒ by Laura Hillenbrand. Read it, you’ll see what I mean.
  27. The movie Unbroken: Path to Redemption.Β Seriously, watch. that. movie. But read the book first.
  28. Christmas movies.Β GoodΒ Christmas movies.
  29. Reading! Especially books by my favorite authors. Somehow that’s like chatting with an old friend.
  30. Training service dogs. πŸ™‚
  31. Piano.
  33. Geometry (way better than algebra).
  34. Can I just say history again?
  35. American history. πŸ™‚
  36. Gardens. Especially when I’m not pulling weeds out of the tomato beds.
  37. Goats. Beautiful, lovely goats.
  38. Wrapping presents.
  39. Sunshine.
  40. October.
  41. Sleeping in.
  42. Going grocery shopping with my mom.
  43. The ocean!!!!
  44. The ocean again . . .
  45. Summer vacation = trips to the ocean.
  46. Hanging out with cousins.
  47. Star Trek.
  48. Thrift stores (sometimes).
  49. A cat sleeping at the foot of the bed.
  50. Astronomy!

Wow. I did it. πŸ˜‰

I hope you weren’t bored.

Now I gotta tag some folks.

Kinsey at Over the Withers

Anna at A Storynerd’s Life

Esmeralda at Writings From A Farm Girl

Have fun guys! And if you weren’t tagged but you want to do it, here it is. Leave a link in the comments???

Let’s chat! What are a few things that make you happy? Or fifty things, if you prefer. πŸ™‚


Published by Hannah Gaudette

Hannah Gaudette is a home-school graduate living in the hills of New England. When she’s not writing or playing with the dogs, it’s a safe bet you can find her with some other animal, like goats. She is the founder of a sustainable agriculture movement called STEWARDSHIP in central Maine. She's a life-enthusiast and advocate for food allergy awareness, youth ministry, and service dogs.

12 thoughts on “50 Things That Make Me Happy – a Tag

  1. I definitely agree with you about reading and writing, lol, ooh and cool weather too! (weather that isn’t too hot or too cold)


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