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Innocent pleasures

44 replies

rosegoldwatcher · 08/07/2019 19:24

There are few pleasures greater than putting on a new pair of box-fresh pajamas.
What small delights rock your world?
(Anyone who mentions ironing cannot be in my gang!)

OP posts:
madeofstarlight · 08/07/2019 19:29

Getting into bed with freshly shaved legs and something good to watch or read. Can't beat it IMO!

madeofstarlight · 08/07/2019 19:29

Even better if it's new bedding

BobTheFishermansWife · 08/07/2019 19:31

The smell of freshly baked bread

freshasthebrightbluesky · 08/07/2019 19:31

Knowing that I have no ironing pile because I don't bother!

Getting out of the shower and being blown by the fan when it's boiling hot!

FertilitySchmertility · 08/07/2019 19:33

Putting your feet up after walking miles.

rosegoldwatcher · 08/07/2019 19:38

Oh you mentioned ironing fresh - but you are forgiven (I have the same attitude to it!)

OP posts:
headinhands · 08/07/2019 19:43

Bra off. Leggings off. Hair being let out of tight bun.

1WayOrAnother · 08/07/2019 19:47

House to myself. Can beat it.

Pinkarsedfly · 08/07/2019 19:49

Bubble bath, cup of tea, custard creams, scented candle, fat book.

Exactly what I’m doing now, as it happens Smile

Magmatic80 · 08/07/2019 19:51

Sitting on the sofa with the doors open to the garden. I’m doing it right now, and it’s my absolute favourite thing about my house except we have new neighbours who like to smoke right next to the fence Sad

amygarden · 08/07/2019 20:01

Bare feet on a warm day on freshly cut grass!! Feels lovely!

FertilitySchmertility · 08/07/2019 21:11

Baby breath smell when they’re asleep.
River swimming
The cream bit at the top of gold top milk.

SnugglySnerd · 08/07/2019 21:14

Line-drive washing.
Agree about getting into bed with freshly shaved legs.
That feeling on Friday night when the kids are asleep, I have a glass of something and the whole weekend stretching ahead.
On the very rare occasion that it happens: waking up of my own accord, not because the alarm or the kids have woken me.

SnugglySnerd · 08/07/2019 21:15


FertilitySchmertility · 08/07/2019 21:21

Snow day if you’re a teacher. Waking up to a text that says, “Stay in bed.”

SavoyCabbage · 08/07/2019 21:25

On one of the walks I go on with my dog, there is a rope swing and I always have a go.

Swinging over a river at 8am feels very decedent.

Trufflegirl · 08/07/2019 21:59

Duplicative point, but taking my shoes off after work (flip-flops aren't allowed where I work, grrrhhh) on a summer's day, and walking barefoot in the garden, or taking off my flip-flops and walking barefoot in the park.

LadyGAgain · 08/07/2019 22:13

Seagulls calling in the sunshine as waves break on the stones

Leftielefterson · 08/07/2019 22:16

Cocktails in the bath (v.decadent)

A sweet cup of tea in bed, with fresh sheets reading our book club pick (book club members are my DP and I 😂)

The wind in my hair cycling and the freedom I feel

MustBeAWeasly · 08/07/2019 22:18

When you've had your hair up all day and don't realise your scalp has been so uncomfortable until you pull your hair band out let it all down and run your fingers through it. Heaven

Also taking your bra off and having a free jiggle.

Mokepon · 08/07/2019 22:20

The "Mummy!!" When I walk in from work.

Sitting in the garden and hearing nothing but the birds.

A really good scratch when you have an itchy back.

The smell from a BBQ.

The patterns behind your eyelids when you lie out in the sun.

A whiff of salty sea air just as you get to the beach.

ittooshallpass · 08/07/2019 22:24

Floating in a swimming pool when heavily pregnant. (Haven't done it for many years, but will never forget how it felt.)

Ice cold glass of rose on a summer evening.

Turning on the Out of Office message to go on holiday.

buttertoasty · 08/07/2019 22:24

Clean sheets, clean pyjamas and a hot shower. Do this every Sunday evening

Lighting a scented candle after cleaning the house top to bottom

Closing the door on a fully stocked fridge

ChihuahuaMummy1 · 08/07/2019 22:29

A new trashy celeb magazine to read when I'm alone.

A face mask whilst in a hot bubble bath

Snuggles from ds or dh

theorchidwhisperer · 08/07/2019 22:35

Walking under a tree canopy and glimpsing sunlight through the leaves.

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