What a good day

Things that I am extremely happy about: 

  • Waking up before my alarm clock and being able to stay in my cozy bed for a little while. That’s the best feeling. 
  • Waking up to hilarious texts from Corey (hey gurl!)
  • I made a breakfast wrap with eggs and peppers and cherry tomatoes and it made me really happy because I love peppers & cherry tomatoes. I also was really proud of myself for cooking. woot woot!
  • I went to the doctors for the first time in what feels like forever. It was awesome. I’m so happy with my insurance. 
  • Laughing hysterically post-leaving the doctor’s office. I’m fairly certain I laughed the whole way from Amherst to Northampton.
  • Knowing that my inappropriate laughing definitely comes from my Mom. Thanks Mom, if you’re reading this :)
  • Buying ice cream cake 
  • Spending the day with my cousin was fabulous
  • TRIBUTE celebrations at work
  • Smiles & laughter
  • Going out to lunch with Cassie, hunting for french fries specifically
  • Chocolate milk
  • Meatball subs. I just love meatball subs like no other. 
  • French fries and barbecue sauce. 
  • Dancing
  • Getting caught dancing and then laughing
  • Doing the Wobble <3
  • I can’t wait to see my friend Anita in April when she comes for the Boston Marathon
  • I called home and got to talk to my Mom and Dad and sister. I like those peeps. 
  • I can’t wait to go to Austin in a few weeks
  • I am really happy that I got to see my friend Katelynn for the first time in a while
  • School is starting soon
  • Excited to hang with Sam this weekend
  • I love my job. I’m really excited for the picnic on Friday. There’s a whipped cream eating contest and I’m in it to win it :)
  • I love brushing my teeth
  • Seeing the Oscar Mayer Wiener-Mobile for the second time in my life was wicked awesome. 

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Things that I am grateful for:

  • Laughter
  • British Accents
  • Sitting on the porch last night with great friends
  • “The Porch” game
  • What a beautiful summer weekend it has been. It has been absolutely gorgeous outside.
  • Going to a concert on Friday night
  • Relaxing & being lazy today
  • Cinnamon swirl bread 
  • Dogs <3
  • Reading “The Last Lecture” 
  • Talking to my family on the phone
  • Purple pens
  • Having absolutely AMAZING friends
  • Going on long walks
  • Calzones :)
  • Knowing who I am as a person
  • My upcoming trip to Austin, TX
  • School starting soon
  • Having ice cream cake on Tuesday 
  • Listening to my favorite playlist
  • Cleaning
  • Slowly but surely learning how to cook
  • Talking to my friend Ganim on the phone
  • Talking to Lorena. I am proud that she found a job in LA :)
  • I am grateful for all of the experiences that I’ve had in my life. I wouldn’t be who I am today without them. 

Samantha’s List


Here is Samantha’s Happiness List. We love hearing about the good things happening in your lives. :)

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Have a lovely day!

Today I am thankful for…

-having been able to spend the past weekend with friends of mine in Nantucket

-the mini flowers that I have on my counter

-my awesome job at the bakery

-the people who I work with, who always make me laugh

-having amazing friends 

-having been able to understand the conversation in Spanish class

-running in to my friend Corey at lunch

-Indian food

-having Josh in my life

-my family

-getting a good grade on my casino management test

-my roommate making me laugh 

-The UMass Belly Dance Club


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