Thursday, July 1, 2010

Simple Pleasures ~ Laundry day


There's just something about the hum of a washing machine, and the smell of fresh-from-the-dryer laundry, that makes me feel all domestic and smiley on the inside.

What's your simple pleasure today?

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Linking up with Lynn today at "Thankful Thursdays."

Linking up with Corinne's weekly series, "Finding the Big Picture."

14 comments:

  1. Absolutely delightful and I feel the same, all smiley inside. Loved this. Hugging you and happy TT.

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  2. So true - nothing like the smell of fresh clean laundry. When I was a child, my mother used to hang clothes out to dry and they had the "smell of sunshine." Brings back some great memories.

    Blessings,
    Joan

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  3. Our simple pleasure today is our Kevin's birthday, and thank you so much for the birthday wishes for him. I will tell him you said so! Lord bless you as you celebrate the weekend.

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  4. What a co-incidence, I wrote about ironing for my bigger picture moment!

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  5. I totally agree..that was my thoughts today when I finished all the laundry, folded and put away...yea!
    Janette

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  6. That banner (I can't think of what else it's called!) is absolutely adorable! :) Thank you for coming over and linking up today! So glad you did, can't wait to poke around your blog... I'm already hooked!

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  7. I need to make my laundry room as cute and bright as yours and THEN maybe I'd like doing laundry a little more than I do! I don't actually mind the washing but the folding and putting away part? Not my favorite.

    But, my simple pleasure today was sitting on a rock in front of my house, reading my book waiting for my daughter's camp bus to arrive. It was a perfect day and seeing that little face in the window of the bus just made me smile.

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  8. :) I had to smile as I read this. My washer/dryer are going right now! Another simple pleasure is the sound of my husband doing dishes.
    :) :) Double smile. Happy Thankful Thursday! Have a geat 4th of July weekend. ~Whidbey Woman
    http://ronsroad2recovery.blogspot.com/2010/07/few-blessings.html

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  9. Oh Dayle, you are so right! I just got a new washer and dryer delivered and have spent the day getting caught up on laundry. The clean smell and the soft motor just seemed so refreshing to me today. I love your little clothes line, it's darling!

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  10. That little clothes line is so cute! There is no good reason why my laundry room isn't cuter.

    I like the look of lingerie neatly put away in a drawer right after a load. I particularly like the feeling that I get when I tuck a little sachet in among it. I don't know why, but for me that's a simple domestic pleasure.

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  11. I have a string of miniature clothes on a clothesline above my washer similar to yours. A fun whimsicle addition. I too love the smell of freshly laundered clothes. I usually use laundry soap that I make but my favorite commercial detergent is Tide Pure Essentials White Lilac. Recently, I can't find it anywhere. Hope it isn't discontinued!

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  12. I have a string of clothes like that over my laundry room door, too.

    My simple pleasure was drinking in the smells and softness of a newborn. Ah. Heaven.

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  13. Baking is always a pleasure to me. Bet you couldn't guess that, could you :)

    Love the sweet clothes line in your laundry room. ahh... snuggling into bed with freshly washed sheets.

    happy 4th to you!

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  14. I agree with you. Clean sheets and nicely folded towels in the cupboard...happy me:)

    Really have enjoyed my visit to your blog for the first time. I will be back.

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