Grace In Small Things

This is an accumulated list of all of the Grace in Small Things post. Seeing them all listed here makes me so unbelievably happy, I can’t believe I waited so long to do it.

      1. Making lists (how appropriate!)
      2. Meeting old friends
      3. Free muffins
      4. Piles of crisp, fallen leaves
      5. Taking photos in the Tate and being told off. Rebel!
      6. Jokes with friends
      7. Ridiculously large paper flowers
      8. Trees with graffiti & the fattest pigeons in the world
      9. Walls covered in snooker table felt
      10. Afternoons off
      11. Hats with ear flaps
      12. Chilli lemon flavoured crisps
      13. Getting your teeth into a project
      14. Paper to do lists (& crossing things off!)
      15. Voucher codes
      16. Making new girl friends at work (& liking them!)
      17. Unbruised bananas
      18. Seeing your favourite blogs are updating again (hi Amy!)
      19. Finding a giraffe buddy (Hi Alan!)
      20. Empty streets, in the early morning sun
      21. New crisp flavours
      22. Hot chocolate with marshmallows & cream
      23. Thinking it’s Sunday, when it’s Saturday
      24. Creating something beautiful
      25. Learning and remembering how to spell fluorescent
      26. Remembering why you started a project in the first place
      27. The onset of spring
      28. Being able to wear skirts
      29. The colour of egg yolks, when you break into a soft fried egg
      30. Finding a spare passport photo, so I don’t have to pay for new ones
      31. Losing at chess, but not as badly as before
      32. Cheesecake for breakfast
      33. Forgotten broken jewellery, suddenly fixed
      34. Scarlett Johanson
      35. Pandas that do not really look like pandas
      36. Sunlight, early in the morning
      37. Empty carparks
      38. Receiving surprise post
      39. 35mm film love
      40. Crunching on new snow
      41. The small click of the Kindle’s* ‘next page’ button
      42. Christmas chocolate. Even tho it’s the same as regular chocolate it just tastes better
      43. Mulled cider
      44. Cuddles in bed on a day off from work
      45. Laughing out loud in the cinema, with other people
      46. Actually, just laughing in general
      47. Goodnight routines
      48. Ham, salad cream and lettuce sandwiches
      49. Bed hair that actually looks good
      50. Being able to not take a coat to work
      51. Sunshine
      52. Homemade salad dressing
      53. Shampoo that smells like apples
      54. Santini cherry tomatoes from M&S
      55. Marshmallows
      56. Soft tissues
      57. Being ahead of target
      58. Libraries that let you check the books out yourself
      59. The warmth of putting on a jumper when the air is chilly
      60. Reading blogs about cooking and feeling inspired to try new things
      61. Finding sea glass on the beach
      62. Plasters that look like happy clouds
      63. Air conditioning in a hot hotel room
      64. Coming home after a weekend away
      65. Falling into bed when you’re exhausted
      66. Dipping your feet in the sea
      67. New tattoo plans
      68. Realising you made the right choice for you
      69. Quiet nights in
      70. Ice-cream on a hot day
      71. Planning adventures
      72. Weather warm enough to warrant opening the balcony doors
      73. Cocktails with friends
      74. Fresh fruit from the market
      75. New pens
      76. Pleasing fonts
      77. Chips soaked in vinegar
      78. Rediscovering old favourite songs
      79. Ripe cherries
      80. Waking up with the sun
      81. Clementines that peel easily
      82. Putting on a pair of brand new socks
      83. Home made butterscotch sauce
      84. The satisfaction of beating a high score
      85. Neat handwriting
      86. Finally finishing a project you started a long time ago
      87. Picnic sets
      88. The first glimpses of spring
      89. Coral coloured clothes
      90. Pink sea salt
      91. Cool showers after a work out
      92. The first strawberries of the year
      93. Other people’s pregnancy announcements
      94. Yellow ukuleles
      95. Little round pandas
      96. Balmy summer evenings
      97. Origami hearts
      98. The reassuring sound of the Minolta shutter
      99. Snowglobes
      100. Commissioned artwork that turns out better than you could have imagined
      101. Counting the coins in the piggy bank
      102. Finding coins minted in the current year
      103. Homemade banana ice cream
      104. Making people laugh with silly jokes
      105. Yellow towels
      106. Duvet days
      107. The sound of rain on the balcony
      108. Ladybirds
      109. Stepping into the shade on a hot day
      110. Working with friends
      111. Buying new prints for the walls
      112. Soft, salty, perfectly ripe blue cheese
      113. Making a cake and licking the spoon
      114. Cinema buddies
      115. Having friends willing to try new things with you
      116. Working through the fear
      117. Shoes covered in glitter
      118. Yellow books, full of happiness
      119. Saturday morning traditions
      120. Making wild plans for the future
      121. Ampersands
      122. Fresh fruit salad
      123. Chocolate mousse that only has two ingredients
      124. Long phone calls with my mum
      125. Seeing my (7 months pregnant) sister’s baby bump for the first time
      126. Dairy free yoghurts
      127. Wicker bike baskets
      128. Notes on chalkboards
      129. New creative projects
      130. My favourite makeup, for free
      131. Working from home
      132. Exercises I can do in my pyjamas
      133. Cycling through the park
      134. Fresh cherries
      135. Saturday morning lounging in my dressing gown
      136. Satisfying an avocado craving
      137. Opening post
      138. Heart shaped balloons
      139. Finding a good mascara
      140. Blue cheese dip
      141. Celebrating friend’s birthdays
      142. Working on creative projects
      143. Rewatching Lost
      144. Learning new ukulele chords
      145. Mini trifles
      146. Typing
      147. Running your wrists under the cold tap
      148. Other people’s Grace in Small Things lists
      149. Being reunited with a lost item
      150. Breakfast on the balcony
      151. Dinner with friends
      152. Roadtrips
      153. Yellow satchels
      154. Tacos for dinner
      155. Standing in a refreshing breeze
      156. The feeling of relief after you put down something heavy
      157. Plaited hair
      158. Unexpected visits from friends
      159. Listening to Q play the guitar
      160. Staying up late to read a good book
      161. Having a weekend free of plans
      162. Asparagus
      163. Clotted cream
      164. Laughing so much you start crying
      165. Seeing friends you haven’t seen in a long time
      166. The first stretch of the day
      167. Giant paper flowers
      168. Homegrown mint
      169. Inspiring bloggers
      170. Salted caramel
      171. Bedtime routines
      172. Ticking things off a to-do list
      173. New recipes
      174. The smell of unsmoked tobacco
      175. Peanut butter and jam
      176. New books by my favourite authors
      177. Spherical pandas
      178. Gold post boxes
      179. Glitter
      180. Emptying the laundry basket
      181. Happy tears
      182. Enjoying something you thought you wouldn’t
      183. Being able to watch as many films as we want
      184. Flumps
      185. The relief of scratching an itch
      186. Other people’s Life Lists
      187. The smell of dinner cooking
      188. Completing a crossword without cheating
      189. Snuggling in a duvet on a cold day
      190. Learning new recipes
      191. Panda jigsaw puzzles
      192. Starting traditions
      193. Film trailers
      194. Buffet lunches
      195. Swimming in the sunshine
      196. Towels shaped like animals
      197. Air conditioning
      198. Comfortable beds
      199. People that can make you laugh
      200. An unexpected flattering photo
      201. Free cocktails
      202. Ice cold cans of coke
      203. Lilos
      204. Watching a Disney film, cwtched up on the sofa
      205. Freckles
      206. Thunder and lightning
      207. Hearing your favourite song on the radio
      208. Friendly animals
      209. Refracted rainbows
      210. Lazy days
      211. Maraschino cherries
      212. Yellow watches
      213. Crisp winter mornings
      214. Getting excited about Christmas
      215. Singing
      216. Party food
      217. The smell of a BBQ cooking
      218. Sunday morning snuggles
      219. Tidy surfaces
      220. Mittens
      221. Imagining your perfect house
      222. Making new friends
      223. Lego safari sets
      224. Panda videos
      225. Christmas films
      226. Stew season
      227. Learning a new skill
      228. Being paid a genuine compliment
      229. Scarf weather
      230. Mince pies
      231. Matching crockery
      232. Knitting for the first time in ages
      233. Electric blankets
      234. Reindeer jammies
      235. Bacon jam
      236. Homemade soup
      237. Care packages from far away friends
      238. Rereading a favourite book
      239. Gluten free jaffa cakes (Thanks Q!)
      240. Hair long enough to put in a ponytail
      241. Yellow bookmarks
      242. Cinema trips
      243. Curling up in a duvet on the sofa
      244. Unexpected happy post
      245. Keeping resolutions
      246. Yellow umbrellas
      247. New mittens
      248. Hotdogs
      249. Brightly coloured saucepans
      250. A freshly hoovered floor
      251. Homemade desserts
      252. Library books
      253. Sending letters
      254. Sequins that catch the light
      255. Rereading treasured children’s books
      256. Holding hands
      257. Warm showers after wet weather
      258. Constellations
      259. Sending fun post
      260. Cars with heated seats
      261. Quiet moments of inspiration
      262. Fresh fruit
      263. Running your fingers through wet hair
      264. An extra ten minutes in bed
      265. Perfecting a recipe
      266. A new yellow dressing gown
      267. Singing in the car
      268. Cwtches
      269. Rain hard enough to soak you to the skin
      270. The sound of rain falling on an umbrella
      271. Big, warm, snuggly jumpers
      272. Tape dispensers
      273. Clearing out clutter
      274. Blog comments from my mum
      275. New albums from old favourites
      276. Meeting a friend’s baby for the first time
      277. Getting better at crosswords
      278. Wheat Crunchies
      279. Morning cwtches
      280. Warm towels
      281. Clean bedding
      282. Swimming
      283. Pretty stationery
      284. Feather pillows
      285. Yellow Zebra scarves
      286. Salty sea air
      287. Any song with a harp in it
      288. Waking up without an alarm
      289. Crisp morning air
      290. Learning something new
      291. Ukulele practice
      292. Cute socks
      293. Fanta
      294. Purging our possessions
      295. Offensively neon jumpers
      296. Red lipstick that lasts
      297. A fixed watch strap
      298. Being woken up by the sunlight
      299. Learning new ukulele songs with a fellow enthusiast
      300. Finally using up food we’ve had for ages
      301. New episodes of favourite TV shows
      302. Nectarines for breakfast
      303. Dipping your feet in a paddling pool on a hot day
      304. BBQs with friends
      305. BBQs in general, in fact
      306. Our favourite wedding mementos on permanent display
      307. Booking holidays
      308. Beautiful books about your hometown
      309. Tissue paper pom poms
      310. Solar lights
      311. Growing something from scratch
      312. A fan on a hot day
      313. Dreams of swimming pools
      314. Disco balls
      315. Cool showers
      316. Making someone laugh unexpectedly
      317. Friendships spanning a decade
      318. Yellow lilos
      319. Holiday countdowns
      320. Cinema snacks
      321. Films that are funnier than you’re expecting
      322. Afternoon naps
      323. Comedy nights
      324. Ripping up carpet
      325. Taking your shoes off after a long day
      326. Maxi dresses that fit
      327. Fresh strawberries
      328. Eating something you grew yourself
      329. Friendly pets
      330. Making it home before the rain
      331. A sunny yellow wall
      332. Snuggling under the duvet reading, listening to the rain outside
      333. Finally reading books that have been on the ‘to read’ list for years
      334. Indoor picnics
      335. Swimming underwater
      336. Feather duvets
      337. Animal themed luggage
      338. Curtains that let the light in
      339. A really good pair of tweezers
      340. Remote controls
      341. New yellow jackets
      342. Spending time with people who make you laugh
      343. Soft butter on warm bread
      344. Quiet walks around the lake
      345. The smell of tomatoes
      346. Free time to blog
      347. Strawberry juice
      348. New hoodies
      349. The first autumn chill
      350. Feeling accomplished, post flat pack build
      351. Sea salt
      352. New series’ of favourite TV shows
      353. Looking through old photographs
      354. Non regulation cinema snacks (Sandwiches! Sushi!)
      355. Calculators
      356. Trailers for films you’re dying to see
      357. Cute snails
      358. Getting films developed
      359. Tote bags
      360. Cushions
      361. Slipper boots
      362. Hair bands
      363. Cwtches with kittens
      364. A brand new razor
      365. Freshly washed hair
      366. Crunching through leaves
      367. Salted caramel candles
      368. Bright red lipstick
      369. Cwtches from #ChongCat
      370. Movie marathons at the cinema
      371. Good hosting companies!
      372. Finishing something you started
      373. Learning new words
      374. Making holiday plans
      375. Finally framing photos
      376. Sparklers
      377. Gloves on a cold day
      378. Stools that look like giant champagne corks
      379. Heated seats
      380. Outdoor hot tubs
      381. Hand knitted jumpers
      382. Trees full of yellow leaves
      383. Laughing with a friend
      384. Christmas sandwiches
      385. The best pair of boots I’ve ever owned
      386. Fairy lights
      387. Sentimental pieces of jewellery
      388. Birthdays
      389. Snuggly jumpers
      390. Amazing water pressure
      391. Time to reflect
      392. Neatly wrapped presents
      393. Pudding jumpers
      394. Making plans with your oldest (and dearest) friends
      395. A hot shower for the first time in days
      396. Getting really into a new TV series
      397. Spending a giftcard
      398. Apple juice
      399. Yellow baubles
      400. Getting over the hiccups
      401. Cats who purr when you pet them
      402. Upgraded Kindles
      403. Saucisson
      404. Completing the first month of the Colour:365 project
      405. Hosting a successful Life List party
      406. Cats who come home
      407. Fountain pens
      408. The first sugary drink after a month of abstinence
      409. Finally watching films we’ve had recorded for ages
      410. Stripy wool
      411. Blankets
      412. BBQ plans
      413. Grapes fresh from the fridge
      414. Writing letters
      415. Perfumes that smell like weather
      416. Fudge
      417. Old episodes of our favourite shows
      418. Coming in from the rain
      419. Learning to code
      420. Playing video games all day
      421. A trip to a new city
      422. Banana pancakes
      423. Working from the hammock
      424. Orange squash
      425. Phone chargers
      426. Capital letters
      427. Cute babies
      428. Silly cat noises
      429. Clean fingernails
      430. Days off
      431. Making a friend laugh
      432. Rediscovering old favourite TV shows
      433. Winning a quiz
      434. Bank holidays
      435. Mango juice
      436. Buttercups
      437. Framing favourite photos
      438. Fresh kiwi fruit
      439. Coral coloured shoes
      440. Flat ground
      441. Meeting online friends in person
      442. X-Men geek outs
      443. Summery tote bags of joy
      444. Happy birthdays
      445. Moisturiser
      446. Catchy songs
      447. Treacle toffees
      448. Yawning
      449. SD cards
      450. Fluffy towels
      451. Opening a brand new jar of something
      452. Shade
      453. Sunday morning lie-ins
      454. Pretty jewellery
      455. Nostalgia
      456. Good neighbours
      457. Hydrangeas
      458. Feeling motivated
      459. Washi tape
      460. Chucking out old receipts
      461. Emails from your favourite person
      462. Bank holiday weekends
      463. The date jar
      464. Bullet journalling
      465. Nice new clients
      466. Baking something new
      467. Laughing with my mum
      468. Giant deckchairs
      469. Chips by the seaside
      470. Quiet moments of peace
      471. Putting down my phone for a day or two
      472. The ease of super short hair
      473. Eyedrops
      474. Perfectly firm grapes
      475. The sizzle of butter hitting a hot pan
      476. Relaxing in warm water, feeling the sun on your face
      477. Panda slippers
      478. Brooklyn Nine-Nine
      479. Learning how to make cookies
      480. Netflix
      481. Fluffy rugs
      482. Cookbooks
      483. Salt and lemon on everything
      484. Super soft socks
      485. Cloud shaped cushions
      486. Fine liners
      487. Universal charging cables
      488. Sitting outdoors under a warm blanket
      489. Warming your feet on a radiator
      490. Donating books to charity
      491. Instagram
      492. Maps
      493. The mornings getting lighter again
      494. Undo buttons
      495. Gold embossed book covers
      496. Adding more hot water to a bath
      497. Emails from friends
      498. Wireless charging
      499. New crossword books
      500. Cats that sleep in carrier bags (weirdos)
      501. Chilli Heatwave Doritos
      502. #SundayNightClub
      503. Boardgames
      504. Writing your own Cards Against Humanity cards
      505. Stamps in your passport
      506. Pretty tiles
      507. Foreign cats
      508. Doing yoga on the beach
      509. The sound of the sea
      510. Flexing up your toes