It took me over one month to develop this list, and that makes me kinda sad. I kept my journal close to record the joys that I found in each day. Somedays brought more revelations than others.
Nevertheless, here are the 100 things that make me happy.
1. Caking2. Being in love3. Sunshine on my face4. Days at the beach5. Wearing sunglasses at the club6. Kisses on the neck7. Hersey Kisses with Almonds8. The feeling I get when I complete a difficult task9. The feeling I get when I achieve a far off goal10. Spitting Jay-Z lyrics11. Live music and concerts12. Memories of Sade in Madison Square Garden13. Being mistaken for a New Yorker14. Laughter from babies15. My mother's smile16. Hugs from my daddy17. Long passionate kisses18. My Sorority19. Writing letters20. Writing poetry21. Hot Chocolate on a cold day22. Walks with the one I love23. Recording music24. Giving someone something they need25. A good releasing cry26. Discovering a new route27. A fresh hairdo28. Public speaking29. Chillin by the pool30. Laying out31. Reading a good book32. Orgasmic sex33. A black man in a well fitted suit34. Dancing35. A good workout36. Comfortable Uggs37. A warm blanket on a cold day38. Having an item that makes me stand out39. Giving something to the one I love40. Watching Seinfeld41. Watching Track and Field42. Being treated like a lady43. Handbags44. Singing45. Spelman College46. Smell of Egyptian musk47. 600+ Thread count sheets48. Opportunities to dress up and take cute pics49. Puppies50. Gerber daisies51. Inspiring quotes52. Learning about ancient cultures53. Art and art appreciation54. Calla Lilies55. Connecting with new people56. Getting love from the DJ57. New technologies58. Cocoa butter gel59. Passion fruit (juice, scent, all of it)60. Slow dancing61. A scenic drive62. Masquerade parties63. Cinnamon gum, red hots, and disc candy64. Rags to riches movies65. Coming home to a made up bed66. Comfortable cords67. Creative craft projects68. Crossing things off my to do list69. An unexpected meal when I'm hungry70. Dancing babies71. Unexpected refunds72. New jack swing music73. "Happy Little Clouds" art teacher on WETA74. Celebrtiy gossip from Wendy Williams and TMZ75. Rechargable batteries76. Punctual dates77. Sitting with my grandmother78. The MJ effect in the clubs (excitment when an MJ song comes on)79. Traveling carnivals80. Funnel cakes81. Pizza with mushrooms82. A new charm on my charm bracelet83. Root beer84. Snorkeling85. Cookies and cream ice cream86. Lemonade iced tea87. Boiled peanuts88. Memories of being a tomboy-climbing trees, riding bikes89. Funny family stories90. Symbols of my hometown, Charleston, SC91. Memories of my CMF crew92. Hair appointments that start on time93. Mimosas94. Sleeping late with no place to be95. No car payments96. A day without spending any money97. Things that sparkle98. Driving fast99. Old episodes of dance shows like Soul Train and Dance Party USA100. Social media