We tend to think of life as being punctuated by all the big-ticket occasions—the graduations, the weddings, the birth announcements. While those are obviously important, they’re just the exclamation points. It’s all the commas, em-dashes, and ellipses in between, so to speak, that provide the day-to-day fabric of life’s joy. Things like hugging an old friend, petting a puppy, or taking a walk and feeling the sunshine on your shoulders. (In fact, someone should write a song about that. What’s that? Oh, ok, great.)
We all know and love the singular delights of small treats and indulgences. Here are 15 of the best ones.