It’s the little things that make me happy.

I just finished washing our sheets, and when I pulled them out of the washer, I teared up. They smelled like HOME.

Yesterday, we’d received packages from Amazon. Among the items was Arm & Hammer laundry detergent. Our clothes don’t smell like they used to, because of the local laundry soap we’ve been using. Plus, if they’re left for any time at all in the washer after the cycle is finished, they instantly begin to mildew. Little I hate worse than that taint of mildew wafting off you when your body heats up, as it must do here in the tropics.

But, not tonight. Tonight…I shall snuggle into the sheets embraced by the smell I love: clean, fresh laundry. (If you don’t believe me, read the box: Powerfully clean, naturally fresh.