There are so many things that make me smile in my life. Sometimes these moments are memorable and stick with me for days, weeks or years. Other times they are just those in the moment smiles and they’ve passed soon after. I wanted a way to remember those in the moment smiles a bit better, so I decided to create a Smile Jar.
The smile jar is simple. I just write down any moments, quotes, or ideas that make me smile and drop them in the jar. They’re always in plain sight, so anytime I want to give them a read through I can just sit down and go through the notes and see if I spark a smile.
Decorating the jar was easy. I just grabbed an oversized vase I had on hand for an event a few years back. I wrapped some jute cord around the neck of the vase, then added a few scrapbook stickers.
It came out simple and beautiful. Something to accent my office and helps me keep a record of good memories in a fun way. I have a feeling this jar will fill up fast, so I may have to come up with a way to record all of these memories.
In the mean time, I’ll just enjoy my smile jar for what it is.
Do you have a method of keeping track of your happy memories? I’d love to hear your ideas, please share them in the comments below!