1. Birthday candles that are about to be blown out.
The sweet icing mixed with playful melting wax is ALMOST as exciting as opening presents. ALMOST.
2. Warm laundry right out of the dryer.
Warm, fresh-smelling laundry makes us feel cozy and relaxed. Just the clean comfort we need for a little cat nap.
3. Hair after a bonfire with friends.
The ice-cold-yet-smoky pine scent lingers in clothing and hair long after the fun is over. One whiff, and you’re right back in the woods, laughing with friends by the crackling fire.
4. Freshly mowed grass.
The crisp, clean smell of spring is released with each blade of cut grass. Tempting us to get outside and play.
5. Warm cinnamon rolls on a Sunday morning.
Smelling the sweet and spicy smell of cinnamon on a lazy Sunday is the perfect way to wake up.
6. Puppy paws
Puppy paws have unscientifically been proven to smell like corn chips. This salty and lovable scent is infused with play and slobber. Admittedly a little weird, but it still fills us with satisfaction.
7. Your mother’s perfume.
Do you remember burying your head in your mother’s coat or scarf as she hugged you goodbye? That smell filled our nose with such sweet and comforting feelings.
8. New car smell.
Where will this new purchase take you? The plastic-y smell of a new car fills us with eager anticipation about the road ahead.
9. Dirt after rain.
Can you smell it? It smells like playing outside in your favorite rain boots.
10. An indoor pool at a hotel.
The thick air full of chlorine smells like an exciting adventure. It makes us feel like we’re free and celebrating life.
It reminds us of road trips and epic car snacks. The invigorating smell of gasoline is a bold smell that makes us feel eager with anticipation.
12. Old books.
Dusty and musty old pages are filled with the knowledge of every person to touch them. The smell makes us feel connected and wise.
13. Cotton candy at a carnival.
Super sweet and fun, cotton candy is a hard smell to resist! It makes us feel playful and goofy… in the best way possible.
14. Your significant other’s pillow.
Quite possibly the best smell on earth. Slipping over into the warm spot left by your partner and taking a deep breath of their pillow that contains their unique scent makes us feel so happy!
15. Blossoming orange blossoms.
Ahhhh, spring! Orange blossoms capture one of the sweetest, most indulgent smells in nature.
16. Copy machine toner.
Something about a warm copy smells so satisfying. You know you’re takin’ care of business. Ah, the sweet smell of success.
17. Sweet baby smell.
Clean babies smell like a little slice of heaven. The powder-soft skin and sweet little eyelashes are a pure embodiment of love and bliss.