The Wantable Word: Feel-Good Moments & Heartwarming Stories

We’re here to keep your hearts happy with smile-inducing content. A.K.A feel-good moments, a look ahead at what’s to come & style inspiration that empowers you to be you.

June 1st, 2020

Dads, Grads & Besties There’s so much to look forward to in the month of June! Father’s Day, graduations, and Best Friend’s Day are all right around the corner. Keep your eyes peeled for coloring pages, gift ideas, and fun ways to celebrate in the coming weeks.

Sip, Sip, Ahhh Ready to dress for curbside cocktails & terrace date nights? Transition your wardrobe from spring to summer with tie-dye, shorts of all sorts, and light-as-air tanks. We’ll keep you in the loop on more emerging trends throughout the month of June.

Game. Set. Match. Gear up for backyard fun in the latest activewear trends—matching sets, graphic tees, and cycling shorts.

UPS FTW As if delivery workers weren’t amazing already, this employee went above-and-beyond to surprise 2-year-old UPS fan on his birthday.

Little Chef  Meet the adorable 1-year-old chef who’s taking social media by storm. Kobe has an appetite for cooking, baking, and helping his mom in the kitchen every opportunity he gets. Even Gordan Ramsy is a fan!

Puppers: 1 Hooman: 0 While the super-smart Aussie didn’t technically win, his Connect 4 skills are on another level.

May 4th, 2020

Best Birthday Ever 100-year-old Colonel Tom Moore is deemed a hero in the UK after raising £30 million (nearly $37 million USD) for the NHS by walking in his garden. For his recent 100th birthday, he received more than 140,000 cards and sentiments of thanks from around the nation.

Day-Maker Nothing boosts your mood quite like receiving wholesome compliments from a 5-year-old—especially when they’re being cheerfully yelled at you from the sidewalk.

Tickled Pink Thousands of flamingos are flocking to Mumbai due to the surplus in space leaving lakes looking a beautiful shade of pink

Some Good News John Krasinski (best known for his role on The Office) surprises a few lucky 2020 graduates with a party they’ll never forget.

Squeaky Clean A man in Spain makes the most of cleaning during quarantine with a hilarious performance of Queen’s “I Want to Break Free” on his balcony. Definitely adding this tune to our chores playlist.

 

April 27th, 2020

Such a Sweet Sound For the first time in weeks, a nurse in New York City heard laughter in the halls of her hospital.

Virtual Happiness From children’s hospitals to assisted living facilities, therapy dogs are finding clever ways to spread comfort and cheer. Best puppers ever.

Adorable Reunion After more than two months in quarantine, four-year-old best friends Jazz and Mikel could hardly contain their excitement when they saw each other for the first time.

Bust a Move Close-knit 6-year-old Kira and her grandfather have daily dance-offs from across the street as a way to spend time together during social distancing.

Digital Staycation Need a change of scenery? Hotels around the world are streaming their stunning views to provide an escape.

 

April 20th, 2020

This Is So Pawesome Every. Single. Doggo was adopted from this shelter in Palm Beach, FL. All over the states, shelters have seen a huge uptake in adoptions. BRB while we go fill out an application…

Story Time Teachers are everything. After noticing her student was feeling a bit down, this woman took the time to stop by and share stories on the sidewalk (while remaining socially distant, of course).

Love Is All We Need Iconic landmarks around the world are lighting up blue and displaying hearts to show support for those fighting on the frontlines.

Blue Skies Ahead While social distancing has been taking place, nature has been returning to cities and pollution has reduced all around the world. Now that’s a great way to celebrate Earth Day (which is Wednesday, btw!)

Taking Their Love to New Heights  Nick (88) has been unable to visit his wife, Marion (85) in her nursing home. So—naturally—he rented a bucket truck to be lifted up to her window just to see her face-to-face. #Relationshipgoals

 

April 13th, 2020

Coloring Pages Coloring is proven to increase creativity and reduce stress. Check out these custom (and totally printable!) coloring pages designed by our very own Copywriter. Be sure to snap a shot of your finished masterpiece and tag us on social media.

Hey, Hi, HELLO  This 3-year-old typically greets everyone on his morning walks. With the streets empty, he had to improvise and—warning—it’s absolutely adorable.

I’ll Be There for You We’re not crying—you’re crying. Albert sat outside his wife, Kelly’s window as she underwent chemotherapy to show his love and support for both her and the hospital workers.

#ClapBecauseWeCare Every night at 7 PM, people emerge on their balconies to applaud those on the medical frontlines fighting COVID-19. Wow—anyone else get goosebumps?

That’s Pretty Neat Explore the beauty of nature from the comfort of your couch by taking a digital tour. Visit one that has been on your bucket list or revisit a favorite. The (virtual) world is your oyster.

Game On Seniors at a care home in the UK enjoy a bit a friendly competition with a real-life game of Hungry Hippo.

Night at a Museum Education and culture? Sign us up. Instantly travel across the world to famous museums and enjoy their latest exhibits.

And 5, 6, 7, 8! Socially distant workout FTW. Exercise releases endorphins—and who doesn’t need an extra dose of happy right now? Check to see if your fave gym or yoga studio is hosting any virtual classes. Reminder: spontaneous dance parties totally count, too.

March of the Penguins Edward and Annie, a pair of bonded penguins, got to step outside of their exhibit and explore the Shedd Aquarium. Our hearts just melted.

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