a bowl of cherries

bowl of cherries

Wonderful; very pleasant. Typically used in the metaphoric expression, "life is (not) just a bowl of cherries." I got a promotion and got engaged in the span of a week! Life is just a bowl of cherries these days!
See also: bowl, cherry, of

a bowl of cherries

a very pleasant or enjoyable situation or experience.
See also: bowl, cherry, of
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Likewise, as I do not much care for cherries, I would like to think that there is more to my life than it being just a bowl of cherries.
Although Erma Bombeck was just free years younger than Kerr, her career peaked, in the 70s with such dismally titled bestsellers as The Grass is Always Greener over the Septic Tank; If Life is a Bowl of Cherries, What Am I Doing in the Pits?
HISTORY IN QUILTS: Back when life was just a bowl of cherries, or at least a cluster of glossy fakes that you pinned on your lapel, Redwork was really hot.
As I do not much care for cherries, either, I would like to think that there is more to life than it being a bowl of cherries.