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!
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a bowl of cherries

a very pleasant or enjoyable situation or experience.
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While strawberries and raspberries have become ubiquitous, there is something special about a bowl of cherries, glistening and ripe to eat.
So whether you're looking to boost your health or you enjoy the taste of this juicy treat - or both - there are plenty of reasons to reach for a bowl of cherries for your next snack or to add them to the menu at your next meal.
ACCORDING to two different proverbs "Life is not all beer and skittles" and "Life is a bowl of cherries".
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?; I Lost-Everything in the Post-Natal Depression.
IF LIFE REALLY WERE a bowl of cherries, how delectable it would be.
Life's a bowl of cherries: Fruit growing on a tree (above); ready to eat (above left); cherry batter pudding (below left); goat's curd cheesecake (below right) and glac cherries (right).
ACCORDING to two different proverbs ``Life is not all beer and skittles'' and ``Life is just a bowl of cherries''.