life is a bowl of cherries

life is (just) a bowl of cherries

Life is wonderful or very pleasant. 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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life is a bowl of cherries

If you say that life is a bowl of cherries, you mean that life is full of pleasure and enjoyment. To him, life was a bowl of cherries. Life's not exactly a bowl of cherries when you're an international champ.
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ACCORDING to two different proverbs "Life is not all beer and skittles" and "Life is 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.