simple happiness everyday.

Thursday, March 31, 2011

heart-shaped cinnamon rolls.

i needed something to sweeten my mood today and when i saw these heart-shaped cinnamon rolls by lisa leonard, i smiled. during the last few months, our newest family ritual has been waking up on saturday mornings to the sweet smell of cinnamon rolls baking.

as you might already know, friday night is our family pizza night. after tossing our pizzas into the oven, i quickly prepare a pan of cinnamon rolls, which i place in the refrigerator until morning. really, it's so simple to do. and i love the excitement
of my children as they remind me immediately after waking to take the rolls out of the refrigerator and to preheat the oven. and usually, i have at least one eager child wanting to drizzle the cream cheese icing over the rolls after they come out of the oven.

my children would absolutely be surprised (and love) if they woke up to heart-shaped cinnamon rolls this saturday morning. what a great idea!! how about you... do you have any family rituals your family looks forward to each week??

Friday, March 25, 2011

it's the weekend + some things.

i'm so happy it's the weekend! what are your plans? like most weekends this spring, the girls and i will be sitting on the bleachers at the ballpark cheering for slade and his 7-year old baseball team. i do think the weather is suppose to be rainy so umbrellas will be in hand. however, it does seem like the perfect weekend to paint a room. i'm contemplating whether i should paint one of my office walls like this. i am so undecisive right now. so, i might just stick to painting a small table for elle's room.

whatever your plans, happy weekend. here are some things i've seen this week that you might like too-

tutorial to make
these flowers and these too

notebooks at target stores

cupcake poppers

lavender hot chocolate (i just happen to have lavender too!)... yum!

and a spicy, sweet and salty snack

vintage bottle love

my daughter's jaw dropped when she saw
this- now i know what to get her for her birthday

perfect spring shoes for little girls- i wouldn't mind a pair too

have you checked out rue mag, issue no.4?

have a great weekend. see you next week!

{image via postroadvintage}