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Something for the Weekend

bunny cookies1. I made these bunnies the other night and think that they turned out pretty cute if I do say so myself. I used my favorite sugar cookie recipe and the royal icing recipe and instructions from Bridget Edward’s book, Decorating Cookies. I used to not like making decorated cookies, they looked terrible, but I have gotten better with practice. The key is to take your time, and get things ready before you even start. It makes the process so much more manageable. Bridget’s book is a great resource if you want to get better.

own2. I just bought this print for my daughter’s room. I want her to wake up every morning and this be the first thing that she sees.

west wing3. I have spent a lot of time this week watching old episodes of The West Wing. It is really hard for me to decide between The West Wing or Friday Night Lights for my all-time favorite series. Even though I have seen each episode many, many times, I catch something new. The writing is just so good.

4. Spring Break starts tomorrow. We are headed to Connecticut this weekend to be god parents to our best friend’s baby boy. I am so honored that they asked us. It is a short trip, but the kid’s are off when we get home. Our big plans? Organizing the kitchen, (we have some serious storage issues) and cleaning up our teeny tiny plot of dirt backyard. I bought some Earth Boxes this year, and am so excited about planting them. What kinds of things do you like to grow?

lauren-beauty5. I love makeup. I really love to play with color and but get into a makeup rut. I discovered this YouTube channel and these tutorials are so good. I cannot get away with even half of the looks that she does, but I could (and have) watched these videos for hours.

6. The other day, Wes was looking for something on YouTube, and stumbled on this video that he made of Clay giggling while Ava crushes cheerios with a pretzel. It made me laugh and cry at the same time. I don’t even remember them being that little. I really wish that we had taken more video of them as babies.

cereal7. Favorite Instagram of the Week. Clay eating cereal. I love how his little feet are tucked underneath him. He looks so small and grown up all at the same time. It is hard for me to believe that this is the baby from the video.

Have a great weekend. Are you on Spring Break?



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  1. Anita

    March 23rd, 2013 at 9:00 am

    I loved Friday Night Lights! It was my favorite. I’ve always had a girl crush on Connie Britton ever since FNL and now one of my current favorite shows is Nashville! So good!

  2. bakedbree

    March 31st, 2013 at 11:20 pm

    I have a hard time watching Nashville because I want her to be Tami so badly!

  3. ami@naivecookcooks

    March 23rd, 2013 at 6:16 pm

    Bree everytime I visit your blog, I wonder how you manage 3 kids, a hubby and two blogs simultaneously?!! I wish I could do better!

  4. bakedbree

    March 31st, 2013 at 11:18 pm

    Oh you are sweet. If it looks like I manage them all well, I promise you that I don’t!

  5. Becca from Cookie Jar Treats

    March 23rd, 2013 at 10:22 pm

    Awww the bunnies are cute! I really like the idea of decorating cookies, I’m just not patient enough to follow through with it πŸ˜›

  6. bakedbree

    March 31st, 2013 at 11:17 pm

    Once you make pretty ones, you will find the patience, now I like making them.

  7. Tieghan

    March 23rd, 2013 at 10:26 pm

    Those are the cutest, most perfect bunny cookies ever!

  8. bakedbree

    March 31st, 2013 at 11:16 pm


  9. Sally

    March 24th, 2013 at 10:24 am

    My husband and I just started watching Friday Night Lights. We are enjoying it so far, and I hear from friends it just keeps getting better. Love the bunny cookies. So adorable. I am off to check out that cookbook. My sugar cookies usually consist of some frosting and a ton of sprinkles dumped on by my kiddos. πŸ™‚

  10. bakedbree

    March 31st, 2013 at 11:15 pm

    It is the best show and it does get better and better.

  11. Katie @ Blonde Ambition

    March 25th, 2013 at 2:58 pm

    I absolutely love the print you bought for your daughter’s room. Such a lovely sentiment!

  12. bakedbree

    March 31st, 2013 at 11:12 pm

    I think so too!

  13. Ashley Bee (Quarter Life Crisis Cuisine)

    March 26th, 2013 at 12:43 pm

    The bunny cookies are TOO CUTE πŸ™‚

  14. bakedbree

    March 31st, 2013 at 11:11 pm

    thank you! They were pretty easy too.

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