Friday, April 1

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My friend Helen brought me these flowers.  They’ve been brightening up a cold and gray spring day.  March definitely didn’t go out like a lamb.  But at least we didn’t get the snow they were predicting.  This weather is anything but usual for us.  I’m completely jealous of all the blogs I follow with people from California and the south, and even Europe.  It seems spring has hit everywhere else.  At least I have these to warm up my day. 

In other news, I’ve gone a bit country.  I’m crazy about Scotty on American Idol, as well as Lauren.  They’re both so cute.  I’ve made a few recipes from the Pioneer Woman cookbook.  (Seriously? The cinnamon rolls alone completely justify the purchase.  I made the full recipe a couple of Sunday’s ago, and delivered one tray each to my neighbors.  I’m officially their favorite now.)  I’ve gone a bit gaga over Romantic Prarie Style by Fifi O’Neill.  I’m telling you, this city girl has been going country!   I blame Scotty.  I really do.

Another busy weekend coming up – friends, family and little league, including the kick-off parade and BBQ, as well as the first two games.  Throw in a little church and a luncheon, and I’m sure to be looking for an excuse to take Monday off and get a little rest. 

Hope you all have a great weekend!

Best,
Stephanie

 

10 comments:

  1. I agree with you. Scotty is my favorite but doubt he will win. They had a country singer winner before, and he never did very well. They all better this time.

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  2. come to the country girl. we'll take ya. i really love lauren. scotty reminds me of the mad magazine character. sorry. i do love his voice though. i always love your flower shots. lift my spirits on this cold, rainy april day. have a great weekend.

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  3. Now I want cinnamon rolls. HAHA!

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  4. I wish I was your neighbor so you can bake me some cinnamon rolls.
    Hope your weekend is a lovely one, Stephanie. Hugs.

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  5. Don't you just love sweet roses? They really take on different personalities. The small ones are cheery flowers and the large ones seem romantic. So Beautiful.
    I just posted some orchid pictures from a show but since I've been having Blogger problems the
    pictures post distored and I can't change the size. They look good outside of the blog! For a while I couldn't even post words on my blog! I have been having major Blogger problems but slowly it seems to be correcting itself now. It is good to be able to post again and I'm celebrating with a giveaway. I hope you come visit.

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  6. Hope your weekend was as full and fun as you planned it to be! Our little league games start next week with a parade, too.
    xxoo

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  7. Well, I'm on the "other side" because I really like James, the rocker guy. Which is funny because I'm not really a rocker-type of chick, but I like him. And I'll agree though, I do think Scotty is adorable!!!

    I'll still love you though, even if you are going country! xo

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  8. The little rose is so pretty Stephanie.

    I confess, I have not seen Idol. I was born a little bit country...small town. J is a whole lot country, born in the country, grew up on a farm. Welcome to country! Enjoy!:-)

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  9. i hope you had a nice weekend! ours was good. i'll have to try those rolls and i just got my copy of romantic prairie style it's beautiful!! so neat to see all these great bloggers in it! have a nice week, hope you got some rest today!! susan

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  10. I made Pioneer womens cinnamon rolls also - and they were a hit too!!! I was timid at first being scared to work with yeast - but they were quite good -
    you know it's a compliment when the family tells you they are better than cinabon!!

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