Thursday, March 11, 2010

Around My Home Today



[photos taken by me]
Look at all the wonderful things I can see around my home this morning. Freshly baked cupcakes waiting to be iced. Roses from my garden thrown into a vintage bottle and butter that is melting down to room temperature on my kitchen bench top (so as I can ice my cakes). These are the things that are making me smile today.

63 comments:

  1. those cupcakes look perfect!
    yummy yummy yummy.
    i love these pics.
    <3

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  2. Oh those cupcakes look so adorable!
    Where did you find those adorable cupcake liners! Love those! xxooxx
    So are you icing them with BUTTER?
    xxooxx
    Oh me! yummmmmm!

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  3. So .... what time is morning tea? Leigh

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  4. Yes! That would definitely pry a smile from my lips too ;-) Beautiful colour

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  5. That looks nice. Lovely pictures.:-) Hug Stina

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  6. You're providing so much eye candy that I'm in a danger of getting an od :D
    Great Blog!

    xoxo, Prefecta
    Another Fab Day

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  7. What a lovely life you lead! I love those cupcake papers. I hope my rose bush blooms roses as beautiful soon! Hope the rest of your week is as beautiful!

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  8. No problem...I really want to pick one of those cupcakes off from my computer screen. They taste just as good with or without frosting :)

    http://hopechella.blogspot.com/

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  9. I love days like that! Enjoy!

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  10. Yummy yummy and pretty pretty!
    Have a great day.

    Melinda

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  11. Yum!..icing. The colour of those roses is stunning, cheers Katherine xxx

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  12. Your images look lovely, there is nothing like a cupcake, pre-icing!

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  13. Your seaside stripe bun-cases are tremendous. It's so difficult to get ones that aren't drab.

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  14. the cupcake liners are so cute! :)

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  15. You wouldn't mind if I took a bite from that lovely cupcake :)?

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  16. I love those cupcake holders! They are so pretty and partyish! Where are they from? xx

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  17. I don't think that butter will take long to get to room temp today! Those cupcakes made me smile too...yum!
    Clare x

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  18. cupcakes!!

    beautiful photos, by the way.

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  19. Mmmmm I can almost smell those lovely cakes .

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  20. Hey Simone,

    I'm in Brisbane this weekend and next week (mix of work and play)any recommendations on shops/markets to visit? I'll be around Bunya and the city centre.

    Nice cupcakes, your picture's making me really crave one now!

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  21. Those cupcake wrappers are so sweet! I love seeing the little things in our lives that can make us all smile. Thanks for sharing what is brightening your day today! :>

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  22. I love your simple, yet sweet posts and gorgeous pictures!! Thanks again for sharing!

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  23. beautiful things for a beautiful day! love the cupcakes baking paper; xx

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  24. Oh gorgeous! I love how you can take such simple things and make them so beautiful Simone! I love the colours and those cupcakes look so good (yes it is morning tea time!). Enjoy them when they are iced:) ~ Tina x

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  25. feeling happy with simple daily little things ...you know exactly the most nicier way of living!...simone..l share with you the same feeling!muchos besos!!!

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  26. Oh these are so lovely Simone ~ I love your photo's, they capture beauty in the everyday.

    xoxo DJ

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  27. hello smiley,

    these are all wonderful treats! have a cupcake for me, 'kay?

    xo
    elyse

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  28. Oh yum, those cupcakes look divine xx

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  29. MMMMMMMM!!!!! Nice cupcakes! ;) Irene x

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  30. So very lovely! Where ever did you get the cupcake liners....so darling!
    Daisy~

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  31. Oh love those cupcake liners! So cute.

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  32. Those things would make me smile too..Thanks for sharing! ~lulu

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  33. Those things make me smile too..Thanks for sharing..~lulu

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  34. I want those liners!! seems I have to wait in line ... everyone wants them.

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  35. Nice day!
    ...and that sunset peach rose is gorgeous.

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  36. I adore all your sweet home things today...those cupcake cups are so so adorable. I went shopping {again..I do need to stop this} to the USA and hit my favourite shops ....William Sonoma being one...picked up some lovely Easter baking decorating supplies...I am so so happy....guess what I will be doing on the weekend? xoxox

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  37. I just found your blog from Saskia's lovely blog, and those little cupcakes are so gorgeous! Can't wait to look around your blog :)

    Tracey
    myhouseofgiggles.blogspot.com

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  38. All looks cheerful, how could anyone not smile.
    Thanks.

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  39. What a lovely way to start off your morning :) Inspiring and uplifting as I'm looking forward and longing for sun and summer here in snowy norway ;)

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  40. Hey Simone...just got around to leaving a comment...BUT actually read this blog THIS MORNING...at about 9.00 am...

    BOY OH BOY!! you must get organised early...& HOW I admire that....

    okay...I used to get up early to take my boys to school..big drive over the westgate bridge..

    BUT now I am a NO kid kind of zone..SOO I sleep in till 8.30 am!!

    SOO to cut to the chase...muffins already baked..& roses picked & photos & blogged..

    YOU ARE AWESOME..!! love them all..

    also loved your op shop finds....HOW AWESOME was the puffy blanket??

    I am INSISTING my hubby takes me up that way SOONER rather than later!! so thanks for the references..

    xx andrea

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  41. Hi Simone
    I love your use of colour!! very pretty happy things!! xx Julie

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  42. Love those cupcake cases! I was only thinking about your beautiful cupcakes yesterday as I've had cupcakes on my brain trying to get ideas for my daughter's upcoming birthday. Your icing always looks so lovely.

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  43. All the good stuff there! :-)

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  44. I mean this when I say it, I absolutely love that rose in a bottle image!! The colours just work so well together...
    Lou
    xx

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  45. apparently we are all thinking the same thing about those cupcake liners...I have never seen anything like those. Your so good about updating your blog, I wish I would be that consistant.

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  46. Hi there Simone!
    I love those cup-cake holders, so gorgeous.I am in love with stripes!!
    Take care & enjoy the icing
    Jas
    x

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  47. wow! these cupcakes are incredibly beautiful! and i love the cupcake paper you used!
    have a sweet day,
    justyna

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  48. Just lovely....LOVE the cupcake liners!!!

    :)

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  49. Yum, Yum, and Yum! Simone, I'm coming to stay! x

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  50. Lovin' your blog, which is why I've nominated you to receive a "Sunshine Award." Congratulations! Nancy

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  51. You know not to post these things... your making me hungryyyy!!LOL Your pictures are beautiful! Your brightening my day when it's thundering outside!LOL Even though I am liking the thunder cause we haven't had it since like August!!!LOL

    Love, Madison

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  52. YUmmm! Those cupcakes look so good especially with those pretty liners. And that butter is melting in the shape of a heart. So inviting!
    -marie

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  53. Love your photos... The cupcakes look adorable

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  54. those are unusual looking cupcakes. unusual but delicious! i love the butter too. i keep my butter at room temp on a pretty plate 24/7.

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  55. Ooh I love a good orange rose. Pretty pretty pictures.

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  56. wonderful pictures and inspiration!

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  57. That is great... all i see right now is my steamy cup of coffee... ha!

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  58. I love those cute cupcake liners! Check out a really yummy cake recipe on The Rose Chandelier: http://therosechandelier.blogspot.com/2010/03/taste-great.html :) Lovely blog! x

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  59. I can see that these cupcakes must be so delicious !

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