Strawberry Sweet Rolls with Cream Cheese Frosting

These strawberry sweet rolls with cream cheese frosting are amazing! Seriously so delicious and lighter than cinnamon rolls so that makes them healthy, right?

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My computer has had some major issues recently. I thought it was a goner but looks like I’ve got a little more life in it, thanks to the genius bar at Apple. It’s been a little quieter around these parts because of that but really, it’s allowed me to work on some fun projects that I’ve had floating around in my head. I’ll be sharing them all soon. First up is something super yummy.

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Lazy but Effective Cleaning

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I am the laziest cleaner. It’s a self proclaimed title but it’s true. That being said, I have kids, dogs, and life gets messy and needs to be clean so I’m sharing my lazy but effective cleaning lifestyle. 

Lazy but effective cleaning

I see all these wonderful cleaning schedules floating around, and while in theory they seem wonderful, I just think they are too unrealistic for me and my family. [Read more…]

Kitchen Measurement Equivalent Chart Free Printable

I always have my phone on me and I hate my dependency on it. I’m trying to break free of it and use it a little less. One area that I seem to always need it is in the kitchen. Since I’m trying to kick the habit, I thought I should create something that makes it easier. I frequently find myself counting and figuring as I tinker with recipes so I’ve come up with this Kitchen Measurement Equivalent Chart free printable to share with you today.

Kitchen Measurement Equivalent Chart Free Printable

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Upcycled Laurel Wreath and Monogram

I’m always looking for cheap and easy projects, especially things that can incorporate items I already have around the house. I’m excited to share my latest project, an Upcycled Laurel Wreath and Monogram.

Upcycled Laurel Wreath and Monogram

It seems when my mom comes to visit, I want to spruce up a little and it’s always a good excuse to mix up my decor. She will be here in a couple of weeks so I’ve been looking around the house at things to work on. I would much prefer to use my money playing and shopping while she is here so I wanted to do something with things I already have on hand. [Read more…]

Free Easter Basket Name Tag Printables

A few weeks ago I shared some Easter Basket Free Name Tag Printables over on I wanted to be sure to show you as well.

Free Easter Basket Gift Tag Printables - @hipandsimple

My son is 2.5 years old and is finally starting to “get it” when it comes to holidays. It is getting so fun! My baby girl isn’t quite there yet but she loves what her brother loves and shares in his excitement so she will be fully along in no time. I love these free Easter basket name tag printables and am so excited to add them to my kid’s baskets this weekend!

Check out the original post for the pdf file to download and while you are there, poke around and see some of Kristen’s site if you aren’t already familiar with Capturing-Joy. She is so awesome to work with. I love being one of her contributors as well as working on designs for her site off of her brilliant and creative ideas!

I hope you enjoy and have a wonderful Easter.

Baked Mac & Cheese

Everybody loves a good Mac. This is my favorite, creamy, super simple Baked Mac & Cheese. 

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My mom and grandma have a yummy mac recipe. The problem is, every time I make it, it comes out dry. I don’t know what I am doing wrong. So, I’ve been on the hunt for a good, solid recipe for a while. [Read more…]