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Happy Weekend

This weekend feels especially good to me. There is a perfect spring day going on outside and this is my first weekend home in a month! I’m going to spend some time with my family and cook some meals and I’m really excited to do boring things like go grocery shopping and laundry. The picture below I took yesterday on Rue Montorgueil. Spring could not be more welcome here.

I also write for Here are my posts this week.

Easter always comes out of nowhere! Be ready! Here are 25 awesome ways to dye eggs.
Obsessed with this Etsy shop.
I want this little guy.
You can never get them started too early on Mr. Darcy
Hilarious stickers for your lights.

  1. Kinsey

    March 9, 2012

    I like the ‘Alice in Wonderland’ book, not so sure about ‘Jane Eyre’ – she looks a tad scary to me.

  2. Annemarie

    March 9, 2012

    Spring has come early in New york too! Thanks for the egg dyeing tips!

  3. Annemarie

    March 9, 2012

    HAPPY Weekend to you too! Fresh flowers feel perfect right now!

  4. emily

    March 9, 2012

    AH! I think I may have squealed when I saw ‘Pride & Prejudice for Babies’!!! Thanks so much for sharing this!

    Oh, and I once tried to crochet my own fruits and vegetables when I was pregnant a few years ago, but the two I attempted look like unfinished lumps of alien fruit. Those are lovely!

  5. Bola @ Lilac Dreams

    March 9, 2012

    Nice to hear you’ll be having a relaxing weekend at home with family. I am so happy it’s Friday and can’t wait to relax!

  6. Corina Sorensen

    March 9, 2012

    I always look forward to your Happy Weekend posts. I can’t wait to see what beautiful picture you will post!

    Happy weekend to you too!

  7. Haydee

    March 9, 2012

    I’m so happy to hear this since I will be visiting Paris for the first time at the end of this month:) And let me tell you, all of your Paris information on this blog is so invaluable! It’s been really great and informative. Makes me even more excited to visit.

  8. andrea

    March 9, 2012

    do you know i just love! your blog and like to look around? always inspirring!
    thanks and happy spring!
    andrea aka @3samovar

  9. Jen

    March 9, 2012

    Happy weekend to you too! Gorgeous flowers. I’ll be in Paris in 6 weeks, happy to hear spring is getting underway there 🙂 Crossing my fingers for a warm spell, I’ve heard temperatures in April can be more like winter than spring!

  10. Hilary

    March 9, 2012

    I cannot wait for spring! SF is all sunny days and tiny, hopeful blooms on the trees. The best time of year in Northern California, I think.

    Happy Weekend!


  11. Those flowers are lovely. I’m going to be so sad for you when you leave Paris! I’ll miss your posts!

    – Sarah

  12. teresa

    March 9, 2012

    What a happy picture to start the weekend with-

  13. The slow pace

    March 9, 2012

    This morning I bought the first tulips of the season 🙂

  14. Marie

    March 9, 2012

    How cute are those crocheted fruits and veggies! Happy weekend and a very happy Friday! 🙂

  15. Isadora Cysne

    March 9, 2012

    Oi Jordan!
    Sou brasileira e li em um dos seus posts que vc já morou no Brasil e sabe um pouco de Portugues. Então tomei a liberdade de escrever em Português.
    Sempre quis passar um ano em Paris com a minha família! Adoro seu blog. É inspirador e as fotos são lindas.

  16. I just found your blog, and I am smitten! Just lovely! Also, glad to know you’re still in Paris, my fave city 🙂 Will be following your adventures!

  17. denise

    March 9, 2012

    tulips simply make me happy! spring is just around the corner and i get giddy just thinking about it! 🙂

    bon weekend!

  18. Camila

    March 9, 2012

    Sharing! Message for Women’s Day

  19. Liana

    March 9, 2012

    Those little kiddo books are a pretty great find! Thanks for sharing:) Lovely ‘tulipes’! Everything seems so chic en Francais!

  20. Judy Havrilla

    March 9, 2012

    Spring in Paris. Sounds lovely.

    The Easter Egg tutorials are great! You’re right about Easter coming out of nowhere. I’m glad it’s in April this year.

    BTW, I was inspired by yesterday’s DIY for CMYK tissue-paper-squares-on-a-Japanese-lantern to make confetti printable paper today!

    Cute Confetti(!) Paper

  21. janis-pinecone camp

    March 9, 2012

    Well, that’s a happy visual to start the weekend off! Hope you have a fun weekend.

  22. Karen Kelly

    March 9, 2012

    I am so happy to have the egg dyeing ideas early. Easter sneaks up on me too and I end up rushing to dye eggs the day before Easter. Thanks for the tips!

  23. Maria @ All Things Luxurious

    March 10, 2012

    That photograph is just lovely! I hope you enjoy your weekend — relax!! 😉

  24. TASTE

    March 10, 2012

    Ah, those flowers are gorgeous! and the books, perfection.

  25. Bekka

    March 11, 2012

    I am so wildly jealous of those tulips! This is my first spring in a “warm” climate, and for some reason tulips just don’t do as well in Cyprus as the Midwestern States. Enjoy!

  26. Kara

    March 14, 2012

    Ah…those flowers are gorgeous. Fresh flowers are one of the things I miss most from Europe. I loved being able to just walk down the street and see fresh cut flowers everywhere. In St. Petersburg there are these little old ladies who sell fresh bouquets at every metro stop. Here in Arizona we just have to make do with Trader Joes flowers.

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