April is packed with celeb birthdays. Jennifer Garner, Kate Hudson, Russell Crowe, Cynthia Nixon and Mandy Moore to name a few. Along with the A-list bunch, designer, HGTV star, author and entrepreneur Joanna Gaines is also in the April birthday club. And we’ve got the deets on the sweet way she celebrated.

Gaines recently posted a pastel-filled pic on Instagram, showing fans her 41st birthday morning. With the caption, “Sweet kids surprised me this morning with all my favorites: fresh flowers, hot donuts, breakfast tacos and a pretty color palette,” we’re pretty sure that the mama to five had an absolutely magnificent morning.

This isn’t the first time Gaines has had a breakfast-time bday bash at home. In 2016 Gaines’ husband Chip and four kiddos (obviously this was before baby Crew’s birth) threw her a superhero-styled breakfast birthday party.

Whether it’s kids sporting superhero masks or fresh-cut flowers and hot donuts (yes please!), it looks like a breakfast bash is all the rage—at least in the Gaines household. And given the popularity of just about everything this family does, it won’t surprise us if mamas across the country follow suit. After all, who doesn’t want to wake up to a homemade meal and their kiddos’ smiling faces?

—Erica Loop

Featured photo: Joanna Gaines via Instagram 



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