Friday Finds: 15 Sunday Dinner Recipes Off the Grill

15 Ideas for Sunday Dinner on the Grill at www.happyhourprojects.com

Today’s Friday Finds is sponsored by Foodie, and I’m hungry happy to share my Foodie collection of 15 Sunday dinner ideas you can cook on the grill. First of all, let’s take a moment to celebrate the fact that SPRING is finally HERE!  My grill and deck are no longer under a foot of snow…. Continue Reading…

Getting Ready For Disney’s FROZEN with Eggo Minis Snowman Fruit and Waffle Kabobs #FROZENFun

Getting Ready For Disney's FROZEN with Eggo Minis Snowman Waffle Kabobs at www.happyhourprojects.com #shop #FROZENFun

I am a member of the Collective Bias® Social Fabric® Community. This shop has been compensated as part of a social shopper amplification for Collective Bias and its advertiser. I have a bad-mom story.  You all know I have young kids – so naturally, EVERYTHING Disney is a must-see.  But we missed FROZEN in theaters,… Continue Reading…

Friday Finds: 16 Creative and Adorable Pies, and Ideas For Celebrating Pi Day

Easy Chocolate Peanut Butter Pies at www.happyhourprojects.com #KraftEssentials #shop

Today’s Friday Finds is a delicious edition sponsored by Foodie!  Pi Day (3.14) is coming up in just 2 weeks.  Are you celebrating?  With PIE, perhaps? I love pie, I confess.  Doesn’t everyone? My absolute favorite is Dutch Apple (and I have a great recipe for it, by the way). But PIE doesn’t have to… Continue Reading…

Garlic and Rosemary Crock Pot Beef Roast

Garlic and Rosemary Crock Pot Beef Roast at www.happyhourprojects.com

It’s been ages since I made a beef roast in the crock pot, but this weekend was completely insane and I needed to make something that would cook itself.  Side note – why in the world do I not use my crock pot more often??  I should!  Because all day long my house smelled delicious… Continue Reading…

Easy Skillet Pork Chops

Easy Skillet Pork Chops at www.happyhourprojects.com

So we can’t really get to the grill right now, it’s still buried under a couple feet of snow.  So we are missing our steaks and pork chops!  Fortunately, I’ve got a backup way of skillet-baking pork chops in the oven.  Oven-baked pork chops are really simple and as long as you have a seasoned… Continue Reading…

Zombie Appetizer: Brain-Shaped Ham and Onion Cheeseball

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So who is excited for the Walking Dead premiere?  I have to confess, we don’t do “scary” in our house.  But that doesn’t mean it’s not still fun to have creepy snacks for a zombie themed party!  I’ve teamed up with my favorite bloggers today to share a collection of zombie-themed projects which are great… Continue Reading…

Bottom of the Cereal Box Recipes: Apple and Spice Cookies

Apple and Spice Cookies - a #GreatStarts Kellogg's Recipe

How many boxes of open cereal are in your cupboard right now?  If you have kids, I’m sure you have more than one!  We have five, and that’s pretty average.  Because in our house, we all like something different, and we all like to have a choice or two available.  The dilemma is, when you… Continue Reading…

Soccer-Day Meals: Double-Coated Chicken with Kellogg’s Corn Flakes

Eating Right on Game Day - Double Coated Chicken with Kellogg's Corn Flakes at www.happyhourprojects.com

Every day is a marathon when you are a parent, and it’s important to help your kids eat right on game day – and every day!  My daughter wants to be a soccer player when she grows up (you know, on the days when she doesn’t want to be a princess… or a dog…) and… Continue Reading…

Honey Glazed Carrots

Easy Side Dish Recipe: Honey Glazed Carrots at www.happyhourprojects.com

I don’t share a lot of side dish recipes – they just don’t “wow” like main courses do and they aren’t as convenient as one-dish meals like casseroles, either.  But this recipe for is a really simple side dish that gets requested a lot when we actually cook dinner!  It’s super easy, too – just… Continue Reading…

#Ad Celebrating the #SuperMoments of Football with Game Day Snacks!

Celebrating #SuperMoments of Football with Game Day Snacks #shop

Last weekend we had a little playoff party in the hopes that our team was on their way to the Big Game!  Unfortunately, they are not.  But we still had a great time cheering them on, clad in blue and enjoying some game day snacks.  Football food is just the best – and you can… Continue Reading…