Slow Cooker Italian Beef, Pinterest Finds & a Starbucks Giveaway

Slow Cooker Italian Beef at www.happyhourprojects.com

Good morning, and I have goodies for you today, friends! I put my head together with some of my favorite blogger friends, and we decided to have a Pinterest-inspired day today.  You can read what I wanted to make from Pinterest, see what #MyFavoriteBloggers are up to, and enter our giveaway for a $35 Starbucks… Continue Reading…

Grapefruit & Elderflower Cocktail

Grapefruit & Elderflower Cocktail at www.happyhourprojects.com

I know summer’s coming to a close, but I’m just not ready to give up the fresh fruit cocktails on the back deck at night.  It’s just getting dark a lot sooner after the kids’ bedtime now… boo. ;) There are a lot of things I love about fall, but I do really love Michigan… Continue Reading…

Tailgating Food: Team Color Jell-O Blocks!

Team Color Jell-O Blocks at www.happyhourprojects.com #TeamJellO #shop #cbias

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. I can hardly wait for football to start again. We’re huge fans of college football, and the Wolverines in particular.  That’s right, go Blue!  The best thing about game day is always the game day food, though –… Continue Reading…

Blackberry Vanilla Cocktail

Blackberry Vanilla Cocktail at www.happyhourprojects.com

I know, I know, I usually wait until Friday before I share cocktail recipes, but this has been a crazy week, and I had blackberries calling my name.  I LOVE blackberries, and they’re wrapping up for the season, so I’m enjoying the fresh-picked local ones while I still can.  So I whipped up a quick… Continue Reading…

13 Berry-licious Summer Dessert Recipes

13 Berry-Licious Summer Dessert Recipes at Happy Hour Projects

Happy Friday, friends! Today’s collection of recipes is sponsored by Foodie.com, and stars summer-harvested berries.  Seriously, my mouth is watering just looking at this amazing collection. Take a look: Check out Berry-licious Summer Dessert Recipes by Adrianne Surian at Foodie.com I love fresh berries.  I’m not exaggerating when I tell you, I will eat just… Continue Reading…

Twice-Baked Potato Casserole

Twice Baked Potato Casserole at www.happyhourprojects.com

When I was a kid growing up, my dad was the ultimate life hacker.  If there was a way to do something more easily, he could figure it out.  After my aunt wowed us with twice-baked potatoes for the first time (yeah, this was decades ago), he instantly converted it to a casserole recipe to… Continue Reading…

Apple Pie Martini

Apple Pie Martini at www.happyhurprojects.com

Well, we had a few days of cooler weather here in Michigan – cool enough to make me realize that fall is not that far off!  The cool nights gave me a late-summer apple pie craving… though there was enough heat in the day to make the oven feel like just a little too much…. Continue Reading…

Winding Down at Night with Kellogg’s #GoodnightSnack #cbias

Kelloggs Snacks 9

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. Kellogg’s cereals have been a part of my life for, well, my entire life.  I grew up about 30 minutes from “cereal city” (yes, they really call Battle Creek that!) so it’s always been a hometown pride sort… Continue Reading…