Day of the Dead Cocktail: The Bloodshot Margarita

Day of the Dead Bloodshot Margarita at www.happyhourprojects.com #DayoftheDead

Hey friends, today I’m mixing up a Day of the Dead cocktail with Casa Noble tequila!  They sent me a bottle of their crystal tequila to share a new recipe with you all (because apparently, they know the way to this girl’s heart is with a delicious cocktail.  Just ask my husband, the bartender). So […]

Slow Cooker Meal: Garlic & Herb Pork Sirloin with Red Potatoes and Carrots

Slow Cooker Oe-Dish Meal with Smithfield Seasoned Pork Roast at www.happyhourprojects.com

This post is part of a social shopper marketing insight campaign with Pollinate Media Group® and Smithfield®, but all my opinions are my own. #pmedia #PutPorkontheMenu http://my-disclosur.es/OBsstV Raise your hand if you have tons of time every day to make a delicious balanced dinner with plenty of time to spare… anyone?  Beuller?  Yeah, me neither!  I […]

Half Pint Cherry Cheesecakes in Flower-Topped Mason Jars

Flower Topped Mason Jar Cheesecakes at www.happyhourprojects.com

Okay, I know it’s not a brand-new idea to make mason jar desserts, but I was going through my recipe book a few weeks ago, and I ran across a recipe that a friend of mine from my childhood had written for me about 20(!!) years ago for mini cherry cheesecakes that we made at one […]

Herbed Pumpkin Seeds

Herbed Pumpkin Seeds at www.happyhourprojects.com

Over the weekend, my family had our annual tradition of carving pumpkins – and toasting the seeds. It’s a once-a-year treat for me, so it’s something I look forward to every year. In years past, I just baked them with a little bit of salt (I shared last year the basics of  how to toast […]

16 Recipes For Grown-Up Halloween Entertaining

16 Recipes for Grown Up Halloween Celebrations at www.happyhourprojects.com

Thank you to Foodie.com for sponsoring today’s Halloween recipe round-up! I have seen a LOT of great kids’ ideas floating around out there for Halloween, but this time of year can be a lot of fun for adults, too!  I’ve rounded up 16 fun recipes for entertaining that are candy-free, and great for an adult […]

Sofia the First Halloween Costume and Party Ideas

Sofia the First Halloween Party Costumes & Ideas #JuniorCelebrates #CollectiveBias #shop

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. So my daughter is CRAZY excited for Halloween this year.  She’s 3 – which means that every time the Disney Junior channel mentions Halloween, she asks what day it is, if it’s Halloween, whether she can wear a costume, […]

Easy Whoopie Pies

Mini Whoopie Pies at www.happyhourprojects.com

Okay, TGIF.  Seriously!  It’s been a crazy week here!  I’ve got a recipe to share with you today that’s both easy and fun to serve.  I’ve got a few miniature dessert recipes still to share from my dessert party a couple weekends ago – I was a crazy baking woman, and they’re all recipes worth […]