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 […]

Spiced Pumpkin Roll

Spiced Pumpkin Roll at www.happyhourprojects.com

I shared yesterday about the dessert party I hosted over the weekend, and so today I wanted to share the “winning” recipe of the day.  It may be because it’s fall and everyone gets hungry for pumpkin recipes this time of year, but people loved this pumpkin roll and it’s not as difficult to make […]