Holiday Appetizer: Easy Ham & Onion Cheeseball

Easy Ham & Onion Cheese Ball Appetizer at www.happyhourprojects.com

Ahhhhh, I’m so excited for Thanksgiving tomorrow! Seriously. I’m getting things ready – and one of the things I can make ahead by a day is this ultra-easy ham & onion cheese ball appetizer.  I know not everyone thinks about eating before a big family dinner, but in our family, inevitably, someone or something delays […]

Homemade Peppermint Hot Cocoa Mix in Mini Mason Jars – Free Printable Tags

Homemade Peppermint Hot Cocoa in Miniature Mason Jars (Free Printable Tag) at www.happyhourprojects.com

You should have seen me when I found these adorable tiny mason jars on my last trip to Target.  There was an audible squee.  Not my shining moment, if anyone witnessed it, but I had to have them. I knew exactly what I wanted to stuff them with.  Christmas is coming and we give a […]

Handmade Christmas Ornaments: Snowflakes from Recycled T-Shirts

Recycled T-Shirt Snowflake Ornaments at www.happyhourprojects.com

I’ve got to confess something: lately, I’ve gone crazy making recycled t-shirt crafts.  Oh, just wait.  You’ll see.  But I have a quick craft idea to share with you today to get you into a winter mood.  You can use t-shirt yarn, or cut cut a few quick strips of fabric from an old t-shirt […]

Holiday Entertaining: Choosing a Great Wine

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This post brought to you by Sonoma-Cutrer Vineyards. The content and opinions expressed below are that of Happy Hour Projects. Maybe it says a lot about my family (ahem), but there’s always a bottle of wine (or a couple) on the table for big family gatherings.  It’s just something a little bit indulgent that most […]

“12 Ways I’m Thankful” Easy Accordion-Fold Card

Thankful Accordion Fold Card at www.happyhourprojects.com

With just 12 days left until Thanksgiving, I thought it would be nice to make up a big “thankful” card for someone I care about.  I know I’m guilty of not expressing my gratitude often enough, and today’s project was the perfect opportunity to do just that: make up a card that’s more like a […]

5-Day Challenge: Heal Your Winter Skin

Vaseline 5-Day Winter Comfort Challenge 1

This post brought to you by Vaseline. The content and opinions expressed below are that of Happy Hour Projects. So.  I live in Michigan.  And it’s already snowing here.  So you can imagine, “winter skin” is something I battle for pretty much half the year, haha.  Last week, Vaseline sent me a care package laying out a […]

Sparkling Pomegranate Christmas Cocktail

Sparkling Pomegranate Christmas Cocktail at www.happyhourprojects.com

Okay, this isn’t just a Christmas drink recipe, it’s delicious anytime.  And you could add any shapes that suit your occasion – whether it’s a birthday, 4th of July – whatever!  But the red star makes this crisp and fruity cocktail look so festive that it’s really perfect for your holiday entertaining – and it’s […]