Smash Cake Canvas & Easy Canvas Prints Giveaway

Cake Smash Photo Canvas at www.happyhourprojects.com

So as you guys know, I enjoy taking photos, I work hard on them, and I also have plenty of room for improvement.  I’m in that in-between stage of photography. I just did a smash cake for Roman’s first birthday, and I have to say… it was the absolute worst photo session ever.  Seriously, everything… Continue Reading…

“Rocco’s Heart” Standing Wire Name Form

"Rocco's Heart" Standing Name Wire Form at www.happyhourprojects.com

So Kevin and I are going to a charity golf outing today.  I can’t decide if my heart is light or heavy about it.  Some friends of ours lost their son Rocco a little over 6 years ago to HLHS (Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome), and their foundation organizes an annual outing.  I think the longer… Continue Reading…

Chocolate Molded Candy Boxes

Molded Chocolate Candy Boxes at www.happyhourprojects.com

Today’s craft is a fun edible!  I picked up a Gift Box mold on a whim a while back, and finally put it to use as I get ready for making our annual Christmas sweets.  I didn’t invent this or anything – it’s just a regular Wilton brand mold, but I’ll give you a few… Continue Reading…

Happy Birthday, Raya!

Raya's Birthday

Well, my daughter is TWO today, and I can hardly believe it!!  We are taking her to see her first movie tonight (fingers crossed that it goes well – I think it will).  Now, it might surprise you that being a DIY-blog… I did exactly no decorating, baking or cooking.  I just a few calls… Continue Reading…

Secret Birthday Cake Box

Secret Birthday Cake Box

Good morning to everyone – I have a great day lined up! You see, it’s my birthday.  So today’s theme will be to have some fun around here!  I have a fun birthday craft to show you this morning, and be sure to come back at noon for the Pick Your Plum giveaway!  Then. we’ll… Continue Reading…

Yoda Cake

Yoda Cake

Well, after Carlee from Ladybird Ln. guest blogged earlier this month, and showed us all a simple technique for cake transfers, I couldn’t resist.  I had to try it out for myself.  My husband has been asking for cake, and so I humored him with his favorite theme: Star Wars. :)  (If you read here… Continue Reading…

First Birthday

First Birthday

Well, I got nothing crafty done this weekend because it was Raya’s birthday party.  We had so much fun! I did not make the cake.  But it was SO good. :) I also did not host the party at home, we took everyone out for pizza.  Hey – I freely admit I hate getting stuck… Continue Reading…