How To Toast Pumpkin Seeds

How To Toast Pumpkin Seeds at www.happyhourprojects.com

It’s been a great family weekend aroud here – we carved our pumpkin this morning, and toasted pumpkin seeds – kind of a tradition in our house the weekend before Halloween! Roasted pumpkin seeds are super easy – but I think a lot of people don’t do it just because they never have before.  So… Continue Reading…

Not So Scary: Kids’ Bug Observation Box

Bug Observation Box at www.happyhourprojects.com #EEKologist #ad

This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of The Orkin Ecologist for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine. Halloween is fast-approaching, and now that Raya is nearly 3, we are entering the “fear” territory.  Monsters, the dark, creepy crawlies – “I’m too scary!” she tells me.  One of the things she has… Continue Reading…

We’re Ready For Halloween with Target!

Halloween Shopping at Target

Thank you Target for sponsoring this post. We’re gearing up for Halloween in the new house, and now that we are in a *real* neighborhood for the first time ever – we need just about everything!  I have a front porch to decorate, we will have trick-or-treaters this year, and of course the kids need… Continue Reading…

30 Candy Corn Crafts and Recipes

30 Candy Corn Crafts and Recipes at www.happyhourprojects.com

Candy corn is such a fall staple, isn’t it?  Whether you love eating the sugary treats or not, there is no denying that they are an icon for crafts and recipes this time of year.  We’ve rounded up 30 cute projects and treats to make! Candy Corn Coffee Spoon from Illi Style Candy Corn Sugar Cookies from… Continue Reading…

Candy Corn Shrink Plastic Bracelet

Candy Corn Shrink Plastic Bracelet at www.happyhourprojects.com

I had a lot of fun putting together today’s project. It’s meant to be fun and a little bit silly and a piece you can wear for Halloween.  It’s also an inexpensive project that doesn’t take many supplies – especially if you already have shrink plastic and markers in your craft stash! What you will… Continue Reading…

Calling All Crafters: Halloween Costume Contest!

Handmade Halloween Costume Contest! Enter through 10/26 at www.happyhourprojects.com

Are you making your own Halloween costumes this year?  Looking to show off your handiwork?  Want to win a little recognition for doing an AWESOME job?  Well I have teamed up with The Grant Life, Growing Up Gabel, Wildflowers and Whimsy, The Kangaroo Mama and IlliStyle to offer up a Handmade Halloween Costume Contest!   You can… Continue Reading…

#StickorTreat, it’s Halloween with Duck Tape®!

Duck Tape Pumpkin Unicorn at www.happyhourprojects.com

This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Duck Brand provided by ShurTech Brands, LLC for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine. I can’t resist a great Duck Tape® craft, so I was so excited to have the chance to partner with Duck Tape® to spread the word about their awesome Stick… Continue Reading…

Free Halloween E-Book: 12 Tricks and Treats!

12 Tricks and Treats: Creative Halloween Projects Free E-Book at www.happyhourprojects.com

Good morning!  Rather than have a tutorial for you today, I have TWELVE of them in a collaborative free e-book some of my favorite bloggers and I have teamed up to offer our readers!  You may notice that I tag projects with the hashtag #MyFavoriteBloggers on occasion.  That is a searchable tag within Twitter, Facebook,… Continue Reading…