A “Thankful” Post and Amazon Giveaway!

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Happy Thanksgiving to my American friends!  I hope you get a chance to enjoy a long weekend with your families.  My husband works a LOT this weekend – but we actually have a little getaway planned (without the kiddos – eek!) for Monday night to help make up the time together.  I am thankful for… Continue Reading…

Thanksgiving Turkey Bow Headband with the Bowdabra

Thanksgiving Turkey Bow Headband with the Bowdabra at www.happyhourprojects.com

Thank you Bowdabra for sponsoring this post.   Holiday craft season is fully here!  Before I jump right into Christmas, though, I wanted to make something fun for Thanksgiving for my daughter – this sweet little turkey headband, using the Bowdabra.  I am going to LOVE using the Bowdabra when I wrap my Christmas presents,… Continue Reading…

Holiday Desserts: Chocolate Peanut Butter Pies

Easy Chocolate Peanut Butter Pies at www.happyhourprojects.com #KraftEssentials #shop

I am all about easy dessert recipes.  Everyone loves desserts, and *I* love not taking a year in the kitchen to make them.  My husband has been hinting for a while that he would like some peanut butter pie, so over the weekend I made some up: in miniature form.  This would make a great… Continue Reading…

Cranberry Marshmallow Salad and a Virtual Potluck!

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Today is a really fun day – it’s virtual potluck day for me and some of my favorite bloggers!  Today we are bringing our tables straight to yours with our go-to recipes for Thanksgiving dinner.  If you are still looking for ideas, everything here is tried-and-true – you will find links to all the recipes… Continue Reading…

Thanksgiving Link Party!

Happy November 1st!  I realize that it’s just my U.S. friends who are anticipating Thanksgiving in just a few short weeks, but that’s where I live, so there are some yummy things lined up around here this November.  I’m celebrating today with a Thanksgiving-themed link party that will run from today through November 23 –… Continue Reading…

Easy Beaded Napkin Rings

Easy Beaded Napkin Rings

This past weekend, I treated my husband to a pre-Thanksgiving meal.  I had a few recipes I am going to be sharing here on the blog in the coming weeks, and rather than make things one at a time, I thought – why not do it up right?  It was a rainy weekend.  We had… Continue Reading…

Happy Thanksgiving!

Happy Thanksgiving!

Oh my goodness, this week is Thanksgiving already??  I know November moves faster for me than for a lot of people (39K and counting) but – Wow.Miss Raya has a little something to share today, not that it’s an original idea, but special to me nonetheless. :) My mother came yesterday to watch Raya for… Continue Reading…

Wire-Wrapped Turkey Necklace

Wire-Wrapped Turkey Necklace

Whew, happy Monday!  I have to confess, I haven’t been doing a whole lot lately craft-wise.  Everything I’m been creating has been focused so much more on fictitious ventures. :)  23,144 words and counting, which means I’m so close to halfway to my 50,000 words on my novel for NaNoWriMo!  But I have been playing… Continue Reading…