Last Minute Gifts: Hanging Treat Box Ornaments

Last Minute Food Gifts: Hanging Treat Boxes at www.happyhourprojects.com

Well, we’re down to about a week left before Christmas (cue the sobbing in the corner, I am NOT ready at ALL).  Are you making your edible gifts this week?  It’s on my to-do list, but I am definitely scaling back this year.  Much fewer baked goods, and more no-bake, easy treats.  Yesterday  I shared […]

Easy Peppermint Marshmallows

Easy Peppermint Marshmallows at www.happyhourprojects.com

Okay, I love marshmallows.  There, I said it.  I love marshmallow-filled stuff, marshmallow fluff, toasted marshmallows… and this time of year, I love to dip marshmallows!  They are a super easy sweet treat, and they look great on cookie trays and as part of edible gifts.  You can make a whole bag of these easy […]

Gluten Free Blueberry Lemon Muffins

Blueberry Muffins with Bob's Red Mill Gluten Free Flour

So I’ve mentioned before that my husband can’t have gluten anymore.  It’s full-on baking season for me, now – and it’s finally the dreaded time of year for him where he’s really missing his baked goods.  I’ve tried a lot of different kinds of flours this year since we first found out, and was really […]

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 […]

The Classic Holiday Pies, 12 Ways

The Classic Holiday Pies, 12 Ways at www.happyhourprojects.com

When we were growing up, there were 3 pies at our Thanksgiving table: apple, pumpkin, and pecan.  I’m an apple pie fan, personally, but all three have a well-earned spot at any holiday dinner.  When I browse for recipes this time of year, it seems that my family is a lot like all of yours […]

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 […]