Day of the Dead Cocktail: The Bloodshot Margarita

Day of the Dead Bloodshot Margarita at www.happyhourprojects.com #DayoftheDead

Hey friends, today I’m mixing up a Day of the Dead cocktail with Casa Noble tequila!  They sent me a bottle of their crystal tequila to share a new recipe with you all (because apparently, they know the way to this girl’s heart is with a delicious cocktail.  Just ask my husband, the bartender). So […]

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 […]

Recycled Glass Bottle Napkin Rings & Kinkajou Prize Pack Giveaway

How To Make Recycled Glass Napkin Rings at www.happyhourprojects.com

Thank you Bottle Cutting Inc. for sponsoring today’s awesome giveaway package! So we’re coming up on (American) Thanksgiving, aka, the one day a year when I actually bust out the real napkins and care about creating a beautiful tablescape for my family meal.  I have a nice, neutral set that we use for special occasions, […]

16 Recipes For Grown-Up Halloween Entertaining

16 Recipes for Grown Up Halloween Celebrations at www.happyhourprojects.com

Thank you to Foodie.com for sponsoring today’s Halloween recipe round-up! I have seen a LOT of great kids’ ideas floating around out there for Halloween, but this time of year can be a lot of fun for adults, too!  I’ve rounded up 16 fun recipes for entertaining that are candy-free, and great for an adult […]

Scrapbook Paper Party Utensil Holders

Scrapbook Paper Party Utensil Holders at www.happyhourprojects.com

The only easy cleanup for parties, in my opinion, is disposable utensils and plates.  I don’t even *own* enough real plates and flatware to feed more than about a dozen people at once, anyway!  But for a party, you still want to dress things up – so I’ve got an easy and inexpensive design to […]

Easy Whoopie Pies

Mini Whoopie Pies at www.happyhourprojects.com

Okay, TGIF.  Seriously!  It’s been a crazy week here!  I’ve got a recipe to share with you today that’s both easy and fun to serve.  I’ve got a few miniature dessert recipes still to share from my dessert party a couple weekends ago – I was a crazy baking woman, and they’re all recipes worth […]