Create a Fiesta in Under an Hour with RO*TEL Rockin’ Guac

Cinco de Mayo Fiesta Made Easy with RO*TEL Rockin' Guac and Bud Light Lime-A-Ritas at www.happyhourprojects.com

This post is promoted by ConAgra RO*TEL. Well, I think we’re finally shaking off the last of the snow here in Michigan (it snowed here last week, hopefully for the last time this spring) and I’m SO excited to finally move into warmer weather living!  It’s still unpredictable around here until at least June, so […]

Easy Spring Entertaining | RO*TEL Rockin’ Guac & Bud Light Lime-A-Ritas

RO*TEL Rockin' Guacamole and Bud Light Lime-A-Rita | Easy Entertaining at www.happyhourprojects.com

This post is promoted by ConAgra RO*TEL. Are you doing a happy dance about this fabulous spring weather?  It has finally, finally arrived here in Michigan, and I’m looking forward to time on the deck with family and friends.  And, as you know – I keep things simple around here.  Hour or less… and the […]

DIY Cutting Board Serving Tray

DIY Cutting Board Tray 5.1

I’ve got a quick and useful tutorial for you today to turn a cutting board into a DIY serving tray in 10 minutes or less!  I worked with D. Lawless Hardware to sponsor this fun and functional home project using a pair of drawer pulls from their huge selection, and an inexpensive cutting board I […]

How To Make a Party Tray To Go

How To Make A Party Tray To Go at www.happyhourprojects.com

This post is sponsored by Kellogg’s. My mom does a lot for me.  It’s mostly the typical “grandma” stuff – watching the kids, helping with a load of laundry or two every so often – but it’s really appreciated.  I don’t have a lot of opportunity to return the favor because she just doesn’t need that […]

Casual Entertaining: Easy Spinach Dip

Easy Spinach Dip and Casual Entertaining Tips at www.happyhourprojects.com

This post is sponsored by Kellogg’s. I have a love/hate relationship with entertaining.  I love seeing friends.  I love opening up our home.  I love connecting, laughing, reminiscing, and catching up.  But I am a little bit hopeless at party decor, and I don’t love spending hours in the kitchen getting ready.  Really, I’m just […]

New Orleans Flavors: Muffuletta Dip and Cajun Bloody Mary

New Orleans Inspired Muffuletta Dip at www.happyhourprojects.com

With Mardi Gras wrapping up today, I though a couple of recipes inspired by the flavors of New Orleans would be fun to share!  Once a year, I start getting hungry for the New Orleans classic: the Muffuletta.  It’s a huge sandwich with olive salad, salami, ham and cheeses.  But this year, I put a […]

Let’s Rock This Year: New Year’s Eve Photo Props

Rock the New Year with Rock Star Photo Props at www.happyhourprojects.com

Are you hosting a new year’s eve party? We’re keeping it low-key around here, but these rock star photo props are fun no matter what the size of your get-together is.  Kids of every age (yep, even the big ones) love photo booths and photo props, and this year I’m going beyond mustaches and hats! […]