Fall Flavors and Fiestas: New Bud Light Lime Apple-Ahhh-Rita

Taste of Autumn: Bud Light Lime Apple-Ahhh-Rita at www.happyhourprojects.com

Disclosure: Compensation was provided by Anheuser Busch via Mode Media. The opinions expressed herein are those of the author and are not indicative of the opinions or positions of Anheuser Busch. Fall is right around the corner – I could feel it this weekend!  We went from 90 degrees down to 70, just like that…. Continue Reading…

Slow Cooker Pulled Pork and Kitchen Claws Giveaway

Slow Cooker Pulled Pork at www.happyhourprojects.com

Wow, this week is wiping me out – it’s been a busy one!  But today’s easy recipe for pulled pork in the slow cooker is actually perfect for busy weeks like this one, and I want to show you some tools you need to add to your kitchen if you’re a fan of easy shredded… Continue Reading…

Slow Cooker Italian Beef, Pinterest Finds & a Starbucks Giveaway

Slow Cooker Italian Beef at www.happyhourprojects.com

Good morning, and I have goodies for you today, friends! I put my head together with some of my favorite blogger friends, and we decided to have a Pinterest-inspired day today.  You can read what I wanted to make from Pinterest, see what #MyFavoriteBloggers are up to, and enter our giveaway for a $35 Starbucks… Continue Reading…

Grapefruit & Elderflower Cocktail

Grapefruit & Elderflower Cocktail at www.happyhourprojects.com

I know summer’s coming to a close, but I’m just not ready to give up the fresh fruit cocktails on the back deck at night.  It’s just getting dark a lot sooner after the kids’ bedtime now… boo. ;) There are a lot of things I love about fall, but I do really love Michigan… Continue Reading…

Blackberry Vanilla Cocktail

Blackberry Vanilla Cocktail at www.happyhourprojects.com

I know, I know, I usually wait until Friday before I share cocktail recipes, but this has been a crazy week, and I had blackberries calling my name.  I LOVE blackberries, and they’re wrapping up for the season, so I’m enjoying the fresh-picked local ones while I still can.  So I whipped up a quick… Continue Reading…

“Rocco’s Heart” Standing Wire Name Form

"Rocco's Heart" Standing Name Wire Form at www.happyhourprojects.com

So Kevin and I are going to a charity golf outing today.  I can’t decide if my heart is light or heavy about it.  Some friends of ours lost their son Rocco a little over 6 years ago to HLHS (Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome), and their foundation organizes an annual outing.  I think the longer… Continue Reading…

13 Berry-licious Summer Dessert Recipes

13 Berry-Licious Summer Dessert Recipes at Happy Hour Projects

Happy Friday, friends! Today’s collection of recipes is sponsored by Foodie.com, and stars summer-harvested berries.  Seriously, my mouth is watering just looking at this amazing collection. Take a look: Check out Berry-licious Summer Dessert Recipes by Adrianne Surian at Foodie.com I love fresh berries.  I’m not exaggerating when I tell you, I will eat just… Continue Reading…

Apple Pie Martini

Apple Pie Martini at www.happyhurprojects.com

Well, we had a few days of cooler weather here in Michigan – cool enough to make me realize that fall is not that far off!  The cool nights gave me a late-summer apple pie craving… though there was enough heat in the day to make the oven feel like just a little too much…. Continue Reading…