Adventures in Parenting: Potty Training

Potty Training with New Pampers Easy Ups [AD] at happyhourprojects.com

Hey friends! So we are in THAT phase – yes, potty training.  Some kids train easily and some do not… my little man is sadly in the latter group.  So I’ve been trying every trick and technique I can get my hands on, and we’re also working with today’s sponsor, Procter & Gamble, using their New Pampers […]

Last-Minute Weekend Getaway to Chicago

Visiting Chicago for an end-of-summer getaway at www.happyhourprojects.com

Well, last weekend my daughter and I planned a last-minute trip to Chicago when we heard there was an event at the Randolph Street Market – the Midwest DIY Bloggers Roundup.  We spent some of our time at the event (with demos and networking) and some of our time exploring the city, since it was […]

How to Turn a Souvenir T-Shirt Into a Pillow

How to Turn a Souvenir T-Shirt Into a Pillow in just 10 Minutes at www.happyhourprojects.com

So you have probably read or seen on Instagram that my daughter and I had a weekend getaway with some fabulous bloggers in Chicago.  Well, we took some time to see the city, too, and you know what vacation means to kids, right?  Souvenirs!  We took the Chicago Trolley & Double Decker Co. tour while […]

How to Make a Hand Stamped Necklace | The Basics

How to Make a Hand Stamped Necklace | The Basics at www.happyhourprojects.com

My daughter and I are headed out of town this weekend on a girls’ getaway (well, I’ll be doing some work, too, but it’s mainly a weekend to play!) and part of our emergency plan is talking this week about what she should do if we get separated.  It’s also part of our plan for […]

Dad Is Doin’ Good

Dad's Doin' Good! | A Father's Day Tribute at www.happyhourprojects.com #doingood

Oh, the pressure of being a parent. Raise your hand if you can relate! I’m certainly feeling it. There’s something about this age my kids are at, where they are soaking up every little detail, learning, repeating, imagining, and creating… Are we doing enough? Are we helping them grow into the people we hope they’ll be? Or are […]