21 Wonderful Watermelon Crafts, Recipes & a Giveaway

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There’s something that will always be true: watermelon is my flavor of the summer.  It’s something that goes all the way back to when at 5 years old, I won a watermelon eating contest at a county fair – against boys twice my age.  True story!  I know I’m not the only one – my […]

One-Hour Roast Chicken and Rice and KitchenAid Mixer Giveaway

One-Hour Roast Chicken and Rice with Minute® Rice at www.happyhourprojects.com

You guys know I am all about quick and easy around here – one hour or less.  (Emphasis on less whenever possible, of course.) Minute® Rice is one of the staples in our pantry, because not just quick and easy but also gluten free, so I’m thrilled to partner with them today to sponsor this […]

A Dozen Ways to Drink and Be Merry

12 Recipes to Drink & Be Merry at www.happyhourprojects.com

Thank you Foodie.com for sponsoring today’s cocktail collection. You already know if you read here often, I’m pretty much a self-proclaimed cocktail-ista. I love a cocktail with a trendy flavor profile – and I love the classics, too! (Okay, maybe I just love cocktails?) Either way, I’ve got a dozen mouth-watering ideas for your next […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]