Happy December! What a fun-filled month this is! So many memories waiting to be made, and the kids are getting excited for Christmas. Okay, parents are getting excited too, but the kids are all abuzz with the holiday spirit right now. While we are wading through the last few weeks of the school term, and […]

Congratulations! You survived Thanksgiving! It is time to sit back, relax.. and of course, get all the Christmas decorations out and begin preparing for the next holiday. This weekend we are headed out to get our tree. The last couple of days have been so crazy that I am determined to get some time off […]

‘Twas the week before Thanksgiving and all through the house… Well, not exactly how that story goes, but then again, who can keep everything straight? This fall has been one for the books! We had snow over the past few days, making it feel more like winter, not fall or Thanksgiving. This weekend, we will […]

Jack Daniels Jack in Black

Days are getting darker earlier, but that does not mean that we can’t sit around and enjoy the quiet that comes with the dark. The Jack in Black is the perfect after dinner beverage. I loved this simple yet elegant drink. After hectic days, being able to sit back and unwind with a classic is […]

Happy weekend!! Halloween is over, and now we can begin planning for the remaining two holidays for the year. As we prepare for the onslaught of family and friends coming for vacations and parties, we begin to think of the recipes and drinks that will be served. Now, I am all about simple! I want […]

Happy Friday once more! The weekend has decided to grace us with its presence again. This week I have never been more thankful to see Friday appear than I have this week! What is Murphy’s Military Law? If it will go wrong.. it all happens when your Service Member is gone. In our case, we […]

Welcome back to the weekend!! This week seemed to fly by in some aspects and drag in others. I felt like the countdown to the weekend was not moving at all, then you blink and BOOM, it’s Friday. Weekends have been crazy around here lately. Between all the kiddos activities, residual things from work that […]

Happy Friday! The weekend is creeping back upon us! This week, I decided to do something different for the Happy Hour Cafe! I was helping a girlfriend prepare for a birthday party for her husband, and we found this delicious recipe that uses Jack Daniels in the frosting! This week, we get to EAT our […]

Happy weekend! I have a fun drink to share with you this weekend, and one that is sure to make your taste buds dance with joy! I love finding simple and delicious recipes that can be mixed and shared with little effort. After all, we want to relax, not spend a lot of time working […]

It is time to celebrate another Friday! Yay!! Another week has come and gone, and we are back to the downtime the weekend promises. Some of us are prepping for hurricane¬†weather, while others are trying to get through the rest of their to-do list before the weekend totally disappears. While we sit and contemplate the […]