DIY Candy Cane Vase + Clean Up Advice by Happy Family Blog

DIY Candy Cane Vase + Clean Up Advice

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #ScrubSeason #CollectiveBias We hosted our first Christmas a couple of years ago.  It was so exciting.  I spent weeks planning every detail from our menu to our decor.  The decor that was the most talked and photographed was this…

Candy Cane Marshmallow

Recipe for Candy Cane Marshmallows

Bailey loves marshmallows and candy canes so I figured she would love them combined.  Nothing says the holidays like a candy cane.  I love the taste, smell and the red and white.  Add any treats with candy canes to your dessert tray and it is instantly festive.   Eat them alone or dip them into your…

South Florida Holiday Bucket List

South Florida Holiday Bucket List 2016

The holidays are officially here.  While we may not have snow we have no shortage of holiday activities. Looking for the perfect way to get into the holiday spirit?   We have you covered with this complete guide for the holidays.  Here is our South Florida Holiday Bucket List. I have separated the events into two…

How to Throw a North Pole Breakfast by Happy Family Blog

How to Host a North Pole Breakfast

All week Bailey has been telling how much she misses her Elf (Elf on the Shelf) Jingles.  I thought it would be fun to host a special breakfast to welcome in the Holiday season and welcome back Jingles.  I did not know it had a name until recently.  A North Pole Breakfast. How to Host…

Sugared Cranberries by Happy Family Blog

How to Make Sugared Cranberries

I love cooking and decorating with cranberries.  I have never tried to make sugared cranberries before, but I love the look of them.  I especially love them on top of a simple white cake.  They were simple to make and look so festive. What you Need for Sugared Cranberries 1/2 Cup of Sugar (divided) 1/4…

Hello Fall Dinner Party by Happy Family Blog

Hello Fall Dinner Party

Tomorrow is Thanksgiving.  How is that even possible.  This Hello Fall design from Target is one of my favorite sets of the year.  I am excited to decorate for Christmas, but I am a little sad to pack up all my adorable fall decor.  Do you have a favorite fall decor you are sad to…

DIY Fall Place Cards by Happy Family Blog

DIY Fall Place Cards

I cannot believe Thanksgiving is this week!!!! I love entertaining and making guests feel special.  One of my favorite ways is to  personalize the party.  I love adding DIY place cards as a personalized touch.  I could not pick just one DIY Fall Place Card to share. Four DIY Fall Place Cards Options: Mini Pumpkin…

Salty and Sweet Chocolate Caramel Cookies by Happy Family Blog

Salty + Sweet Chocolate Caramel Cookies

Salty + Sweet Chocolate Caramel Cookies I have not had Rollos in forever.  They were on sale after Halloween so I picked up a bag.  I did not really have a plan, but I knew I would use them in something.  I originally started to make my Cranberry Bliss bars.  When I did not have…

Hostess Gift Ideas by Happy Family Blog

Hostess Gift Ideas

Let the holiday parties begin!  The first rule of being a gracious guest….never come empty handed.  Now is the time to stock up on hostess gifts.  You can pre-order some now and wrap them so you are ready ahead of time.  I have selected my favorite items.  All of them your host and hostess can…

Orange Watermelon Mocktail by Happy Family Blog

Orange Watermelon Mocktail

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #ad #HowDoYouEmergenC #CollectiveBias The holidays are here!  And I could not be more excited.  It is truly my favorite time of the year.  We will be traveling for the holidays which means lots of fun and some exhaustion.  …