Mint Spiked Hot Chocolate


It’s finally started to cool down here in the southwest and I do have to say I’m quite HAPPY about it.  Boots, scarves, soups and of course HOT CHOCOLATE.  We’ve setup a hot chocolate station for the family and it’s become almost a nightly ritual.This past weekend, we had some friends over for a holiday […]

Easy Wine Cork Snowflake Ornaments


When you’re home all day and your four year old has inherited your intense desire to craft, you have to come up with fun and quiet activities to keep him busy during little sister’s nap time.  Here’s out latest project and we think it’s pretty amazing. My son and I had the best time making […]

Caffeinated Crafters Link Party #29


Hello friends and thank you for stopping by.  We all feel so blessed by the success of these link parties as we’ve got to meet so many new makers that are so incredibly talented.  Last week was no exception as there were some great new crafts and recipes.  This week’s features were chose by Alli from Made with HAPPY. […]

Last Minute Hand Crafted Gift


Please tell me I’m not the only one that is in need of some last minute gifts? I love to make hand crafted gifts (I know… made with HAPPY right?)   The challenge becomes something that doesn’t take a lot of time to make, but still has the hand made feel.  With the help of […]

12+ Happy Holiday Cookies


We’re half way through December and you know what that means.  We’re jumping from Holiday parties and school performances to gift exchanges and cookie exchanges.  All these parties just want to make me bake and bake and bake till I can’t bake any more.  Which got me thinking about Holiday Cookies and which ones to […]

Jingle Bells Wreath Ornament


Hi friends!  We had so much fun with our Sugar Plum Fairy Ornament earlier this week, we decided to bring you one more Children’s Holiday Book inspired Ornament.  This little Jingle Bells Wreath Ornamant Craft was made from supplies from the dollar store which is super inexpensive. Supplies: Package of Bells One pipe cleaner Glittery Ribbon Directions: […]

Friday Finds – Fun Foods


Hi friends.  Its Shawna here and I’m taking over this week’s installment of Friday Finds.  It’s not easy to make it on my list of things to share with you.  For one reason or another, here are a few of the things that recently have caught my eye and are worthy of sharing….I get tired […]

Pomegranate Cocktail


This week I made a Holiday Inspired Pomegranate Cocktail as part of a sponsored post for Socialstars & Sweet’N Low #SweetNLowStars. With Christmas quickly approaching, we’re getting into the swing of holiday party time over here at Made with HAPPY.  While I love nothing more than having friends over spreading holiday cheer, a great holiday inspired […]