Happy Hour

Happy Hour (10/16) Buffalo Waffle Fries, Unicorn Trees, Zombie Skittles, Pac-Man Arcade Mug, Find Pumpkin Patches, Spiked Cider + More!

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It’s Wednesday, which means it’s time to brush off the stress, negativity and blah of your week.  Enjoy some mid-week mixers with us without leaving the comfort of your home.  Uncork your favorite wine, pop open a beer, mix your favorite cocktail…. and unwind with us this evening.  And, if you’re feeling extra perky in the mornings, or need some help getting a jump on your day, join us for Morning Coffee weekday mornings, too!

Yummy treats and random chit-chat starts our Happy Hour together!  

These Buffalo Style Sweet Potato Waffle Fries are just about PERFECTION!  I (Sarah) mean, really.  Plus they are made with sweet potato waffle fries like Alexia – which are already soooo good!  Just spice them up and drizzle with ranch, sprinkle with bleu cheese and BOOM!  

Do you have a favorite type of french fry? 

New trend alert!  Unicorn Trees, you guys!  I (Jeni) am a ridiculous Christmastime fan (I’m one of “those people”) – and I don’t begrudge anyone something that makes them happy!  I wouldn’t have a unicorn tree – but that doesn’t mean I can’t appreciate them!  They certainly ARE pretty adorable! 🙂

Do you have a theme for your holiday trees?

I (Sarah) am SO excited about this fun find!  In fact, I put it on my wishlist this morning and then hinted to my boyfriend about it 🙂 This Solar System Bracelet is AMAZING!  What better way for me to show off my love of Astronomy?  You can get the entire solar system in gold or silver, or single planets, too!

Have you recently added something to your wishlist??

Love Skittles?  Who doesn’t?!  These Zombie Skittles have five fruit flavors… Petrifying Citrus Punch, Mummified Melon, Boogeyman Blackberry, Chilling Black Cherry, and Blood Red Berry. But then, there’s something else – a hidden flavor.  And it tastes like “rotten zombie.”  YUCK!  And FUN!  Reminds me (Jeni) of the Harry Potter jelly beans!

What would you imagine that “rotten zombie” flavor actually tastes like?

Now, I (Sarah) don’t really know when, why or how you would ever want to use these Stinky Sprays… but I do think they are pretty funny, especially as gag gifts!  They come with three in a pack for $19.99:

  • SMELL FROM HELL – This prank spray is often referred to as smelling like sour milk or something rotting in the sun.
  • STINKY ASS SPRAY – Our best seller smells like straight up ASS in a bottle. Authentic unwashed ass smell.
  • TOXIC BOMB – This is a custom mixture of poop, dead animal, and old rotten food.

Can you think of a time you would use these?

Honestly, it really doesn’t get better than this! It’s a Pac-Man Arcade Game Shaped Mug!  Need a great holiday gift for a retro fan in your life? This is it!!  Both of us (Sarah & Jeni) are going NUTS over it! 🙂

Do you know someone that LOVES Pac-Man?

It’s pumpkin patch time!!!!  Woohoo! I (Jeni) am definitely happy that fall is just about here (at least the official start of fall). That means going to pumpkin patches, drinking cider, wearing cute scarves and boots… ohhhh yes!  This awesome site helps you find pumpkin patches in your area.  Check it out!

Do you have a favorite pumpkin patch in your city?

Ok. Seriously.  How was this not invented when airplanes were invented!?  Or when road trips were starting to become a thing!?  It’s so SMART!  These Hooded Travel Neck Pillows make so much sense and are super inexpensive too!  What a cool product.

What must-haves do you take with you when you travel?

These right here… these are ridiculous.  It’s my (Jeni) awesome chocolate cupcake recipe (if “awesome” means best ever in all the world), and it’s stuffed and topped with a perfect peanut butter buttercream that melts in your mouth.  Make them. Love them. <3  Ultimate Chocolate & Peanut Butter Cupcakes.

What’s your favorite flavor cupcake?

Try a fun, new adult beverage this week, or save the recipes for parties with friends!

I (Sarah) love fall season… so I’m enjoying these slightly cooler mornings and evenings with this Slow Cooker Caramel Apple Cider!  Don’t worry – it’s a spiked cider 😉  Plus, you’ll get to smell it while it cooks for three hours. mmmmm!
 
My (Jeni) favorite cocktail is a White Russian.  Mmmmmm It’s Kahlua, vodka and milk. But this Pumpkin Spice White Russian uses pumpkin spice creamer instead of milk… which is just BRILLIANT!  Mmmmm!!!

What’s your FAVORITE seasonal flavor?

What’s Happy Hour without getting all that negativity out of your system? Get it out and let it go!

 

I (Sarah) am not known for being a great cook. I can follow a recipe, but usually if I try to make something without a recipe, it turns out to be a pretty big disaster. I also prefer “cute” stuff in the kitchen rather than functional. I recently bought a Snoopy grilled cheese maker, not because it had nice features, but because it had Snoopy on it. I also figured it’s a grilled cheese maker, what could go wrong.

And then this happened…

The results, as you can see have zero resemblance to grilled cheese. All though this photograph looks terrible, it was nothing compared to the taste of this grilled cheese which could only be described as burnt, cheesy shoe leather. Total #kitchenfail! I think I will stick to making grilled cheese on the stove in a skillet.

Have you ever had a kitchen disaster? Tell us about it!

I (Jeni) LOVE Texas.  I’m originally from the coast of California… but Texas – this is my home.  The one thing I don’t really dig about Texas… the weather.  It was 90+ degrees last week, until the weekend, and we had a low in the 40s and high in the 50s last Saturday.  However, this is the 10-day that I screenshot on Sunday to share with you all.

And look – it’s awesome!  It’s actually pretty nice, right?  I am normally ready to bitch and moan about the heat during the fall season here, but this is tripping me out – because it’s perfect!  So basically, the thing I hate about Texas (the crazy, unpredictable weather) is now the thing that makes me love it more!

Texas is like that bad influence friend in your life. 😉

What is the weather doing where you live?

Your drink should be kicking in by now, so let’s have some giggles together!

Ok, friends, it’s time to shut down Happy Hour and get back to reality! But first, grab that last bargain drink, and check out some limited time deals and treat yourself this week to something special! You deserve it!

Treat  yo self! 🙂

 

Score this Alfred Hitchcock The Ultimate Collection on Blu-Ray for $75 – normally $100!  It has 17 of his movies including The Birds, Psycho and Vertigo!  CREEEEEEEPY!

Score a Crazy Cat Lady Action Figure for under $11!  This makes a great gift for the cat lover in your life 🙂

This 12 piece Cuisinart Knife Set (6 knives, 6 caps) is only $19.99, and just went on my (Jeni) wishlist for Christmas this year!

Grab some Style & Co. Madixe Riding Boots for only $29.99 from Macys.com when you use the code THANKS at checkout! Plus, have it shipped to your nearest store for free to pickup!

 

Have a great rest of your week!  See you tomorrow for Morning Coffee!

 

26 Comments

  1. Dana Rodriguez Reply

    Those unicorn trees are so cute. However you had me at the crazty cat lady doll. I need one LOL!

  2. O’kay! I am now obsessed with the Pumpkin Spice White Russian and have got to try it. Where on earth do you find the amazing finds!!!?? The zombie Skittles are a hoot, too!

  3. I need one of those unicorn trees. How fun! And I would get that stinky spray. They have amusing names.

    I need that crazy cat lady too. I’ll probably be one when the kids move out.

  4. ok what- all of this is awesome especially those buffalo styled waffle fires1 im going to try and have to recreate this this weekend for some friends coming over

  5. The buffalo sweet potato waffle fries sound amazing. I love the Alexia sweet potato fries and prefer them over regular fries at home.

    I might have to try the Zombie skittles too. Skittles are one of my favorite candy choices especially the red ones. 🙂

  6. Marisela Zuniga Reply

    The unicorn Christmas trees are so cute!! I can’t wait to decorate for Christmas

  7. I typically do have a theme for my trees. The guys typically get their favorite sporting team. I typically go with a more glam tree.

  8. I just totally fell in love with that solar system bracelet. Deciding if I want it in gold or silver is going to be tough!

  9. Those waffle fries look amazing. Waffle fries are probably one of my favorite fries too. I would love to give that recipe a try. I’m sure they’ll be delicious!

  10. I like the Solar System Bracelet. I’ll admire the unicorn trees from afar, very far.

  11. Those unicorn trees are cute. I wouldn’t personally put one up since I have a blue/silver theme happening. I need one of those hooded travel neck pillows!

  12. Zombie skittles? What will they come up with next? I couldn’t handle the stinky sprays.

  13. That Solar System Bracelet is so cool! This would be a perfect Christmas gift for my niece!

  14. Those boots are really nice. And the price is awesome. I will have to grab me a pair of the cognac. Or perhaps, the black as well. 🙂

  15. I’m going to need one of those unicorn trees – so cute! Also Buffalo Style Sweet Potato Waffle Fries look so good!

  16. OMG, Those Trees!!!! I need to step up my try decorating game this year for sure! I’m thinking of a Disney theme but not sure what yet.

  17. I love traveling! I think that those Hooded Travel Neck Pillows will be really useful! I need to order one of those.

  18. Mama Maggie's Kitchen Reply

    Yum! That Buffalo Style Sweet Potato Waffle Fries look sooo delicious! I must try this! And those Unicorn Trees are so beautiful. I can’t wait to have mine.

  19. I love the Solar System Bracelet! The evenings have been beautiful lately and so I’ve been going up to the rooftop to stargaze. It’s so awesome to think about how small we really are in comparison to the universe. xx

  20. That crazy cat lady figure is pretty funny! I know a couple people who that would be perfect for.

  21. I may try pumpkin pie spice white russian that sweet potato fry sounds delicious. Thanks for finding these rare stuffs, which I don’t even know existed if I didn’t check your post.

  22. These look great, they’re all something I wouldn’t mind giving away, or receiving as a gift.

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