Cinco De Mayo Centerpiece
DIY Mothers Day Gift Basket_Giggles Galore
Chocolate Naked Cake with Salted Caramel Frosting_GG
Hooray Card
Giggles Galore ExSTRAWdinary Teacher Gift
Michaels Makers Teacher Appreciation Gifts
BISSELL Deep Clean Pro Febreze Formula

The Creative Collection Link Party

Hello and welcome back to another Friday full of creative ideas and inspiration, we can’t wait to see what you’ll share with us this week at The Creative Collection Link Party!  We’ve been working on lots of fun projects on Giggles Galore this week. In case you missed it this week we shared our Naked Chocolate Cake with Salted Caramel Frosting, a simple Mother’s Day Gift Basket and entertaining tips for a fun Cinco de Mayo party!

Salted Caramel Frosted Chocolate Cake

DIY Mothers Day Gift Basket_Giggles Galore

Cinco De Mayo Centerpiece

Now let’s see what you’ve been up to!  But first here are the favorites from last week:

CCMARIAH1This frozen lemonade recipe is a refreshing spring and summertime treat. Tangy and sweet, the flavor will remind you of lemon meringue pie. If you like Chick-Fil-A's frosted lemonade, you'll love this make-at-home version.
Frosted & Frozen Lemonade  |  Atta Girl Says

 

 CCREBECCA1EASY and Beautiful! DIY Succulent Terrarium to celebrate Cinqo de Mayo! GORGEOUS festive table centerpiece or coffee table decor for your Mexican fiesta party!  www.settingforfour.com
DIY Succulent Terrarium  |  Setting for Four

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Easy Peasy Lemon Squeezey Teacher Appreciation  |  Simply Girly

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Create a Greek Key Desk Upgrade for Less than $1 with Uncommon Designs
Dollar Greek Key Desk Update  |  Uncommon Designs

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I'm Tickled Pink That You're My Teacher Raspberry Lemondade Teacher Gift
I’m Tickled Pink Teacher Gift  |  Club Chica Circle

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Use outdoor fabric to create a colorful pillow collection
DIY Outdoor Pillow Covers  |  Refresh Restyle

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Cilantro Lime Shrimp Quinoa Bowls | Delicious healthy quinoa bowls full of Southwest and tropical favors! | @reciperunner
Cilantro Lime Shrimp Quinoa Bowls  |  Spoonful of Flavor

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Cinco de Mayo Party

Cinco De Mayo Centerpiece

This post is promoted by ConAgra RO*TEL. We entertain a lot, so it should be no surprise that we are gathering our friends and throwing a Cinco de Mayo party.  Any party that involves Mexican food, guacamole, refreshing beverages and friends is a win to me! I'm sharing a few simple ideas and tasty recipes like our Rockin' Guac Appetizers to help you turn an ordinary day in May into an Extraordinary Cinco de Mayo celebration!  Like most of our parties this is a low key soiree that focuses on … [Continue reading...]

DIY Mother’s Day Gift Basket

DIY Mothers Day Gift Basket_Giggles Galore

Show your appreciation for mom and all she does with an easy DIY Mother's day Gift Basket filled with goodies she will love.  One of my mom's favorite things is baking and she especially loves baking with her grand kids, but it's not something she has lots of time for these days. So why not make it easy and give her a special little gift basket with everything she will need to make extraordinary memories! Recently while shopping for groceries at Market Street I spotted this adorable hand made … [Continue reading...]

Naked Chocolate Cake with Salted Caramel Frosting

Chocolate Naked Cake with Salted Caramel Frosting_GG

When there is a celebration there should be cake!  This time of year always brings lots of reasons to celebrate.  No matter what you are celebrating from graduation parties, teacher appreciation celebrations, birthday parties to Mother's Day this Naked Chocolate Cake with Salted Caramel Frosting will be a star. I know this time of year can be crazy busy and running to the grocery store to pick up a store bought cake even seems daunting with your packed schedule, but I'm going to show you how … [Continue reading...]

The Creative Collection Link Party

Hooray Card

Hello and welcome back to another Friday full of creative ideas and inspiration, we can't wait to see what you'll share with us this week at The Creative Collection Link Party!  We've been working on lots of fun projects on Giggles Galore this week. In case you missed it this week we shared an Ex'Staw'dinary Teacher Appreciation gift idea with a free printable, tips for spring cleaning and a darling Farm themed birthday party by our contributor Jill.   DIY Hand Painted Accordion … [Continue reading...]

Ex’STRAW’dinary Teacher Appreciation Gift

Giggles Galore ExSTRAWdinary Teacher Gift

There is no way I can thank my children's teachers enough for all they do.  I am so thankful that our teachers take the time to nurture, guide and make learning fun for my kids.  We have been very lucky and have had great teachers, and because I think teachers are Extraordinary I'm sharing a quick and easy Ex'STRAW'dinary Teacher Appreciation Gift your favorite teachers will love. Both my parents and sister are teachers and I frequently ask them what types of gifts are their favorite to … [Continue reading...]

5 Teacher Gifts Teachers Really Want

Michaels Makers Teacher Appreciation Gifts

Michaels is celebrating every occasion this summer with gifts for Moms, Dads and teachers, and parties to celebrate birthdays, graduation, and the 4th of July!  As a toast to the last Michaels Makers post of the season, we created gifts, baked treats and threw parties for each of the six holidays this summer.  Giggles Galore loves teachers so we've rounded up 5 Teacher Gifts Teachers Really Want and created free printables to help you make those special teacher appreciation and end of year … [Continue reading...]

Spring Cleaning Tips and Printable Checklist

BISSELL Deep Clean Pro Febreze Formula

There are so many things I love about Spring, but cleaning isn't one of them.  I'd rather be hanging out on the patio with friends chowing down on blue cheese buffalo burgers or sipping on raspberry fizz punch, but the reality is that spring is the perfect time to get our house fresh and clean.  With these Spring Cleaning Tips and Printable Checklist at least I'll be ready and my house will be in tip top shape for our weekend BBQ with friends! My Grandma B. is the queen of clean and she would … [Continue reading...]

Farm Birthday Party

Farm Party

And on that farm, he had a cow... E-I-E-I-O! We are celebrating Lucy's 2nd birthday on the farm with all of our animal friends. Instead of a traditional dessert table full of small desserts, we decided to include the whole farm in one big cake. Our goal was to make a cake that had all of the birthday girl's favorite animal friends, but keep it mostly, if not completely, edible. That is just what we did! The base of the cake is a full sheet cake. We made a barn and silo out of rice krispie … [Continue reading...]

Chilling with Joe Boxer Inactivity Tracker

Joe Boxer Inactivity Tracker

Do you ever feel like you are going a million different directions at warp speed?  With three kids in sports activities, school programs, work schedules and day to day life I feel like this more often than I'd like to.  I'm the type of person who actually enjoys being busy, I have a hard time just sitting and doing nothing.  My husband is always making fun of me for it and telling me to sit down and "chill out", but honestly it's really, really hard for me especially when there always seems like … [Continue reading...]