DIY Apple Treat Bags & Printable Lunch Box Notes

DIY Apple Treat Bag and Printable Lunch Box Notes

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #SnackTimeFun #CollectiveBias It's finally here, the first day of school! We are so excited about starting a new school year and can't wait for all the adventures this year will bring.  We know that starting a new school year can be stressful for everyone, but we believe it should also be lots of fun and memorable too. Which is why I created these fun DIY Apple Treat Bags & Printable … [Read more...]

Back to School Morning Routine Checklist

My School Morning Routine

I'm not a morning person.  My kids are not morning people.  Mornings are usually rough for us, especially during the school year because nobody is eager to get up and moving.  Last year I learned that having a routine was vital to making sure our mornings run smoothly, but this year I decided to get serious about keeping the kids accountable with a Back to School Morning Routine Checklist. Last year I create an After School Routine printable that really helped my kids ease into kindergarten. … [Read more...]

Easy Apple Gumball Cupcakes

Easy Apple Gumball Cupcake

Have your kids headed back to school yet?  We have one week, not that I'm counting or anything.  While I have loved every bit of this summer and spending time with my kids I think we are all ready to add a little more structure to our organized chaos.  Anyone else out there relate?  Starting a new school year calls for a celebration and because we like to make everyday, ordinary moments extraordinary we are celebrating with Easy Apple Gumball Cupcakes! This is one of those simple ideas you've … [Read more...]

Back to School Party

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We can't believe it's time for Back to School already! Summer has been so busy, filled with fun vacations and lasting memories. With summer coming to an end, it's time to start the back to school shopping. Clothes, supplies, and a seemingly endless amount of school lunches and snacks, all on the to do list. But first, we party! With a preschooler in the house, the start of school is exciting and we love to have a little back to school party. Since we were celebrating the start of preschool, … [Read more...]

Noteworthy Teacher Gift and Free Printable

Noteworthy Teacher Gift with Free Printable_Giggles Galore

Are you ready for your kids to head back to school?  I have mixed emotions, on one hand I'm ready for our lives to return to a regularly scheduled routine, but on the other hand I have thoroughly enjoyed this summer with my kids.  We've enjoyed several vacations, outdoor movie nights, family game nights, splashing in the pool, sleepovers and made endless memories, but I think we could all benefit from a more normal routine. :)  I know that getting back into the groove of school is going to be a … [Read more...]

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 … [Read more...]

Bookworm Back to School Breakfast

Leeson Kids First Day of School 2014

Today was a big day.  One that I'll be honest 6 years ago I would have never thought we would have successfully made it to.  Today, my twins started Kindergarten and my oldest is heading into 2nd grade.  I am so excited for them and know that they are going to do awesome and amazing things this year, but a tiny part of my little mama heart is sad to see them growing up so fast. When I found out I was having twins 6 years ago I panicked.  How on earth was I going to manage, I was barely doing … [Read more...]

Cork Board Vase Teacher Gift

A+ Teacher Gift Cork Board Vase

My kids are counting down the days until school starts.  They can't wait to meet their new teacher, see their friends again and tell everyone about their summer trips!  Our Michaels Makers challenge this month is all about getting ready to go back to school!  And I'm excited to share my Cork Board Vase which is perfect as a back to school teacher gift. Not only will your new teacher love it, this project is so simple you can throw it together in less than 10 minutes!  That's right in less … [Read more...]

Meet the Teacher Gift Idea

Meet the Teacher Dinner Is Our Treat Gift Card Printable

My sister is a kindergarten teacher so I know first hand how much work and effort go into getting the classroom ready for the start of a new school year.  I admire teachers and think they have one of the toughest jobs in the world.  Which is why I like to give my kids teachers tokens of appreciation all throughout the year.  I know first day of school gifts are seen by some as overkill or "sucking up" but I believe it's a great way to say "thank you" and start the year.  I put together this very … [Read more...]

Creating an After School Routine + Free Printable

My After School Routine Chart by Giggles Galore

This shop is part of a social shopper marketing insight campaign with Pollinate Media Group® and Del Monte, but all my opinions are my own. #pmedia #DelMonteBTS  http://my-disclosur.es/OBsstV My twins are starting kindergarten this year and while I'm a mess of emotions (excited, nervous, sad, elated) I can't wait to celebrate this big milestone with them.  I'll admit I'm probably more excited than anything, but I am going to miss them all day!  What I'm more nervous about is juggling … [Read more...]