Gingerbread Cinnamon Cookie Sandwiches

Gingerbread Cinnamon Cookie Sandwich by Giggles Galore

Baking is a a big part of the holidays for our family.  As a kid it was like Christmas couldn't officially arrive until we had baked dozens of cookies in the kitchen with festive Christmas music playing in the background.  Thanks to Nestle Toll House for sponsoring today's post and inspiring me to create these delicious Gingerbread Cinnamon Cookie Sandwiches with Nestlé Toll House Rolled & Ready Cookie Dough Sheets! While I love baking I'm not a big fan of the mess that usually gets made. … [Read more...]

Reindeer Ho Ho Treats

Reindeer Ho Ho Treat

Create magical Christmas memories and squeals of delight with these adorable Reindeer Ho Ho Treats! I'm super excited to share this adorable and easy holiday treat with you, but before we get to the tutorial I want to make sure you stick around for our Home for the Holidays Christmas Blog Round Robin, keep reading for all the fun details! Surprise your kids with a special after school treat or have them join you in the kitchen to make these edible reindeers.  This edible art projects is a … [Read more...]

Chalky Finish Painted Christmas Sleds

Let it Snow Vintage Window and Sled

This post is sponsored by Americana Decor Chalky Finish paint.  As always all ideas, projects and opinions are 100% my own. I’m having so much fun decorating my new house for Christmas this year.  I keep finding new spots to add a little extra Christmas cheer and lots of excuses to go shopping and create new things!  My new vintage window vignette with these adorable chalky finish painted sled has me singing “let it snow, let it snow, let it snow!”  While we aren’t likely to get much snow here … [Read more...]

Cinnamon Vanilla Candied Pecans

Christmas Gift_Cinnamon Vanilla Candied Pecans

The Michaels Makers challenge this month is all about creative holiday gifts and gift wrapping.  And, I'm back with another simple gift idea that would be great for neighbors, teachers or co-workers this holiday season.  These delicious and slightly addicting Cinnamon Vanilla Candied Pecans are one of my staples for gifts and entertaining this time of the year. What I love about this gift is it's easy to whip up and one recipe (see below) makes several gifts so you can spread lots of cheer! … [Read more...]

Christmas Gift for Friends – ‘You’re a Deer Friend’ Cookies

Christmas Gift Idea for A Deer Friend_Giggles Galore

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Michaels. All opinions are 100% mine. Are you as obsessed with the deer trend as I am?  And can we just talk about plaid...it's everywhere this Christmas and I'm loving it too!  So, of course I combined these two new obsessions for a fun Christmas Gift for Friends and made these adorable "You're a Deer Friend" Cookies. On a recent trip to Michaels I spotted this plaid washi tape and immediately threw it in my basket, along with a ton of … [Read more...]

Holiday Cranberry Punch

The Best Holiday Cranberry Punch_Giggles Galore

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of SOLO® Brand Products. All opinions are 100% mine. The holidays are upon us and I absolutely love that it gives me an extra excuse to entertain with friends and family.  From Thanksgiving, Friendsgiving, Gingerbread Decorating Parties, Christmas, New Year's Eve and everything in between there are lots of reason to celebrate!  And if you are looking for the perfect drink to serve this holiday then you will absolutely love this Holiday Cranberry … [Read more...]

Oh Deer Coffee Mugs

Oh Deer! Coffee Mug

Have you noticed the deer trend creeping up everywhere?  I'm usually not big on trends, but for some reason this is one that got my attention while I was shopping for our "Cocoa for Charity" Hot Cocoa Stand.  Which lead me to create these Oh Deer Coffee Mugs. And this project is so easy to create and the great thing is that when the trend changes I'm not stuck with something that is no longer "cool!"  I am so excited about not only including my cute little Oh Deer Coffee Mugs in my hot cocoa … [Read more...]

The Perfect Tween Gift Ideas – Graphic Skinz

Cool Graphic Skinz Heart Locket

Have the Christmas lists from your kids started pouring in?  Maybe it's because we've had our Christmas tree up since Halloween but my kids are making their list and adding to them daily, but I noticed that my oldest daughter's list is much smaller than the twins.  Aside from the typical book request and American Girl Doll she doesn't have much else on it.  She loves reading, writing and anything to do with art, but for every holiday and birthday she gets tons of art supplies and she really … [Read more...]

Ruffled Burlap Garland Tutorial – Michaels Dream Tree Challenge

Assemble Ruffle Garland

I recently participated in the Michaels Dream Tree Challenge and created what I liked to call my Rustic Reindeer Christmas Tree.  This tree features everything that I imagine you’d find in the reindeer’s barn at the North Pole.  From snow balls and jingle bells to wooden logs and Rudolph’s shiny red nose. This sophisticated yet cozy tree is the perfect mix of natural elements with just the right amount of glam.  One of my favorite elements of my Dream Tree, which by the way was also featured … [Read more...]

Hot Cocoa Stand – Share the Joy

Hot Cocoa for Charity_Hot Cocoa Stand

Hot Cocoa stands make me feel all warm and fuzzy, I mean hello besides a lemonade stand what is cuter?  But this hot cocoa stand is extra special because we are using it to Share the Joy with a little help from World Market.  A little over three years ago I had the idea to do a hot cocoa stand and my photographer and friend, Elayne Dunn Photography, helped me bring it to life.  We created a super cute hot cocoa stand for mini photo sessions and those pictures are still some of my absolute … [Read more...]