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...]

Holiday Entertaining Tips for Your Thanksgiving Table

Giggles Galore Thanksgiving Menu and Table Setting

Thanksgiving is one of my favorite holidays.  I love that we have a day set aside just for celebrating the things we are thankful for and spending time gathered around the table with loved ones.  And while we should count our blessings daily, there is just something so heartwarming about families gathered around the table together to celebrate their blessings.  Plus, I’ve always believed that the best conversations happen when family and friends are gathered together around the table with good … [Read more...]

Homemade Vanilla Extract – Christmas Gift Idea

Homemade Vanilla_Giggles Galore

I'm excited to announce that I have teamed up with 29 incredibly talented and creative bloggers to share some fun neighbor gift ideas. Make sure to check out all the ideas below and visit everyone's blogs for more details. This holiday make Homemade Vanilla Extract, it's an easy and affordable Christmas gift idea for everyone on your list.  I made homemade vanilla with some friends for the first time last year and handed it out as gifts to our teachers, neighbors and my husbands co-workers. … [Read more...]

DIY Christmas Wine Bottle Gift Tags

DIY Wine Bottle Christmas Gift Tags_Giggles Galore

I'm back with another fun project for the Cricut Design Space Star Challenge.  This month we were challenged to come up with Christmas gifts, and while I agree that it feels a little too early to start thinking about Christmas gifts I think you'll love this quick, easy and inexpensive gift idea.  These DIY Christmas Wine Bottle Gift Tags are perfect for all of the holiday parties and entertaining you'll be doing in a few months. With my new Cricut Explore and Design Space this project came … [Read more...]

Black and White Pumpkins #TrickYourPumpkin

TrickYourPumpkin Black and White Halloween Decor

My pumpkins got a sparkly makeover for Halloween and I'm pretty smitten with my new Halloween vignette. I'm a big fan of black and white Halloween decorations, just take a look at my Mummy and Me Halloween Soiree (which by the way was featured in the October issue of Yum Food & Fun for Kids Magazine!)  While black and white is classic every now and then you have to add a little bit of pizzazz and #trickyourpumpkin.  And in my opinion you can never go wrong with gold glitter! Now … [Read more...]

Apple Picking Party

Apple Picking Party by Giggles Galore

Fall is such a fun time of year, it's packed with traditions, activities and change, I love it!  Ever since my first visit to an apple orchard in upstate New York I've been obsessed with this quintessential fall tradition.  Just picture it, a hayride up the hillside to rows and rows of beautiful trees filled with bright shiny red apples just begging to be picked. This month's Cricut Design Space Star challenge is all about parties, so I thought it would be fun to share some fun and easy ideas … [Read more...]

Cricut Explore Giveaway

Win a Cricut Team #4

I am thrilled to start September off with an amazing giveaway for one of my all time favorite craft tools, Cricut Explore!  My teammates and I can't wait to give one of these amazing machines to one of you! You may remember last month my Home State Burlap Canvas project made it to the Top 10 for the first round of the Cricut Design Space Star challenge.  The Cricut Design Space Star is a contest to identify the next great talent to and to create and share projects for the Cricut Explore with … [Read more...]

Be Awesome T-shirt

Gold Be Awesome Shirt

The start of a new school year is upon us and soon my kiddos will be back in school and not nestled under my protective wing of motherhood.  Don't get me wrong, I can't wait for them to soar, but sometimes I'm overcome with anxiety and wonder "Will they make friends?"  "Will they be a good friend?"  "Are they going to succeed?" And then I remember that they are destined for great things...go and Be Awesome little ones! While thinking of projects for our Cricut Design Space Star challenge I … [Read more...]

DIY Painted Wooden Bracelets

DIY Wooden Painted Bracelets_Giggles Galore

Last month was the kick-off of the all new Cricut Design Star competition.  What's that you ask?  It's a challenge composed of extremely talented and extraordinary bloggers, all looking to claim the title as the next Cricut #DesignSpaceStar.  Last month my Home State Burlap Canvas was chosen as one of the top 10 projects and while I didn't win it was exciting to see one of my team members we are team #4), Lia Griffith take home the top prize for Round 1!  This month our team was challenged to … [Read more...]

Cricut Design Space Star – Round 1

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Whoo-hoo, one of my recent craft projects has made it to the Top 10 in the Cricut Design Space Star contest! I'm super excited that my Home State Burlap Canvas has been selected as one of the top 10 projects and hope you'll help it win a spot as a finalist in the search for the next Cricut Design Space Star! You get to help decide which project takes home the top honor and can vote for your favorite projects on the Cricut Facebook page.  Simply head over to the Cricut Facebook page, find the … [Read more...]