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...]

Your Friendship Warms My Heart Gift Tags

Your Friendship Warms My Heart Mitten Gift Wrap

I am super excited to be hanging out over at The Crafting Chicks website sharing a very sweet and simple friendship gift that will be perfect for the busy holiday season.  I hope you will pop on over and check it out, but I also wanted to share a little sneak peek with you and a slightly different gift idea using the same Free Printables I created. I have so many wonderful friends in my life who I am beyond grateful for.  The old saying "It takes a village" is so true...I seriously doubt I … [Read more...]

Garden Party with the Girls

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I participated in this sponsored campaign on behalf of One2One Network. All opinions stated are my own. Summer is in full swing.  Around here the days are hot and long and the nights are a cool reprieve from the sticky heat.  Our summer days have been packed with activities lately and while I’m loving all this quality time doing fun things with my kiddos our schedule has made it hard to catch up with friends. You may recall me talking about how important hanging out with my girlfriends is … [Read more...]

Root Beer Float Cake in a Jar

Root Beer Float Cake In a Jar by Giggles Galore

I'm excited to share today 101+ Birthday Gift Ideas for your Friends, including my Rootin' Tootin' Root Beer Float Cake in a Jar. I am joining forces with Kristen Duke in her Birthday Celebration Week along with over 100 talented bloggers sharing lots of inexpensive ideas and free printables! My Rootin' Tootin fun birthday gift is easy to whip up and even more fun to enjoy!  With a twist on an old classic these Root Beer Float Cake in a Jar treats are great to deliver to friends or even serve … [Read more...]

Grapevine Wine Tours

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I was invited to participate in a complimentary tour with Grapevine Wine Tours, all opinions are my own. Do you ever feel like you've lived somewhere so long that surely you have seen and done all the cool things there are to do in your city?  Me too, at least that is what I thought until I had the opportunity to join a some of my favorite local bloggers for a fun girls night out with Grapevine Wine Tours. I think of "tours" as something only tourist do when they are visiting from out of … [Read more...]

Ghost Candy Jars

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I originally posted this Halloween craft two years ago, but with Halloween just around the corner I wanted to share this fun idea for recycling frappuccino bottles into a cute Halloween treat! I have heard of the fun Halloween tradition of "Booing" your neighbors, but I never got things together early enough to do it.  Well not this year!  This year we are going to join in on the fun and surprise our neighbors with Ghost Candy Jars filled with yummy treats.I had several bottles left over from … [Read more...]

Just BEE-cause Tea Party

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Life is full of special moments; big moments, small moments and all those in between.  I believe in (and love) celebrating "Just BEE-cause" and this tea party was the perfect occasion for doing just that with our friends. The idea for this party has been in the works since last summer.  One afternoon while shopping with my mom we saw the adorable Bee Chic line from Gymboree and after buying several outfits for my girls we started talking about what a cute party theme it would be, Just … [Read more...]

Happy Halloween

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Happy Halloween!We had our annual Halloween party this weekend and it was so much fun!  I'm working on sorting through the pictures, but here is a little sneak peak...The kids were so cute dressed up in their costumesI'm excited to take my little fairies and dragon trick or treating tonight (not that we need ANY more candy in this house!)  I'll be back later with LOTS of fun pictures from our party, have a safe and Happy Halloween! … [Read more...]

Football, Friends & Food

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Football season is in full swing and I must admit I really do enjoy this time of year.  Not only does it mean fall is just around the corner (my favorite time of year) but I love getting together with friends, cheering on our favorite teams and enjoying all the party food!One of my all time favorite football party foods to make is this tasty Buffalo Chicken Dip.  I always double the recipe and NEVER have any left, it's that good!Here is what you will need to make this tasty dip for your next … [Read more...]

Annual Frio River Trip 2011

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When summer arrives I start to eagerly look forward to our annual Frio River trip.  We have been going to the Frio with good friends for 9 years and it's always a great time.There is something so relaxing about being disconnected from reality (no phone, TV, internet, work or daily distractions) and surrounded by good friends.  Although we may not see or talk to each other for a while we pick up right where we left off, as if it were just yesterday we were here.This vacation has slowly evolved as … [Read more...]