Bee Mine Valentine Tote Bag

Valentine’s Day is just around the corner and with it comes clever messages and sweet treats. There are so many cute sayings for Valentines, like “You Rock,” “You Are So Berry Nice,” “Donut Go Breaking My Heart,” and “You’re the Bomb!”-- the list goes on. Hi, Alison here, and today I’m taking my love of flower making, plus pom-poms and putting a fun twist on “Bee Mine” with this DIY Valentine tote bag. It’s perfect for kids to collect their valentines in or a great gift for friends and … [Read more...]

Last Minute Gift Ideas for Everyone on Your List

This post is being sponsored by Tuesday Morning. All thoughts and opinions are my own. The other day my daughter was on the computer checking out The Santa Tracker when she excitedly announced to the family that the big guy’s sleigh launch was in only 8 days, 14 hours and 7 minutes. All the kids were super excited by this news, but my stomach just dropped and panic mode set in a little. With so little time left it’s tempting to just go binge on gift cards, but I really wanted to let the … [Read more...]

Confetti Christmas Gift Tags

Hey Giggles Galore readers! It’s Cathy from Party HarDIY here again with your monthly dose of color. Soon enough, you’ll be wrapping all those presents to put them under the Christmas tree. Affordable, yet adorable, Christmas tags are hard to come by. Usually it’s that cheap holographic green or red with archaic touches of gold- eek! That’ll totally throw off the whole “modern Christmas” vibe you’ve got going on in the rest of the house! What if there was a fun, easy, and best of all affordable … [Read more...]

Sweet Holiday Themed Gifts with Hallmark

  I was asked by Carusele to participate in the #HallmarkAtWalgreens campaign, sponsored by Hallmark at Walgreens. Although I have been compensated, all opinions are my own. The Christmas tree is up, the decorations are finished and presents are being bought.  Now it's time to focus on my favorite part of the holiday season, the gift giving.  The entire holiday season is filled with opportunities to give gifts and bring joy to others, from your office Secret Santa, your … [Read more...]

DIY Cork Christmas Tree Ornaments

Some of my fondest memories of Christmas come back to me while decorating the tree. Our tree is adorned with handmade ornaments from our kids, and ones from my childhood. We even have ornaments from both sides of our family going back to our great grandparents, and though all of these are priceless there’s just something special about making ornaments. That feeling of nostalgia comes over you as you go, year by year through the memories. This is a tradition you can share with your family and one … [Read more...]

Father’s Day Grilling Caddy Gift

Father's Day is just around the corner and that means the official arrival of summer isn't far behind.  Today I'm sharing a Father's Day gift idea that dad can put to good use all summer long.  I teamed up with my friends at Oriental Trading to create a Father's Day Grilling Caddy Gift stuffed with lots of BBQ tools, handmade gifts and free Printable Father's Day Grillin' Tags. When it comes to celebrating Father's Day, I love to get the kids involved with making special handmade … [Read more...]

Father’s Day Tool Kit Gift

Father’s Day is June 18th and will be here before you know it.  It's time to start thinking about what to get dad for his special day, and I've teamed up with Oriental Trading to share a DIY Father's Day Tool Kit Gift you and the kids can put together to show dad how extra special he is! Around here our dad is known as "Mr. Fix It." If something is broken you take it to dad.  If it won't turn on or work, take it to dad. And if you need to make something for a school project, dad is … [Read more...]

Mother’s Day Gift Card Holder

My life has been so fast and furious lately that Mother's Day just snuck up on me. Under the circumstances I thought it was best to go the gift card route, but I wanted the mothers in my life to feel special and gift cards can seem so impersonal. My solution was to let the container carry the message of love and appreciation. If you are looking for a great last minute gift idea for Mother's Day you are going to love this handmade Mother's Day gift card holder. Using my Cricut Explore Air 2 … [Read more...]

Lottery Ticket Cake Teacher Appreciation Gift

If you have been following Giggles Galore for a while it should come as no surprise that I love creating fun, clever, and tasty Teacher Appreciation gifts.  Over the years I have made several projects to celebrate our teachers. Some of them, like my Teacher Appreciation Helping Me Grow Flower Pot, continue to be some of my most popular posts.  Which, means you guys love Teacher Appreciation week too...that or you are desperate for easy last minute gift ideas your teacher will love. … [Read more...]

Bee Fingerprint Teacher Appreciation Gift

It's no secret that Teacher Appreciation is on of our favorite things to celebrate around here. From my DIY Thanks for Helping Me Grow flower pots to homemade baked goods I love a good excuse to spoil our teachers.  I come from a long line of school teachers and I have the utmost respect for the men and women who teach our children.  Teachers are special people, and having a teacher that believes in you, encourages you and motivates you is truly a gift.  So this year, we are … [Read more...]