RAOK Lucky Lottery Tickets

Feeling Lucky Lottery Tickets

Today my kids and I are hitting the streets with our RAOK Lucky Lottery Tickets to spread a little St. Patrick's Day cheer. I'm always looking for ideas and ways to teach my kids about service and giving.  Not only is it important to me that they learn to help others, it also really helps me keep life in perspective and let's face it...it just feels good.  And my kids love doing these RAOK, they are constantly giggling as we sneak around to leave little gifts for strangers.  It warms my heart … [Read more...]

Rainbow Gumball Necklace

Rainbow Gumball Necklace Tutorial

I'm over the rainbow excited to share today's project with you, a Rainbow Gumball Necklace!  This simple little project makes me smile, but then again I imagine that it would be very difficult to be wearing a colorful gumball necklace and not be happy.  These colorful necklaces are great for St. Patrick's Day gifts and would also make darling party favors for rainbow themed parties too. I have always loved these gumball necklaces and have wanted a reason to make them for quite sometime.  St. … [Read more...]

Cupid Cocoa Valentines

Cupid Cocoa Valentine Gifts

Happy Valentine's Day!  It's not to late to play cupid and spread a little love with these fun Cupid Cocoa Valentines.  It's been so chilly lately that I thought it would be fun to deliver a little love to our friends and neighbors to help them warm up this Valentine's Day. You really don't need much to make these little valentine gifts.  Here is what I included in ours: Cupid Cocoa (packets of milk chocolate hot cocoa) Hugs and Kisses Heart Sprinkles Heart Shaped … [Read more...]

Donut Necklace

Sprinkle Donut Necklace Tutorial

For my daughter's Donuts and Pjs slumber party we made some , including this easy and inexpensive Donut Necklace. I like giving party favors that are useful and instantly remind guest of how much fun they had at the party.  But, I also wanted everything about this party to be simple and while I was searching for ideas for party favors I ran across this darling necklace from Little Blue Boo.  I decided to make my own necklaces for the girls and thought it would be fun to include in their party … [Read more...]

Preserve Your Memories with Michael’s Recollections Calendar Kit

Michaels Recollection Calendar Kit Pages

This is a sponsored post for for Michael's Recollections Calendar Kit. All opinion are 100% my own. Others may have a different opinion or experience with the product. Giggles Galore may have received payment, trade and/or products in exchange for promoting.   I first started scrap booking and preserving photos back in high school, gosh that feels like a gazillion years ago to say.  I love flipping through my books and reminiscing about school friends, sorority functions, wedding memories … [Read more...]

Teacher Appreciation Gift Ideas with Free Printable

Teacher Appreciation Gift and Free Printable Tag

In case you missed it I'm sharing Teacher Appreciation gift ideas with free printables all week.  Teacher Appreciation Week can be overwhelming and expensive if you have several school aged children.  But, I've created several budget friendly ideas and teamed up with Dimpleprints to offer you free printable tags to make gift giving easy. I believe that teachers help our children learn and grow.  Why not say "Thank You" with a gift that will continue to grow and blossom just like your child … [Read more...]

Teacher Appreciation Gift and Free “Teachers Lead in the ‘Write’ Direction” Printable

Teachers Lead in the Write Direction_Teacher Appreciation Gift Idea

It's day three of Teacher Appreciation Week!  Today I'm sharing a teacher appreciation gift and free "Teachers Lead in the 'Write' Direction" printable. Teachers work hard to teach our children academics, but they also lead our youth to discover their passion and potential and spend countless hours encouraging them along the way.  I come from a family of teachers and I recently asked what types of gifts they would like to receive for Teacher Appreciation Week.  While gift cards or school … [Read more...]

Teachers Help Small Things Grow: Teacher Appreciation Gift

Teacher Appreciation Gift_Teachers Help Small Things Grow

I'm back with another great Teacher Appreciation Gift idea, this time it's all about flowers. Teachers help small things grow.  Don't you agree?  They spend the year cultivating and growing the minds of our little ones, helping them learn and grow throughout the year.  Show your teachers how grateful you are for all they do to with a simple flower seed bouquet, for under $5. Our school has a theme for each day of the week during Teacher Appreciation Week and this year one of the themes is … [Read more...]

Valentine’s Day Treat Bags

A Blissful Nest Valentine's Day Treat Bag 001

In case you missed my post on A Blissful Nest where I shared my DIY Valentine's Day treat bags for the little sweeties in your life I'm posting the tutorial for you here.  I love this DIY project because these little bags are not only easy to make, but you can customize them with your favorite color combination (with supplies you already have on hand) and sweets to add your Valentine's Day a little EXTRAORDINARY! Supplies: Small clear cellophane bags Variety of pattered and solid … [Read more...]

Hot Cocoa & Truffles

Christmas Teacher Gifts Hot Cocoa and Truffles

This year I had lots of teacher gifts to make and wanted to give them something practical that I knew they would use so I purchased several gift cards, but that seemed a little too boring.  I decided to also send along some treats and made DIY hot cocoa packets & truffles. I couldn't resist ordering these bags and scoops from Pick Your Plum.   I added some washi tape to the bags and then I filled them with hot cocoa powder and marshmallows.  I spray painted small berry baskets gold and … [Read more...]