Ex’STRAW’dinary Teacher Appreciation Gift

Giggles Galore ExSTRAWdinary Teacher Gift

There is no way I can thank my children's teachers enough for all they do.  I am so thankful that our teachers take the time to nurture, guide and make learning fun for my kids.  We have been very lucky and have had great teachers, and because I think teachers are Extraordinary I'm sharing a quick and easy Ex'STRAW'dinary Teacher Appreciation Gift your favorite teachers will love. Both my parents and sister are teachers and I frequently ask them what types of gifts are their favorite to … [Read more...]

5 Teacher Gifts Teachers Really Want

Michaels Makers Teacher Appreciation Gifts

Michaels is celebrating every occasion this summer with gifts for Moms, Dads and teachers, and parties to celebrate birthdays, graduation, and the 4th of July!  As a toast to the last Michaels Makers post of the season, we created gifts, baked treats and threw parties for each of the six holidays this summer.  Giggles Galore loves teachers so we've rounded up 5 Teacher Gifts Teachers Really Want and created free printables to help you make those special teacher appreciation and end of year … [Read more...]

MOOYAH Teacher Appreciation Gift Idea

Teacher Appreciation Gift Idea

Teacher Appreciation week is just around the corner and we are kicking things up a notch with our MOOYAH Teacher Appreciation Gift Idea. I was inspired by mom & sister, who are both teachers, and a recent dinner date to MOOYAH to create this fun little gift idea, I think your teachers will love! I'm always bouncing ideas off these two for teacher gift ideas.  I want to make sure that the gifts I create for our teachers and share here with you are things that I know teachers will truly … [Read more...]

DIY Graduation Cap Balloon Gift

DIY Graduation Balloon Gift Idea Giggles Galore

This post is part of a campaign with Shutterfly and LooksiSquare.  All opinions are entirely my own. Graduation season is almost here and whether you have a preschool graduate or high school graduate this DIY Graduation Cap Balloon Gift is a fun way to celebrate your scholar! Balloons are an excellent way to make any celebration more festive and there are so many ways to personalize them for your special occasion. This year I have several graduation gifts to buy and while new towels or … [Read more...]

Birthday Money Jar Gift Idea

Birthday Money In a Jar Gift Idea_Giggles Galore

Have you ever been at a loss for what to get that special someone for their birthday?  If you've ever been faced with this dilemma you'll love this easy and thoughtful Birthday Money Jar Gift Idea.   We recently celebrated my dad's 60th birthday and after asking multiple times what he wanted for his birthday and getting the same reply "I don't need anything but to spend the day with my family" I was at a serious loss about what to get him for his birthday.  He really doesn't need … [Read more...]

Building the Perfect Easter Basket + Giveaway

How to Build the Perfect Easter Basket

Easter is just around the corner and we are excited to partner with CVS to show you how to build the perfect Easter Basket with everything your little ones will love.  Plus you will have the chance to win this Easter basket valued at over $50 and you'll want to make sure you check out the 25 other bloggers I've teamed up with for a fun "My Favorite Things Eater Basket Giveaway!" The perfect Easter basket should be full of bright colors, tasty sweets and fun gifts.  It's super easy to put … [Read more...]

Welcome to the Neighborhood Gifts

Welcome to the Neighborhood Gift_Giggles Galore

When we first bought our first house as a married couple I was so excited about moving in and meeting neighbors, finding new friends and building a community.  I guess I had grand illusions of living on the same street As Leave it to Beaver, I thought people would be dropping by with plates of cookies and we would be hanging out on the front porch sipping tea.  But, it didn't work quite like that and I was a little disappointed.  Which is why I decided to make an effort to be the "welcoming … [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...]

Personalized Mixing Bowls – Gift Idea for Bakers

Gift Idea for Bakers Mixing Bowls and Spoons

Do you love to bake?  Or know someone that does?  These Personalized Mixing Bowls are a great gift idea for bakers and with just a few extra details you'll have the perfect gift.  This one of a kind gift idea is brought to you today by our sponsor Personal Creations, one of my go-to sources for creative and custom gifts for all kinds of occasions including hostess gifts, parties and holidays. Picking the perfect gift can be a challenge, especially when it comes to friends and family who … [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...]