Lemon Bars

Lemon Bars

This recipe for Lemon Bars is from my mother's file and one of my favorites.  These bars have the perfect combination of sweet and tangy and are always a hit!  These lemon bars are so light and refreshing, I could seriously eat 3 or 4 of these at a time. Whip up a batch for an afternoon summer treat or bake some to take to the neighbor's BBQ this weekend.  One thing is certain, everyone will love you for sharing these refreshing treats! Lemon Bar Recipe 1 cup flour 1/2 cup softened … [Read more...]

Lemonade Bar

Giggles Galore Make Your Own Lemonade Bar

One of my favorite things about summer is outdoor entertaining.  And when it comes to entertaining my philosophy is keep it simple. Whether you are hosting a small pool party or a big backyard BBQ, summer entertaining should be stress free so you can enjoy quality time with family and friends.  Entertain in style at your next party and set-up a refreshing Lemonade Bar for guest to quench their thirst.  The best part is garnishes are easy, options are limitless and everyone is happy! To … [Read more...]

DIY Snow Cone Stand

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Hello!! I'm Toni from Design Dazzle! I love Giggles Galore {and Mariah}. She is a sweetheart! I'm sharing some fun ideas with you today while I guest post! Recently on Design Dazzle I shared how to Turn a Night Stand into a Lemonade Stand. Well - we are now turning that same night stand into a Snow Cone stand! Who wouldn't stop for this cute stand to purchase a snow cone? Go to our post for full directions on how to build the snow cone stand. We are also sharing the free Snow Cone … [Read more...]

Herb Infused Ice Cubes

Herb Infused Ice Cubes

Dress up your drinks this summer with Herb Infused Ice Cubes.  This giant ice cubes are the perfect way to brighten up your summer beverage with tons of flavor combinations ideal for a glass of water, lemonade or your favorite cocktail. The other day while running some errands I spotted this Colossal Cube silicone tray on sale and I couldn't resist picking it up.  I've recently given up drinking Coke (it was painfully hard, I love Coke!) and started drinking water...lots and lots of water. … [Read more...]

Giggles Galore 2012 Year in Review

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Wow, 2012 flew by and I am excited to take a look back and see where this little "hobby" of mine has come.  It certainly was an adventure to see so much growth and success throughout the year and I thought I'd recap some of my favorite highlights month by month. January Peacock Princess Party February Valentine's Kissing Booth Party March Spring Fling Party April Easter Brunch and Egg Hunt Party May Barnyard Buddies Brunch June Just BEE-Cause Tea … [Read more...]

Lemonade Stand Party with DIY Lemonade Stand Kits

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On a hot summer day nothing beats the heat like a cool, refreshing glass of lemonade.  And who can resist kids serving up a refreshing glass of lemonade from their adorable lemonade stand?  This Lemonade Stand Party with DIY Lemonade Stand Kits is the perfect summertime activity. This year I decided to revamped my Lemonade Stand and DIY Lemonade Kits from last year (which you can see here) and worked with Sweet Sosbee Designs to create a fresh and fun look to celebrate summer.  I adore this … [Read more...]

FREE Lemonade Stand Kit Printables

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Happy Friday!  I had the pleasure of working with Colleen from Sweet Sosbee Designs on another fun project and I LOVE how our sweet Lemonade Stand turned out, especially the FREE Lemonade Stand Kit Printables she designed to help you celebrate summer! My popular Lemonade Stand Kits (see last years version here) received a makeover and they couldn't be cuter.  These sweet lemonade kits make adorable party favors or even fun "just because" gifts for friends. Giggles Galore and Sweet Sosbee … [Read more...]

Lemonade Stand Fabric Banner

Lemonade Stand Banner_Giggles Galore

I love celebrating and one of my favorite decorations to incorporate at my parties are banners.  This bright and cheerful Lemonade Stand Fabric Banner is the perfect accent to any summer celebration.  This reusable banner will add charm to any of your parties or even your kids lemonade stand.  You will need fabric (I bought a 1/4 yard of each color) that coordinates with your parties theme, fabric trimmings, embellishments, binding tape,  scissors, glue gun and sewing machine. I made … [Read more...]

Lemonade Stand Party Featured on Amy Atlas Events

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I was floating on cloud nine all day yesterday because my Lemonade Stand Party was featured on Amy Atlas Events!  That's right "The Amy Atlas" the creative soul behind Sweet Designs and the one who has inspired so many of us in the event planning world.  Here is a little preview of the party, but make sure you head over to Amy Atlas Eventsto see the complete party and feature! Oh, and make sure you are following Giggles Galore on Facebook for a fun announcement and freebie on Friday! … [Read more...]

Summertime Activities

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Today is the first official day of summer and while we have been enjoying warm weather for a few months now it's always fun to celebrate the "official" first day with special events or activities.  I am a sucker for creating memories and traditions with my kiddos and today I thought I would share some great summertime activities that are sure to bring giggles galore! On a hot summer day nothing beats playing in the sprinklers, and this kid's car wash takes it to the next level.  Easy to make and … [Read more...]