Mummy and Me Play Date

When my kids were younger I would dress them in their cutest outfits, load up the diaper bag and head out to a weekly play date where I got a much needed break and the chance to talk to other moms while my kids laughed and played.  Those play dates were vital to my sanity in the early years, it was comforting to talk to other moms about what was happening in our lives and discuss toddler frustrations. Fast forward a few years and we no longer have weekly play dates, but with Halloween just … [Read more...]

Murder Mystery Dinner Party

Halloween is one of my favorite times of the year.  Growing up my mom always made a big deal about Halloween and I can remember her hosting lots of fun themed parties to celebrate.  Over the years I have planned lots of fun kid-friendly Halloween parties, like our Mummy and Me Halloween Soiree or the Mad Scientist Halloween Party, but I've always wanted to host a haunted evening of fun just for the adults. So this year I decided to host a mysterious and suspense filled evening with a Murder … [Read more...]

Free Printables for Fall and Halloween!

Is it Fall weather where you live yet?  It is almost October and there's a slight chill in the air.  State fairs are rolling into town- which usually means cooler weather comes soon after!  I thought I would gather up some of the free printables for Fall and for Halloween too so that you could start preparing for decorating and maybe even a party!  Whether your decoration style is whimsical and classic or spooky and colorful, there's something for everyone! Celebrate Fall with some candy … [Read more...]

17 Fun Halloween Treats

Pumpkins, ghosts, witches, oh my! There is no limit to what you can be for Halloween- just as there are LOTS of fun Halloween Treats that you can make for parties, classrooms, favors, or just because!  Surprise your guests, students, and kids with these spooky treats that they are sure to love.  It is also a great way to get your kids in the kitchen with you creating memories.  And yummy treats, at that! Make a monster cake that is the centerpiece of the dessert table, complete with monster … [Read more...]

Fall Party: Candy Apple Bar

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #BakeInTheFun #CollectiveBias As you may know by now Giggles Galore is all about celebrating life's little moments and making everyday events extraordinary.  Since fall is our favorite season we thought we would celebrate everything we love about it with a Harvest Party and Candy Apple Bar. Plus, I couldn't resist creating another fun "bar" themed party (check out our Hot Dog Bar Party or … [Read more...]

Simple Labor Day Party Ideas

Labor Day weekend is our final chance to savor the last bits of Summer fun! Summer's last hoorah, if you will. Today, I'm sharing easy ways to make the most of your relaxing Labor Day gathering with these simple Labor Day Party Ideas. Simple decor, and festive colors will help keep your party set up simple and stress free. I recently found a vintage ironing board, and gave it a quick, festive update. I added stars & stripes, and knew it would work perfectly as a food table. When … [Read more...]

Entertaining: Make Your Own Bruschetta Bar

We are ready to celebrate Fall and can't wait for cooler weather, football and comfort food! When it comes to comfort food and entertaining I think the Italians have it down pat, which is why we are planning a soul-soothing soiree with our festive and fun Bruschetta Bar. I love entertaining friends and family and I can't think of a better way to spend the weekend.  I'm also a big fan of fuss-free entertaining, which is why I love any type of "bar" style party. This summer I hosted lots of get … [Read more...]

Grilled Mexican Street Corn

This is a sponsored conversation written by me of behalf of Ball Park® brand. The opinions and text are all mine. Even though the kids are back in school and summer is officially winding down there are still a few weekends left to enjoy the warm weather and backyard BBQs.  Whether you are hosting a BBQ for friends on the weekend or just grilling up a quick and easy week night meal, this grilled Mexican Street Corn recipe is the perfect side dish. Juicy, golden, sweet kernels of corn are … [Read more...]

Back to School Party

We can't believe it's time for Back to School already! Summer has been so busy, filled with fun vacations and lasting memories. With summer coming to an end, it's time to start the back to school shopping. Clothes, supplies, and a seemingly endless amount of school lunches and snacks, all on the to do list. But first, we party! With a preschooler in the house, the start of school is exciting and we love to have a little back to school party. Since we were celebrating the start of preschool, … [Read more...]

You’re the BOMB Pop Treats

Summer just wouldn't be complete with out a trip down memory lane.  Who else remembers enjoying the iconic rocket shaped red, white and blue summer treats?  As kids we rarely enjoyed a treat from the ice cream truck, but when we did I loved getting a Bomb Pop.  So before the summer ends I thought it would be a great idea to celebrate with a special treat. With the help of our sponsor, Bomb Pop I created a festive "You're the BOMB Pop" summer treat as a fun way to celebrate these hot summer … [Read more...]