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...]

Springtime Lunch Box Notes

LunchBoxNotes-Spring15GG-set

Hello, Katie from Celebration Lane here, and I wanted to share a free Springtime Lunch Box Notes printable with you! It is sure to bring a huge smile to your child’s face each day. My daughter loves it when I leave her a note in her school lunchbox. Now that she is in Kindergarten and learning to read, she loves getting the little “I love you” notes that she can actually read. As all of us moms know, mornings can be quite hectic trying to get young kids dressed and out the door. So, I … [Read more...]

Valentine Bingo In a Jar Gift

Valentine Bingo In a Jar

I'm back today with another easy and fun Valentine's Day idea you can put together in less than 1o minutes.  My Valentine Bingo In a Jar Gift is a fun and creative way to spread some love on heart day!  You could make one of these sweet jars and have it waiting for your kids when they wake up on Valentine's Day, or make some up and deliver them to friends so they can play a sweet game of bingo with their family. Either way these simple gifts in a jar are sure to make the kiddos in your life … [Read more...]

Berry Sweet Valentine Printable and Gift Idea

Basket of Strawberry Oreo Truffles

Valentine's Day is almost here and if you are looking for an easy and delicious gift idea then I've got you covered with our Berry Sweet Valentine Printable and Gift Idea. My sister told me she needed a gift idea for her schools secret valentine exchange and so I started thinking about what I would like to receive to help me get through the day with a classroom full of 5 and 6 year olds and only one thing came to mind...chocolate!  I picked up a bunch of red berry baskets on clearance at … [Read more...]

Your Friendship Warms My Heart Gift Tags

Your Friendship Warms My Heart Mitten Gift Wrap

I am super excited to be hanging out over at The Crafting Chicks website sharing a very sweet and simple friendship gift that will be perfect for the busy holiday season.  I hope you will pop on over and check it out, but I also wanted to share a little sneak peek with you and a slightly different gift idea using the same Free Printables I created. I have so many wonderful friends in my life who I am beyond grateful for.  The old saying "It takes a village" is so true...I seriously doubt I … [Read more...]

8 Halloween Treats & Freebies

8 Halloween Treats and Freebies by Giggles Galore

I’m helping you get Halloween ready today with 8 treat ideas and free printables from fellow creative bloggers I adored. I love how each of these projects are simple to do and an easy way to turn an ordinary celebration into an Extraordinary one! Everything from tasty treats to pretty decorations these ideas will help you transform any Halloween celebration whether big or small.  Follow the links for full tutorials or downloads.   Halloween goodies from the top left to bottom … [Read more...]

Twins Carnival Birthday Party

Carnival Dessert Table

Come One, Come All it's time for our twins Carnival Birthday Party! This was one super fun birthday party and the perfect theme for my fun loving, busy and silly twins. We headed back to our favorite park for Parker and Piper's Birthday Carnival.  This is the last year that we will probably be doing a joint party for our twins so I wanted it to be lots of fun!  When we were talking about what kind of party they wanted all my twins cared about was that it was at the same park as their Camping … [Read more...]

Caramel Apples and Happy Fall Y’all Printable

Caramel Apple Fall Gift with Free Printable

This post is sponsored by Market Street.  As always all ideas, projects and opinions are 100% my own. Happy Fall Y'all!  Today is officially the first day of fall and I think that is plenty of reason to celebrate, and what better way to celebrate than with caramel apples.  Any day is more fun with a jumbo gourmet caramel apple, wouldn't you agree?!? I'm a big fan of apples, especially this time of year...did you see my Apple Picking Party?  And I especially love them when they are covered in … [Read more...]

Meet the Teacher Gift Idea

Meet the Teacher Dinner Is Our Treat Gift Card Printable

My sister is a kindergarten teacher so I know first hand how much work and effort go into getting the classroom ready for the start of a new school year.  I admire teachers and think they have one of the toughest jobs in the world.  Which is why I like to give my kids teachers tokens of appreciation all throughout the year.  I know first day of school gifts are seen by some as overkill or "sucking up" but I believe it's a great way to say "thank you" and start the year.  I put together this very … [Read more...]