Cheesy Potato Casserole

Cheesy Potato Casserole by Giggles Galore

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Market Street. All opinions are 100% mine. Does your family have special meals that you only eat and serve during the holidays?  So many of my families Christmas traditions revolve around food and even though many of the dishes are things we absolutely LOVE we seldom have them any other time of the year, I guess that's what makes them so special.  My mom's Cheesy Potato Casserole is one of those things we serve at special occasions and I can't … [Read more...]

Gingerbread Cinnamon Cookie Sandwiches

Gingerbread Cinnamon Cookie Sandwich by Giggles Galore

Baking is a a big part of the holidays for our family.  As a kid it was like Christmas couldn't officially arrive until we had baked dozens of cookies in the kitchen with festive Christmas music playing in the background.  Thanks to Nestle Toll House for sponsoring today's post and inspiring me to create these delicious Gingerbread Cinnamon Cookie Sandwiches with Nestlé Toll House Rolled & Ready Cookie Dough Sheets! While I love baking I'm not a big fan of the mess that usually gets made. … [Read more...]

Reindeer Ho Ho Treats

Reindeer Ho Ho Treat

Create magical Christmas memories and squeals of delight with these adorable Reindeer Ho Ho Treats! I'm super excited to share this adorable and easy holiday treat with you, but before we get to the tutorial I want to make sure you stick around for our Home for the Holidays Christmas Blog Round Robin, keep reading for all the fun details! Surprise your kids with a special after school treat or have them join you in the kitchen to make these edible reindeers.  This edible art projects is a … [Read more...]

Chocolate Caramel Puff Pastry Bites

Chocolate Caramel Puff Pastry Bites_Giggle Galore

Do you have big plans for the holidays?  I love entertaining friends and family during this time of year and have several events including our annual Favorite Things Party, Christmas Eve dinner and our New Year's Eve party to plan for.  Fortunately, I have a "go-to" solution for making creative and delicious dishes that will transform the ordinary into EXTRAORDINARY!  Thanks to today's sponsor, Pepperidge Farm Puff Pastry, I'm going to share my entertaining secret and these delicious recipe for … [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...]

Garlic Herb Butter and Artisan Bread

Artisan Bread and Garlic Herb Butter

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Market Street. All opinions are 100% mine. Are you hosting Thanksgiving this weekend?  Or are you the lucky one that gets to be the guest at someone else's home?  We all know that preparing the Thanksgiving meal, or entertaining in general can be a lot of work, so if you got off the hook this year with cooking you can show your appreciation with a lovely hostess gift.  No matter what time of year it is our Garlic Herb Butter and Artisan Bread … [Read more...]

Pineapple Cheese Ball

Pineapple Cheese Ball_Giggles Galore

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Albertsons. All opinions are 100% mine. I've mentioned it before, but I think my love of entertaining started early as a child.  I have lots of fond memories of our house always being filled with friends or family and lots of yummy food!  Around the holidays you could guarantee that my mom would make and serve her famous Pineapple Cheese Ball at least once. I thought I'd bring back a family favorite for our Thanksgiving festivities and my … [Read more...]

Holiday Cranberry Punch

The Best Holiday Cranberry Punch_Giggles Galore

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of SOLO® Brand Products. All opinions are 100% mine. The holidays are upon us and I absolutely love that it gives me an extra excuse to entertain with friends and family.  From Thanksgiving, Friendsgiving, Gingerbread Decorating Parties, Christmas, New Year's Eve and everything in between there are lots of reason to celebrate!  And if you are looking for the perfect drink to serve this holiday then you will absolutely love this Holiday Cranberry … [Read more...]

One Pot Louisiana Shrimp and Sausage Creole

Imagine Louisiana Creole and Red Beans and Rice Dinner

I think I can, I think I can, I think I can....this has been my mantra this week.  Between the kids activities, busy work schedules, getting ready to be out of town and preparing for the holidays, this week already feels like a blur.  And I have a confession to make, when I am busy and feel overwhelmed I tend to neglect one of the things that matters most, having dinner with my family.  But, thanks to Imagine® Organic Culinary Simmer Sauces, our sponsor for today's Louisiana Shrimp and Sausage … [Read more...]

Loaded Baked Potatoes with Chili

Loaded Baked Potatoes With Chili

The potato, it's not just a star side dish anymore.  These Loaded Baked Potatoes with Chili will be a dinner time star and a hearty meal the whole family will love! Topped with the winning trifecta of chili, cheese and sour cream you can't go wrong with this bold and flavorful one-dish meal.  Plus with the help of Wolf® Brand Chili, the sponsor for today's post, you'll love how you can have this easy meal on the table for your family in no time flat.  This is definitely one of those meals … [Read more...]