Grandma’s Granola & NatureSmart Gummy Vitamins

Homemade Granola with Blueberries

Disclosure: This post was sponsored by NBTY through their partnership with Circle of Moms by POPSUGAR. While I was compensated by Circle of Moms by POPSUGAR to write a post about NatureSmart Vitamins, all opinions are my own.   Grandma's are the best, wouldn't you agree?!  They know just how to make everything seem so special and spoil you with lots of love.  I have lots of fond memories about my grandma's from my childhood, but recently there is one particular memory that stands out.  It … [Read more...]

Hatch Chile Queso Dip

Hatch Chile Queso Dip by Giggles Galore

August is Hatch Chile month and for a limited time we can get our fix for these special peppers that we all love!  Fire-roasted, stuffed or sauteed this versatile pepper will give any recipe a spicy punch of that south-of-the-border flavor.  My husband is a big fan of these peppers and I love using them in recipes to kick things up a notch, like this Hatch Chile Queso Dip.  A combination of creamy Queso and a hearty dip this recipe will be a crowd pleaser! This month Market Street is … [Read more...]

12 Must Try Summer Desserts

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This post was sponsored by Foodie.com. While I was compensated to create a Summer Dessert Collection, all opinions are my own. Check out Desserts of Summer by Mariah Leeson at Foodie.com Before summer dwindles away cool off with one of these 12 must try Summer Desserts.  From tart and sweet to creamy and cool these refreshing desserts will help you beat the summer heat and satisfy your sweet tooth.  And just in case your mouth isn't all ready watering from these delicious treats … [Read more...]

Blueberry Lemon Parfait

Blueberry Lemon Parfaits by Giggles Galore

Don't let the summer end before you try these delicious and refreshing Blueberry Lemon Parfait, one bite and you'll be hooked! As a kid I loved listening to my mom read the book Blueberries for Sal.  As she retold the adventure of Sal and with each animated Kuplink, kuplank, kuplunk!  I would imagine myself picking blueberries and dropping them one by one in my bucket.  Which is really quite interesting considering I don't actually like blueberries very much, but something about going to pick … [Read more...]

Shrimp Ceviche Recipe with Texas Gulf Shrimp

Shrimp Ceviche with Texas Gulf Shrimp_Giggles Galore

Last year at our annual Frio River trip one of our friends made the best Shrimp Ceviche, it was seriously the best stuff.  It was so good we wiped it out in a matter of minutes.  Ever since that trip last summer I've been dying to recreate it, but since I never got around to it I figured I'd get my fix again this year at the river.  But, much to the groups disappointment our friend Neil didn't make it this year...which means I really had a craving for it now. I couldn't wait until next year … [Read more...]

Asparagus and Artichoke Orzo Pasta Salad

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During the summer we love taking advantage of the warmer weather and we dine al fresco as much as possible.  This Asparagus and Artichoke Orzo Pasta Salad is one of my favorite summer recipes.  It's the perfect side dish and goes with everything from grilled chicken to sandwiches.  I like to serve it in small Mason jars which makes it portable and fun for picnics and family BBQ's. Speaking of BBQ's eleven of my friends have shared some of their favorite summertime recipes that are great for … [Read more...]

Summer Berry Mousse Tarts

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Summer desserts should be light and refreshing and these cool Summer Berry Mousse Tarts are just what you need to beat the summer heat! These mini desserts are a refreshing finale to any meal and a guaranteed crowd pleaser. The other day while my mom and I were running errands we were talking about desserts for an upcoming dinner party and she suggested I revamp one of our favorites from the family recipe file.  My parents used to own a catering business and my mom makes the best desserts! … [Read more...]

Star Spangled Desserts

Star Spangled Dessert

I can't wait for the 4th of July.  Not only do we get to spend time at one of our favorite places, the Frio River, but I absolutely love celebrating this patriotic holiday with lots of red, white and blue crafts, desserts and parties!  I've teamed up with 110 other bloggers for a fun 4th of July inspired party, Three Cheers for the Red, White and Blue!  Not only will I be sharing my easy Star Spangled Desserts, but you can also check out over 100 other projects to get you in the patriotic … [Read more...]

Spicy Chipotle BBQ Sauce – Father’s Day Awesomesauce

Spicy Chipotle BBQ Sauce

I've teamed up with my crafty friends to bring you 12 amazing Father's Day ideas to help you spoil those special men in your life.  Plus, I'm sharing a Spicy Chipotle BBQ Sauce that will knock dad off his feet.  Trust me, if you man likes spicy stuff you have to make some of this, it's what were calling our Father's Day Awesomesauce! Design, Dining and Diapers  |  Bombshell Bling  |  Crazy Little Projects That's What {Che} Said...  |  52 Mantels  |  Girl Loves Glam The Happy Housie  | … [Read more...]

Homemade Peach Ice Cream with Pistachios

Homemade Peach Ice Cream by Giggles Galore

Hey Y'all!  What do you say we celebrate the start of summer with a delicious Homemade Peach Ice Cream with Pistachios!?!  I promise you'll love the sweet peaches combined with the crunchy pistachios in this easy homemade ice cream recipe.  Top it off with some sweet and juicy raspberries for a summertime dessert that will have everyone saying "goodness gracious that's good y'all!" Over the weekend my kids had a date to spend the morning with grandma and grandpa at the local farmers market. … [Read more...]