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

Asparagus and Artichoke Orzo Pasta Salad_Giggles Galore

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

Summer Berry Mousse Tarts_Giggles Galore

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...]

Easy Lasagna Recipe – Taste the Difference

Easy Lasagna Recipe

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Barilla®. Does anyone else feel like this year is flying by at warp speed?  I can't believe we are almost through the school year, seriously where did the time go.  One thing I know is that as the school year winds down our schedule is going to be jammed packed with ceremonies, sports activities and end of the year programs.  Which means I'm going to need a plan for quick and easy dinners that my family can enjoy even though we are running … [Read more...]

Healthy Field Trip Lunch Ideas

Healthy Field Trip Lunch_Giggles Galore

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Fruit Shoot, put all opinions are my own. Spring means field trips and lots of special school functions, which also means special lunches.  I love that our kids get to head out and experience hands-on field trips and enjoy a different learning perspective, but I'll admit it also means I have to remember all the "field trip lunch rules."  This year I'm prepared with a Healthy Field Trip Lunch ideas that I know my kids will love. Part of … [Read more...]

10 Delicious Breakfast Recipes

Banana Pancakes

Breakfast is the hardest meal of the day for me.  I really don't like mornings so I tend to pick sleep over anything else in the morning. But with all the great breakfast recipes shared in last weeks Sunday Soiree I may just be changing my mind about mornings!  Here are 10 Delicious Breakfast Recipes to help fuel your morning and get your day off to a great start! Flourless Banana Pancakes Carrot Cake Oatmeal Cajun Sausage Frittata Orange Fizz Smoothie Mini Pancake Donut … [Read more...]

Easter Bunny Cups and Bunny Bait

Easter Bunny Cup

Hippity Hoppity Easter is just around the corner and this easy DIY project is a fun craft for you and the kids.  Your kids will love making these Easter Bunny Cups and filling them with a tasty Bunny Bait snack. Whether you are planning an Easter Egg Hunt party or just want a festive afternoon snack these Easter Bunny Cups filled with sweet Bunny Bait are sure to be a hit with the kids! Supplies: White paper cups Easter Bunny Ear Template Googly eyes Mini pink pom … [Read more...]