RAOK Lucky Lottery Tickets

Feeling Lucky Lottery Tickets

Today my kids and I are hitting the streets with our RAOK Lucky Lottery Tickets to spread a little St. Patrick's Day cheer. I'm always looking for ideas and ways to teach my kids about service and giving.  Not only is it important to me that they learn to help others, it also really helps me keep life in perspective and let's face it...it just feels good.  And my kids love doing these RAOK, they are constantly giggling as we sneak around to leave little gifts for strangers.  It warms my heart … [Read more...]

St. Patrick’s Day Favor Bags

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Your friends are sure to feel lucky when you give them these adorable St. Patrick's Day Favor Bags.  They are perfect as party favors or as prizes at the end of a Leprechaun treasure hunt, either way you are celebrating they are perfect for St. Patrick's Day! Filled with delicious gold coins these easy to create favor bags make a special treat.  And you only need a few minutes to whip them up. What you'll need: Muslin Bag (I found mine in the Target Dollar Spot) Gold glitter iron … [Read more...]

DIY Shamrock Coasters

DIY Shamrock Coasters

Gold is a hot trend right now!  I'll admit I was slow to embrace it, but the more I use it in decorating, crafts and my own personal fashion (what little I have) it has grown on me.  This month I've teamed up with some of my crafty friends to share 10 fabulous gold inspired projects, including my gold DIY Shamrock Coasters. St. Patrick's Day isn't a holiday I do a lot of decorating or hosting parties for, but it's always fun to have a little festive touch around to celebrate.  Since St. … [Read more...]

Rainbow Gumball Necklace

Rainbow Gumball Necklace Tutorial

I'm over the rainbow excited to share today's project with you, a Rainbow Gumball Necklace!  This simple little project makes me smile, but then again I imagine that it would be very difficult to be wearing a colorful gumball necklace and not be happy.  These colorful necklaces are great for St. Patrick's Day gifts and would also make darling party favors for rainbow themed parties too. I have always loved these gumball necklaces and have wanted a reason to make them for quite sometime.  St. … [Read more...]

St. Patrick’s Day Bubble Gum Rainbow and Pot of Gold

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This year on St. Patrick's Day turn ordinary into EXTRAORDINARY with these fun St. Patrick's Day Bubble Gum Rainbow and Pot of Gold.  This fun treat is sure to brighten someone's day and they are the perfect party favor for your St. Patrick's Day celebrations. These little treats are so easy to make, here is what you'll need: Rainbow bubble gum tubes (I purchased mine at Sam's Club) Small container or pot (I used left over ice cream cups from the Target Dollar Spot and simply spray … [Read more...]

St. Patrick’s Day Rainbow Push Up Pops

Rainbow Candy Push Up Pops

Find your pot of gold at the end of these sweet St. Patrick's Day Rainbow Push Up Pops. Your lucky little leprechauns will enjoy these candy rainbows complete with fluffy "clouds" and golden treasure waiting at the end. I was inspired by Babble's rainbows in a jar but wanted a smaller version ideal for little hands.  So, I created these treats using push up pop containers, Skittles, marshmallows, and gold coins.  To make your own start by adding a gold coin to the bottom, layer the Skittles … [Read more...]

Somewhere Over the Rainbow…

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St. Patrick's Day is this Saturday, do you have party plans?  It is Spring Break for everyone around here including my parents so we are taking a little mini vacation (a much needed vacation!) so we won't be having a party.  Instead, I thought I would share some rainbow inspiration from past Giggles Galore parties and crafts.I made a fruit rainbow complete with marshmallow clouds and a pot of gold for our first St. Patrick's Day partyMy kids had so much fun crumbling tissue paper and making this … [Read more...]

Happy St. Patrick’s Day!

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There are so many wonderful free printables out there and I LOVE using them to create special treats, gifts or party stuff for all of the holidays.I wanted to make something special for Aubrey's preschool teachers for St. Patrick's Day and found these sparkly green containers at the dollar spot.  I added some gold nugget candy and the free printables from TomKat Studio and she had a simple, yet thoughtful gift.I needed some little gifts for neighbors and friends so I used white buckets, again … [Read more...]

Rainbow & Pot of Gold Muffin Tin

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We decided to go with a St. Patrick's Day themed muffin tin today and had a Rainbow & Pot of Gold muffin tin breakfast.  Our rainbow consisted of lots of colorful fruit and I (attempted) to make pot of gold pancakes.  Here is what we had in our tins:Red- strawberriesOrange- orangesYellow- banannasGreen - applesBlue- blueberriesPurple- grapesPot of Gold pancake at the end (I know it's a stretch!) I made some mini pancakes and arranged them on the pot for the Pot of Gold pancakes, this was my best … [Read more...]

Somewhere Over the Rainbow

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I haven't done much for St. Patrick's Day this year.   I'm sure I have some decorations in the attic somewhere and of course I have lots of ideas in my head for a party, but like I said I haven't done much.Aubrey woke up early this morning and bounced into my room while I was checking my favorite blogs.  She saw this rainbow craft and declared that she loved it and wanted to make one just like it.  Great idea, it's easy, fun and we had everything on hand.We got out our tissue paper, scissors and … [Read more...]