Hottest Holiday Gifts for Girls

I don't want to alarm you but there are only 74 days until Christmas!  It will be here before you know it and you don't want to be stuck shopping for last minute Christmas gifts instead of baking cookies and making memories with your kiddos do you?  Don't worry I have you covered with a list of some of the Hottest Holiday Gifts for Girls to help you get a head start on your shopping list. I got a jump start on Christmas gift ideas this summer when I had the opportunity to attend the Chosen by … [Read more...]

The Creative Collection Link Party

Hi friends! Welcome to another week of The Creative Collection Link Party! We’re super excited that you’re here to party with us! Thanks for sharing your awesome projects and recipes, week after week! We love looking through them all so keep ’em coming! In case you missed it here are the projects we shared this week on Giggles Galore: Oatmeal Cookie Sandwiches with Apple Cinnamon Ice Cream, Free Printables for Fall and Halloween. Before we get this party started, let’s check out some of our … [Read more...]

How to Keep White Towels White and Fresh-Smelling

There is nothing like wrapping yourself in a fresh-smelling, fluffy white towel.  That's probably one of my favorite things about traveling and staying in luxury hotels.  When we moved into our new house, I decided that I wanted to recreate that same luxury feel in our guest bathroom. White towels are the perfect crisp, clean accessory to any suite or guest bathroom.  But keeping them crisp and clean isn't always easy. Unfortunately, after a while, all white towels can become slightly … [Read more...]

Tips for Throwing a Wicked Halloween Party

Halloween is a holiday that allows hosts to play up the magical and mysterious  and entertain on a theatrical scale.  I recently had the privilege of sharing my top tips for throwing a Wicked Halloween Party on my local TV station, The Broadcast.  You too can throw a wickedly fun Halloween party with festive ideas for invitations, decorations, drinks, party favors and more with these entertaining tips for both adult and kids parties alike. Witches are a popular Halloween icon and can be … [Read more...]

Glow in the Dark Slime

I originally shared this post on Name Bubble, but if you are anything like me you might be looking for a last minute Halloween craft of classroom treat.  This easy homemade Glow in the Dark Slime recipe will have your kids squealing with delight as they squish and play with this slimy goo. If your kids are anything like mine this slime is likely to provide hours of  entertainment just like Playdoh (which I hate to admit I rarely let them play with because I hate the mess...I know I'm a terrible … [Read more...]

The Ultimate Chili Bar with Wolf Brand Chili

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Wolf Brand Chili. Did you know that chili was declared the official state dish of Texas in 1977?  It's easy to see why this all-star dish is so popular.  This comforting, versatile meal is relatively inexpensive which makes it great for family dinners and buffet-style parties alike.  It's food that warms the soul and unites family and friends.  A warm, hearty bowl of chili hits the spot on a cool evening and everyone will love adding their own … [Read more...]

Trunk or Treat Decorating Tips

Does your neighborhood or church host a trunk or treat?  Or are you sitting there asking yourself...what the heck is a Trunk or Treat?  Trunk or Treat events are one of the latest Halloween trends that lots of communities are embracing.  Think of it as a festive Halloween tailgate party where children "trick or treat" from vehicle to vehicle in a safe environment. We have participated in Trunk or Treat events for the past few years and our Double, Double Toil and Trouble display last year … [Read more...]

Witches Brew: Homemade Root Beer

Double, double toil and trouble; Fire burn, and cauldron bubble...with a witches brew just for you!  As a kid I remember every year around Halloween my parents would break out the big orange Gott cooler and make a giant batch of Homemade Root Beer.  It was fascinating to watch as the smoke and fog billowed out of the cooler and since we rarely had soda it was a special treat. Fast forward 20+ years and it's still fascinating to watch as the dry ice works it's magic as it bubbles from the … [Read more...]

Witches Party Invitations and Free Download

In today's technology driven society invitations are often overlooked in the party planning process, but in my opinion they are one of the most important elements of your event. Whether you are throwing a birthday party or a frightful Halloween fete the invitations set the tone for your event and get guest excited about what's to come.  Set the tone for your wickedly sweet Halloween party with these sophisticated and fun Witches Party Invitations. Carli from Dimpleprints created two different … [Read more...]

Game Day Apple Bourbon Pork Sliders

Disclosure: This post was sponsored by Tide through their partnership with Circle of Moms. While I was compensated to write a post about Tide Plus Febreze Freshness Sport, all opinions are my own. Get ready for football frenzy with these delicious Game Day Apple Bourbon Pork Sliders.  Whether you are tailgating or watching your favorite team at home this recipe will be a crowd favorite. These slow cooked pulled pork sliders may be messy,but they are packed full of flavor.  When I'm … [Read more...]