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Peacock Princess Party

Peacock Party Dessert Table_Giggles Galore

Little girls love princess parties, and mine certainly are no exception to the rule, however an ordinary princess party simply wouldn't do for my daughter...she wanted a Peacock Princess party. Pin It And of course, I said yes!  She was obsessed with a peacock costume she had gotten around Halloween and even though her birthday wasn't until Jan, she insisted on a peacock party and I simply couldn't resist.  I liked the idea of having a unique theme that was posh enough for my fancy 5 … [Continue reading...]

Mardi Gras Roundup


Mardi Gras is the ultimate party and while I don't have big plans to celebrate this year I thought I would share some purple, green and gold inspiration to get you in the party mood.Chances are if you have kids you won't be out celebrating on Bourbon Street, but that doesn't mean you can't still enjoy the party!  Make this easy King Cake from Relish, let the kids make party masks and watch The Princess and the Frog for a little Bayou fun! Don't you just love this coin bracelet from Dixie … [Continue reading...]

Top 10 Party Finalist


I am thrilled that my Vintage Dick and Jane party was selected as one of the Top 10 Finalist in My Insanity's 4th annual Party Party!I loved that party and feel honored to have it selected as one of the finalist, especially with all the competition!  There are some amazing parties from some very talented party girls. I had to pinch myself when I saw my party as a finalist, and I had to do a double take when I read what Brittany from One Charming Party wrote...Now that the finalist have been … [Continue reading...]

Sweets for Your Sweetie


With the most romantic holiday approaching soon it's time to start thinking about how to put a smile on your sweetheart's face and show them how much you love them with this decadent dessert. Chocolate is a favored indulgence any time and this dessert makes Valentine's Day that much sweeter.  I'm going to show you how to make some sweets for your sweetie, starting with this stunning dessert I like to call Chocolate Decadence.Here is what you'll need:Brownie MixCool Whip (8 oz container)Cream … [Continue reading...]

Valentine’s Kissing Booth {Party}


Valentine's Day is just a few days away and I am excited to share this vintage Kissing Booth party.  I teamed up with my fabulous partner in crime Elayne from Elayne Dunn Photography to showcase a little Valentine's love. We reused the Hot Cocoa stand from our Warm & Toasty Hot Cocoa party and turned it into a kissing booth for a little Valentine's Day love. Colleen with Sweet Sosbee Designs whipped up some of the sweetest vintage printables and I made a few projects to bring it all together. … [Continue reading...]

Valentine’s Boxes

Valentine's Monster Box

There is something so sweet and charming about children collecting sweet Valentine's.  And of course not any old box will do for storing these precious treasures.Using supplies from around your house you can create fun, cute and treasured "boxes" to hold those sweet love notes. Here are a few ideas to get you started. Valentine's Monster This first idea was inspired by my very popular Tattle Monster.  Allow me to introduce you to Val the Valentine's Monster! Pin It To make this cute … [Continue reading...]

Penguin Bowling

Penguin Bowling

My wonderful mother recently shared a tutorial on Piggy Bank Parties and I thought I would share it here... Hi, my name is Barb and I’m proud to be the mother of Mariah, aka Giggles Galore. I’m excited about this opportunity to share a fun Penguin Bowling project today on the ever fabulous Piggy Bank Parties. And boy is this project ever a money saver! In fact, the total cost for this project was (drumroll, please)…$0! Seems like we’d been planning little John’s penguin birthday party for … [Continue reading...]

Doily Wrapped Napkins

Place Setting

If you are planning a Valentine's Day party you can easily dress up your party table with a few store bought supplies and just a few minutes.I love bundling the silverware and napkins together and displaying at parties.  I think it not only makes a pretty display, but it's also super convenient.  To make pretty bundles for your Valentine's Party you just need a few supplies.Now place your utensils in the middle of the napkin and wrap the napkin around so you have a pretty point.  Take a 4" doily … [Continue reading...]

Valentine’s Day Bingo Jars


I wanted to make these Bingo jars for my twin's Vintage Dick and Jane birthday party, but ended up running out of time, so when the Piggy Bank Parties Crew decided to join forces for a Valentine's Day collaboration I knew exactly what I wanted to do.  This easy project is a fun activity for your next party and can also double as pretty decorations and party favors.To make this fun and pretty party game you just need a few simple supplies: quart size mason jars, large doilies, white paper, glue … [Continue reading...]

Cookies & Milk Party

Cookies and Milk Party

I adore this theme and was super excited when my friend Jenny asked me to help her plan a Cookies & Milk Party for her daughter. What I loved most about this party was the simplicity...and of course all the cookies!  I used the adorable chocolate brown and red Cookies & Milk package from Dimpleprints. I used a roll of brown package paper from the Dollar store for the backdrop and hung a cute banner.  The table was set with the fabric I used for this party and I used old wooden … [Continue reading...]