Father’s Day Grilling Caddy Gift

Father's Day is just around the corner and that means the official arrival of summer isn't far behind.  Today I'm sharing a Father's Day gift idea that dad can put to good use all summer long.  I teamed up with my friends at Oriental Trading to create a Father's Day Grilling Caddy Gift stuffed with lots of BBQ tools, handmade gifts and free Printable Father's Day Grillin' Tags. When it comes to celebrating Father's Day, I love to get the kids involved with making special handmade … [Read more...]

Father’s Day Tool Kit Gift

Father’s Day is June 18th and will be here before you know it.  It's time to start thinking about what to get dad for his special day, and I've teamed up with Oriental Trading to share a DIY Father's Day Tool Kit Gift you and the kids can put together to show dad how extra special he is! Around here our dad is known as "Mr. Fix It." If something is broken you take it to dad.  If it won't turn on or work, take it to dad. And if you need to make something for a school project, dad is … [Read more...]

Mother’s Day Gift Card Holder

My life has been so fast and furious lately that Mother's Day just snuck up on me. Under the circumstances I thought it was best to go the gift card route, but I wanted the mothers in my life to feel special and gift cards can seem so impersonal. My solution was to let the container carry the message of love and appreciation. If you are looking for a great last minute gift idea for Mother's Day you are going to love this handmade Mother's Day gift card holder. Using my Cricut Explore Air 2 … [Read more...]

Lottery Ticket Cake Teacher Appreciation Gift

If you have been following Giggles Galore for a while it should come as no surprise that I love creating fun, clever, and tasty Teacher Appreciation gifts.  Over the years I have made several projects to celebrate our teachers. Some of them, like my Teacher Appreciation Helping Me Grow Flower Pot, continue to be some of my most popular posts.  Which, means you guys love Teacher Appreciation week too...that or you are desperate for easy last minute gift ideas your teacher will love. … [Read more...]

Bee Fingerprint Teacher Appreciation Gift

It's no secret that Teacher Appreciation is on of our favorite things to celebrate around here. From my DIY Thanks for Helping Me Grow flower pots to homemade baked goods I love a good excuse to spoil our teachers.  I come from a long line of school teachers and I have the utmost respect for the men and women who teach our children.  Teachers are special people, and having a teacher that believes in you, encourages you and motivates you is truly a gift.  So this year, we are … [Read more...]

25 Carrot Themed Recipes and Crafts for Easter

Easter is just a month away, and I am so excited. I love Easter and all of the traditions that go with it, like Easter egg hunt parties, new Easter outfits for church, and confetti egg!  There are so many ways to celebrate Easter, and many of us like to gather with our loved ones, feast on delicious food, have egg hunts with the kids, and just be together. Inspired by the Easter bunny himself, and his favorite food I have rounded up 25 Carrot Themed Recipes and Crafts for Easter.  … [Read more...]

30+ Kids Valentine Printables

With Valentine's day being just a week away, I thought I would put together 30+ Kids Valentine Printables for my readers! If you're a procrastinator like me, that's ok.  I have you covered with lots of adorable ideas and free printables, all you need is a little bit of time and a printer.  It is a great way to spend an afternoon with your children, and the best part is that the Valentines are semi-homemade. It'll show there was a lot of love put into them. ALL the printables here are FREE and … [Read more...]

Creative Christmas Gift Wrapping Ideas & Techniques

You've picked out the perfect presents for everyone on your list and now it's time to put them under the tree. I have partnered with Tuesday Morning to share creative Christmas gift wrapping ideas and techniques to help you wrap your gifts with a little extra holiday cheer and impress everyone on your Christmas list this year. I believe that a beautifully wrapped gift can show the special people in your life just how much you really care. I personally love receiving beautifully wrapped … [Read more...]

The Best Mother’s Day Gift

We think moms are the best ever, hands down!  The same could be said for grandma's too! We are certain that this adorable DIY project will hands down be the best Mother's Day gift they receives this year. Whether you are looking for a gift for mom or grandma we have you covered with this adorable DIY gift and free printables. I can't think of anything I cherish more than having my kids tiny little hand prints etched in time forever.  They grow up way to fast and I can't resist … [Read more...]

DIY Bath Salts & Spa Gift Basket

We all know that moms are some of the hardest working people on the planet.  I know my mom is and she is always taking care of others so it is only fitting that this year her Mother's Day gift be filled with ways that she can pamper herself.  For this month's Michaels Makers challenge I've created DIY Bath Salts & a Spa Gift Basket, perfect for the mom in your life who deserves a little TLC and pampering! For me taking a bath is a luxury, one that I don't take advantage of often enough. … [Read more...]