Holiday Entertaining Tips for Your Thanksgiving Table

Thanksgiving is one of my favorite holidays.  I love that we have a day set aside just for celebrating the things we are thankful for and spending time gathered around the table with loved ones.  And while we should count our blessings daily, there is just something so heartwarming about families gathered around the table together to celebrate their blessings.  Plus, I’ve always believed that the best conversations happen when family and friends are gathered together around the … [Read more...]

Be Thankful Vintage Window Decor

Is gold still a hot trend?  I sure hope so because lately I have been doing lots of projects with lots of gold.  Everything from gold glitter pumpkins, sparkly gold t-shirts and now my new Be Thankful Vintage Window Decor.  Lucky for me some of my blog friends think metallics are still hot too and we've teamed up to share 7 marvelous metallic projects with you. After months of this vintage window, which came from my husband’s grandmother’s farm, I finally found a use for it.  Last month I … [Read more...]

Indian Corn Cookies

The other day while I was preparing for my Kids Thanksgiving Table TV segment on The Broadcast I came across this recipe on the Imperial Sugar Kids Kitchen website.  I knew I wanted to have an interactive activity that the kids could do and enjoy on Thanksgiving while the adults are busy getting the big meal ready. These Indian Corn Cookies looked easy and my kids agreed that they sounded yummy too!  A was talking about the idea with a friend of ours and mentioned that we were headed home to … [Read more...]

Turkey Treat Cups

Gobble, gobble it's time for a Thanksgiving treat!  These festive Turkey Treat Cups not only give the kids a snack to enjoy while your putting the finishing touches on dinner, but they can be a fun craft activity too.  In less than 5 minutes you can whip up these turkey treats and impress your little guest! To me one of the best parts of Thanksgiving is the kids table.  That's where all the fun is at, don't you agree?  Set out all the supplies at the kids table and let them create their own … [Read more...]

Sugar and Spice Handprint Turkey Banner

This is a sponsored post for Imperial Sugar. All opinion are 100% my own. Others may have a different opinion or experience with the product. Giggles Galore may have received payment, trade and/or products in exchange for promoting.   Nothing melts my heart more than pulling out decorations and finding my kids handprint's from previous years.  You don't seem to realize just how much they've grown until you compare those tiny little hands year after year.  This year we made a sweet … [Read more...]

How to Make a Custom Pumpkin Topiary

After Halloween is over don't box up your pumpkins, use them to make a custom pumpkin topiary as part of  your outdoor Thanksgiving decor. Yesterday I shared some simple and practical tips for getting your porch pretty and making outdoor Thanksgiving decor that will greet your guest with a pop of color and style.  Today I'm going to show you how to make a simple, easy and customized pumpkin topiary for your front porch. Here are the supplies you will need: 1. Decorative urn or … [Read more...]

5 Minute Fall Wreath and Outdoor Thanksgiving Decor

Thanksgiving is a holiday smooshed between Halloween and Christmas and often times overlooked for it potential, especially when it comes to outdoor decor.  Think about it though, this is a holiday that brings lots of visitors to your home and the perfect opportunity to infuse a little outdoor Thanksgiving decor to greet your guest.  If lots of people will be knocking on your door dress it up with this easy 5 minute fall wreath. I was inspired by the 5 minute wreath tutorial from A Blissful … [Read more...]

Thanksgiving Table Settings

Thanksgiving is a holiday about gratitude, food and beautiful table settings. Transitioning from trick or treat to turkey will be a breeze, and easy on your pocket book too, with these simple decorating tips for your Thanksgiving Table Settings.  Here I am on the set of The Broadcast ready to share some budget friendly tips for Thanksgiving. One of the best things about fall is that the base color palette can stay the same throughout the season, transitioning your decor from one holiday … [Read more...]

Whoo’s Thankful Kids Thanksgiving Table Setting

The kids are sure to have a hoot this year with an adorable 'Whoo's Thankful' kids Thanksgiving table setting.  If you're hosting Thanksgiving why not create a kid friendly table that will keep the kiddos busy and entertained.  This orange owl themed table setting is colorful, playful and easy to throw together for a special kids Thanksgiving table, they'll love to call their own.  And make sure you stick around to check out eleven other creative Thanksgiving Table ideas from some of my talented … [Read more...]

Whoo’s Thankful {Owl Party}

Thanksgiving is time of reflection, gratitude and celebrating with family and friends.  Lately we have been talking a lot with our kids about being grateful and thankful for the blessings we have.  Several months ago I decided to turn these lessons of gratitude into a play date to celebrate Thanksgiving and the many things we are thankful for, including our friends.Inspiration for parties can come from anywhere and for this particular party it came from one of my daughter's dresses from … [Read more...]