Embroidery Hoop Teacher Gifts

An apple for the teacher? Well, a few apples and a pencil?! It’s almost the end of the school year, which means Teacher Appreciation Day is right around the corner. There are many amazing teachers in my life, family members, friends and many who have blessed my own children. One of the longest known icons relating to a teacher is an apple. I took this simple icon and made a few fun and easy teacher gifts. Hi Alison here, and today I’d like to share these cute apple and pencil embroidery hoop … [Read more...]

Thanksgiving Side Dishes your Guests will LOVE

There is a good chance that all of these may be making an appearance at mealtime between now and Thanksgiving... because right now, I am hungry for a yummy Thanksgiving meal! Whether you're hosting the big turkey dinner or bringing a side dish as a guest, check out all these Thanksgiving Side Dishes your Guests will LOVE. With over 20 side dish recipes, I am sure you will find a few that you, and even your kids, will rave about for years to come. A Thanksgiving menu must … [Read more...]

Oatmeal Cookie Sandwiches with Apple Cinnamon Ice Cream

Summer may officially be over, but that doesn't mean you can't still enjoy a delicious and cool treat.  That's right these Oatmeal Cookie Sandwiches with Apple Cinnamon Ice Cream are bursting with fall flavors and giving us a reason to hang on to one of our favorite parts of summer just a little bit longer. These tempting treats take advantage of deliciously warm fall flavors for an irresistible dessert the whole family will love.  Plus, this is a great recipe for your kids to get in the … [Read more...]

Fall Party: Candy Apple Bar

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #BakeInTheFun #CollectiveBias As you may know by now Giggles Galore is all about celebrating life's little moments and making everyday events extraordinary.  Since fall is our favorite season we thought we would celebrate everything we love about it with a Harvest Party and Candy Apple Bar. Plus, I couldn't resist creating another fun "bar" themed party (check out our Hot Dog Bar Party or … [Read more...]

DIY Apple Treat Bags & Printable Lunch Box Notes

It's finally here, the first day of school! We are so excited about starting a new school year and can't wait for all the adventures this year will bring.  We know that starting a new school year can be stressful for everyone, but we believe it should also be lots of fun and memorable too. Which is why I created these fun DIY Apple Treat Bags & Printable Lunch Box Notes to make the first day of school extra special for my kids. I am always looking for creative and easy ideas to turn the … [Read more...]

Easy Apple Gumball Cupcakes

Have your kids headed back to school yet?  We have one week, not that I'm counting or anything.  While I have loved every bit of this summer and spending time with my kids I think we are all ready to add a little more structure to our organized chaos.  Anyone else out there relate?  Starting a new school year calls for a celebration and because we like to make everyday, ordinary moments extraordinary we are celebrating with Easy Apple Gumball Cupcakes! This is one of those simple ideas you've … [Read more...]

Baked Cinnamon Apples

This post is sponsored by Market Street.  As always all ideas, projects and opinions are 100% my own. Have you ever had the baked cinnamon apples at Chilli's?  My kids love those sweet baked apples and every time we dine out at a restaurant that serves them you can guarantee they will order them.  I finally decided to give them and try and make them at home and I  don't know what took me so long to make these....they are so good!  This recipe is another easy one to throw together and with my … [Read more...]

Apple Picking Party

Fall is such a fun time of year, it's packed with traditions, activities and change, I love it!  Ever since my first visit to an apple orchard in upstate New York I've been obsessed with this quintessential fall tradition.  Just picture it, a hayride up the hillside to rows and rows of beautiful trees filled with bright shiny red apples just begging to be picked. This month's Cricut Design Space Star challenge is all about parties, so I thought it would be fun to share some fun and easy ideas … [Read more...]

Salted Caramel Apple Sundae

It may be hard to imagine it, but Fall is just around the corner.  I absolutely love everything about the fall, cooler weather, football, Halloween, and of course indulging in the delicious fall flavors.  Fall baking is the best, but let's be honest fall takes a little bit longer to actually arrive here in Texas.  So while temperatures might be cooling off where you are we are still enjoying 90+ degree days, but this Salted Caramel Apple Sundae is the perfect treat to transition from summer to … [Read more...]

Apples and Donuts Back to School Party

The kids start school next week and 'Donut' you know it's time to celebrate!  The kids are excited to see their friends again, I'm excited to have more regular "office hours" and that, I believe calls for a celebration.  Start off the new school year with this cute Apple and Donuts Back to School Party! Donuts are one of this years hottest trends and they are a crowd favorite for young and old alike.  I decided to combine them with apples for the perfect school themed party.  I worked with … [Read more...]