FREE Hand Lettered Teacher Appreciation Print

Hello friends! Do you have any idea what is coming up at the beginning of May? I will give you a hint . . . IF you have school age children this post is for you. Alright, alright I will tell ya . . . it's Teacher Appreciation time! This is it - a whole week set aside just to honor our beloved teachers and to help you out I'm sharing a free hand lettered Teacher Appreciation print! FUN FACT: I don't know about you, but when I was in elementary school, I dreamed of one day being an art teacher … [Read more...]

Mistletoe Embroidery Hoop Art

This post is being sponsored by Thermoweb. All thoughts and opinions are my own. I'm hosting our monthly supper club next week and decided on a festive Margaritas and Mistletoe themed celebration.  I've been busy planning and creating decorations, but realized one important thing was missing...mistletoe.  It turns out you can't actually buy real mistletoe in my area because it is a parasitic plant that can be harmful to trees.  So, I did what any creative hostess would do in a … [Read more...]

Mad Scientist Halloween Ice Cream Party

October is finally here and I am ready for all things Halloween!  When it comes to entertaining Halloween is one of my favorite holidays to plan and host parties.  There are so many fun and creative ways you can celebrate all hallows eve.  You can go all out and plan a spooky Murder Mystery Dinner party or if your looking for something a little more kid-friendly you host a Mad Scientist Halloween Ice Cream Party!Step into my laboratory and let's get crazy with some spooky lab … [Read more...]

Easy Entertaining: Fall Coffee Bar

I'm always looking for a reason to hang out with friends and catch up.  The older I get I find that spending time with close girlfriends is essential for my sanity & my soul.  Now that fall is here, and the kids are in school, I thought it would be fun to host a few girlfriends over and catch up over coffee.  I set up a simple Fall Coffee Bar and invited friends over so we could take a break from the hustle and the bustle that comes with this time of year. I'm excited … [Read more...]

Back to School Teacher Gift – DIY Chalkboard

Can you believe it's already time to head back to school?  Me either.  We've had lots of family fun this summer, but truth be told we are actually ready for the start of a new school year.  I think everyone here is ready for a little bit of routine and structure. We can't wait to meet our new teachers, and because we know how much heart and soul they put into their jobs we always like to greet them on the first day with a special back to school teacher gift.   This year on … [Read more...]

Christmas Morning Bar Cart

Christmas morning has to be one of the best mornings all year. The anticipation, the excitement, the moments of pure joy. I love the sights and sounds that Christmas morning brings and cherish these moments of joy.  But, if I'm being honest mornings are not my favorite thing, even if it is full of excitement and fun. It takes me a while to get going in the morning, but this year I've teamed up with Starbucks® to create a Christmas Morning Bar Cart to help get the day started right. On … [Read more...]

10 Patriotic Signs for 4th of July

This year I decided to decorate our fireplace mantel for the 4th of July and I am in love with all the red, white and blue decor.  Do you decorate your mantel for the 4th of July?  The 4th of July provides the perfect opportunity to showcase your patriotic spirit.  To honor the occasion I've round up 1o Patriotic Signs that will help you salute America with festive red, white and blue decor for your 4th of July mantel. These patriotic signs range from DIY chalkboard art to … [Read more...]

4th of July Patriotic Mantel

Do you decorate for the 4th of July? I am loving all of the red, white and blue patriotic decor I've seen lately and couldn't resist creating a 4th of July Patriotic Mantel.  I don't normally switch out the decorations on my mantel except for Halloween and Christmas, but I am in love with this festive and patriotic mantel I created for Oriental Trading. I have am so thrilled to be partnering with such an amazing brand like Oriental Trading and I've been having lots of fun creating DIY … [Read more...]

DIY Picture Frame Collage Chalkboard

  Hello Giggles Galore readers!  It's Shari here from SincerelyJean.com.  Today I am bringing you a fun and easy craft for Mother's Day.  We all know that moms LOVE homemade gifts.  It means so much when you receive something that took time, effort, and love.  Today I am bringing you a tutorial on how to make a DIY Picture Frame Collage Chalkboard. My mom is the best mother and grandmother and I wanted to surprise her with a picture collage of her two grandchildren.  I have also been … [Read more...]