Ex’STRAW’dinary Teacher Appreciation Gift

There is no way I can thank my children's teachers enough for all they do.  I am so thankful that our teachers take the time to nurture, guide and make learning fun for my kids.  We have been very lucky and have had great teachers, and because I think teachers are Extraordinary I'm sharing a quick and easy Ex'STRAW'dinary Teacher Appreciation Gift your favorite teachers will love. Both my parents and sister are teachers and I frequently ask them what types of gifts are their favorite to … [Read more...]

5 Teacher Gifts Teachers Really Want

Michaels is celebrating every occasion this summer with gifts for Moms, Dads and teachers, and parties to celebrate birthdays, graduation, and the 4th of July!  As a toast to the last Michaels Makers post of the season, we created gifts, baked treats and threw parties for each of the six holidays this summer.  Giggles Galore loves teachers so we've rounded up 5 Teacher Gifts Teachers Really Want and created free printables to help you make those special teacher appreciation and end of year … [Read more...]

Spring Cleaning Tips and Printable Checklist

There are so many things I love about Spring, but cleaning isn't one of them.  I'd rather be hanging out on the patio with friends chowing down on blue cheese buffalo burgers or sipping on raspberry fizz punch, but the reality is that spring is the perfect time to get our house fresh and clean.  With these Spring Cleaning Tips and Printable Checklist at least I'll be ready and my house will be in tip top shape for our weekend BBQ with friends! My Grandma B. is the queen of clean and she would … [Read more...]

Farm Birthday Party

And on that farm, he had a cow... E-I-E-I-O! We are celebrating Lucy's 2nd birthday on the farm with all of our animal friends. Instead of a traditional dessert table full of small desserts, we decided to include the whole farm in one big cake. Our goal was to make a cake that had all of the birthday girl's favorite animal friends, but keep it mostly, if not completely, edible. That is just what we did! The base of the cake is a full sheet cake. We made a barn and silo out of rice krispie … [Read more...]

Chilling with Joe Boxer Inactivity Tracker

Do you ever feel like you are going a million different directions at warp speed?  With three kids in sports activities, school programs, work schedules and day to day life I feel like this more often than I'd like to.  I'm the type of person who actually enjoys being busy, I have a hard time just sitting and doing nothing.  My husband is always making fun of me for it and telling me to sit down and "chill out", but honestly it's really, really hard for me especially when there always seems like … [Read more...]

The Creative Collection Link Party

Hello and welcome back to another Friday full of creative ideas and inspiration, we can't wait to see what you'll share with us this week at The Creative Collection Link Party!  Giggles Galore has had a busy week and you may have noticed some new faces around here.  We recently announced our newest contributors and so far they've shared an easy DIY Spring Wall Hanging, the cutest Springtime Lunch Box Notes and a glamorous and Fancy Flamingo Mother's Day party. In case you missed it this week we … [Read more...]

Fancy Flamingo Mother’s Day Party

Hi, it’s Laura Aguirre, from LAURA’S little PARTY! Today I’m sharing a fun twist to a pink flamingo themed party. I found a free printable from Hostess with the Mostess that truly set the tone, and inspired my Fancy Flamingo Mother’s Day party! Keeping in mind that us Moms don’t get a chance to put our feet up very often, I wanted this flamingo party to reflect a sparkly, festive, and relaxing atmosphere. To accomplish that, I set up a bar, mixed some fun cocktails, and set out my favorite … [Read more...]

MOOYAH Teacher Appreciation Gift Idea

Teacher Appreciation week is just around the corner and we are kicking things up a notch with our MOOYAH Teacher Appreciation Gift Idea. I was inspired by mom & sister, who are both teachers, and a recent dinner date to MOOYAH to create this fun little gift idea, I think your teachers will love! I'm always bouncing ideas off these two for teacher gift ideas.  I want to make sure that the gifts I create for our teachers and share here with you are things that I know teachers will truly … [Read more...]

Blue Cheese Buffalo Burger Recipe

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #SpringIntoFlavor #CollectiveBias I love springtime because we get to break out the grill and dinners become more of an event with impromptu backyard BBQs and friends. The weather was perfect this past weekend and prompted us to host a last minute BBQ with friends and spring into flavor with this Blue Cheese Buffalo Burger recipe and a make-your- own French Fry Bar. With such busy … [Read more...]

Springtime Lunch Box Notes

Hello, Katie from Celebration Lane here, and I wanted to share a free Springtime Lunch Box Notes printable with you! It is sure to bring a huge smile to your child’s face each day. My daughter loves it when I leave her a note in her school lunchbox. Now that she is in Kindergarten and learning to read, she loves getting the little “I love you” notes that she can actually read. As all of us moms know, mornings can be quite hectic trying to get young kids dressed and out the door. So, I … [Read more...]