2018 Year in Review Free Printable for Kids

Hi everyone! Julie here from Sprinkled with Paper. I'm super excited to be guest posting with Giggles Galore again! Today I'm sharing with you all a year in review printable designed just for kids!  As school winds down and we approach Christmas, it seems like time speeds up. There's so much to do and prepare for. But, when things pick up this time of year, I find myself cherishing the quiet, still moments even more as they become more rare, thinking about the past, and … [Read more...]

DIY New Years Eve Ball Drop

This year we are staying in for New Years Eve, but I can't help myself and started planning a small get together with friends.  Last year we spent a cozy night in as a family, so this year I thought it would be fun to ring in the new year with our friends. I thought it would be fun to create our very own DIY New Years Eve Ball Drop to count down to 2017. I feel like 2016 flew by at warp speed.  It was such a busy and exciting year for us, and I can't wait to see what 2017 has in store for us. … [Read more...]

Mini Pecan Brie Bites

Can you believe it's time to ring in a new year?  We think 2015 was an incredible year full of exciting opportunities and lots and lots of extraordinary memories. We can't wait to see what 2016 has in store, but one thing is certain we plan to start it off on a sweet note with these delicious Mini Pecan Brie Bites! We are planning to stay in this year for New Year's Eve, but that doesn't mean we won't be celebrating in style.  And we all know the key to a great celebration is fabulous food! … [Read more...]

Mini Shrimp and Grits Tasting Spoons

Do you have plans for New Year's Eve yet?  Are you getting all dressed up and hitting the town or do you plan to have a low key evening at home?  This year we are ringing in the new year at home, but that's not going to stop me for embracing our southern roots and making some easy New Year's Eve party appetizers to help us celebrate.  Topping the list will be a tried and true southern favorite with a twist, Mini Shrimp and Grits Tasting Spoons. If you are from the south nothing says comfort … [Read more...]

Cranberry Orange Sparkling Punch

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of DASANI Sparkling Water. All opinions are 100% mine. The holidays are the perfect time for entertaining, between all the festive holiday parties and family dinners you're going to need a signature drink recipe that is fun for the whole family. Today I am sharing a refreshing and festive Cranberry Orange Sparkling Punch recipe that will take your holiday sips from so-so to spectacular! We are all familiar with the tried and true holiday … [Read more...]

Kid-Friendly New Year’s Eve Party Ideas

I'm excited about closing out 2013 and ringing in a new year full of new adventures, new opportunities and lots of new memories!  New Year’s Eve events are often adult-only events, but the kids get excited about ringing in the New Year too!  And at a time when babysitters are scarce why not celebrate at home with the kids.  Whether you decide to invite friends over and make it a party or just cozy up with your family, you can make it a memorable New Year’s Eve with these tips for a kid-friendly … [Read more...]

Paper Plate New Year’s Eve Noisemakers

You can't ring in the New Year without a bunch of noise.  If your kids are anything like mine they are already pretty good at making lots of noise, but it never hurts to have a fun craft project they can make to get ready for all of the New Year's Eve festivities.  I made these easy New Year's Eve Paper Plate Noisemakers with my kids and originally shared the craft on Name Bubbles.  But with NYE tomorrow I thought I'd share it with my readers here.  :) New Year's Eve is a time to reflect on the … [Read more...]