Strawberry Lemonade Cupcakes

This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of Pillsbury™. The opinions and text are all mine. For me, the summer is all about creating special memories with my family.  Some of my favorite summer memories include baking with my mom and lemonade stands!  Nothing is quite as quintessential as an adorable lemonade stand, sticky fingers and sweet smiles.  I’m combining my favorite summer memories and making an extraordinary summer treat with my kids.  These strawberry lemonade … [Read more...]

FREE Summer Cell Phone Wallpaper

Summertime is finally here and that means it's time for all things sunshine, fun and tropical vibes! It seems like it 'took FOR-EVER for it to get here but I am so glad it finally did as I am ready to do some relaxing, vacationing and enjoying myself over the summer. How about you? Do you have any plans for this summer? Going on a tropical vacation? Planning a fun-filled staycation with your kids or are you just taking a chill and relaxing this year? No matter what your plans are this summer, I … [Read more...]

DIY Summer Porch Sign

My kids have been away this week at grandma and grandpa's, which means I've been able to get lots of projects finished and I've even managed to squeeze in some relaxing moments sipping drinks or reading a book in my favorite spot, the porch!  I'm a big fan of porch sitting, and whether we are sitting on our front porch or hanging out in the back, it's a cozy place where all the cares in the world seem to slip away. Since my porch is my happy space I thought it was high time I add a little … [Read more...]

Floating the Frio River the Ultimate Texas Road Trip Destination

Every summer our family looks forward to loading up the car and heading out to what we would consider the ultimate Texas road trip destination. For 16 years we've been making the trek to the Texas Hill Country and floating the Frio River with friends.  This trip started out with a bunch of our friends from college and over the years it has morphed into the ultimate family vacation with lifelong friends, where extraordinary memories are made.   In my opinion the Texas Hill … [Read more...]

Peach Margarita Gift Basket

Hey guys, it's Jessica from Everyday Party and I'm here to share a fun summer gift idea with you! Some of our friends recently moved, and I wanted to give them a fun little new home gift. They’ve owned a home for a long time, so they didn’t need typical new home supplies, but everyone enjoys getting a gift, so I wanted to make something they would use and enjoy this summer and this peach margarita gift basket was the perfect gift idea. Since I know them fairly well, I knew I could give them … [Read more...]

Simple Flamingo Beach Bag Gift Idea

My boys have been out of school for just about a week, and we’ve already received 4 pool party invitations!! Buying gifts for all those parties can get expensive, real quick.  But, this simple flamingo beach bag gift ideas is the perfect solution for cute, practical and affordable summer gifts!   To help keep the costs a little more in check, I decided to order a bulk lot of canvas bags, pool towels, and inexpensive flip flops. Next, I fired up my Cricut and cut some iron on for … [Read more...]

DIY Patriotic Italian Soda Bar

Summer is in full swing here and we are filling our social calendar with lots of pool parties, backyard BBQ's and outdoor concerts. While the summer is heating up we are cooling down with a fun and refreshing DIY Patriotic Italian Soda Bar!  This red, white and blue drink station is perfect for all your summer celebrations and I'm sharing all the details for this Italian Soda Bar over on the Chinet® brand blog.   Guest young and old will enjoy sipping on their own delicious … [Read more...]

Simple Summer Watermelon Party

Every summer my family and I eat our weight in watermelons.  We cannot get enough, they are just so refreshing during the hot Southern Summers! I wanted to make snack time a little more special recently, so I invited a few friends and my niece and nephew over for a Simple Summer Watermelon Party and watermelon snacks.  While the kids splashed in the pool, I set up a sweet little snack table. The night before the playdate, I made a watermelon cake.  It's really a funfetti cake … [Read more...]

DIY Watermelon Felt Pillow

Hello everyone, Alison here from Alison Inspires! This is my first post for Giggles Galore and I’m excited to share with you a super easy gift or home décor piece you can enjoy all season long, a DIY Watermelon Felt Pillow August 3rd is National Watermelon Day, and you couldn’t ask for a more perfect fruit for the summer! It’s refreshing, colorful and fun. But this fruit isn’t just for eating, you can incorporate the design into your home décor too.  Watermelon, as an icon, has become … [Read more...]

Hand Lettered You’re One in a Melon Art Print

Hello there friends! Allow me to introduce myself. I'm Laura from Eye Candy Creative Studio and I am so excited to be here with you today and have you on this journey with me, as a new member of the Giggle Galore creative team! I am super excited to share some of my designs with you during my time here and hope you will love them as much as I love creating them for you! I love hand lettering, watercolor art, painting & designing so the plan is to focus on sharing fun designs using those … [Read more...]