Use These Activities To Bring The Whole Family Together!

The holidays are the perfect time to squeeze in as much together time as possible with those distant relatives and even your own children, as schools are closed and sports and activities generally take a break during this time. But, don’t let the days pass and fill them with TV and Video games. Instead, encourage

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The Secret One-Stop Cleaner

There are so many cleaning products on the market today that sometimes it is hard to pick and decide if there is a “one stop cleaning product” for all the things that life has in store. From dog pee, spilled wine and greasy counter tops, it would be great if there was a cleaning product

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A Day In The Life Of: Krystle Williams

Krystle Williams is an English teacher at Taizhou University in China. She has lived here part time for six years with her husband Josh, who is also an English teacher; her children Landon (11), Arabella (8) and Gryffen (4); and their cat Ginger. Their other cat, Chaing, and dog Callie, live with Josh’s parents in

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How Can You Help Your Tween Develop Friendships?

Navigating friendships is hard at any age. It can be so challenging when you're a tween living in a digital age with hormones on the rise and overflowing feelings. Making, keeping and being the best friend you can can be hard, especially when you have friends from different areas of your life. How can your

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Featured Teacher: Amy Tanner

Amy Tanner is our December/January Featured Teacher! Read below about what makes her an amazing featured teacher in Alachua County. AT WHAT SCHOOL DO YOU CURRENTLY WORK? Glen Springs Elementary WHAT GRADE/AGE DO YOU TEACH? I teach in the Project Friends Program, which is Multi-Age (K-2), but teach all our 2nd Graders this year! HOW

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8 Products That Keep Your Skin Hydrated

With cooler temperatures comes dry skin, lips and everything in between. Nourish your skin with these super intense moisturizing treats for soft and hydrated skin all winter long! Bliss Lemon & Sage Hand Cream $10, Target & ULTA Bliss drench & quench $20/ 1.7 fl oz, blissworld.com Glamsquad Take a Tint Lip Balm $18, glamsquad.com

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#MomHacks: Holiday Hacks Edition!

We all know that the hardest job you can have is being a mom! The days are definitely long and the years are astonishingly short and some days you might feel like you’re going through the struggles alone. But, we are here to share with you that in the rise of technology and “life hacks,”

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Holiday Tid Bits

Peppermint Patty Wreath This is one of our all-time favorite holiday wreaths we made for our December/January 2018 issue. Creating felt wreaths is easy, inexpensive and fun for the whole family. All you need is a foam wreath, felt, glue fun and some fun holiday decorations! SUPPLIES Foam wreath 4 red felt sheets 4 white

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Cute Snow Globe Crafts To Make With Your Kids!

Bring a little winter wonderland inside with these cute and easy-to-make Snow Globe Crafts. Fun for kids of all ages, with a little imagination and some cute details, the ideas are endless! What You'll Need: Mini trees (available at Michaels) Plastic or ceramic figurines Glass jar Acrylic paint (optional) Sandpaper Clear-drying epoxy Glitter Glycerin What

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What Does a Teacher Really Want for Christmas?

For those of us that are parents of school-aged children, the upcoming holidays can cause us to spend countless hours looking for just the right gift for our child’s teacher. Oftentimes, we have more than one teacher to buy gifts for and anxiety sets in as the last day before holiday break is upon us.

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Giggle Magazine’s Gift Guide for Tweens and Teens!

Need last minute gift ideas for your tweens and teens? Here is a list of awesome gifts that you tweens and teens will love! Happy Shopping! Orbit: Obstacle AvoidanceDrone $39.99, gpx.com   Micro Tetris Arcade   $19.99, Amazon Spirograph(R) Retro Deluxe $19.99, kahootz-llc.myshopify.com   Jack and Mary Cashmere Scrunchies 3/$24, jackandmarydesigns.com   Birkenstock Arizona Silver

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“Souper” Slow Cooker Favorites!

In Florida, our December weather can be a little unpredictable. But, some things that are are always reliable and delicious are slow cooker recipes! No mater if the weather outside is hot or cold, a tasty meal made in your slow cooker will make the holiday season easy! Here are two of our favorite slow

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#BossMom: Linda Davidson

As a mom, you quite literally do it all! Between working and making sure your kiddo gets to school with a matching pair of shoes, it proves to be the toughest job anyone could do. Our Giggle moms have shared with us what makes them a #BossMom, and we are all for it! Meet our

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Homemade Holiday Ornaments

Making ornaments with your children is a wonderful holiday tradition to start! These little trinkets can make great gifts for grandparents and relatives, and each year they will have a new one to add to their tree or holiday display. Our ornaments are perfect for all ages and crafting skill levels! Melted Snowman Directions: To

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Giggle Magazine’s Gift Guide for Adults!

Parent need presents, too! Check out this full gift guide for adults that will help you find the perfect gifts for your friends and family! Rebecca MyWorld Charms Bracelet $14, Clasp: $24, Charm:$29 Lang Jewelers Nespresso Barista Recipe Maker $169, nespresso.com NanoSteamer 3-in-1 Iconic Facial Steamer $36.95, puredailycare.com Ethique Body Sampler $16.50, Amazon Jane Iredale

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Giggle Staffs’ Secret Holiday Recipes!

From our Giggle family to yours, we have collected some of our staff's secret holiday recipes and we are spilling the beans just for you! May they bring you joy and full bellies this holiday season. Carmelitas submitted by Grace Downey, graphic designer INGREDIENTS 14 oz of caramels (from individual squares or a block) 1

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Giggle Magazine’s Gift Guide for Little Ones!

Need some gift ideas for your little ones? We've got you covered with this gift guide for babies, toddlers and ages 3-7! For Babies and Toddlers: BooginHead Bandana Teether Bib $10, booginhead.com BooginHead Pacipurse $7.99, booginhead.com Fridababy 3-in-1 Humidifier + Diffuser + Nightlight $49.99, fridababy.com Lullabuddy Speaker $49.50, lullabuddy.com Humpty Dumpty Nursery Rhymes Book $14.99,

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#MomHacks: Thanksgiving Hacks!

We all know that the hardest job you can have is being a mom! The days are definitely long and the years are astonishingly short and some days you might feel like you’re going through the struggles alone. But, we are here! To share in the good, the bad, and the moments when all you

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Yummy Thanksgiving Sides For The Whole Family!

You’ve got the turkey down. Now what? Check out these great sides to complete your meal. Your taste buds will thank you! Zucchini Torta Submitted by Tina Basile Ingredients: 4 dark green zucchini 3⁄4 cup grated cheese 1 cup Bisquick 2 cloves garlic 4 eggs 1⁄2 cup Wesson oil Chopped basil and parsley Ground black

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16 Black Friday Shopping Tips From a PRO

Now that you can find just about anything you want or need on the mighty web, one might think to themselves, why should I bother venturing out to shop anymore, and oh goodness, why on earth would I want to venture out on BLACK FRIDAY? Because my dear... it’s fun! No, I am not crazy.

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How Do You Properly Set The Table?

Nine out of ten dinner parties we would have, my mom would always make a little comment about how the settings on the table were wrong. Seems that she had "table setting dyslexia." "Does the fork go here, or here?" she would ask. It was always fun to approach the table to see what kind

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Gather Round: DIY Thanksgiving Place Cards

Thanksgiving is coming up and you know what that means... all the family is in town. You need to keep Uncle John away from Aunt Lisa (because they are still in a fight from summer vacation), and your two sons can't sit next to each other or else the mashed potatoes will start flying. You

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How Can You Jazz Up Your Mashed Potatoes?

Don’t settle for boring mashed potatoes this holiday season. Spice them up with flavors, textures and yummy add-ins to jazz up your holiday meal staple! After using the base mashed potato instructions at the top right, add in the following to create new and yummy recipes. Basic Mashed Potatoes: (Quantity will vary based on serving

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