A Holiday Series: Bake Craft Sew

Bake Craft Sew Series for the holidays - featuring a different blogger and project every day in November. www.thirtyhandmadedays.com

HAPPY HALLOWEEN friends! I hope you all have a wonderfully safe day spent with family and friends.  It still blows my mind that it will be November tomorrow!  This year I’m extra excited.  In addition to it being my favorite sister’s birthday (Happy Birthday Jess!), it is also the kick off something fun.  I have joined forces with the fabulous Cindy of Skip to My Lou and Leigh Anne from [Read More...]

Slow Cooker Meals for Busy Families

Slow Cooker Meals for busy families - a round up full of ideas to make crazy days easier. Compiled by www.thirtyhandmadedays.com

Things are about to get nuts! It’s the end of October and that means November is soon here and then December.  The last three months of the year just zoooooom by.  I have had lots of requests for slow cooker meals so I’m back for another go at it.  I gathered this round up with busy families in mind (it applies to everyone though!).  You know those days when you [Read More...]

Printables for Blessing Bags

Print out these blessing bag printables to give to the homeless. www.thirtyhandmadedays.com

I had a suggestion from someone who visits my Facebook page.  Thank you Angela! She had seen a post I shared (below) about blessing bags and suggested I make a printable to go along with it.  I had actually been thinking of doing that already so her suggestion was just the push I needed to make it happen. With Thanksgiving coming up in a few short weeks, I’m grateful for [Read More...]

Cleaning Tips for Every Day


In my dream of dreams I would have a spotless house every day. Every crevice would be clean.  Somehow that just doesn’t happen.  Lately I’ve been searching cleaning tips and found some genius stuff out there.   A lot of the ideas are collected over on my Household Tips & Ideas board.  As always, please click the link to go to the direct source for each cleaning tip. 1. The [Read More...]

The Easiest 3 Ingredient Turtle Pretzels

Super simple dessert - 3 Ingredient Turtle Pretzels www.thirtyhandmadedays.com

We’re getting close to the holidays when things move at the speed of lightning.  And also the time that treats are made and delivered.  Or just made and eaten.  Ahem.   I’m always looking for simple things to make for family and friends.  These Turtle Pretzels only have 3 ingredients and are the perfect salty/sweet/crunchy combo. Yes they have been around for a million years and you might have already [Read More...]

the Party Bunch | Week 53

Witches Brew featured at the Party Bunch

Time flies when you’re having fun! As of last week it’s been a full year of partying with us at the Party Bunch.  Thanks so much for sticking with us and visiting each week to link up and share your awesome ideas.  It’s another busy one as we prep for Halloween! (and hello where has this year gone??) Before you link up please let me introduce to you The Party [Read More...]

How Carpet Can Change Your Whole Room

My bedroom a room in progress

This post is sponsored by Mohawk Flooring. All opinions are 1 million% my own and I’m happy to be working with a company that I believe in. A couple weeks ago I shared 5 tips to save your sanity when buying new carpet because the process can be so intimidating.  Getting new carpet isn’t like going to pick out a new lipstick. It’s a big investment and something that hopefully won’t change [Read More...]

Light and Fluffy Pumpkin Dip


Is a pumpkin a vegetable or fruit?  That is the question. Well, the answer is…..pumpkin is a FRUIT!  It is a member of the gourd family and because of it’s fleshy seedy, center it is a fruit not a vegetable. Pumpkin season is in full swing! I hosted a girls night out craft night at my home the other  night and we had several pumpkin themed crafts so a pumpkin treat [Read More...]