Printable Mother’s Day Sheets

Fun fill in the blank Mother's Day Printable

There’s nothing to put things into perspective quite like a seven year old’s impression of you. With Mother’s Day coming up, I designed a fill-in printable to be used for moms and grandmas. Have you ever thought about what you’d like for your kids and grandkids to remember you by? Will they remember you making dinner? Playing games? Reading books? I have thought about this many times over. I’ve realized [Read More...]

Potato Chip Cookies

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I love making cookies. They are pure comfort food to me.  There are just some days where the only thing that will make it better is a batch of homemade cookies.  Ever had one of those days??  Besides making and eating cookies, one of my favorite things to do is to put something into the cookies that you wouldn’t expect.  Remember those caramel corn cookies I shared a while back?? [Read More...]

The Practical Bridal Shower Gift (that I wish I would’ve received) …

the Practical Bridal Shower (or Wedding) Gift -- what I wish I would've received! Printable tag included | Thirty Handmade Days

With spring comes warmer weather, graduations and weddings.   With weddings come the bridal shower and gifts and all of that fun stuff.  This idea is a practical one.   One that not every bride might appreciate as much as cookware or something frilly.  But that will come in handy and useful without a doubt.  She (or they) will use it often and probably thank you for it later. Josh and I [Read More...]

What Easter Really Means to Me

Printable Easter Quote | Thirty Handmade Days

With all of the eggs, bunnies, and carrot projects and yummy recipes being shared, I wanted to take today and focus on the real reason for Easter.  Sure my kids look cute in their coordinating church clothes and I’m excited to eat a good meal later today… but Easter is so much more than all the fluff. This fall as I watched my Dad take his last breath, I *knew* [Read More...]

Printable Easter Cartons

Fun Egg Carton printables for the spring and Easter | Thirty Handmade Days

It’s here! This weekend we will celebrate Easter- something that means the world to me and to my family.  We go to church dressed up every week, but this week it’ll be a little fancier and a little more matching. I’ve shared several ideas for treats and gifts.  To round it out I have these simple carton printables. When I was at Target recently I saw several cartons for variations [Read More...]

The Party Bunch | Week 25

Bicycle Wheel Calendar from Thistlewood Farms featured at the Party Bunch

This is it- just a couple days until we celebrate Easter. Feel free to link up your Easter ideas to be featured and I’m assuming we’ll start seeing a bunch of teacher appreciation and Mother’s Day ideas here soon too. You still have time to get some gifts/treats done for this weekend, check out these last minute ideas and worksheet set. Amy from The Idea Room, Mique from 30 Handmade [Read More...]

Simple Side Dish: Creamed Peas

Simple side dish: Creamed Peas using 5 ingredients you most likely have on hand. So delicious! | Thirty Handmade Days

I usually post desserts or simple main dishes but I’m switching things up with a side dish.  They are the hardest for me.  I feel good when I get dinner on the table at the same time every night.  And let’s get real- that doesn’t happen always.   But when I am really on top of my game, I have a good side to go along with the main dish. [Read More...]

5 Ways to Make Mom Feel Special on Mother’s Day

5 Ways to Make Mom Feel Special on Mother's Day - tips to make her holiday special! | Thirty Handmade Days

This blog post was written as a part of my collaboration with eBay. We’re not quite to Easter yet but Mother’s Day is fast approaching.  It always stresses me out a little.  It’s two-fold- a special day for me as a mother and what in the world do I get my own Mom and Mother-in-law to make them feel extra special?! Listen carefully to your Mom for gifts that she [Read More...]

Handmade Sewn Birthday Cards

Handmade Sewn Birthday Cards-Miss Lovie for Thirty Days

Hi 30 Days readers! Today I’m here with an easy tutorial for making your own birthday cards. These Handmade Sewn Birthday Cards are so simple and versatile that they could be made for a friend, family member, or even a child! And it’s a great scrap-busting project and uses materials you probably have in your craft room already!  I fell like greeting cards are some of the most over-rated and [Read More...]

Simple Printable Easter Worksheets

Printable Easter Worksheets - print and have kids fill in! | Thirty Handmade Days

Hopefully you’re not tired of Easter ideas.. I have just a couple more simple, last minute ones to share. Like these easy worksheets. Similar to the New Year’s Eve printable that I did and others that I’ve made for holidays.  Have your kids, students, grandkids color and fill these out.  Just a little something for them to do while you’re prepping dinner or during Spring Break this week or whenever [Read More...]