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...]

Printable Calendars for 2015

Updated Printable Calendars to coordinate with binders from

I thought I was doing okay last year when I got the 2014 calendars up before the end of the new year.  Imagine my surprise when I’ve gotten comments and emails for the updated 2015 calendars.  You all are way more on top of your game than I am.  I’m just trying to get through this week right now.  But I’m happy to provide them early if you want to [Read More...]

Last Minute Halloween Ideas

25+ Last Minute Halloween Ideas - printables, treats, DIY and crafts, costumes and more

It’s hard to believe that Halloween is less than 2 weeks away! Say what?  We still have a costume to get (or make — if I’m feeling really ambitious), candy to buy and a house to get ready.  There are so many Halloween ideas circulating out there that it’s been a little overwhelming.  But I’ve found some awesome last minute projects to tackle – printables, food, crafts and DIY, and [Read More...]

Frosted Orange Cookies

Super duper tasty Frosted Orange Cookies - a family favorite for years and years!

There are several recipes that remind me of home and this is one of my favorites.  I love love citrus flavored things and these Frosted Orange Cookies are the perfect balance of light, fluffy and sweet.  I don’t make them often enough and every time I do, I wonder why it’s been so long since the last time.   Give them a try and let me know what you think! [Read More...]

the Party Bunch Week 52

Round Cork Coaster Tutorial featured on the Party Bunch

It finally feels like fall here (yay for cooler temps) and I’m ready for some soup, boots and sweaters.  The Halloween, holiday, and fall posts have me all kinds of happy.  I can’t wait to see what you all link up this week!  Before you link up please let me introduce to you The Party Bunch: Amy from The Idea Room, Mique from 30 Handmade Days, Heather from Whipperberry and [Read More...]

25+ Emergency Preparedness Hacks

Over 25 useful and practical Emergency Preparedness Hacks - things you can do now to feel prepared

I grew up in California. Except for a few years in college, I have always been here. Earthquakes are part of the norm. Over the last several years there have been all kinds of natural disasters over the world. Emergency preparedness has been on my mind a lot lately. I found a lot of good, doable ideas that I thought some of you might appreciate too.  Here are over 25 [Read More...]

Halloween Water Bottle Labels

Free Halloween Water Bottle Labels at

Hello again!  I’m so happy to be back this month to share these super cute FREE Halloween Water Bottle Labels with you all!  I absolutely adore Halloween and these labels can be used for so much more than just water bottles! I am always trying to get my kids to drink more water and less sweet drinks.  One way I found that really helped was making these super cute water [Read More...]

Easy Halloween Bat Napkin Rings

Bat Napkin Rings for Halloween-Miss Lovie for Thirty Handmade Days

Hi 30 Days readers! I’m Allie from Miss Lovie. I’m back today with a very quick craft for you for the upcoming holiday, Easy Halloween Bat Napkin Rings! These are super easy to make and would be the perfect addition to any Halloween dinner party table, party decoration, or just your dinner table for the month of October! You can make them in an hour or two and your table will [Read More...]

Caramel Apple Kit with Printable Tags

Whip up this caramel apple kit to deliver to friends and family for a treat!

I can’t stop.  Won’t stop.  Kit making.  It’s too much fun! Today’s idea is a Caramel Apple Kit and comes with a free printable tag.  Who wouldn’t want to receive this cute little package just for fun? To make it gather this supplies: (Affiliate links are below – If you purchase a product through an affiliate link, your cost will be the same but I will receive a small commission. Thank [Read More...]