End of the Year Recap + a Blog Hop and Giveaway

2013 has almost come to a close and I’m relieved to be starting anew in a couple of days! It’s time for the annual End of the Year Recap.  This time I’ve joined a few blog friends that you can hop hop hop to check out what their top posts were too.  As a little added incentive (and to say thank you for sticking with 30days over the last year), I have a giveaway below.
Top Posts from the Year 2013 from www.thirtyhandmadedays.com with $50 gift card giveaway

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Top Posts from 2013 from 30daysblog - www.thirtyhandmadedays.com

10. Random Acts of Kindness Summer List
9.  Holiday Mini Binders
8. Post It Note Grids
7.  Dirty Diet Coke Kit
6.  Frozen Peppermint Pie
5. Chicken Tortilla Bake
4. Accountability Binder
3. School Binder
2. Printables Page (did you know I have one!? All my printables in one spot!)
1.  Make  a Family Binder

Once again I had fun looking over what you, my sweet readers, gravitated towards.   It looks like printables are the winner! Especially all of the binders.  I have a few more binder ideas to tackle and will share with you here as soon as I do.

I also had contributors back for another year here.  THANK YOU to Brittany, Leigh Anne, Salty Bison and Allie for providing awesome content once a month in 2013.  You girls are the best!  Check out their top viewed posts and then make sure to visit them on their sites:

 photo gingerbreadcookiemix_1_zps1cc1ac63.jpgGingerbread Cookie Mix from Brittany of bebe a la mode
faux subway tile tutorial
Faux Subway Tiles from Salty Bison
cinnamon butter cookies
Cinnamon Butter Cookies from Leigh Anne of Your Homebased Mom
Color Block Chunky Bead Necklace
Color Block Chunky Bead Necklace from Allie of Miss Lovey
 I am looking for additional contributors on 30days for 2014!!
Call for contributors for 2014 from www.thirtyhandmadedays.com
If you said yes to all those questions,  fill out this contributor form.   I will have the application open through the next week and making decisions quickly.  Thank you for your interest!

Ok…on with the giveaway:
As a little thank you, I’m giving away a $50 gift card of your choice:
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Ready to be inspired even more?  Check out my blog friends who did their top 10 posts as well.  And they all have giveaways too.  Woohoo!

1. Thirty Handmade Days That’s me!!
2. Or so she says…
3. Your Homebased Mom
4. Lolly Jane
5. Capturing Joy with Kristen Duke
6. Simply Kierste
7. Somewhat Simple
8. Is This Really My Life?
9. Landeelu
10. Paging Supermom
11. What’s Cooking with Ruthie
12. Babes in Hairland
13. Simple As That
14. The Crafting Chicks
15. It’s Overflowing
16. Lemon Tree Dwelling

Hi- I'm Mique (as in Mickey). I started 30days as an idea file a few years ago. After three years and hundreds of ideas, I now realize that I'll never check them all off my list. When I'm not creating, I love spending time with family and friends and long drives, especially if they end at the beach.


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  3. Lynne says

    I like recipes! Especially those that don’t use exotic ingredients. As far as the weather goes….we are waiting for a big snowstorm here!

  4. says

    I’d personally like to see more gift type tags for food items on holidays, it seems I am always looking for cute gift tags to attach to food gifts.

  5. says

    Love your blog! Been following for years :) I love all of the printables you offer for your readers-the organization ones I find really helpful, and I love the cute quote ones, like the Dr. Pepper one :)

  6. Kalli says

    I know this is a tricky request, but I’d love to see some gluten free recipes. One of our daughters has a sensitivity so we’re giving GF a go!

  7. says

    You’ve inspired me to get things organized again. Ever since we moved I’ve struggled with getting things decluttered. I love all of your printable too! Great blog!!!

    Amie Engels

  8. Virginia says

    I really love the printables. I am a teacher and enjoy the quotes and the printables that can be used with kids (like the New Year Resolution/ Recap page you just shared). Thanks for some fun and inspiring goodies!

  9. Jeannie D says

    Your printables are delightful! I especially like the ROAK cards…lovely idea. I also like the labels and gift tags…You can never make too many in my opinion! Love your blog…Cheers!

  10. LisaJQ says

    I love the printables and binders – especially ones that have to do with organizing or simplifying

  11. Heidi Tracy says

    I had pinned several of your ideas before knowing about your blog!! Your printables are adorable. Keep those coming! :) and thank you for your hard work and sharing your talents with us!

  12. Chad Whiting says

    I can never find enough quotes in printables, would love to see more and by the way the weather is beautiful here for the past two days nice and sunny and about 40 degrees which is a 20 degree increase!