Back To School Teacher Gift (and printable)

Back To School Teacher Gift Pink

It is that time of year again. Back to school time. Oh I am so excited! I am mostly excited because I love school supplies and I love creating teacher gifts. Last year I welcomed our teachers back to school with this Excited for an INKcredible Year and this I’m a Teacher. What’s Your SuperPOWER gifts. This year’s Back To School Teacher Gift was inspired by walking the school supply [Read More…]

You Rule! Happy Back to School Printable

You rule! Happy Back to school printable from

Some of my kids go back to school this week! In some ways it feels like the summer has flown by. In others, I think we’re all ready to get back to some structure.  I created a cute little back to school treat and printable to add to a lunch box, give to a teacher, have for when kids come home…whatever you want!   It also happens to be the [Read More…]

Recycled Bottle Backpack Tags

Recycled Bottle Backpack Tags | Thirty Handmade Days

Over the last several months I’ve shared lots of recipes using International Delights products. Which means I have a lot of ID bottles. I was going to throw them away but then thought I could use them for a quick little back to school project: Recycled Bottle Backpack Tags. It only took a few minutes and this is something you can easily get your kids involved in. They will love [Read More…]

If You Give a Teacher a Cookie… Back to School Printable

If you give a teacher a cookie back to school printable | Thirty Handmade Days

Forget apples! Cookies are so much better.  Am I right?  (ok apples are great too)  With back to school coming up I created a simple little tag to add for a first day of school treat. We are super duper appreciative for teachers in my family.  We’ve had our ups and downs but have felt very fortunate to have had some amazing educators for my three.  They make such a [Read More…]

Kid Approved Lunch Box + Snack Ideas

Kid approved lunch box and snack ideas

There’s been some chatter about back to school around here. I know some of you are still on break for awhile but my kids go back in under two weeks so we’re finishing up the last minute prep. Today’s post focuses on kid approved lunch box and snack ideas! I hope to help inspire some new lunches and also encourage kids to make healthy choices too. Ok so you don’t [Read More…]

Printable Lyric Lunch Box Notes

Printable Lunch Box Notes using popular song lyrics

I’m not sure when I started loving music?  But I love love love it.   My kids have inherited that love of music in a major way.  In the car they shout out the name of the song and artist of every song.   It’s cute until they fight over saying it first.  Lately there have been some fun song lyrics.  I thought my kids would get a kick out of [Read More…]

Protein-Packed Breakfast Burritos


For us, in our neck of the woods, school started this week. While I’m ready for more of a routine, our mornings are crazy…get dressed, brush your teeth, grab your backpack, don’t be late for the carpool. You know the drill. And oh, yeah! Breakfast! In an attempt to make sure my kiddos have a healthy breakfast before heading out the door and that our mornings run as smoothly as [Read More…]

Pity Party 154 featuring Back To School Posts

Back to school ideas featured on

Happy Friday! Welcome to my weekly linky party. At last week’s Pity Party there was a little bit of everything but I’m featuring back to school. I know some kids started school weeks ago and I still have one at home….Others don’t start until after Labor Day.  So if you’ve already started, keep these ideas on file for next year. Thanks for taking the time to link up. I join [Read More…]

Super Fun Back to School Party

Back to School Party

This post is sponsored by OshKosh B’gosh. All opinions are 1 million% my own and I’m happy to be working with a company I believe in. Summer is winding down with two of my three kids back in school.  Before they lined up backpacks, new clothes and lunchboxes, we were able to host a back to school party with a little help from OshKosh B’gosh and the cutest package full [Read More…]