My All Time Favorite Holiday Dish: Frosted Cranberry Squares

My all time FAVORITE holiday dish - Frosted Cranberry Squares. A tradition in our family! www.thirtyhandmadedays.com

When anyone in my family talks about food for the holidays, there is one dish that is a MUST HAVE.  It is not considered Thanksgiving if we don’t have Frosted Cranberry Squares on the table.   My mom has been making it for years and years and all of us look forward to it every year. I started making it to bring when we spend the holidays with Josh’s side [Read More…]

Reindeer Peanut Butter Ritz Holiday Cookies

Super easy and fun reindeer peanut butter Ritz holiday cookies | Thirty Handmade Days

I’ve seen Christmas stuff out for months and I couldn’t resist anymore.  I grabbed a few ingredients and made these super duper easy and adorably cute holiday cookies. They are so sweet but really take a small amount of work.  That’s a win in my book! They’d be perfect for a cookie exchange party and to make with your kids. I made Ritz Peanut Butter Cookies for a cookie exchange [Read More…]

Felt Ball Statement Necklace

How to make a felt ball statement necklace from Sarah of Bombshell Bling

Sarah from Bombshell Bling has a cute idea for the holidays – how to make a felt ball statement necklace!   Are you following my Holiday Bake Craft & Crochet Series? By the end of the month Skip to My Lou, Your Homebased Mom and I will have shared over 100 fabulous handmade gift tutorials. Each day be sure to visit the guest poster’s blog for a chance to win BIG! Up for [Read More…]

DIY Photo Ornaments

Adorable and easy to make Photo Ornaments from Michele of the Scrap Shoppe for Bake Craft Sew series

I’m happy to Michele from the Scrap Shoppe hanging out here today to show you how to make cute photo ornaments.  Are you following my Holiday Bake Craft & Crochet Series? By the end of the month Skip to My Lou, Your Homebased Mom and I will have shared over 100 fabulous handmade gift tutorials. Each day be sure to visit the guest poster’s blog for a chance to win [Read More…]

Vintage Bottle Brush Tree Ornament

Fabulous Vintage Bottle Brush Tree Ornament

I’m happy to have the ladies from Uncommon Designs hanging out to share their bottle brush tree Christmas ornament.  Are you following my Holiday Bake Craft & Crochet Series? By the end of the month Skip to My Lou, Your Homebased Mom and I will have shared over 100 fabulous handmade gift tutorials. Each day be sure to visit the guest poster’s blog for a chance to win BIG! Up [Read More…]

FREE Sugar & Spice Neighbor Gift Tag by Love The Day

The cutest sugar & spice tags from Lindi of Love the Day for Bake Craft Sew

Lindi from Love the Day is here to share an adorable neighbor gift tag.  I love love love it!! Are you following my Holiday Bake Craft & Crochet Series? By the end of the month Skip to My Lou, Your Homebased Mom and I will have shared over 100 fabulous handmade gift tutorials. Each day be sure to visit the guest poster’s blog for a chance to win BIG! Up [Read More…]

Hot Chocolate Kit with Printable

The perfect holiday gift - a hot chocolate kit with supplies and a printable www.thirtyhandmadedays.com

The holidays are fast approaching and I have tons of ideas to share for gifts. Today’s idea is another simple one but hopefully one you can use for friends, neighbors, teachers, or anyone! A hot chocolate kit with a cute printable. This could also be used as a coffee kit. I gathered some simple supplies that I found at the grocery store: insulated cups stirrers marshmallows hot chocolate mix International [Read More…]

DIY Holiday Gift Bags

DIY Holiday Gift Bags from Today's Creative Blog

I love being a part of the Bake, Craft, and Sew event yearly. This year, they’ve added Crochet to the mix. Something for everyone!  I’m Kim from Today’s Creative Blog and I’m a recovering gift wrap perfectionist wanna be. Because it rarely works out for me.   DIY Holiday Gift Wrap Each year I vow to create beautiful embellished wrapped Christmas gifts and every year my dreams of being ultra [Read More…]

Teacher Gift Ideas-What They Really Want!

Teacher Gift Ideas- What Teachers Really Want

Hi 30 Days Readers! I’m Allie from Miss Lovie and I have a different kind of post for you today – a master list of ideas for what teachers really want. I know this list to be accurate because while I am creator and manager of the blog, Miss Lovie, and also contribute to 30 Days, most of my time is given to teaching kindergarten!  I have been teaching for over [Read More…]

Cupcake Liner Gift Jars

Cupcake Liner Gift Jars from Simply Kierste for Bake Craft Sew

Kierste from Simply Kierste is here to share adorable cupcake liner gift jars today!   Are you following my Holiday Bake Craft & Crochet Series? By the end of the month Skip to My Lou, Your Homebased Mom and I will have shared over 100 fabulous handmade gift tutorials. Each day be sure to visit the guest poster’s blog for a chance to win BIG! Up for grabs is a [Read More…]