Printable Holiday Dot to Dots

Printable holiday dot to dots from Jonie of Just Between Friends

Jonie from Just Between Friends is here to share some cute holiday dot to dots.  The perfect kid printables!  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…]

Top Organizing Tips for Kids

Top organizing tips for kids - ways to help kids learn how to organize

They say the apple doesn’t fall far from the tree. Sadly, that is true in my kids case.  Organization doesn’t come easy for them.  But then again, does it for any kid?  (if it does, don’t tell me)  I know that they can learn how to be organized from good examples and from being taught.  It’s something we all struggle with in my home.  In an effort to get on [Read More…]

Advent Blessing Jar

Advent Blessing Jar - an alternative to the traditional advent calendar. Awesome idea for kids and families!

I’m excited to have Bethany from Vermillion Rules guest posting today on 30days. Beth is one of those people that is awesome at a lot of things. One of those things is photography.  She is teaching an online class.  You should totally sign up! I absolutely love her idea for a blessings advent instead of the standard one.  What a cool way to turn the holidays into something memorable. Like [Read More…]

Printable Chore Chart

Printable Chore List from

We’ve been talking about habits in my home lately. Good habits, bad habits and some in between. There are so many things to stay on top of that sometimes our family has a tough time with maintaining good habits – cleaning up after ourselves, doing daily chores, reading as much as we should be, etc. I’m on a mission to tackle each issue one at a time and created something [Read More…]

Thanksgiving Craft: Make a Rock Turkey

Rock Turkey Craft 3

I love setting the Thanksgiving table. One of my favorite things at the Thanksgiving table, besides you know the food, is a really cute name place card. This year, I made really cute Rock Turkey name place cards for the kids Thanksgiving table. There were so easy and fun to make.  This is also a pretty kid friendly craft. All you need is: rocks brown paint felt google eyes hot [Read More…]

Kids Activities: After School 1-2-3

Kids activities: After school 1-2-3 : fun idea to keep the chaos to a minimum after school! | Thirty Handmade Days

We’ve been in school for almost a month now and slowly have gotten back into a routine.  Somehow I thought once my kids got bigger, things would get easier.  Ha!! (all you with big kids are laughing and shaking your head right now)  In an effort to improve the after school madness, I’ve come up with a plan.  Since it’s the 10th of the month, I’ve joined with 9 other [Read More…]

Kids Printable Punch Cards

Simple idea to teach kids responsibility and to stay on task throughout the year - kids printable punch cards! | Thirty Handmade Days

Earlier this summer I created some printable punch cards with the idea to keep up with chores and spend time doing fun things besides vegging in front of the tv.   I’ve had several requests to make one that’s for year round because kids enjoyed using the punch cards over the summer. So I made these simple punch cards – 3 versions.  One has specific categories, one has a spot [Read More…]

Washi Tape Korker Bows


So I have this little problem, I have way too much washi tape. It’s true! I see a roll, like it, and then I buy it (Do any of you have the same problem?) And that’s not even the worst part, after I’ve bought it, it sits with all my washi tape rolls waiting to be used. Except that last part never happens. I have always struggled with what to [Read More…]

Printable Summer Journaling Pages

Fabulous printable summer journaling pages from Simple As That

Next up for Funner in the Summer-  Rebecca from Simple As That.  Rebecca takes the most beautiful pictures, has fabulous taste (I love her style so much!), shares printables, kids ideas, some recipes, and more.  I’m excited about these super cute summer journaling pages she created.  They are perfect! Make sure to go say hi to Rebecca. Hey there everyone! My name is Rebecca, I blog over at Simple as That [Read More…]

Kids Crafts: Straw Building

Fun Kids Crafts- straw building from A Girl and a Glue Glun

Next up for Funner in the Summer-  Kimbo from A Girl and a Glue Gun.  One thing you should know about Kimbo is that she will make you laugh, hard. And she comes up with ideas like decorating her room at SNAP with 80’s pictures of bloggers (yep – I joined in on that!).  I’m excited to have her her to share another idea. We love fun kids crafts around here.  Especially [Read More…]