40+ of the Best Pumpkin Recipes

40+ of the best Pumpkin Recipes

We are coming up to one of my favorite seasons…Fall! This means beautiful colors on the trees, boots & scarves and all things pumpkin! I’ve rounded up some of the best pumpkin recipes around. Some sweet. Some savory. Pumpkin recipes for every meal of the day, including desserts and beverages. Enjoy! BREAKFAST & QUICK BREADS Easy Autumn Pancakes by Yellow Bliss Road Light Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Muffins by Thirty Handmade Days Pumpkin [Read More...]

Simple Tomato Pasta

Simple Tomato Pasta at thatswhatchesaid.com

Hello everyone!  I do hope your summer has been fantastic!  I am so thrilled to announce that I added a new member to my family this past July!  He is just the most precious little guy and I am such a lucky girl to call him mine!  I post a million pictures of him and my older boys on Instagram if you ever need a baby fix, come on over [Read More...]

A Month’s Worth of After School Snacks

Over a month's worth of after school snack ideas from thiirtyhandmadedays.com

We’ve been back in school for almost a month now.  My kids have great teachers and are having an awesome year so far.  There is one guarantee every day when they get home from school.  They are famished!  They raid the pantry and fridge like they haven’t eaten in 4 years every day.    Anyone else have this problem?  I gathered some delicious looking after school snacks to share with [Read More...]

Easy Cheesy Penne Casserole

Easy cheesy penne casserole - tastes great and a healthy take on casserole www.thirtyhandmadedays.com

We’ve made a valiant effort since I’ve been back from my trip to eat more consciously.  We’ve had salads and wraps and all kinds of good stuff.  But I was missing out on a good ol’ casserole.  So I found some recipes that looked doable and delicious and got busy in the kitchen. This is an updated casserole that is a little healthier and not so heavy.  I used whole [Read More...]

Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Muffins

Secret Ingredient Chocolate Chip Banana Muffins from www.thirtyhandmadedays.com

I’ve been holding off on all things fall but since Labor Day has come and gone I can’t wait any longer.  Get ready for orange and pumpkins and leaves and boots and sweaters.  My favorite season of the year! I know it’s not technically fall yet but it’s inching closer and closer.  I’m sharing a super delicious recipe for Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Muffins.  And shhhhhh…. they have a secret ingredient. [Read More...]

It’s Dinnertime- Now What? 10 meals you can make in about 10 minutes!

It's Dinnertime - now what!? 10 minute meals to try out tonight! | Thirty Handmade Days

I’ve talked a bit about meal prep and being prepared in general lately here on 30days.    This post goes hand in hand with those ideas.  Being prepared *definitely* helps avoid the “It’s dinnertime – now what?!” thoughts every day.  But then there are days that nothing goes according to plan and you still need to eat and/or feed your family, right?  These 10 minute meals are perfect for those [Read More...]

Healthy Side Dish: Peppers & Corn Medley

Simple healthy side dish - Peppers and Corn Medley from Thirty Handmade Days

I’ve been sharing some healthier stuff around here lately (have you noticed? :)  And I’ve been busy in the kitchen testing recipes for my family in an attempt to make sure that we’re eating healthy and still eating good.  You can have both ya know?  Today’s recipe is a simple and delicious side dish.  It’s Josh’s favorite and he’s been known to lick the pan clean. As I’ve mentioned in [Read More...]

Tropical Fruit Shortcake

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Oh my! Do I have a treat for you guys today! This Tropical Fruit Shortcake will make your taste buds sing. Homemade flaky and light shortcakes that are made with coconut oil to give them a sweet and exotic flavor. A tropical fresh fruit topping that is beautiful and delicious. All topped off with whipped cream. What’s not to love? Let’s start with the shortcake. In a bowl, combine 2 cups [Read More...]

Honey Mustard Baked Chicken

Simple Honey Mustard Baked Chicken from Thirty Handmade Days

While away at Fitness Ridge, I heard over and over again to simplify. It stuck with me. I’ve been meal prepping and simplifying everything that I can.  I also have altered the way we eat.  Less casseroles, more straight protein and vegetables.  Today’s Honey Mustard Baked Chicken takes no time to make and tastes great. The bonus is that you only need a few ingredients to whip this up! They are [Read More...]

Easy Roasted Vegetables + Amazing Giveaway

One easy way to make roasted vegetables and fall in love with them! | Thirty Handmade Days

Buckle in, it’s going to be a long one.  But if you make it to the end, it’ll be worth it.  Promise!! I’m an all or nothing kind of girl.  I always have been.  That has it’s advantages for sure but can also be a bad thing.  When I make up my mind on something I push myself until I get it done.  I like proving people wrong.  When I [Read More...]