Simple Side Dish: Creamed Peas

Simple side dish: Creamed Peas using 5 ingredients you most likely have on hand. So delicious! | Thirty Handmade Days

I usually post desserts or simple main dishes but I’m switching things up with a side dish.  They are the hardest for me.  I feel good when I get dinner on the table at the same time every night.  And let’s get real- that doesn’t happen always.   But when I am really on top of my game, I have a good side to go along with the main dish. [Read More...]

Pistachio Bundt Cake with Cream Cheese Glaze

Light & delicious Pistachio Bundt Cake with Cream Cheese Glaze | Thirty Handmade Days

I keep talking about my favorite flavors and today is no different.  I LOVE pistachio flavored everything.  My family grew up by the beach and my Mom often brought pistachios to the beach with us.  I have always loved them but as an adult I love them even more. Today’s recipe is unbelievably easy to make.  And honestly if you aren’t a pistachio fan, you could make this and substitute [Read More...]

5 Ingredient Blackberry Jam Bars

Super delicious and only 5 ingredients- these Blackberry Jam Bars are so simple to make! | Thirty Handmade Days

5 ingredients.  Pie like. Taste great. Need I say more?  These Blackberry Jam Bars are a winner.  With only five ingredients (and one that can change to whatever you like), you most likely have them on hand like I did! I made these for an after school snack and my youngest was so excited to eat them.  He had no idea that they were that easy to make.  Although– I should’ve [Read More...]

Coconut Cupcakes with Malted Buttercream Frosting

Coconut Cupcakes with Malted Buttercream Frosting

These sweet little nest cupcakes are a combination of a few of my favorite things…coconut and malt balls. Or as they’re known this time of year: Robin Eggs. These semi-homemade cupcakes are simple, yummy and perfect for Easter! Start with a white cake mix. Mix in 3 egg whites, 1/3 cup oil, 1 1/4 cup water and 2 teaspoons coconut extract. Mix well. Then add in 3/4 cup sweetened, shredded [Read More...]

Marble Cheesecake Brownies

Make these amazing Marble Cheesecake Brownies and blow everyone away! from Thirty Handmade Days

What can I say about these? They are delicious and simple and a fun take on regular brownies. I love cheesecake.  So it’s a natural fit, right? I found this recipe in another church cookbook.  Have I mentioned that I collect old cookbooks and church cookbooks?  Because I honestly think they have the best recipes in them.  I grabbed a Campbell’s cookbook from the 70′s the other day and can’t [Read More...]

Melt In Your Mouth Cheddar Biscuits

Melt In Your Mouth Cheddar Biscuits- these biscuits are amazing! And simple to make. | Thirty Handmade Days

I was craving biscuits the other day (totally normal right?) and looked up recipes online.  But I didn’t have exactly the right ingredients for the recipe so I fudged a little, hoping they would turn out.  And they did! Woohoo.  I love when that happens.  These Cheddar Biscuits with garlic melt in your mouth.  It’s hard to stop at just one. I’m pretty sure you already have the ingredients you [Read More...]

Apricot Crumb Bars

Amazingly delicious Apricot Crumb Bars- must try recipe! So good and easy to make | Thirty Handmade Days

I posted some salad recipes and now back to my true love- bars.  I’m not sure what it is but bar recipes are my go to.  Most of the time they can be made quickly and they usually turn out awesome! I’ve only had a few not turn out great.  Low risk is my type of baking.  What could be more perfect for spring than Apricot Crumb Bars?  Not much. [Read More...]

Must Try Salads That Are Perfect for Spring

Amazing round up of must try Salad Recipes for spring! | Thirty Handmade Days

If you follow me on Pinterest, you might have noticed that I’ve been pinning a lot of two things- desserts (always) and salads.  For some reason when spring hits, salads just feel right.  Now if only I could convince the rest of my family…… Here are some of the best looking salads around that I have tried or that are on my list to try: NO MEAT SALADS Mediterranean Chopped [Read More...]