Light and Fluffy Pumpkin Dip


Is a pumpkin a vegetable or fruit?  That is the question. Well, the answer is…..pumpkin is a FRUIT!  It is a member of the gourd family and because of it’s fleshy seedy, center it is a fruit not a vegetable. Pumpkin season is in full swing! I hosted a girls night out craft night at my home the other  night and we had several pumpkin themed crafts so a pumpkin treat [Read More…]

4 Ingredient Baked Zucchini Sticks + Dipping Sauces

Baked Zucchini Sticks - a healthy take on a delicious side dish or appetizer. | Thirty Handmade Days

When I was a kid I couldn’t stand zucchini. I actually didn’t love most vegetables. My Mom would make them for a side dish and I’d choke them down. I’m not sure when it happened but I fell in love and now I make them for my family a lot. Today’s recipe is a super easy, 4 ingredient one. It could be eaten as a side dish or an appetizer [Read More…]

Citrus Fruit Dip

Light & fluffy amazingly delicious Citrus Fruit Dip - This is sooo good. Must try! | Thirty Handmade Days

On Friday I hosted a Cricut Workshop to introduce some of my Queen Bee Market vendors and friends to the new Explore.   More on that later.  But it was a fun night hanging out, crafting with a few treats.  My Mom helped get the food ready and this fruit dip with the hit of the night.  Thanks Mom!  It’s easy to whip up but tastes so good and is perfect [Read More…]

Over 50 Game Day Recipes – Appetizers + Sweets

Over 50 Game Day Recipes- appetizers and sweets! Something for everyone. Round up from

Are you ready for some football? Our home roots for the Pittsburgh Steelers… so um, yeah, we had a rough year rooting.  But that doesn’t mean that we can’t enjoy the commercials and the food this weekend.  I rounded up some awesome game day recipes- both appetizers and sweets.  Who wants the salty without the sweet?  Not me.  Feast your eyes on all this goodness: I have broken all the [Read More…]

Orangesicle Fruit Dip

4 Ingredient Fruit Dip- simple and delicious fruit dip using only 4 ingredients from bebe a la mode via

Happy New Year friends! I don’t know about you, but after all the heavy foods I consumed over the last month, I’m ready for something a bit lighter. Orangesicle Fruit Dip is the answer.   This dip is light & fluffy and is perfect for parties and showers.  I even put it in the kids’ lunches. The best part? It only has 4 ingredients and can be whipped up in [Read More…]

Over 30 Irresistable Savory Appetizers

Over 30 Savory Appetizer Round Up from

The countdown is on for football season at our house. (Go Steelers!) Which means, bring on the appetizers!  I’ve gathered some irresistible savory appetizers: Looking for something to make? I’ve got you covered. Click each link to be taken to the recipe and pin from there. Thanks! The Best Fried Zucchini Recipe from Lil Luna Cheesy Artichoke Bread Cheesecake Factory Avocado Rolls from Lil Luna Jalapeno Popper Dip from My [Read More…]

Classic Guacamole

Classic Guacamole

Happy June everyone! I’m excited to share my guacamole recipe with you today. It’s a family favorite. It’s classic. No fancy or exotic ingredients, just simple goodness! With all the BBQ’s and summer events coming up, this is a recipe you’ll want to have on hand. Start with 4 avocados, cut in half and remove pit.  Scoop avocado into a medium bowl. Add 2 tablespoons of lime juice (about 1/2 [Read More…]

Easy Homemade Bruschetta

Hi there 30 Handmade Days Friends!! Kristyn from Lil’ Luna here. I’m so excited to be doing a guest post for Mique. I just love this girl and am so happy to be here on her blog today. Wouldn’t you agree that everything Mique does is just too darn cute?! I would say so! Well, today I am going to be sharing with a super easy and quick appetizer idea. [Read More…]

Super Bowl Appetizer: Easy Cheesy Artichoke Bread

Cheesy Artichoke Bread- perfect for a SuperBowl party!

The Super Bowl is this weekend! And while my Dad’s (Bay Area) family will be cheering on the 49ers (go 9ers!), I will be hanging out by the food.  I tested out a new easy idea I had from combining a few different recipes and love how it turned out. This literally takes 5 minutes to whip up and 10 minutes in the oven.  And let me tell you, it’s [Read More…]

Creamy Caramel Dip

Apple Carame Dip

After a busy fall, I’m finally feeling back to (sorta) normal and that translates to more cooking and baking. Just in time for the holidays! My mom makes divine caramel apple dip (I’ll have to share that recipe sometime- ok Mom?) but I made a different version. This version is fluffy and creamy. I used an ingredient I don’t normally use- International Delight creamer. Silly me- it never occurred to [Read More…]