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…]

Last Minute Halloween Ideas

25+ Last Minute Halloween Ideas - printables, treats, DIY and crafts, costumes and more www.thirtyhandmadedays.com

It’s hard to believe that Halloween is less than 2 weeks away! Say what?  We still have a costume to get (or make — if I’m feeling really ambitious), candy to buy and a house to get ready.  There are so many Halloween ideas circulating out there that it’s been a little overwhelming.  But I’ve found some awesome last minute projects to tackle – printables, food, crafts and DIY, and [Read More…]

25+ Emergency Preparedness Hacks

Over 25 useful and practical Emergency Preparedness Hacks - things you can do now to feel prepared www.thirtyhandmadedays.com

I grew up in California. Except for a few years in college, I have always been here. Earthquakes are part of the norm. Over the last several years there have been all kinds of natural disasters over the world. Emergency preparedness has been on my mind a lot lately. I found a lot of good, doable ideas that I thought some of you might appreciate too.  Here are over 25 [Read More…]

Organization Hacks!

Organization Hacks! Tips and tricks to an organized life via www.thirtyhandmadedays.com

People make little comments here or there all the time about organization to me.  I laugh.  Out loud.  Because anyone who really knows me and has been to my house knows that I am one of the least unorganized people.  I like creating things to share here to help other people but it’s something I’ve always ALWAYS struggled with.  So in case you ever come to visit, know that my [Read More…]

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…]

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…]

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…]

The Why, What and How- to Meal Prep Ideas

Learn the why, what and how-to's for meal prep ideas! Featuring 100 tips, tricks, recipes and more. | Thirty Handmade Days

So you’re trying to keep up with back to school, work, activities, and somehow have to fit in feeding your family… there’s got to be an easier way!   I’m here today with meal prep ideas- tips, tricks, how -to’s, best products, recipes and more.  Before you click off the page, I’m here to tell you – YOU CAN DO IT.  If I can, you can.  You don’t have to [Read More…]

10 Craft Supplies I Can’t Live Without

Top 10 Craft Supplies I Can't Live Without

My funny friend Kimbo from A Girl and a Glue Gun is celebrating her birthday this week.  I’ve joined in with 38 other bloggers to bring you a HUGE craft supplies giveaway.  Before you see what we chose, I wanted to share the top 10 Craft Supplies I Can’t Live Without!  Some of them are very inexpensive and there’s one that is more of an investment…   Check out my [Read More…]