Sponsor Spotlight: The Rusted Chain {+giveaway}

Congrats to #11- Emerzim, you win! I’m suuuuper excited to introduce another sponsor. Say hello to Beki from the Rusted Chain. Not only are her designs fantastic, I also love reading her blog. Her tweets on Twitter are a crack up and her Facebook page is awesome as well. Pretty much, Beki is a gem all around. Here are some of my latest favorites from the Rusted Chain: Perfect gift [Read More...]

Up this week

Image found via Little Beautiful Happenings This week is jam packed!Hope you’ll join in…….. Monday: Sponsor Spotlight Tuesday: Linking up to Get Your Craft On at TCBWednesday: Announce winner of Silhouette packThursday: Craft tutorial round upFriday: Pity Party andQUEEN BEE MARKETSaturday: QUEEN BEE MARKETBlog Facebook TwitterWe have two fun giveaways on QBM blog:Tiny Pumpkins personalized piggy bank & Joyful Joyful Blessed banner Leave me a comment if you plan on [Read More...]

Reminds me of fall

First- thanks so much for the birthday thoughts yesterday- spent the day shopping alone and soaked up phone calls, Facebook and tweet comments. (and a few fun gifts too :) If you live in Southern California like me, you are far from feeling fall-like. It’s been 90 degrees all week. 90 in Nov? Craziness! But I found these cute ideas and had to share. Chili & cornbread in a jarand [Read More...]

Happy birthday to…..you?

Congrats to #75- Ashley Mason- you win!! Today happens to be my birthday(yep Jess and I have birthdays 2 days apart)so why not celebrate with a gift to you? The Giveaway:Silhouette is giving away a $50 Bundle Package: 2 Heat Transfer rolls- yellow & white, smooth1 tattoo pack1 magnet sheetHave I mentioned how much I love my Silhouette?Because I soooooo do! But for these cool products,you don’t even need to [Read More...]

Birthday Bubbles

Since it was my sis’ birthday I decided to make cupcake word bubble picks. If only we didn’t live a few states away from each other! I made them in her favorite colors- mustard yellow and gray with a turquoise blue and cranberry red (though the pictures are reading differently, sorry about that!). I had every intention of making (and eating!) cupcakes in Jess’ honortoday but just couldn’t find the [Read More...]

Hip hip hooray!

See this cute little girl? She grew up to be this cute big girl: photo by the amazing Becky Earl and she happens to be celebrating her birthday today!!Go wish my little sis a happy happy day!Loooooove you Lupdy. xoxo The adorable Kami asked me to guest post today, stop by and say hi: Also today is the last day to get 15% off your entire order at Doodle Bugs- [Read More...]

Pity Party 10

Seriously cutest pic from Rachel on A Beautiful Mess If you are new to 30days(Hi- Welcome!)I host a Pity Party to link up to each week. The rules:*Link to a specific post, not your blog in general.*No shops or products please.(They will be deleted. Sorry about that.)*Be creative-could be a craft, tutorial, recipe,anything you want. Grab a button:Copy and paste the following code: <center><a href=”http://www.thirtyhandmadedays.com/search/label/Pity%20Party”><img src=”http://i195.photobucket.com/albums/z51/miquepro/pitypartybutton.jpg” /></a></center> Or if you [Read More...]

Guess what time it is?

#38- Becca – winner, winner, winner! Yep. DownEast Basics review time. Woo hoo! Hopefully you’re not tired of me talking about DownEast. By now you know that I love their cute dresses, swear by their camis and tees and everything in between. Not only are they adorable but soooo affordable. This time I got the Two to Tango dress: Again, it fits well and is flattering to a curvy body [Read More...]

Wordless Wednesday: Busy edition

This picture sums up my life right now:lots of chaos, color and excitement. I’m linking up to Julie’s Wordless Wednesday. With a few p.s.’s:- Tomorrow I pick the winner forMakia Creations’ 3 kit giveaway.Enter now if you haven’t. -If you’re a Joy’s Hope fan,Julie is giving away 2 JOY signs onour Queen Bee Market blog. -And there’s a new giveawayfrom Paisley Mill over there too. -I may have something fun [Read More...]

Couldn’t get any easier

I pinky swear promise that I will not keep taking horrid pictures at night. When you’re in a pinch and need a crowd pleaser, these do the trick. I think they are right up there with toffee crack (Julie try them and let me know!).Here’s what you need:Ritz Crackerspeanut butterchocolate bark (I used both semi sweet and white)And here are the easiest directions known to (wo)man:Sandwich 1 teaspoon peanut butter [Read More...]