Kids Crafts: Straw Building

Fun Kids Crafts- straw building from A Girl and a Glue Glun

Next up for Funner in the Summer-  Kimbo from A Girl and a Glue Gun.  One thing you should know about Kimbo is that she will make you laugh, hard. And she comes up with ideas like decorating her room at SNAP with 80′s pictures of bloggers (yep – I joined in on that!).  I’m excited to have her her to share another idea. We love fun kids crafts around here.  Especially [Read More...]

Back To School Teacher Gift (and printable)

Back To School Teacher Gift Pink

It is that time of year again. Back to school time. Oh I am so excited! I am mostly excited because I love school supplies and I love creating teacher gifts. Last year I welcomed our teachers back to school with this Excited for an INKcredible Year and this I’m a Teacher. What’s Your SuperPOWER gifts. This year’s Back To School Teacher Gift was inspired by walking the school supply [Read More...]

You Rule! Happy Back to School Printable

You rule! Happy Back to school printable from

Some of my kids go back to school this week! In some ways it feels like the summer has flown by. In others, I think we’re all ready to get back to some structure.  I created a cute little back to school treat and printable to add to a lunch box, give to a teacher, have for when kids come home…whatever you want!   It also happens to be the [Read More...]

Recycled Bottle Backpack Tags

Recycled Bottle Backpack Tags | Thirty Handmade Days

Over the last several months I’ve shared lots of recipes using International Delights products. Which means I have a lot of ID bottles. I was going to throw them away but then thought I could use them for a quick little back to school project: Recycled Bottle Backpack Tags. It only took a few minutes and this is something you can easily get your kids involved in. They will love [Read More...]

the Party Bunch | Week 42

Princess party favors featured at the Party Bunch

Hello from beautiful Southern Utah! I’m away at Fitness Ridge to refocus after a crazy year.  We’ve been busy with 6am hikes, lectures, classes and food.  It’s been incredible and I can’t wait to tell you more about it! This week we have some fun features for you! Before you link up please let me introduce to you The Party Bunch! Amy from The Idea Room, Mique from 30 Handmade Days, [Read More...]

Watermelon Lemonade

Delicious watermelon lemonade from Chrissy at the Taylor House

Next up for Funner in the Summer-  Chrissy from the Taylor House.  This drink looks amazing! I’m excited to try it out with my family because I love watermelon.  Yum! I haven’t had the chance to meet Chrissy in person yet (hopefully soon!) but we’ve connected over the last several months and I love her blog.  She has some of the most beautiful recipes.  Thanks for sharing today Chrissy! Make sure to [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...]

Printable Letter Cards

Printable letter cards from Vanessa of Our Thrifty Ideas

Next up for Funner in the Summer-  Vanessa from Our Thrifty Ideas.  Her idea for today is practical and cute- my favorite combination.  With school coming up so soon (some kids already back in school), this is the perfect activity to do with them.  Check out Vanessa’s site for a little bit of everything: recipes, printables, kid ideas and more.  Stop by and say hi! Hey guys, it’s Vanessa from Our [Read More...]

Monogram Crinkle Taggie Baby Toy

Monogram Crinkle Taggie Baby Toy

  Hi 30 Days readers! I’m Allie from Miss Lovie  and today I’m sharing this super easy and perfect baby gift, the Monogram Crinkle Taggie Baby Toy. I made one of these for my niece and blogged about it here, but didn’t write a tutorial for it at the time. When a couple of my friends had new babies I used that opportunity to make a few more, but this time [Read More...]

If You Give a Teacher a Cookie… Back to School Printable

If you give a teacher a cookie back to school printable | Thirty Handmade Days

Forget apples! Cookies are so much better.  Am I right?  (ok apples are great too)  With back to school coming up I created a simple little tag to add for a first day of school treat. We are super duper appreciative for teachers in my family.  We’ve had our ups and downs but have felt very fortunate to have had some amazing educators for my three.  They make such a [Read More...]