Polka Dot Pumpkins

Make your own Polka Dot Pumpkins www.thirtyhandmadedays.com

This post  is sponsored by Dremel®.  All opinions are 1 million% my own and I’m happy to be working with a company I believe in about an important topic.  With the changing of the season, I look forward to all things pumpkin the most. (Ok maybe I look forward to sweaters and boot wearing)  I thought it would be fun to make an alternative looking pumpkin.  This is what I [Read More...]

Fun Teen/Adult Halloween Costume: DIY Instagram Board

Simple and fun Halloween Costume for Teens/Adults - DIY Instagram | Thirty Handmade Days

I’m excited to share a simple but fun teen or adult Halloween costume idea along with over 80 other costume ideas.  It’s pretty much your one stop DIY Halloween costume shop.  How awesome is that? It’s crazy to me that I now only have one young trick or treater, my youngest who is 8 years old.  My middle child has declared she won’t be going this year since she’s now [Read More...]

the Party Bunch | Week 49


Thank goodness it’s Friday! What a horrible week.  Good thing we get to start a new week soon.  I hope yours has been wonderful.  It’s time to see what caught our eyes from last week’s link up: Before you link up please let me introduce to you The Party Bunch! Amy from The Idea Room, Mique from 30 Handmade Days, Heather from Whipperberry and Desiree from The 36th Avenue want [Read More...]

Giant Halloween Poster

Giant Halloween Poster - learn how to make this easy Halloween decor

Halloween is just around the corner. How do you like to decorate for Halloween? I like to keep it simple and affordable. My Halloween decorations also focus a lot on black and white, with hints of orange. My new favorite Halloween decoration is this Giant Halloween Poster. This poster is so easy to make. SO easy. First snap a picture of your resident ghost. Then all you need to do [Read More...]

DIY Pom Pom Dog Collar

DIY Pom Pom Dog Collar- make your dog feel extra cute with this simple DIY.

This post is sponsored by NexGard.  All opinions are 150% my own.  I talk about my family members but have failed to mention an important part-   our dog Shortcake.  “Shorty” got a little makeover in the collar and I thought I’d share how I made it for all of my animal loving friends. But first a little background: Josh grew up with lots of animals.  They had pigs, a cow, [Read More...]

the Party Bunch | Week 48

Giant Photo Wall from Tidy Mom

Home again, home again jiggity jig! I had a wonderful week away in Kauai but am happy to be back to the chaos I call home.  I hope your week has been peaceful and relaxing and COOL (it’s so hot here in CA!).  This week we had some fun link ups.  It’s starting to look like fall in the links.  Even if it’s 100+ degrees here. Before you link up [Read More...]

the Party Bunch | Week 47

Cute girls room from Lolly Jane featured at the Party Bunch

Greetings from my happy place- Kauai! I’m away on a girls trip with my Mom, sister and sister-in-law for a little sun and fun.  After this crazy year, I’m super appreciative for the time to get away and relax.  I hope you’ve had a fabulous week.  On to today’s features.. Before you link up please let me introduce to you The Party Bunch! Amy from The Idea Room, Mique from [Read More...]

the Party Bunch | Week 46

Fun snack + bag featured at the Party Bunch

Hip hip hooray! It’s Friday.  What a week! (I think I say that every week)  We went away for the long weekend and had a great time with friends but it’s been go go go ever since.  I’m excited to share some of our favorite links from last week’s party.. Before you link up please let me introduce to you The Party Bunch! Amy from The Idea Room, Mique from [Read More...]

the Party Bunch | Week 45

Latittude & Longitude Sign featured at the Party Bunch

Welcome back for another fun Party Bunch! I look forward to seeing what everyone links up each week (and hope you do too!). Before I get to the new features this week I want to remind you that the Fitness Ridge giveaway is almost up! So go go go and enter.  You won’t regret it.  Ok onto this week’s fun: Before you link up please let me introduce to you [Read More...]

DIY Outdoor Movie Night & Italian Cream Soda Bar

Make your own Italian Cream Soda Bar from Thirty Handmade Days

It’s hard to believe that summer is coming to a close. My oldest goes to his first day of school today (the last of the 3 to go back). We wanted to finish off with a bang and had an outdoor movie night and Italian Cream Soda Bar! It was fun to gather everything together for one more awesome night. To make the outdoor movie happen we needed a few [Read More...]