Let’s “ring in” the New Year! Gift Card Holder

Let's "ring in" the new year - fun printable gift card holder from www.thirtyhandmadedays.com

Recently on Facebook someone mentioned that they didn’t have time to get teacher gifts done before winter break. She mentioned that it’d be fun to have a new year gift instead. I thought that was a great idea and got busy designing something fun!  How about a “ring in” the New Year gift card holder?  I know, I know another pun.   That’s what you’ve come to expect from me, right?  [Read More…]

End of the Year Recap + a Blog Hop and Giveaway

Top Posts from the Year 2013 from www.thirtyhandmadedays.com with $50 gift card giveaway

2013 has almost come to a close and I’m relieved to be starting anew in a couple of days! It’s time for the annual End of the Year Recap.  This time I’ve joined a few blog friends that you can hop hop hop to check out what their top posts were too.  As a little added incentive (and to say thank you for sticking with 30days over the last year), [Read More…]

Printable New Year’s Resolutions for You

Printable New Year's Resolutions for YOU - print this and use as a guide to start the new year! www.thirtyhandmadedays.com

Earlier this week I shared New Year’s Resolutions for Kids and now it’s your turn! Do you make resolutions every year? Do you avoid making them?  I am somewhere in between… I don’t like making goals and not achieving them.  But I do like taking the time to reflect on the last year and to make changes for the following year.  Hopefully you’ll leave this post feeling inspired instead of [Read More…]

Resolutions Quote: Less Talking, More Doing

Resolutions Quote printable

With the start of the new year, resolutions in full force, I needed a visual reminder.  One that could stare me in the face- hung up on my mirror in my bathroom.  While I might not venture everywhere in my house every day, I will for sure brush my teeth at least once a day  so it’s guaranteed to be seen there.  Recently I was chatting with the awesomest DIY-er [Read More…]

End of the Year Recap

Contributors top posts for 2012

In less than 24 hours we’ll be kissing 2012 good bye and welcoming 2013!  Here are my end of the year top 10 posts from this last year:(below is an animated GIF file and will keep repeating- if you are viewing in a reader or email, click on over!) 10. Homemade Chocolate Chip Peanut Butter Cups9.  Valentine’s Wrapping Paper8. Banana Bread (with or without nuts)7.  Dr. Seuss Bookmarks6.  London Olympics [Read More…]

New Year Resolutions 2013 for YOU!

New Year Resolutions for YOU!

Note: the updated 2013-2014 version is coming soon! I will link to it as soon as it is live.  Thank you. I updated the Kids New Year Resolutions the other day and now it’s your turn.   Did you fill one out last year?  How did you do?  I checked some of my things off and others were left in the dust.  I’m okay with that.  I’m even reusing some of [Read More…]

New Year Resolutions Kids Printable 2013

New Year Resolutions for Kids 2013

Hard to believe that it’s been a year since I shared my kids New Year Resolutions printable.   Sadly my daughter didn’t learn a lot of German or how to make furniture.  Poor girl! But we’ve still managed to fill 2012 with memories and lessons we will bring into 2013. I finally created an updated 2013 version.  Just like last year, print it and have your kids fill out what [Read More…]

January 2012 iPhone Calendar


And for my last trick of 2011……bring in the New Year with an iPhone calendar.  This January 2012 can be used as an iPhone background for your home screen, lock screen or in your images to look at! So how do you get this cute little calendar to show up on your phone? Save the link below.  Email it to yourself.  Then save it to your phone.  Go into settings [Read More…]

Kids New Year’s Resolution Printable


It’s hard to believe that 2011 is coming to a close.  It has been a year of high highs and low lows in our house.  I’m excited to ring in the new year this week.  In preparing for 2012, I created a new year resolution printable.  I had my kids fill out their answers and we talked about setting goals and reflected on memories from this past year. My daughter [Read More…]