Apricot Crumb Bars

Amazingly delicious Apricot Crumb Bars- must try recipe! So good and easy to make | Thirty Handmade Days

I posted some salad recipes and now back to my true love- bars.  I’m not sure what it is but bar recipes are my go to.  Most of the time they can be made quickly and they usually turn out awesome! I’ve only had a few not turn out great.  Low risk is my type of baking.  What could be more perfect for spring than Apricot Crumb Bars?  Not much. [Read More...]

Must Try Salads That Are Perfect for Spring

Amazing round up of must try Salad Recipes for spring! | Thirty Handmade Days

If you follow me on Pinterest, you might have noticed that I’ve been pinning a lot of two things- desserts (always) and salads.  For some reason when spring hits, salads just feel right.  Now if only I could convince the rest of my family…… Here are some of the best looking salads around that I have tried or that are on my list to try: NO MEAT SALADS Mediterranean Chopped [Read More...]

The Party Bunch | Week 21

Double Reese's Cup Fudge featured on Thirty Handmade Days from the First Year Blog

Happy Spring! Can you believe it’s already here? Me either.  Will time ever slow down?  I guess not.  There are so many fun spring ideas floating around that have complete inspired me.   Want to see who else inspires me?  Check out these awesome ideas: Amy from The Idea Room, Mique from 30 Handmade Days, Heather from Whipperberry and Desiree from The 36th Avenue want to thank you for partying with [Read More...]

Tex-Mex Chicken Salad

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We’ve enjoyed a few sunny and warmer days here in the Northwest.  Now warmer for us is 60 degrees. I know that isn’t as warm as some places but I know it is warmer than others!  A little sunshine and warmer temperatures always puts me in the mood for a good salad for dinner. Today’s salad is a recipe I got from my sister in law.  It has been in [Read More...]

The Party Bunch | Week 20

Skittles Rainbow Fudge from Lemon Tree Dwelling featured at the Party Bunch

That time again already huh?  I know some of you are off enjoying spring break!  We still don’t have break for almost a month.  But the sun is shining and it feels like spring already (too bad we need rain so badly here in California).  I hope whatever you did this week was awesome.  Here’s what my friends and I picked for the features of our link up: Amy from [Read More...]

Double Dribble Peanut Butter Cup Cookies

Amazing Double Dribble Peanut Butter Cup Cookies- simple to make but taste unbelieveable www.thirtyhandmadedays.com

This post brought to you by REESE’S® Brand. All opinions are 100% mine. I think it’s safe to say our family is known for a few things.  At the top of the list- baking and sports.Spending time together in the kitchen is a weekly event here in our household. My kids have turned into measuring and mixing champs. To combine those two loves and to get ready for the upcoming [Read More...]

The Party Bunch | Week 19

Texas Trash Bean Dip featured at the Party Bunch via Thirty Handmade Days

Hey hey hey- it’s Friday!  How was your week?  What have you been up to?  We have been busy, busy, busy.  I keep thinking things will slow down and they just don’t.   Once again there were some fabulous links last week.  Thanks for taking the time to link up and visit me.  You guys are the best!  Check out who we rounded up to feature this week: Amy from The [Read More...]

The Easiest and Yummiest Green Smoothie Ever

the easiest and yummiest green smoothie

Hello 30days readers, it’s Emma again and I’m super excited to be back to share another great tutorial.  But this time it’s a recipe! Today I’m sharing the best smoothie recipe ever, and it’ s a green smoothie!  Green smoothies are all the rage, have you noticed? I love them.  Not only do they taste great, but they’re really good for you too. About a year ago I started drinking [Read More...]

the Party Bunch

Deep Blue Milk Paint Cabinet from The Weathered Door featured at the Party Bunch via www.thirtyhandmadedays.com

Thanks for visiting me for the Party Bunch.  I’m always amazed at the ideas that come in on Fridays.  There is so much inspiration in one spot.  I’m so happy to have you here!  This is what caught our eyes this week: Amy from The Idea Room, Mique from 30 Handmade Days, Heather from Whipperberry and Desiree from The 36th Avenue want to thank you for partying with us… You [Read More...]

Crockpot Chicken Tinga

Crockpot Chicken Tinga

For Christmas I got a new Crockpot and I was excited to use it! I christened it by making one of our family favorites…Chicken Tinga. Normally, we make this with Pork, but in an effort to lighten things up I used Chicken. This recipe makes a large quantity, so you can make it to feed a crowd, have leftovers or freeze the remaining for another dinner another night. Let’s start, shall [Read More...]