This Week’s Link Up: the Pity Party

Happy Friday!!  I’m happy you’re here with me and excited to see what you link up.  Recipes? Crafts? DIY?  What have you been up to? A few rules to keep in mind: Link up only your projects- no round ups, giveaways, or shop links Only link up 3 posts Link your specific post, not your [...]The post This Week’s Link Up: the Pity Party appeared first on Thirty Handmade Days ....more

Last Minute Memorial Day Recipes

Memorial Day is next week!? Say what?  Crazy.  I know, I know…I keep referring to how fast this year is flying by.  But it is! Bring on the flags, baseball games and good food! I’ve compiled some last minute recipes that are sure to be crowd pleasers.  Enjoy! Appetizers & Side Dishes Patriotic Watermelon & [...]The post Last Minute Memorial Day Recipes appeared first on Thirty Handmade Days ....more

Introducing: Bump Nest

I mentioned that my baby turned 7 years old last week.  So it’s been awhile since I’ve experienced pregnancy.  But it seems like everyone around me is having babies.  We had four babies born within three days of each other at church.  With several others on their way. My cute nephew was born about seven [...]The post Introducing: Bump Nest appeared first on Thirty Handmade Days ....more

Copycat Panera Asian Sesame Chicken Salad

We are getting glimpses of summer here in the Northwest! It isn’t here to stay yet but we are hopeful. When I recently asked on Facebook what type of recipes my readers would like to see I got several requests for summer salads so today’s recipe is for just that. My dear friend Deb introduced [...]The post Copycat Panera Asian Sesame Chicken Salad appeared first on Thirty Handmade Days ....more

Printable Graduation Money Holder Card

This week some of the kids I taught in church when they were FOUR years old are graduating from high school.  What!!?!  I feel like I just graduated from high school myself and here these cute kids are getting ready to leave the nest.  In honor of them I made a graduation card. I’m pretty [...]The post Printable Graduation Money Holder Card appeared first on Thirty Handmade Days ....more

Summer Favorite Things Giveaway!

Ideas to add a little sunshine to your summer.  20 Creative Bloggers share some of their favorite things for summer under $50! Last week it suddenly felt like summer- 100 degrees and all!  I’m getting excited to wear flip flops (who am I kidding? In CA I wear flip flops year round!) and dip my [...]The post Summer Favorite Things Giveaway! appeared first on Thirty Handmade Days ....more

This Week’s Linky Party

Happy Friday!! Today is a busy day.  My baby is 7!!! I can’t believe it.  He’s growing up so fast and is a total joy to our family. I’m also SO happy to be hanging out on two of my favorite sites today- eighteen25 and All Things Thrifty! Go check them both out and say [...]The post This Week’s Linky Party appeared first on Thirty Handmade Days ....more

Layered Necklaces Tutorial

  Hello, 30 Days Readers! I’m so excited to share my Layered Necklaces Tutorial  with you today! I have always loved the idea of layered  necklaces, but I’ve never had any necklaces that worked well enough together to try it out.  So, of course, I decided to just make some. I think these necklaces are [...]The post Layered Necklaces Tutorial appeared first on Thirty Handmade Days ....more

CrossFit: the Basics from a Newbie

I know, I know. This is a craft blog.  You don’t come here to get advice about exercise.  Three months ago I started on a journey and I finally feel like I can share it.  At least the beginning of it. I have two good friends from church that convinced me to do a sprint [...]The post CrossFit: the Basics from a Newbie appeared first on Thirty Handmade Days ....more

Random Acts of Kindness Summer List

Happy 14th of the month!  Over the last several months I’ve concentrated my efforts on random acts of kindness on the 14th of each month.  In honor of my oldest, this has turned into something magical for me.  With summer fast approaching I thought it’d be fun to create a Random Acts of Kindness SUMMER [...]The post Random Acts of Kindness Summer List appeared first on Thirty Handmade Days ....more