Simple Holiday Teacher Gift

Simple Teacher Gift

Each day that my boys open another door on the advent calendar, it reminds me how close we are to the holidays... and how terribly behind I am! If you're like me (and I'm fairly sure that anyone who didn't start Christmas prep in December is in the same boat), then you need some quick and easy holiday gift ideas too. When my friend Laura Kelly sent me some adorable Me and My Peeps personalized stationary from Expressionery, and asked me to write a little about it... I was super excited! While … [Continue reading...]

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Date Planning Book Becomes an Annual Scrapbook

add label to front

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Groupon Gift Shop. All opinions are 100% mine. It took 6 years, but this year my husband and I finally spent a kid-free night away from home. It took an out-of-state, no-kids wedding to make it happen. Which helped us realize - we need to spend more time together. Just the two of us. While we love being parents, and hanging out with our two awesome boys, it is important for us to spend time with just the two of us. So, this Christmas, I … [Continue reading...]

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How to Gift Swim Lessons

give a swimming lesson groupon

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Groupon Gift Shop. All opinions are 100% mine. Though I was a good swimmer before I was 3, my boys haven’t been as lucky. We haven’t spent enough of our summers near swimming pools, and I haven’t spent the time I should getting them […]

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Snowscape Ornament

close ornament

I finally have my Christmas Tree up! While most of my crafty friends have had their trees up for weeks, I’ve finally pulled out all my holiday decor, and started decorating the house. Hopefully all in time for our annual party this weekend. While I’m in the Christmas spirit, I made this little snowscape ornament. […]

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Gift a Groupon Necklace

wrap the jewelry

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Groupon Gift Shop. All opinions are 100% mine. Do you have someone in your life that is hard to give a gift? Maybe they already have everything? Or maybe you can never find the right color or size… so you just end up giving […]

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Annual Glass Memory Block

fill with ticket stubs

Before I had kids, I did a lot of scrapbooking. I have scrapbooks from High School. I have scrapbooks from when my husband and I were dating. I even have a wedding scrapbook and a separate Honeymoon scrapbook. I have a scrapbook of the first 6 months of my oldest child’s life. And that’s where […]

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Simple Customized Piggy Banks

Personalized Piggy Bank

My boys love putting change into their piggy banks. They love it when their dad comes home, gives them each some of the change from his pockets, and they get to run upstairs to put it their piggy banks. These customized piggy banks are even more fun – they love seeing their names on the […]

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DIY Feather Earrings

feather earrings

Looking for a gift to give a stylish friend or family this year? Make these DIY Feather Earrings – they’re super simple to make, only require a few basic supplies, and cheap enough to make that you can easily make yourself a pair, too! Gather your supplies: Feathers Earring Hooks Jewelry Pliers Embroidery Floss Glue […]

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Nutella Emergency Chocolate

the gift for anyone - nutella and a spoon

A few months ago, I shared my Emergency Chocolate Craft. Like all projects here on 30 Minute Crafts, it is super simple to make. But, if you want to gift some emergency chocolate in an even easier way, then Nutella is absolutely the way to go! Wrap it up with a spoon and a tag, […]

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Simple DIY Wine Glasses

Simple DIY Wine Glasses

Looking for a super easy and customizable gift for the wine lover in your life? Whip up these super simple wine glasses! You can write whatever you like on them, and they take only minutes to make! Supplies: Wine glasses (these were on clearance at Target) DecoArt Glass Paint Pens Paper Towels Rubbing Alcohol Oven […]

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