The Organized Life, April Paint Bucket

There always seems to be more recipes than time, so a monthly recipe “bucket list” is how I try to sort out what I want to make.  I hope to share some delicious Springy concoctions with you as April rolls along~ Here’s my bucket list for April ~ Appetizers   Flatbread with spring vegetables Spring cocktail … Continue reading

Tablescapes, Curious Bunnies

My Curious Bunny has been busy hopping around the house lately When I set a plate of Lemon Cheesecake Squares on the table the other day, he came right over His nose was twitching away~ He checked them out from all angles and brought a few friends along Bunnies multiply rapidly you know! We’re going … Continue reading

Recipe Box, Stuffed Peppers Ole!

This is a great twist on the usual Mexican burritos and enchiladas, and it is chock full of vegetables You can lighten it up by eliminating the rice, sour cream and cheese if you’re a saint which I’m not, so I made some Happier than a Pig in Mud Mexican Rice and under cooked it … Continue reading

Home Decor, Presto Chango Pillows

When I redecorated the family room last fall I choose a gray and white palette.  I didn’t realize at the time how versatile this would turn out to be~ Gray and white works just as well as black and white as a background for one accent color I have a wardrobe of pillows that I … Continue reading

Gifts from the Kitchen, Lemon Cheesecake Squares

Are you a chocolate person.  Most of the time dessert ain’t dessert unless there is chocolate involved.  Blueberry pie? That’s breakfast food, right? But Springtime makes me crave lemon I saw a recipe on Pinterest for Lemon Oreo Cheesecake Bars from Six Sisters Stuff  and I was off to the pantry to see what I … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Triple Stuffed Shells with Roasted Garlic and Sage Butter

This is a “please try me” ⭐ recipe~ the triple is butternut squash, creamy spinach, and Italian sausage. It isn’t hard, can be made ahead of time, it makes a ton, and the flavor combination is so unique…it is  such a delightful change from traditional pasta with marinara sauce and it’s much lighter for the … Continue reading

Creations, Watering Can Wreath

Time for some Spring Bling around here! I recently bought a roll of mesh ribbon at Walmart because it was like $1 and such a bargain. then I saw this wire wreath form at Olde Time Pottery for like $1 and thought,  this might be the tackiest thing ever  why not I am not your … Continue reading

Tablescapes, Beach Dreamin’…

Are you dreaming of the day when you can kick off your flip flops and curl your toes in the sand? Me too! It’s not quite swimming weather here in Alabama but Spring Break is in full swing on the Gulf Coast and we get such a kick out of all the shorts and bikinis … Continue reading

Recipe Box, Spring Everything!

I have been goofing off all week working hard at the beach all week overseeing the construction and trying to clean up the mess.   I have been living with hammers and saws and sheet rock dust as the work slowly comes to completion… It hasn’t been a great atmosphere for cooking, crafting and tablescaping! … Continue reading

Creations, Chalkboard Art “Recipes”

Whenever I do a painting or a project, I like to have a plan, a “recipe” if you will, sort of like a map to refer to so you know where you are going… You can use your computer to make a collage of different words in different fonts, and add colors and shapes.  Of … Continue reading

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