The Organized Life, October Bucket List

October…can you smell the aromas of October?  Time for comforting casseroles, trying out gratins and stuffings for Thanksgiving, and making some tempting Halloween treats~ Here’s what’s on my recipe bucket list this month~


Wine and Cheese Dip

Savory  Mini Donuts

BBQ Pork Puffs


Portobello Wellingtons from Delicious Dishes

Cornbread and Wild Rice Stuffing from Michael Symon

Butternut Squash and Potatoes with Rosemary from Happier than a Pig in Mud

Grilled Hassleback Sweet Potatoes with Molasses Nutmeg Butter from Bobby Flay



Sausage Peppers and Mushroom Hash from Iowa Girl Eats

Healthier Chicken and Zucchini Noodle Casserole form Half Baked Harvest

Corn Chowder Salad from Smitten Kitchen

Chicken Bubble-up from Plain Chicken


Cranberry Pecan Pie Crust leaves from Home is Where the Boat is

Caramel Apple Blondie Cheesecake from Life, Love and Sugar

Rustic Chocolate Pecan Tart from Paula Deen


Buttermilk Jalapeno Scones from Miz Helen’s Country Kitchen


Here’s what I made from the September Paint Bucket

Sausage Biscuit Bites from Plain Chicken turned into Sausage & Pepper Pizza Spirals

Sausage and pepper pizza pinwheels

Whole Roasted Cauliflower with Cheddar Beer Sauce from Joy the Baker turned into Cauliflower Steaks with Beer Cheese Sauce

roasted cauliflower with beer cheese sauce 1

Pimento Cheese Soup and Omelet in a Jar combined into Pimento Cheese Omelet in a Jar

cheese omelet in a jar

Chicken Penne Pasta with Parmigiana Reggiano from An Artsy Appetite turned into BLT Tortellini Salad with Parmesan

BLT Tortellini salad

Slow Cooker Sticky Caramel Pumpkin Cake from Platter Talk turned into Caramel Candy Wreath Cake and was featured on 3 different blogs

candy wreath cake

with Vanilla Caramel Dessert Sauce

pecan topped caramel glaze

Remember the Candy Wreath Cake later this month, you can use some Halloween candy on top!

Thanks for your visit!


I will be joining these fabulous parties and blogs

Celebrate and Decorate, It’s Overflowing, Rustic and Refined, Sunday Brunch, USS Crafty

Between Naps on the Porch, Coastal Charm, Cooking and Crafting with J&J, Project Inspire, The Scoop, Something to Talk AboutA Stroll Thru Life, Treasure Box Tuesday

Crafty Staci, Hit Me with your Best ShotTickle My TastebudsWow Us Wednesday

Creative Ways, Favorite Things, Full Plate Thursday, Share Your Style, Work it Wednesday

Home Matters, Idea Box, ,  Painted Drawer, Weekend Retreat, Your Turn to Shine


9 Responses to “The Organized Life, October Bucket List”
  1. Mary says:

    Everything looks delicious Jenna! I’m ready for October, love your witch convention in your paint buckets of inspiration 🙂

  2. omg, you make it difficult for me to behave!! Everything looks delish, as usual!

  3. Jenna! I seriously want to move in with you even though I know I’d gain 100lbs in one month.

  4. Lynn says:

    Make an extra jalapeno scone or two for me:@) Sounds like you’ll be eating well Jenna-enjoy!

  5. cozinest says:

    I absolutely love the recipe bucket list! That picture of the paint buckets is toooooooo cute!!

  6. Thanks Jenna for coming up with a salad made with the pasta recipe..sounds delicious!
    The next time I make my pasta, I will try your salad too 🙂

    And thank you for mentioning my blog 🙂

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