The Organized Life, September Paint Bucket

September! Labor Day! A new season! Fall decorating! Autumn leaves! Cooler weather!

Time to start thinking   Apples 🍏 and  Pumpkins  🎃  and  TAILGATING   🏈

Here’s my September list of inspiration recipes

Remember you can always see photos of these things plus the things I made from last month’s list on my monthly bucket list Pinterest board here

Oh, and if you need some last minute Labor Day ideas see Smooth Sailing for Labor Day and my Labor Day Pinterest board


Tater Tot Kebabs

Apple, Sausage & Fennel Rolls from the Flavor Bender

Tailgate Trash Snack Mix

Smokey Cheddar Beer Cheese Sauce with potato plank dippers from The Slow Roasted Italian


Green Chile & Tomato Grits

Apple Walnut Salad with Cranberry Dressing

Roasted Beets


Veggie Burgers with Corn & Zucchini from Epicurious

Sausage & Eggplant Parmigiana Pizza

Fig, Goat Cheese and Pistachio Stuffed Chicken with Fig-balsamic Pan Sauce from Iowa Girl Eats

Best Burgers Ever from Plain Chicken


Peanut Butter Ice Cream

Bacon, Beer & Potato Chip Cookie Bars from Life Love and Sugar

Salted Caramel Apple Pie Cookies from Yummy Addiction


Parmesan Basil Pizza Dough from Will Cook for Smiles

Butterscotch Granola from Courtney’s Cookbook

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Here’s what I made from the August Bucket List

Everything Wonton Crackers turned into Gold Medal Wonton Chips


everything wonton crackers


Summer Fruit Pizza with Basil & Balsamic was inspired by Peach & Basil Flatbread from My Life Cookbook

Summer Fruit Pizza was featured at Sweet SensationsLori’s Culinary Creations

balsamic & basil fruit pizza

berry topped naan


Southern Fried Yellow Squash from Savvy Southern Style turned into Parmesan Squash Croutons


Parmesan squash croutons

Zucchini Corn Chowder from Damn Delicious turned into September Roasted Squash & Corn Soup


roasted squash soup


4 Cheese Caprese Mac & Cheese from Half Baked Harvest turned into Chicken Pesto Mac & Cheese


Basil Topped Chicken Pesto Mac & Cheese


Baked Coconut Chicken from High Heels and Grills turned into Crazy Good Coconut Chicken and got raves from everyone


coconut chicken tenders


Fresh Corn Carbonara from Epicurious is a must try, my version is Creamy Corn Carbonara, with optional Bacon & Brussels Sprouts


corn and bacon carbonara with basil


I turned No Bake Lemon Jar Pie from Miz Helen’s Country Cottage into Lazy Lemon Pies

Miz Helen featured my version on her Full Plate Thursday!

You can make this in a pie plate or shallow baking dish too if preferred


lemon pie gifts

Chocolate Grasshopper Ice Cream Tart from Bon Appetit turned into Chocolate Mint Cookies & Cream


mint cookies and cream the

I have a lot of favorites this month, but I especially loved the Creamy Corn Carbonara and Chocolate Mint Cookies & Cream  ❤️


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I will be joining these fabulous parties and blogs:

Celebrate and DecorateRustic and Refined,

Between Naps on the Porch, Coastal Charm, Cooking and Crafting with J&JThe Scoop,   A Stroll Thru Life    Inspire Me Monday

Tickle My TastebudsWow Us Wednesday

Full Plate ThursdayWork it Wednesday

Poofing the Pillows,  Creatively Crafty,  Your Inspired Design


























15 Responses to “The Organized Life, September Paint Bucket”
  1. Jenna, wow September promises to be great food…the sausage and eggplant parmigiana pizza sounds fabulous! Happy first day of September! Pam @ Everyday Living

  2. Happy September Jenna! I still think those squash croutons look amazing:@)

  3. Wow you’ve been a busy one! That baked coconut chicken sounds and looks delicious! Happy September!

  4. Emily says:

    Jenna, so many great recipes and they all look delicious. Beautiful food presentation and photography……..Have a great weekend…………..

  5. Jodi says:

    Yay for autumn cooking.

  6. Leslie Anne Tarabella says:

    I’m intrigued by your tater tot kebobs!

  7. cozinest says:

    Sounds like a plan, Jenna! Can’t wait to see it all come to “fruition” this month!

  8. Stacey says:

    Delicious! I love all of your good eatin’ ideas. 🙂

  9. Jenna, I can’t take it! I must remember not to read your delicious blog when I’m hungry!! Ooooh I can’t wait to see the fig stuffed chicken! Linda

  10. Mary says:

    Jenna, I’m ready for all thing fall! Bring on the apple, caramel, pumpkin, maple and cranberry! I scrolled over your list and got stuck on Bacon, Beer & Potato Chip Cookie Bars…oh my!

  11. Karen says:

    It is hard to believe that it is September already…just saw Halloween displays today. I definitely have to try the fried yellow squash, it sounds good.

  12. Helen Adams says:

    I love your Bucket List, so many yummy dishes. I also want to mention your adorable little Harvest tree, it is just the best!! Thanks so much for sharing with us at Full Plate Thursday and have a great weekend!
    Miz Helen

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