The Organized Life, March Paint Bucket

February is officially over, bring on Spring!! I’ve got all kinds of yummy things on the March recipe inspiration list, including things for St. Patrick’s Day and Easter…yes Easter is April 1st, no fooling!! The flavor of the month is Lemon  🍋 You can see photos and more links to the inspiration recipes on my … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Hassleback Hawaiian Chicken

  Today’s recipe is literally easier than picking up take out       4 ingredients, boneless chicken thighs, pineapple, prosciutto and BBQ sauce         Make 4-5 deep cuts across the chicken thighs         Stuff thinly sliced prosciutto into the cuts {I left 2 thighs whole for Super Boy … Continue reading

Recipe Box, Chinese New Year & Vegetable Pot Stickers

  We decided to have a little Chinese New Year’s fun last week     Family is most important to Chinese culture, and they kick off the New Year with a family dinner, they even set places for those family members who can’t attend       This year the New Year’s Eve family feast … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, Dancing Tulips

  Here’s a fun way to approach a subject, break it down into simple shapes                                   Try layering your marker colors to create a new color                           … Continue reading

Creations, Spring Wreath Recycle

I am trying to purge and not buy new, so poking around some of my tired craft stash, I decided to bring some new life to these tulips and semi dissembled wreath           The burlap tulips were tired from their stint in the Door Umbrella,  a little faded and worn   … Continue reading

Party Panache, Bleu Raspberry BBQ Chips

Short, sweet and delicious today with 3 ingredient, 5 minute prep, nacho style chips with bleu cheese and raspberry preserves         Sweet, salty, spicy, tangy, this simple appetizer is a Wow in the taste category         No sweat prep, just a little dab of cheese and jam on the … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Cheesy Bacon Party Burgers

Have you been watching the winter Olympics?         Whenever I see people waving our flag proudly it reminds me of summer           which leads to lusting for a juicy summer hamburger!         This recipe is perfect for a crowd or for your family     … Continue reading

Tablescapes, Spring Fling!

  Are you dreaming of Spring?       This past week has been so dreary, cloudy and rainy…         I had to create some sunshine!         Budding forsythia is a sure sign of Spring         It won’t be long until the birds start to sing … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, Ice Cream Cone

  I is for ice cream!     and this ice cream cone has no calories!         basic sketch with dry watercolor brush pens         Gentle blending with a little water         details with lines and dots         blending with soft colored pencils … Continue reading

Creations, Books & Bags!

There are several fun events coming up and I’d love for you to join them! Leslie Anne Tarabella, a fellow Southerner from Fairhope AL, is a friend I met through blogging, and we get together now and then for lunch and laughs.  She is a super talented writer and has just published her first book! … Continue reading

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