The Organized Life, October Paint Bucket

Welcome October! October is one of my favorite months The weather is perfect in Alabama, crystal blue skies and mild temperatures, football is in full swing, the autumn leaves are beginning to put on a show…   Leaves of Change Pillow   and Halloween fun is on the horizon!   What Spider? pillow   The … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, Focal Point

  Happy Fearless Friday!   I’m going to play the role of teacher today because I have had very little time to paint, but things are settling down and I am adjusting, so I am hoping to have lots more time for serious painting soon…   Today let’s talk about focal points, and stroll through … Continue reading

Recipe Box, Fall Salad with Bacon, Brussels & Bleu Cheese Topping

  It’s finally feeling more like fall around here and the leaves are beginning to change         Temps have dropped a little, but we are still in the 80s, too warm for soup, but perfect for this easy salad of chopped romaine topped with a combination of warm bacon, Brussels sprouts and … Continue reading

Tablescapes, Sunny Pumpkins & Sunflowers

Last week I got very inspired by my talented Floral Friday friends, Pam, Mary, Shirley & Lidy         They post fabulous floral arrangements on the 1st and 3rd Fridays of the month.Β  Click on their names above to visit their posts         They inspired me to go get some … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Slow Cooker Peanut Chicken

Tuesday night means baseball practice for the boys, so they don’t get home until 7, and dinner needs to be hot and ready as they will be starving         Slow cooker to the rescue!         “Do you think your boys would eat an Asian style chicken dish with peanut … Continue reading

Party Panache, Bourbon Laced Caramel Apple Bread Pudding

  This will warm you up on a chilly fall night!           Assuming we ever have a chilly fall night…         Hot weather takes my appetite away but I have 3 always hungry boys in my household, so I love to make them treats         … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, Fall Vignette

  With pumpkins on my mind this week, a little pumpkin art was a must!       Simple sketch with a waterproof .04 liner pen               Coloring from lights to darks                   The sunflower petals have a slightly lighter shade … Continue reading

Party Panache, Fall Favorites for Game Day

We had a big spread at our house last weekend for the Alabama/Ole Miss game, lots of fans for both teams         Now, poor Ole Miss has been having an identity crisis lately, changing their mascot from the Rebel Man, to the Black Bears, and now the Land Sharks…       … Continue reading

Home Decor, Pumpkin Love

Have you started fall decorating or gathering pumpkins?         I am just getting started, and currently have a pumpkin tower or 2 on the mantel         I crushing on sunflowers this year too, and have single stems in vases all over the house, it makes everything feel so happy! … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Cheesy Corn & Sausage Biscuit Bake

I wish I could make a monster dish of this comforting casserole for all those suffering the effects of Hurricane Florence! The whole country is praying for you… Several weeks ago I posted a chicken casserole type dish, Creamy Bacon Topped Chicken & Biscuits Bake, that we enjoyed so much I couldn’t wait to try … Continue reading

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