The Organized Life, October Paint Bucket

  October is literally just around the corner This month’s recipe list will not feature any tricks, only treats!   Pumpkin Patch Salad     The flavor/theme of the month is ๐ŸŽƒ Halloween!     Wendi Witch Pillow     You can find the links to the recipes listed below on the Monthly Paint Bucket … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, Pumpkin Stack

  I have been a little pumpkin-sunflower crazed lately, I just can’t help it, they make the world so happy!         Today we’re going to do a pumpkin stack in colored pencil This photo and arrangement is from Southern Living         Before we start drawing and coloring, let’s talk … Continue reading

Party Panache, Maple Leaf Bundt Cake

  We are celebrating Autumn at my house with pumpkins and falling leaves         Even though the temps are still in the 90s, we are enjoying fall foods like this irresistible Maple Bundt Cake       The batter mixes up in just minutes         Into the oven for … Continue reading

Tablescapes, Pumpkin Flower Power

  I have really been enjoying my Pumpkin Flower Tower         Every day I give the floral foam flower layers a quick drink of water and the flowers have really lasted a long time! I’m thinking about replacing the real flowers with faux when they start to fade…         … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Tomato Tortellini Stoup

  Stoup? A termed coined by Food Network’s Rachel Ray meaning a very thick soup Or a soup that eats like a stew         This versatile recipe uses simple ingredients You can use a slow cooker or a dutch oven on the stove         Bacon for garnishing is optional, … Continue reading

Home Decor, Pumpkin Flower Tower

  Inspired by this fall arrangement from Southern Living, I couldn’t wait to try making my own         I love the colors they used, and the eucalyptus and berries, but I wanted to use what I had on hand, 2 orange flatish orange pumpkins and a large vase of mixed mums   … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, Fanciful Pumpkins

  Have you seen the new fall MacKenzie-Childs pumpkins? Aren’t they fun??         Let’s make some of our own!         Step 1: Plan! I made a couple of photo reference pages to refer to while painting For the orange pumpkin I decided on white hydrangeas and pink roses This … Continue reading

Throwback Thursday, Must Make Maple Recipes

  The flavor of the month for September is Maple I was hoping to share an eye popping Maple cake today… Irresistible like these favorites below…   Caramel Candy Wreath Cake     Million Dollar Pound Cake with Almond Toffee Crown     But the baking angels were not on my side It not only … Continue reading

Tablescapes, Fall Harvest at the Pumpkin Farm

  Welcome to the annual Celebrate & Decorate’s Welcome Fall Tablescape Hop Please join the fun this week as we welcome Fall!       It’s harvest time on the Pumpkin Farm Time to pick up some farm fresh Pumpkins, apples and sunflowers~         The Farm Fresh Truck stand is overflowing!   … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Slow Cooker Sweet Chili Cashew Chicken

Yay! Crock pot season has begun!! Fall means supper simmering in the slow cooker filling your home with tantalizing aromas!         This slow cook chicken is family friendly, easy to put together and can cook while you’re busy finishing up your afternoon errands             It is tangy … Continue reading

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