The Organized Life, January Paint Bucket


Happy 2020!!!

Do you have a list of New Year’s resolutions?

This month’s Paint Bucket might help with healthier eating,

it’s full of vegetables and features light desserts


The flavor/theme of the month is Winter Vegetable





Roasted Vegetable and Hummus Tartines from Diala’s Kitchen

Skinny Nachos from Buttercream Blondie

4 Ingredient Keto Cheetos from the Kitchn

Endive Boats with Bacon, Walnuts, Cranberries & Gorgonzola from The Sea Salt


Roasted Garlic Parmesan Acorn Squash from Spache the Squash

Buttery Garlic Mushrooms {lo carb & Keto} from source

Roasted Cauliflower Salad from Women’s Day

Instant Pot Parmesan Ranch Potatoes from La Cocina Socorro

Main Dish

Instant Pot White Chicken Chili from Sweet and Savory Meals

Broccoli & Cheese Stuffed Spaghetti Squash from Domestic Superhero

Chinese Chicken Stir Fry from Carlsbad Cravings

Leek, Potato and Bacon Soup from Olla-Podrida


Gluten Free Lemon Crinkle Cookies from Foodfanatic

Skinny Frozen Peanut Butter Whips from the Creative Bite

Gluten Free Lemon Bars from Frugal Farmer’s Wife

Weight Watcher’s Peanut Butter Cool Whip Treat from Stock Piling Moms


Gluten Free Lo Carb Biscuits from Mama Shire



Here’s what I made from the December Paint Bucket,

the flavor of the month was Holiday Ham


Instead of Mini Croque Monsieurs from Butter and Baggage

I made Puff Pastry Mini Monte Cristos from the Painted Apron archives




Turkey and Cranberry Wreath from Plain Chicken was the inspiration for

Strawberry Pecan & Pimiento Cheese Wreath





Ham and Cheese Asparagus from Julia’s Album inspired 2 wonderful flat breads

Corn, Asparagus, Mushroom, Red Onion Flatbread

Asparagus, Prosciutto & Pear Flatbread




I changed up the 4 Ingredient Hamburger Casserole from Baking with Mom by using sausage and it was

The BEST 4 Ingredient Dinner Ever!





I added ham to Butternut Squash and Spinach Lasagna from Half Baked Harvest

Spinach & Butternut Squash Lasagna




Peppermint Candy Bundt Cake from Betsy Life inspired Peppermint Candyland Cake




Happy New Year!


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I will be joining these fabulous parties and blogs:

Meal Plan Monday  Love Your Creativity    What’s for Dinner?

Between Naps on the Porch,  Make it Pretty Monday

Turn About Tuesday  Celebrate Your Story, You’re the Star

All About Home/ Common Ground Follow the Yellow Brick Home

Tasty Tuesday   Oh My Heartsie Girl  Full Plate Thursday

Thursday Favorite Things  Creatively Crafty   Home Matters 

Weekend Potluck  Friday Features  Sweet Inspirations

Happiness is Homemade    Sunday’s Best Linkup

23 Responses to “The Organized Life, January Paint Bucket”
  1. I’ve printed out a few of those! Now, when I finally get an oven… watch out!

    Happy New Year, Jenna. I look forward to the joy and inspiration that comes my way when I visit you!

  2. Jenna, it is a good thing that I love veggies because tomorrow all bad eating has to cease. You have some great sounding healthy food on January’s menu.

    Roll Tide! 🅰️

  3. Happy New Year!

    I am going to check out those mini monte cristois. I’m hungry for something different and those look right up my alley today.

  4. Julie says:

    Hello Jenna, those all look like nice food and recipes. Wishing you a happy new year.
    Julie xo

  5. Nancy says:

    More veggies will enter into our daily eating. And the bad eats from the Holidays will end!
    Looking forward to your 2020 inspiration!
    Happy New Year to you and yours!

  6. lulu says:

    I started the day with yummy French toast topped with fruit. Does that count? Jenna, I wish you many happy days in 2020 and look forward to what we share.

  7. That’s a lot of lovely food!

  8. Mary says:

    Happy New Year Jenna! Looking forward to seeing what’s cooking in your kitchen in 2020. ♥

  9. Jill Kuhn says:

    I LOVE veggies!! I am going to try to eat more in January. I look forward to seeing what you create this month, Jenna. 💗👩‍🍳

  10. Miz Helen says:

    Hi Jenna,
    I love your awesome January Bucket with so many fabulous recipes. I can’t wait to try some of these recipes. Thanks so much for sharing with us on Full Plate Thursday,465 and hope you are having a great week!
    Miz Helen

  11. marilyn1998 says:

    Thank you for sharing at #ThursdayFavoriteThings. Pinned and shared. Have a lovely week. I hope to see you at next week’s party too!

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