The Organized Life, February Paint Bucket

February, the month of love! And since February is the month of love that is the theme for this month’s recipe bucket list πŸ’• Food that is universally loved πŸ’• You can see photos of all these recipes on the February section of my Monthly Pinterest Board here Appetizers Chicken Cordon Bleu Crescent Ring from … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, Zentangle Doodling

I was going to post a floral arrangement I created with markers today, but I had some internet issues and couldn’t edit the photos properly… So let’s revisit a fun technique called Zentangle that you don’t have to be an artist to do! This is a great way to relax Intentional doodling means instead of … Continue reading

Throwback Thursday, Mustard Maple Pecan Chicken Thighs

This is a tried and true recipe of mine, and it checks all of my favorite boxes easy 5 minute prep βœ… can be assembled early in the day and baked later βœ… family friendly βœ… no clean up βœ… Chicken thighs and a few pantry ingredients are all you need for this easier than … Continue reading

Hugs & Kisses & Valentine Wishes

Welcome to the 2022 Valentine Tablescape Blog Hop! and thank you to our wonderful hostess, Rita from Panoply If you’re coming from Sandra @ Dinner for Eight I know your in the mood for romance! I’m bringing you hugs & kisses for Valentine’s Day Wishing lots of sweet Valentines will come your way I decided … Continue reading

12 Valentine’s Day Dessert Minis

I have been all about Valentine’s Day lately, and of course Valentine’s Day means something sweet! You can still indulge in dessert without too much guilt if you serve a small bite or mini dessert Petite Cheesecake Boules {boules is French for balls} are a satisfying tasty treat Plus they’re made with frozen cheesecake You … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, Valentine Card Ideas

With January almost over {Yay!} I thought it would be fun to think about Valentine card ideas and use watercolor, markers and ink to create original cards You can make cards that are romantic or whimsical Let’s get started with watercolor Make a stroke like a question mark, then make a reverse question mark stroke … Continue reading

Creations, Pretty Posy Floral Frame

Welcome to the first Creative Craft Hop of 2022! Thank you Sara @Birdz of a Feather for hosting My craft this month is a flower embellished picture frame This is a quick and easy craft, no artistic skills required! I picked up some paper flowers and a white picture frame from Hobby Lobby I started … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Spinach, Bacon & Artichoke Dip

This classic party dip gets an update with fresh spinach and crispy bacon We enjoyed it with cocktails before dinner at our recent Winter Sparkle Birthday Bash The Birthday Boy just might have swooned when he first tasted it! What elevates this dip is not only fresh spinach and crispy bacon, it also gets a … Continue reading

Tablescapes, Winter Sparkle

We had dinner at this winter table last night to celebrate my son-in-law’s birthday The weather forecast said snow was on the way! Lots of silver sparkle and snowy trees And ice skating snowmen if you please! They were swirling And twirling… And having so much fun The party had begun! There was a chocolate … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, Hydrangea Vase

I did very little artwork during the holidays and just like anything else, when you stop or reduce time spent, you get rusty… I decided to do a quick and loose watercolor to get back in the groove This was painted from a photo by my friend Pam from Everyday Living She and her fellow … Continue reading