The Organized Life, March Paint Bucket

February has really flown by! Time to think March, Mardi Gras & St. Patrick’s Day! The flavor/theme of the month for March is a color combination, Green, Gold and Orange, the colors of St. Patrick’s Day You can see photos of all the recipes on the March section of the Monthly Paint Bucket here Appetizers … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, Spring Fever

Here we are at the end of February and I have a bad case of Spring Fever! Are you seeing any signs of Spring in your neighborhood? I’ve been spotting daffodils, forsythia and budding trees With daffodils on my mind I went to Pixabay for a photo inspiration Photo source Bright yellow and blue bring … Continue reading

Throwback Thursday, Slow Cooker Chicken Parmigiana Sliders

As many of you know, I share a house with my son, a dedicated single dad and a very busy residential contractor His 2 boys spend part of the week with us and every other weekend They are always with us on Tues, Wed, and often Thurs~ These are busy weeknights this Spring, Super Boy … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Gnocchi with Bacon Cream

HHjr is the head chef in my kitchen, but on Valentine’s Day, his birthday, I wanted to cook dinner for him We waited to have the family celebration for last weekend when we were all at the beach I wanted it to be elegant and special but I also didn’t want to spend all day … Continue reading

Holidays, A Little Mardi Gras

As much as I love Valentine’s Day and decorations, this year I couldn’t wait to get them stashed away… I wanted brighter decor to chase the winter blues away! My Valentine’s Day on a Tray… Transformed to Mardi Gras and Fat Tuesday~ Time to bring out the purple, gold and green! The heart is gone … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, Abstract Watercolor Landscape

I have been experimenting with different styles and techniques lately, inspired by other artists, and this watercolor landscape caught my eye I found it on Pinterest but I was unable to source it Shapes and color tell the story here and I did a quick watercolor sketch rendition I started with the lightest areas, and … Continue reading

St. Patrick’s Day Lucky Lantern

Welcome to the monthly Creative Craft Hop! A big Thank You to Sara from Birdz of a Feather for hosting 💕 I love all the early Spring holidays~ My son was born on Valentine’s Day and my granddaughter’s birthday is St. Patrick’s Day I have decorated a lantern for Valentine’s Day It’s time to decorate … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, St. Patrick’s Stuffed Shells

So now that Valentine’s Day fun is over until next year, Lets think about Mardi Gras and St. Patrick’s Day! It’s fun to coordinate your food to the different holidays, you know Red and Green Recipes for the December holidays, Red and White Recipes for Valentine’s Day… How about a Green and Gold Recipe for … Continue reading

Super Bowl Valentine!

Okay, big weekend! Super Bowl 🏈 today and Valentine’s Day ❤️ tomorrow! Just in case you need a few super simple last minute recipes I’ve rounded up easy peasy ones! Let’s start with football food… Do you have a can of chili in the pantry? Put it in a crockpot, add some cheese and you … Continue reading

Valentine’s Day on a Tray!

Welcome to Valentine’s Day on a Tray Blog Tour! Thank you to our hostess Katherine for creating this fun event ❤️ and thank you for coming over from Katherine’s Corner Please come on in! I like to keep a pretty seasonal centerpiece on the table in the foyer The foyer is the center of our … Continue reading