The Organized Life, August Paint Bucket

Tomorrow is August 1, which means Summer is rapidly slipping away …But! As much as we all love thinking about Fall, cooler temps and comfort food, I still want to savor the last days Summer I was having trouble picking a theme/flavor of the month because this list is such a hodge podge of recipes… … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, Watercolor Elephant

Here we are, day 29 of World Watercolor Month 2022 2 days to go! I have had a lot of fun this month, pushing myself away from the usual things I paint and trying new things This elephant was definitely different and was so much fun, exaggerated colors, dramatic splatter… Here are the inspiration photos … Continue reading

Recipe Box, Cheesy Zucchini Biscuits

Okay, this is one of those “drop what you’re doing and make me now!” recipes! These no yeast biscuits are dreamy cheesy good, they even received a two thumbs up from my resident chef! The grated zucchini makes them moist and tender and parsley gives them a nice dash of color Grate the zucchini with … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Lemon Blueberry Bread Pudding

How about a breakfast casserole bursting with blueberries and lemon flavor? This bread pudding is made with rolls instead of bread Easy to assemble, It is made the day before baking so the rolls can soak up the lemon custard When you get up in the morning, you pop it into the oven for 1 … Continue reading

Recipe Box, Summer Corn, Zucchini & Tomato Pie

One of my favorite parts of Summer is the fresh produce Sweet corn, juicy tomatoes, and of course zucchini… and I just have to make a tomato pie or two Recently I had a special helper in the kitchen CC loves to cook and she jumped right in even though she’s never had a tomato … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, Silver Coffee Pot

The prompt for July 16 during World Watercolor Month was “silver” After surfing through images on Pinterest for silver, I chose this elegant coffee pot to paint I love all the contrasts and the drama of the darks and lights First step was a pencil sketch If you’re not comfortable drawing something free hand you … Continue reading

Christmas in July Gingerbread Ornament

Welcome to the Monthly Creative Craft Blog Hop A big thanks to Sara from Birdz of a Feather for hosting! Today we’re going to have fun with a little Christmas in July Now is a great time to get a head start on Christmas crafts, decorations and gifts before things get too crazy later in … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Duke’s Parmesan Chicken Salad with Strawberries & Balsamic

This elegant summer salad is simple-easy to throw together on a busy weeknight Strawberries paired with fresh greens and a luscious baked chicken, your tastebuds are in for a treat! The chicken is coated with Duke’s Mayo and Parmesan You can prep the tenders right in the pan, spread, sprinkle, turn over, repeat Pop them … Continue reading

Tablescapes, Blueberry Summer

Blueberries, lemons, & limes… It is definitely good ole Summertime! There’s something about the colors yellow, lime and blue When they’re all paired together, it sings Summer to me, does it to you? It’s too hot and buggy on the patio Indoor dining is the way to go Hydrangeas, alstromerias, mums, and green berries that … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, Red Wine

Here we are, half way through World Watercolor Month! I am ashamed to tell you that I have missed 4 out of the first 15 days 😡 BUT that’s what’s great about this challenge, join in when you can, no pressure! Beach “time” I did take some time one day to find inspiration photos to … Continue reading