The Organized Life, November Paint Bucket

October has been flying by, such a beautiful month in so many places! After tomorrow’s Halloween fun, it will be time to turn our thoughts to the November and December holidays For November’s recipe bucket list, I am featuring recipes that have traditional Thanksgiving and Fall ingredients, prepared in an updated way~ You can still … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, Witchy Pumpkin

Trick or Treat! Let’s have a little Halloween fun today and draw and color a witchy pumpkin! This photo from Lady Bug Wreaths was my inspiration I started with a pencil sketch adding my own version of her hat, with a spider web, buckle and dangling spooky spider Next I went over the sketch with … Continue reading

Recipe Box, Pumpkin Alfredo Puff Pastry Pizza with Bacon & Gruyère

We’re gearing up for Halloween around here with some fun decorations for the boys to enjoy and Big E’s favorite candy pumpkins How about a Halloween twist on pizza night with this amazing Pumpkin Alfredo Pizza! This pizza is built on a light and flaky puff pastry crust, topped with a Pumpkin Alfredo sauce, topped … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Peanut Butter Oreo Pie

This Peanut Butter Oreo Pie is perfect for take-out Tuesday because no baking is required! This recipe falls in the “dangerously easy” category~ you know, it’s a dangerous temptation because it’s so easy to make! Cool Whip, cookies, candy, cream cheese, butter and sugar, that’s it! If you can’t find Peanut Butter Oreos, you can … Continue reading

Party Panache, Pumpkin Pecan Butter Boards and Table

Butter Boards are all the rage right now, they are literally cutting boards smeared with a thick layer of flavored butter and served with a variety of breads, crackers, and fruit for spreading and dipping I decided to put a little spin on the concept by making individual butter boards and serving them on plates … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, Fall Color Play

Let’s have some Fall fun with watercolor today! The changing leaves seem to be extra colorful this year I have seen some amazing photos, and even trees in my own area are displaying stunning Fall color This photo of the colorful trees reflected in the water from Pixabay inspired this painting This is a great … Continue reading

Santa’s Christmas Tree

Welcome to the October monthly Creative Craft Hop! Thank you so much Sara from Birdz of a Feather for hosting Are you coming from Blue Sky at Home ? Weren’t Carol’s pumpkins adorable! If you’ve been to the craft stores and stores like HomeGoods lately, you know they are loaded with Christmas! With Halloween on … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Charcuterie Letter Trays

One of my good friends recently hosted a family reunion She told me about a very clever idea she had for the party, large letters she found on line for charcuterie trays I thought this was such a brilliant and wonderful idea! I asked her to send photos from the party~ She had the letters … Continue reading

Sunday Supper, Slow Cooker Sausage, Corn & Potato Soup

One of the recipes on my bucket list this month is Cheesy Sausage Potato Soup from Plain Chicken When I was making my grocery list, I remembered what HHjr said recently~ “Let’s clean out the freezer this weekend, It’s full of all kinds of stuff {ahem, stuff is not exactly the word he used πŸ˜‚} … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, Art on Black Paper

In the spirit of Inktober and Halloween, today we’re going to talk about some cool ideas for drawing and painting on black paper Black paper and colored gel pens can produce some magical effects! I have been using this paper occasionally for the Inktober art challenge For the #9 prompt, “nest” I drew a bird … Continue reading