Recipe Box, Flavor of the Month Round-up

Once again, thank you thank you for your prayers and sweet comments…I promise I am doing ok, I am back in the “city” taking care of the non fun things, and am with HHjr and his boys.  There is nothing better for my psyche than a busy house full of noisy hungry boys… Blueberry is … Continue reading

The Organized Life, August Paint Bucket

August already??? School starts back in early to mid August in Alabama, so when the calendar hits August 1, it really feels like summer is over…the heat will stick around until October though, and our markets and grocery stores are still full of fresh summer produce Blueberries are still in abundance at great prices so … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Sweet Chili Teriyaki Chicken, Pineapple & Smoked Sausage Kebabs

  I’m having a lot of fun with pineapple this month         I love having fresh pineapple in the refrigerator, it’s such a versatile ingredient         A leftover piece of boneless chicken,  some smoked sausage links from the freezer, and fresh pineapple make a very tasty combo!     … Continue reading

Flavor of the Month, Pineapple

July’s flavor of the month is pineapple, and I’ve already made several wonderful things, Bacon Wrapped Hot Dogs with Pineapple Salsa, BBQ Chicken & Pineapple Wrap, and a Pineapple Smoothie Cocktail Here are some additional pineapple treats and ideas from the archives, there is nothing better than a ripe summer pineapple, it will take you … Continue reading

Party Panache, Pineapple Smoothie Cocktail

I saw this recipe over on Listolic and just had to try it!         She said you can make this with almond milk or coconut milk, but I chose to try the adult version with coconut rum         I used fresh pineapple, but I really think canned pineapple would … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, BBQ Chicken & Pineapple Wrap

I’m traveling this week and got back to the “city” to find that my modem got fried during a weekend thunderstorm, so please forgive me if I’m late visiting, commenting or replying for a few days until it’s fixed…HHjr actually rigged it to work yesterday, I’m so lucky, he’s just like his Dad, they can … Continue reading

The Organized Life, July Paint Bucket

July! Today is HH’s birthday!  🎂 We will have a big celebration this week celebrating his birthday & our country’s birthday as family arrives in the next few days     The flavor of the month for July is Pineapple   Appetizers Pineapple Smoothie from Listotic Peach & Bacon Pizza Glazed Pineapple Kielbasa Bites from … Continue reading

Tablescapes, Summer Buffet & Watermelon Cupcakes

One of my favorite things to do is arrange the large kitchen island seasonally, setting out plates and self serve pieces so everything is handy at meal time         Right now there is a summer vignette is set on the high top end, with beach chair and palm tree candles, an old … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Spinach & Watermelon Summer Salad

    We had a delayed Memorial Day celebration with our family, the boys wanted to come the following weekend instead for the grand opening of snapper season, so we had a “Memorial Day Delay”       They were very successful!   Red Snapper season is a very big deal on the Alabama Gulf … Continue reading

The Organized Life, June Paint Bucket

  Summer is here!       Happy June! The flavor of the month for June is Watermelon!     Here’s what I’m thinking about making in June… You can see the recipes and photo inspirations on my Monthly Paint Bucket Pinterest Board in the June Section Appetizers Watermelon Pizza from Choosing Chia Crock Pot … Continue reading

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