The Organized Life, January Paint Bucket

  And just like that, it’s January!       This year I decided I wasn’t going to rush putting away the holiday decorations, but when I got up on the day after Christmas I looked around and thought, “all this has got to go!” I am getting ready for a New Year with less … Continue reading

Recipe Box, Christmas Eve Menu with old favorites new ways

  I am getting a little a Lot of help from Trader Joe’s for our Christmas Eve party this year         We tried the Crispy Vegetable Pouches and they are quite yummy, so I went back and got 4 more boxes!  I also picked up a couple of boxes of Mini Quiches, … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Santa’s Surprise, Peppermint Ice Cream Cake

  4 ingredients No cooking required 15 minutes to assemble Everyone will love it!     Peppermint Ice Cream Cake!         It’s hard to beat Peppermint ice cream…         But if you add Oreo cookies, Cool Whip and chopped chocolate peppermint bark, it goes to a new level!   … Continue reading

Recipe Box, Rosemary Parmesan Biscuit Bubbles

  Warning, these little bites of biscuits just might be addicting!         They are soft on the inside with crunchy Parmesan crust on the outside and scented with a delicate amount of rosemary         And they are so simple to make, you will have plenty of time for jingle … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Easy Cheesy Chowder with ham, corn & potatoes

  Looking for an easy comforting meal during these days of holiday hustle?       This loaded chowder will fill your tummy with ham, corn, potatoes, all in a easy cheesy chowder         Set your slow cooker on high and add the butter.  Chop onions and celery and throw it in there … Continue reading

Party Panache, Bacon Wrapped Brussels with Cranberry Orange Glaze

I know I post a LOT of Brussels sprouts recipes { one of my very favorite foods } BUT WAIT! This recipe also includes a delicious Maple- Orange Cranberry Sauce from French Gardner Dishes that will go perfectly with your holiday meats!         I made this for Thanksgiving and used the leftover … Continue reading

Party Panache, Sweet Potato Spirals with Ham & Cheese

  Wow, what a Saturday!         We had some of our favorite fans over to watch the SEC Championship game, and there was never a dull moment!       Football means food, but neither HHjr or I had time to make much…         I finally got the pumpkins … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, National Cookie Day

  Did you know cookies were invented in Persia in the 7th century?? Yikes! I wonder how many cookie recipes are in existence?         Well, since Dec 4 is National Cookie Day, I thought I’d post a round up of my holiday cookie recipes just in time for  holiday baking!     … Continue reading

The Organized Life, December Paint Bucket

  🎅🏻   Ho ho ho, here comes December!  🎄   Whatever you celebrate in December, this recipe list is made up of family friendly and party perfect recipes for the holiday season! The flavor of the month is Peppermint!   You can see photos and links to these recipes in the December Section of the Monthly … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Sheet Pan Smoked Sausage Supper

  Okay, is everyone “turkey tuckered” out??         This sheet pan dinner is not only totally different from Thanksgiving fare, it is incredibly easy to make!         I don’t know why it took me so long to try a sheet pan dinner, but now that I’ve tried it, I … Continue reading

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