The Organized Life, November Paint Bucket

November…already??  Are you hosting Thanksgiving?  Maybe bringing a dish?  Our Thanksgiving plans are still being determined, but no matter what we do or where we are, we will be cooking up something! My husband and son both love to cook, and so do I, but I am happy to turn over the kitchen to them … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, Alphabet Challenge

A lot of people are doing monthly challenges of one sort of the other, and there are lots of fun artsy challenges you can join or do, on instagram, on line, etc.     Since I’m usually 5 minutes late to everything, 😳  I didn’t start this on the first of the month as most … Continue reading

The Organized Life, October Paint Bucket

You can probably guess what the flavor of the month is going to be…   Yep, pumpkin!   Here is the list of recipes and ideas I am thinking about putting on the menu for this month of October You can see photos and links on the September/October Pinterest Board here The recipes listed without … Continue reading

The Organized Life, Recipe Tabs Update

I recently did a quick calculation of my recipes and found that I have posted around 1000! The general recipe index, alphabetically by category, had become so long it was no longer user friendly I have reorganized it and divided it into sections, you can see all the new tabs in the header above Most … Continue reading

The Organized Life, September Paint Bucket

  Hello September! Here is my recipe inspiration list for September, a bucket list of things to try this month I always choose many more recipes than I can possibly make, and often times they transition into something else entirely, but it’s handy to have a select group to pick from at my finger tips … Continue reading

The Organized Life, Tropical Summer Finale

Prayers, Prayers and Prayers to all in harm’s way this week… We will be experiencing lots of rain from hovering Hurricane Harvey and hope the sun will be back shining for Labor Day weekend   My family will be arriving for the long holiday weekend and we will be celebrating the holiday with a Tropical … Continue reading

The Organized Life, Monthly Challenge

How do you feel about organization?  Are you a free spirit or a neat freak?  Do you spend a lot of time staying organized or do you let things pile up? I am pretty obsessive about how my house looks, I really can’t relax if everything’s not in place, but don’t give the baseboards the … Continue reading

The Organized Life, August Paint Bucket

The August Paint Bucket, my monthly recipe inspiration list of dishes I want to make, is posting a few days early this month because on August 1st I will be joining my Traveling Tote group for some table top fun, so be sure to stop then by for my Art in the Park Picnic   … Continue reading

The Organized Life, July Paint Bucket

I have been busy planning for July for the past few weeks.  We always have a big family gathering and this year we will have our children and grandchildren at the beach house for 10 days  😱 I know, right…. it will be crazy… 🤣 We actually all get along great, and everyone pitches in, … Continue reading

Holidays, July 4th Ready!

I’ve been working really hard this week preparing for the invasion the arrival of my children and grandchildren for 10 days over the 4th     Detailed advance planning eliminates stress for everyone, especially me, and spending time now means I can relax next week     My favorite part is decorating     The … Continue reading

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