Kitchen Tips and Tricks, Mother’s Day Edition!

Happy Mother’s Day! What could be a better gift for mom than a few tricks and help in the kitchen? The other day I went to run the very full dishwasher and discovered I was out of dishwasher soap… After a quick internet search I discovered this tip: After loading the dishwasher, add a few … Continue reading

The Organized Life, May Paint Bucket

May is one of my favorite months, the weather is lovely with the promise of summer, The longer days and warm temps are great for Alfresco dining or entertaining outside… There are so many holidays and events to look forward to May Day, the Kentucky Derby, Mother’s Day, Memorial Day plus, my family has 5 … Continue reading

The Organized Life, April Paint Bucket

It is hard to believe tomorrow is April 1! But Yay Spring, and hopefully a few April showers will bring us an abundance of May flowers! Here are some things I am thinking about making in April the flavor/theme of the month is Vegetables You can see photos of these recipes in the April section … Continue reading

The Organized Life, March Paint Bucket

February has really flown by! Time to think March, Mardi Gras & St. Patrick’s Day! The flavor/theme of the month for March is a color combination, Green, Gold and Orange, the colors of St. Patrick’s Day You can see photos of all the recipes on the March section of the Monthly Paint Bucket here Appetizers … Continue reading

The Organized Life, February Paint Bucket

February, the month of love! And since February is the month of love that is the theme for this month’s recipe bucket list 💕 Food that is universally loved 💕 You can see photos of all these recipes on the February section of my Monthly Pinterest Board here Appetizers Chicken Cordon Bleu Crescent Ring from … Continue reading

The Organized Life, January Paint Bucket

Welcome to 2022! Time for new beginnings! The monthly paint bucket is my bucket list of recipes I want try some based on a flavor or theme I gave HHjr an air fryer for Christmas and he has been watching You Tube videos and reading recipes It’s going to be fun watching and trying his … Continue reading

The Organized Life, December Paint Bucket

Happy December! I hope this December will be merrier for most than last year, and that you enjoy gatherings and fun The theme for this month’s recipe bucket list is Special Flavors Appetizers Bleu Cheese, Walnut and Thyme Pull Apart Puff Pastry Twirl from Eat Live Escape Parmesan Rosemary Potato Chips from Noshing with the … Continue reading

The Organized Life, November Paint Bucket

Happy Halloween! Time is flying, tomorrow is November 1! Time to start thinking about Thanksgiving {in the US} and the upcoming holidays! This month’s recipe bucket list is jam packed with Holiday flavors, recipes and inspirations You can see photos of the recipes in the November section of the Monthly Paint Bucket Pinterest board here … Continue reading

The Organized Life, October Paint Bucket

The monthly paint bucket is my bucket list of recipes I want to try Choosing recipes for the list is my way of menu planning, A quick glance at the list and I can quickly decide what’s going to be on the table This month I’m thinking about comfort food and foods associated with Fall … Continue reading

The Organized Life, September Paint Bucket

Happy September! This month I am all about football and game day food All the recipes below are perfect for tailgating, football watching, parties or just family eating~ Easy to grab, tasty bites! The theme this month is Finger Foods Appetizers Crispy Prosciutto Cups with Pear from Martha Stewart Parmesan Onion Appetizer Squares from Kudos … Continue reading