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

Recipe Box, Annual Friends & Family Weekend

Happy Father’s Day to all the wonderful Dads!   We are celebrating Father’s Day with our Annual Friends and Family weekend, with our BFFs plus our son who will be without his little sidekicks as they are away at camp My son is the head chef on beach weekends and together we planned the menu, … Continue reading

The Organized Life, June Paint Bucket

The monthly Paint Bucket is my way of organizing recipes into a small seasonal group to focus on, one month at a time.  It isn’t a to do list, but an inspiration list for reference.  Often times the recipes are just the start point, and the resulting dish is decidedly different, but organizing in advance … Continue reading

The Organized Life, Memorial Day Menu

For family holiday weekends at the beach we love to COOK With young grandchildren and crowded restaurants, dining out is not fun or relaxing HHjr is head chef and we collaborated last week on the menu It looks complicated, but with advance planning, and some short cut recipes, plus my son does most of the … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, Drawing with Marker & Colored Pencil

THANK YOU all so much for the lovely comments and feedback you gave me on the recent Celebrating Creativity post! I just found out there is another sale going on now through Sat midnight Society 6 artists sale, 20% off  & free ship sale on everything , get code at end of post ……………………………………………………. Okay, … Continue reading

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