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

The Organized Life, August Paint Bucket

Welcome to August! August is my least favorite month, it’s too hot, things in the garden start looking brown and sad… Now’s the time to enjoy the last days of summer produce and the carefree days of summer! Late Summer Garden The theme/flavor of the month for August is Keeping Cool The recipes on this … Continue reading

The Organized Life, July Paint Bucket

Happy July! When I think of summer food treats, I think of fresh corn, juicy ripe summer tomatoes, zucchini and fresh Alabama peaches I am featuring Corn, Tomatoes, Zucchini & Peach recipes for the Flavors of the month for July Appetizers Peach Margaritas from Baker by Nature Zucchini Hushpuppies from Miss Information Creamy Corn Dip … Continue reading

The Organized Life, June Paint Bucket

Happy June, and Happy Summer! When I see recipes that I would like to try, I pin them to organized Pinterest boards according to type, occasion or time of year Then I choose from those recipes and make a list for quick reference throughout the month Since June is traditionally the month of weddings, and … Continue reading

The Organized Life, May Paint Bucket

Happy May! Such a beautiful and fun filled month! We watched the Kentucky Derby yesterday with friends and are looking forward to Cinco de Mayo, Mother’s Day, beach time and Memorial Day Fry-Tot-To for Cinco de Mayo We will also be celebrating 2 birthdays… With so many diverse festivities on the horizon, I couldn’t decide … Continue reading

The Organized Life, April Paint Bucket

Happy April! With warmer temps and longer days, this month’s recipe bucket list is full of vibrant fruits and vegetables, and a few recipes for the grill The flavor of the month is Strawberry Strawberries are just coming into season in Alabama, but if you can’t get good fresh ones now, keep these recipes in … Continue reading

The Organized Life, March Paint Bucket

I know we are all happy that March 1 is on the horizon, and Spring is on it’s way! St. Patrick’s day is an important holiday at my house, no I’m not Irish, but my grand, CC, was born on St. Patrick’s Day She’s definitely a cute and mischievous leprechaun! According to Wikipedia, “The introduction … Continue reading