The Organized Life, November Paint Bucket

October has been flying by, such a beautiful month in so many places! After tomorrow’s Halloween fun, it will be time to turn our thoughts to the November and December holidays For November’s recipe bucket list, I am featuring recipes that have traditional Thanksgiving and Fall ingredients, prepared in an updated way~ You can still … Continue reading

The Organized Life, October Paint Bucket

Happy October! Time for all things pumpkin! The recipe bucket list this month is full of mouthwatering Pumpkin and Fall recipe ideas I never can make all the recipes on my list but it serves as a quick reference for ideas~ It saves me time from browsing endlessly when I’m trying to decide what to … Continue reading

The Organized Life, September Paint Bucket

September is a favorite month for a lot of people, and it is certainly for me too… Temps are moderate, pumpkins and mums begin to fill the marketplace, leaves are starting to turn and fall, and it’s the beginning of football season! The recipes on my bucket list this month are a nice transition from … Continue reading

The Organized Life, August Paint Bucket

Tomorrow is August 1, which means Summer is rapidly slipping away …But! As much as we all love thinking about Fall, cooler temps and comfort food, I still want to savor the last days Summer I was having trouble picking a theme/flavor of the month because this list is such a hodge podge of recipes… … Continue reading

The Organized Life, July Paint Bucket

Summer is in full swing in the USA We are enjoying wonderful summer fruits & vegetables, strawberries, blueberries, garden tomatoes, corn on the cob, and Zucchini~ July’s flavor of the month! You can see photos of July’s recipe inspirations in the July section of my Monthly Paint Bucket here Appetizers Thai Zucchini and Cucumber Noodle … Continue reading

The Organized Life, June Paint Bucket

Happy June! Summer has officially arrived in my corner of the world and that means it’s grilling season! So let’s bring on recipes we can cook and enjoy outside, either on the BBQ or picnic style! The flavor/theme of the month is Outdoor Eating You can see photos of the inspiration recipes in the June … Continue reading

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