Fearless Friday, Organizing & Experimenting with New Supplies

  It’s fun to take time to organize your supplies, experiment freely, and learn new ways to use them       I have been trying out different kinds of markers. Copic markers are supposed to be the Cadillac of markers but I have found I like the Tombow Dual End Brush Pens better Tombow … Continue reading

The Organized Life, March Paint Bucket

February is officially over, bring on Spring!! I’ve got all kinds of yummy things on the March recipe inspiration list, including things for St. Patrick’s Day and Easter…yes Easter is April 1st, no fooling!! The flavor of the month is Lemonย  ๐Ÿ‹ You can see photos and more links to the inspiration recipes on my … Continue reading

The Organized Life, February Paint Bucket

  February is going to be a busy month 2 of my favorite holidays back to back       Fat Tuesday is February 13 and Valentine’s Day on Wednesday the 14th       ๐ŸŽˆย  Plus a birthday!ย  ๐ŸŽˆ     And don’t forget the Super Bowl on February 4!ย  ๐Ÿˆ     With … Continue reading

The Organized Life, Small Space Solutions

  Are you cleaning and purging and organizing and dieting and exercising and reading more and sleeping more and doing all the standard New Year’s resolution things???       hmmmm…       Even though I have a laundry list of things I want to do this winter, if art is involved it’s a … Continue reading

The Organized Life, January Paint Bucket

  ๐Ÿฅ‚ Cheers to 2018!   Everyone likes to eat lighter after the holidays so the flavor of the month for January is Broccoli Although broccoli is not a favorite vegetable of mine it is so healthy and versatile, I want to try using it in some new ways If you’re not a fan of … Continue reading

The Organized Life, December Paint Bucket

December, 2 days away! ๐ŸŽ„ Are you ready?? ๐ŸŽ Will you be baking up a storm?ย ย ย  Traveling? This is the one month I don’t travel, and I will be happily in place at the North Pole, decking the halls, and doing all things Merry   In fact, the Paint Bucket is posting early for December … Continue reading

The Organized Life, November Paint Bucket

November…already??ย  Are you hosting Thanksgiving?ย  Maybe bringing a dish?ย  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, ๐Ÿ˜ณย  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

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