The Organized Life, The September Paint Bucket

  Although it will still feel like summer in Alabama until mid October or so, my thoughts for September are all about fall flavors and traditional Autumn food When I started seeing maple recipes popping up on Pinterest, my mouth started watering I quickly decided Maple would be the flavor of the month! There are … Continue reading

Party Panache, Sweet & Savory Fig Canapes

This is going to be my go to party bite this fall Wonderfully sweet fig jam paired with savory Manchego cheese All tucked in between 2 layers of flaky puff pastry Not only do they taste divine The prep is simple You can have them in the oven just 5 minutes Manchego is a wonderful … Continue reading

Party Panache, Easy Appetizers for Super Bowl

Only 1 more football game before the season is over, and since it’s the Super Bowl, you’re going to want some super great noshes! I have 3 easy peasy delicious new bites to share with you today, plus a round up of past favorites The printable recipes can be found at the end of the … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Wedge Salad Dip and Garnish Ideas

🍾Happy New Year! My goal for January is to lighten things up and although this dip not exactly diet fare, it is a lighter version of a typical party dip with low fat sour cream and lots of vegetables I served this to our Alabama football fan friends, while we were watching the play off … Continue reading

Party Panache, Southern Sausage & Cornbread Balls

Pop the champagne, college football kicks off this Saturday!!  πŸŽ‰ 🏈 🍾 We aren’t shy around here about our Tide Pride HHjr saw this when he was working in Tuscaloosa this week, now that’s creative! When it’s football watching time, you’ve got to start thinking game day food! How does a maple sausage, cornbread ball … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Cheesy Bacon Party Burgers

Have you been watching the winter Olympics? Whenever I see people waving our flag proudly it reminds me of summer which leads to lusting for a juicy summer hamburger! This recipe is perfect for a crowd or for your family And you can make it in any season, because you can cook the whole dish … Continue reading

Party Panache, Loaded Bourbon Bleu Cheese Stuffed Potato Skins

“Hey mom, I know you’re driving home on Sunday, do you have any suggestions for game food? I could go ahead and get the stuff…” hmmm…. OH! Those potato skins I put on my this month’s Bucket list!! Perfect Super Bowl food! and I sent him the link When I rolled in about 2pm, these … Continue reading

Recipe Box, Spinach & Bacon Spirals

The other night we were watching a little football game known as the National Championship We needed a little sustenance to get us through… It was a nail biter! Thank goodness we had these tasty spinach spiral rolls to keep our strength up! Maple bacon aioli is a treat to have in your kitchen, and … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Broccoli & Cheese Dip or Spread

Let’s face it Hot and melty cheese dips are pretty hard to resist Add some bacon, and well, that makes it even harder But if you add a nice fresh green vegetable like broccoli Why it becomes almost health food!! And it’s important to keep your strength up for game day!!    🏈  🐘 Serve dip … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Cheesy Tater Tots

These little  🏈 footballs 🏈  of cheese and potato goodness are brought to you today by HHjr On the weekends, my son LOVES to cook, I mean LOVES it!  He will have 2 or 3 grills going at once, and a skillet, the oven or a fryer I was in town solo for the weekend … Continue reading