The Organized Life, October Paint Bucket

My monthly “Paint Bucket” is a list of recipes to refer to for cooking ideas and inspirations for the upcoming month. It is my way of organizing my meals and menus by choosing 16-18 recipes that are seasonal and appetizing, thus saving a lot of time endlessly browsing through Pinterest boards and saved recipes all … Continue reading

The Organized Life, June Paint Bucket

  Well here we are, Summer! Ahhh, the season of juicy berries, sweet corn, beautiful tomatoes… the season of grilling and chilling and enjoying the outdoors… I picked my favorite food of summer to be the flavor of the month… The flavor of the Month for June is CORN         You can … Continue reading

Recipe Box, Grab the Peanut Butter!

  If you could only live on one food for your whole life it what would you choose? Mine would be peanut butter hands down! One of my favorite recipes is  1-2-3 peanut butter cookies         Three ingredients, that you probably have in your pantry right now, 1 cup sugar, 1 egg, … Continue reading

The Organized Life, March Paint Bucket

March is always a special month, with St. Patrick’s Day fun 🍀,  Springing forward, and Easter  🐇  this year     I have a very special Chocolate Cake, perfect for St. Patrick’s Day, that I’ll be sharing soon,   and lots of Easter treats…   So check in often and see what’s cooking! Here’s a … Continue reading

The Organized Life, March Paint Bucket

Can you believe it’s March already? Yea Spring is almost here!  Time for a new bucket list of recipes~ I never make everything on the list and try to leave lots of room for variation and adaptation depending on what’s going on.  The February list really helped me make some wonderful things and pushed me … Continue reading

the Organized Life, the March Paint Bucket

Boy, February FLEW by! I am surprised I got so many things made from my bucket list in February but it filled its purpose, giving me meal ideas when I had no time to think! The monthly bucket list is my way of organizing my cooking thoughts and managing recipes that I want to try.  … Continue reading

The Organized Life, November Paint Bucket

My prayers are with all of those suffering from Hurricane Sandy, as I know yours are too… I had so much Halloween fun in October I am sad to see it go…but I must confess I am weary of black & orange, witches & skeletons, and ghoulishness in general!  I made 8 things in October … Continue reading