The Organized Life, January Paint Bucket

Yay! We made it!! Happy 2021!! This month we’re going to put an American twist on recipes inspired by cuisines from all over the world, and also lighten them up and make them healthier… The flavor/theme of the month for January is International Appetizers Artichoke Aoili Pizza, original recipe Bacon Asparagus Brie Bites from Delish … Continue reading

The Organized Life, December Paint Bucket

Happy December, one of my very favorite months! It is filled with hope and happy, yummy food and Christmas trees, decorations, lights, sugar plum fairies, Santa, and my birthday! Even though things might be different this year, we can still be full of holiday cheer! This month’s bucket list is full of recipes that promise … Continue reading

The Organized Life, November Paint Bucket

  Not to rush things, but since October has flown by       It’s time to start thinking about the flavors of Thanksgiving… Even if you aren’t cooking or perhaps this isn’t a holiday you celebrate, this month’s recipe bucket list is full of fall updated favorites  Recipes for any gathering or to simply … Continue reading

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

The Organized Life, April Paint Bucket

Whew, ok, so where did March go??? I guess we just Sprung right into April!   We have had such a rainy Winter and Spring in the South We only been able use our Outdoor Kitchen a few times  I am hoping for better cookout weather in the next few months, Lots of BBQs and … 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, December Paint Bucket

Happy December! Since Thanksgiving fell early this year, it feels like we have a whole extra week to prepare for Christmas and the holidays, plenty of time for lots of cooking   😆   😂   😆  I know, right? What is plenty of time anyway, and please tell me where to get some… This month I’m starting … Continue reading

The Organized Life, November Paint Bucket

I know it’s shocking… I know it’s scary… November is here 😱 The best way to avoid holiday freakout   😲 Is to be as organized as possible… Right now, this week, before all the hustle and bustle begins, take some time to think about holiday food Whether you’re hosting Thanksgiving, Christmas, giving a party, or … Continue reading

The Organized Life, August Paint Bucket

Wow, August!  I didn’t even have time to celebrate Christmas in July this year and soon we’ll be talking about the real holiday season!  🎄 Wait!!  It’s still summer!    😎  🌴  ⛵️ Still time to enjoy fresh corn, tomatoes, zucchini and peaches, all the wonderful bounty summer brings… 🌽  🍅  🍊  🎏 Here’s what I’m … Continue reading

Recipe Box, Summer Weekend Menus

I hope you’re having a great Memorial Day Weekend!   You’re probably busy flag waving, grilling, parading and saluting our incredible service men, but keep these easy menu ideas in mind as summer rolls along and you’re feeding friends and family I arrived on the coast early last week to plan, stock, cook, and make things … Continue reading