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, September Paint Bucket

Where did the summer go?? I’m not quite ready to put away my flip flops yet, but I am starting to think about heartier foods, creamy casseroles, apples and cinnamon… This month’s recipe inspiration list has fall foods, apples, sweet potatoes and pumpkin seeds, plus a wide variety of vegetables… in so many pretty colors … Continue reading

The Organized Life, August Paint Bucket

  How is it possible that it’s almost August already? While perusing recipes for my monthly bucket list I was having trouble finding recipes that I hadn’t seen a zillion times before… So few were jumping out and grabbing my attention But then I got an idea! πŸ’‘ Instead of making trendy recipes this month, … Continue reading

The Organized Life, July Paint Bucket

  Happy July!       My blog anniversary is coming up on August 1… I have posted over 1,000 recipes in the past 8 years and so many are favorites worth repeating, I have decided to include more of them on my monthly Paint Bucket like this Watermelon Ice Cream Pie       … 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

The Organized Life, May Paint Bucket

  May is full of so many celebrations and occasions… We were planning to have a big Kentucky Derby party this year but the Derby been postponed to September… At least we can enjoy Southern recipes this month, with pecans, bourbon, and perhaps bake a Kentucky Butter Cake…   The Flavor/Theme of the Month for … Continue reading

The Organized Life, March Paint Bucket

  The March Paint Bucket is posting early because the next few days are busy! Tomorrow, Fearless Friday, we are going to have a colorful tea party 🎨 Then Sunday, March 1, it is time for Tales of the Traveling Tote πŸ‘œ with a MacKenzie-Childs giveaway Then on Tuesday, March 3, Super Tuesday It will … Continue reading

The Organized Life, February Paint Bucket

  Hello February!! So many fun holidays and events this month Today is Groundhog’s Day AND Super Bowl Sunday, Then on the horizon isΒ  the Academy Awards, Valentine’s Day, President’s Day, Fat Tuesday and Mardi Gras! This month’s paint bucket has plenty of party food for all the celebrations   Chocolate Ravioli   The flavor/theme … Continue reading

The Organized Life, December Paint Bucket

  And just like that, on Sunday it’s December! πŸŽ„ I apologize for posting this before Thanksgiving I mean no disrespect at all… I LOVE Thanksgiving       I’m sure you’re busy with last minute turkey things, so bookmark this and read it later if you get a chance… The next few days are … Continue reading

The Organized Life, October Paint Bucket

  October is literally just around the corner This month’s recipe list will not feature any tricks, only treats!   Pumpkin Patch Salad     The flavor/theme of the month is πŸŽƒ Halloween!     Wendi Witch Pillow     You can find the links to the recipes listed below on the Monthly Paint Bucket … Continue reading