Secret Recipe Club, Pumpkin Pie Oatmeal

This month my Secret Recipe Club assignment is Little Bit of Everything.  Julie lives in the midwest and loves to cook, travel and garden.  She also collects cookbooks and spoons- Fun collections! Roasted Kale and Arugula Salad really appealed to me, and how about Honey Cinnamon Creme Brulee, yum! Ultimately I decided on Pumpkin Oatmeal,  … Continue reading

The Organized Life, Jars, Chia seeds and Oatmeal in a Jar

JARS! Lately there are recipes all over the place for this and that in a jar.  Last year I made Vanilla body scrub in a jar for Christmas party favors, which was EASY and my guests seemed to love them. This month I made Trick or Treat  candy jars to give to my friends just … Continue reading

the Organized Life, recipe failure & success!

Anyone that cooks regularly and tries new things knows this dirty little secret, sometimes recipes turn out badly!  AGHHH! I hate it when that happens!  Cooking is basically a scientific experiment, and sometimes it works and sometimes it doesn’t…I have even had tried and true recipes bomb…so you have to laugh it off and move … Continue reading

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