The Organized Life, August Paint Bucket

August already??? School starts back in early to mid August in Alabama, so when the calendar hits August 1, it really feels like summer is over…the heat will stick around until October though, and our markets and grocery stores are still full of fresh summer produce Blueberries are still in abundance at great prices so … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Sweet Chili Teriyaki Chicken, Pineapple & Smoked Sausage Kebabs

  I’m having a lot of fun with pineapple this month         I love having fresh pineapple in the refrigerator, it’s such a versatile ingredient         A leftover piece of boneless chicken,Β  some smoked sausage links from the freezer, and fresh pineapple make a very tasty combo!     … Continue reading

Flavor of the Month, Pineapple

July’s flavor of the month is pineapple, and I’ve already made several wonderful things, Bacon Wrapped Hot Dogs with Pineapple Salsa, BBQ Chicken & Pineapple Wrap, and a Pineapple Smoothie Cocktail Here are some additional pineapple treats and ideas from the archives, there is nothing better than a ripe summer pineapple, it will take you … Continue reading

Party Panache, Pineapple Smoothie Cocktail

I saw this recipe over on Listolic and just had to try it!         She said you can make this with almond milk or coconut milk, but I chose to try the adult version with coconut rum         I used fresh pineapple, but I really think canned pineapple would … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Bacon Wrapped Hot Dogs with Pineapple Salsa

  Are hot dogs part of your summer menu plans?         Elevate a simple dog by stuffing it with Pineapple Salsa and wrapping it in bacon         I cooked these in the oven, for a simple supper last week, but you can definitely put them on your grill   … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Hassleback Hawaiian Chicken

  Today’s recipe is literally easier than picking up take out       4 ingredients, boneless chicken thighs, pineapple, prosciutto and BBQ sauce         Make 4-5 deep cuts across the chicken thighs         Stuff thinly sliced prosciutto into the cuts {I left 2 thighs whole for Super Boy … Continue reading

Party Panache, Coconut Pineapple Faux CrΓ©me BrΓ»lΓ¨e

I am really excited to share this today     I can’t wait to find out what you think!     This oh so tempting creamy dessert     with a caramelized burnt sugar topping     Garnished with fresh pineapple and coconut flakes     Is actually…     Wait for it…     … Continue reading

Tablescapes, The Sun is So Bright, I’ve Gotta Wear Shades

We have had a crazy summer in Alabama, tons of rain and then bright sunshine,     We head to the porch when the weather is fine     And when the sun is out, it’s hot and bright,     Much to this pineapple’s delight!     Have you heard the song, “The Future’s … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, Tropical Glasses

I am a confessed plate-a-holic     My New Year’s resolution was NO NEW PLATES!   hmmm….     I had a little relapse when I was planning South Pacific, and bought these hibiscus plates     I absolutely love them, they are melamine, even the kiddos can use them, and we will use them … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Grilled Fireball Pineapple Slices, Pineapple Corer & Vase

We kicked off the summer with grilled pineapple slices marinated in Fireball Whiskey πŸ’ƒ     I got the recipe from my Traveling Tote friend Patti {we’ll be sharing travel adventures on June 1 with a MacKenzie-Childs giveaway!}       It’s so simple, fresh pineapple, Fireball cinnamon whiskey, & brown sugar     You … Continue reading

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