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, March Paint Bucket

March is such a fun month, Mardi Gras this year, and St. Patrick’s Day, AND Spring! As a nod to both holidays and the beginning of a fresh season, I chose golden lemons to be highlighted this March The flavor of the month is Lemon 🍋 You can see photos and links for these inspiration … Continue reading

The Organized Life, January Paint Bucket

  And just like that, it’s January!       This year I decided I wasn’t going to rush putting away the holiday decorations, but when I got up on the day after Christmas I looked around and thought, “all this has got to go!” I am getting ready for a New Year with less … Continue reading

The Organized Life, October Paint Bucket

Welcome October! October is one of my favorite months The weather is perfect in Alabama, crystal blue skies and mild temperatures, football is in full swing, the autumn leaves are beginning to put on a show…   Leaves of Change Pillow   and Halloween fun is on the horizon!   What Spider? pillow   The … Continue reading

The Organized Life, June Paint Bucket

  Summer is here!       Happy June! The flavor of the month for June is Watermelon!     Here’s what I’m thinking about making in June… You can see the recipes and photo inspirations on my Monthly Paint Bucket Pinterest Board in the June Section Appetizers Watermelon Pizza from Choosing Chia Crock Pot … Continue reading

The Organized Life, July Paint Bucket

I have been busy planning for July for the past few weeks.  We always have a big family gathering and this year we will have our children and grandchildren at the beach house for 10 days  😱 I know, right…. it will be crazy… 🤣 We actually all get along great, and everyone pitches in, … Continue reading

The Organized Life, June Paint Bucket

The monthly Paint Bucket is my way of organizing recipes into a small seasonal group to focus on, one month at a time.  It isn’t a to do list, but an inspiration list for reference.  Often times the recipes are just the start point, and the resulting dish is decidedly different, but organizing in advance … Continue reading

The Organized Life, July Paint Bucket

This month’s recipe bucket list is all about enjoying the summer bounty filling the the markets right now as well as some 4th of July fun   You can see photos and recipe inspirations for this list on my July Paint Bucket Pinterest board here Appetizers Firecracker Dogs from Handmade in the Heartland Street Corn … Continue reading

The Organized Life, June Paint Bucket

June! Summer!   Here’s some things I’m thinking about cooking this month You can see photo inspirations on the June Paint Bucket here, Also what I’m thinking about for the week of the 4th of July here Appetizers Brown Butter Fried Onion Rings from Bon Appetit Spring Rolls with hoisin dipping sauce Skinny  Green Chili Chicken … Continue reading

The Organized Life, July Paint Bucket

What’s making your mouth water these days? Here’s what I’m thinking about making in July~  🇺🇸 🎆 Appetizers Ranch Fried Pickles from Lay’s Potato Chips Bleu Cheese Burger Quesadilla Queso Pizza with Summer Corn, Bacon and Chives Sides Potato Flowers from A Quiet Life Roasted Asparagus and Mushroom Poutine from Closet Cooking Summer Cherry Tomato … Continue reading

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