The Organized Life, February Paint Bucket

Here we are on the eve of February! That means Spring will be here soon, yay! Raspberry Cheesecake Trifle I have had Valentine’s Day on my mind for the past week, and Mardi Gras is coming up too Mini King Cakes or King Cake “Crowns” This month’s bucket list has recipes with these holidays in … Continue reading

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, November Paint Bucket

I know we are all shocked it is November already! As crazy and hard as 2020 has been, I can’t believe that it has gone by sooo fast! So here we are, onto the holidays! This month’s Paint Bucket is full of Thanksgiving and late fall appropriate recipes, savory dishes full of vegetables and sweeter … Continue reading

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! 💡 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, 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 🎃 Halloween!     Wendi Witch Pillow     You can find the links to the recipes listed below on the Monthly Paint Bucket … Continue reading

The Organized Life, July Paint Bucket

  Hello July! 🇺🇸     This month’s bucket list features lots of great recipes for the 4th of July or for any summer gathering I posted a mini version of this list last week to help get a head start on Planning for the 4th of July     It is full of recipes … Continue reading

The Organized Life, June Paint Bucket

  June is just around the corner, Are you ready for a new season?       Things are already heating up in the South so this month I want to make easy summer food       incorporating a ton of fresh fruits and vegetables, but still family friendly     The flavor of … Continue reading