The Organized Life, November Paint Bucket

Happy November! Now that we’ve trick or treated  👻 And fallen back 🍂  Do you remember Shirley Temple? Time to think Thanksgiving! 🍗 My recipe bucket list this month is a mixture of Thanksgiving appropriate foods as well as comfort food for cooler weather.  I always list many more recipes that I can make, but … Continue reading

The Organized Life, October Paint Bucket

Here’s the Paint Bucket for October, my monthly bucket list of recipes to make or get menu inspiration from~one thing often leads to another, but I find this a handy way to corral my thoughts and recipes I want to try~ Who knows what will be brewing up this month! Appetizers Mini Sausage and Swiss … Continue reading

The Organized Life, December Paint Bucket

Do you cook more or less in December than any other month?  I want to really make an effort not to make things too complicated this month but still have plenty of exciting dishes coming from my kitchen~Here are the recipes I am going to use for inspiration on the busy December days ahead.  If … Continue reading

The Organized Life, October Paint Bucket

New seasons mean different foods and Fall especially means lots of exciting things to make and try! Here is my October bucket list of recipes that I hope to make or get ideas from for new creations~ APPETIZERS ASPARAGUS PUFF PASTRY HAM PARCELS SANDWICH SUSHI TOMATO BACON CHEESE MELTS from Once Upon a Plate HARVEST … Continue reading

Gifts from the kitchen, Pimento Cheese

The thing about pimento cheese is people feel passionately about it…you either love it or you hate it… Why this particular dish creates so much emotion is beyond me, but what I have learned about it is that EVERY SOUTHERNER HAS AN OPINION! It’s true, it’s almost like talking about politics or religion~people get fired … Continue reading

the Organized Life, The December Paint Bucket

The “Paint Bucket” is my bucket list of recipes that I want to try.  I compile this list near the 1st of every month, browsing my Pinterest boards, looking at virtual recipe boxes I have on allrecipes.com, the Food network, and Ziplist.  I also keep a master file of categorized recipes on my computer, that … Continue reading

the Organized Life, September Paint Bucket

Here’s my bucket list of recipes I want to make in September: APPETIZERS ……………………………… KALE, SAUSAGE & MUSHROOM DIP BAKED WON TON CRISPS ROASTED EDAMAME w/SEA SALT MINI MONTE CRISTOS LASAGNA CUPCAKES ……………………………….. …………………………… BAKED POTATO CHIPS ORANGE & BLEU GRILLED ROMAINE SALAD VEGGIES IN PORTOBELLA CAPS MUFFIN TIN POTATO STACKS SPINACH & ZUCCHINI GRATIN … Continue reading

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