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, September Paint Bucket

September! Labor Day! A new season! Fall decorating! Autumn leaves! Cooler weather! Time to start thinking   Apples 🍏 and  Pumpkins  🎃  and  TAILGATING   🏈 Here’s my September list of inspiration recipes Remember you can always see photos of these things plus the things I made from last month’s list on my monthly bucket list Pinterest … Continue reading

The Organized Life, August Paint Bucket

Wow, August!  I didn’t even have time to celebrate Christmas in July this year and soon we’ll be talking about the real holiday season!  🎄 Wait!!  It’s still summer!    😎  🌴  ⛵️ Still time to enjoy fresh corn, tomatoes, zucchini and peaches, all the wonderful bounty summer brings… 🌽  🍅  🍊  🎏 Here’s what I’m … Continue reading

The Organized Life, September Paint Bucket

September already? Football Season! There will be a lot of finger food on this month’s list! This is a list of recipes I am going to use for cooking inspirations this month, a little thinking ahead and organizing makes menu and meal planning so much quicker for me~ and helps inspire me to create new … Continue reading

The Organized Life, April Paint Bucket

There always seems to be more recipes than time, so a monthly recipe “bucket list” is how I try to sort out what I want to make.  I hope to share some delicious Springy concoctions with you as April rolls along~ Here’s my bucket list for April ~ Appetizers   Flatbread with spring vegetables Spring cocktail … Continue reading

The Organized Life, November Paint Bucket

Okay, Halloween is so yesterday, on to Thanksgiving!  Here is my bucket list of recipes for November inspiration~ Appetizers Puff Pastry Jalapeno Poppers Cheesy Pull Apart Stuffed Bread Pumpkin Pie Wontons Empanadas Sides Massaged Kale Salad with Pomegrantes Cranberry and Sweet Potato Bake from Turnips to Tangerines Caramelized Brussels Sprouts from Half Baked Harvest Creamy … Continue reading

The Organized LIfe, September Paint Bucket

Here are some things I’m thinking about making in September.  I love to have a list of recipes at my finger tips in case I don’t have much time to think or plan out menus.  Fall is all about football at our house so let me know if you have a great recipe for tailgating! … Continue reading

the Organized Life, The August Paint Bucket

I can’t believe August is here already! Summer has flown by! Sorry, I am a little late with my bucket list this month, things have been a little challenging lately but I am ready for a new month!  My July Paint Bucket was a little over ambitious, so I am keeping it a little simpler … Continue reading

The Organized Life, the July Paint Bucket

My bucket list is a list of recipes I compile every month to use for inspiration and easy menu planning.  I collect them from my Pinterest boards, books  and magazines.  It’s just an easy way to manage the ideas whirling around in my head.  I don’t stick to it rigidly, just as a source of … Continue reading