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, May Paint Bucket

Happy May! Finally Spring has truly arrived everywhere and we can all dance around the Maypole!       I was truly torn choosing the Flavor of the Month, but finally decided to embrace Cinco de Mayo and the Flavor of the Month is Healthier Mexican, and see if we can lighten up some traditional … Continue reading

The Organized Life, April Paint Bucket

Oh goodness, I feel a little bit like Alice, time is ticking and I’m late, I’m late!  But here is the Paint Bucket for April Remember you can always see photos of all these recipes and the ones from the months before on the Monthly Paint Pinterest Board here The flavor of the month for … Continue reading

The Organized Life, March Paint Bucket

February is officially over, bring on Spring!! I’ve got all kinds of yummy things on the March recipe inspiration list, including things for St. Patrick’s Day and Easter…yes Easter is April 1st, no fooling!! The flavor of the month is Lemon  🍋 You can see photos and more links to the inspiration recipes on my … Continue reading

The Organized Life, January Paint Bucket

  🥂 Cheers to 2018!   Everyone likes to eat lighter after the holidays so the flavor of the month for January is Broccoli Although broccoli is not a favorite vegetable of mine it is so healthy and versatile, I want to try using it in some new ways If you’re not a fan of … Continue reading

The Organized Life, December Paint Bucket

December, 2 days away! 🎄 Are you ready?? 🎁 Will you be baking up a storm?    Traveling? This is the one month I don’t travel, and I will be happily in place at the North Pole, decking the halls, and doing all things Merry   In fact, the Paint Bucket is posting early for December … Continue reading

The Organized Life, October Paint Bucket

You can probably guess what the flavor of the month is going to be…   Yep, pumpkin!   Here is the list of recipes and ideas I am thinking about putting on the menu for this month of October You can see photos and links on the September/October Pinterest Board here The recipes listed without … Continue reading

The Organized Life, Recipe Tabs Update

I recently did a quick calculation of my recipes and found that I have posted around 1000! The general recipe index, alphabetically by category, had become so long it was no longer user friendly I have reorganized it and divided it into sections, you can see all the new tabs in the header above Most … 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

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