The Organized Life, December Paint Bucket

Happy December, one of my very favorite months! It is filled with hope and happy, yummy food and Christmas trees, decorations, lights, sugar plum fairies, Santa, and my birthday! Even though things might be different this year, we can still be full of holiday cheer! This month’s bucket list is full of recipes that promise … 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! πŸ’‘ 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, May Paint Bucket

  May is full of so many celebrations and occasions… We were planning to have a big Kentucky Derby party this year but the Derby been postponed to September… At least we can enjoy Southern recipes this month, with pecans, bourbon, and perhaps bake a Kentucky Butter Cake…   The Flavor/Theme of the Month for … Continue reading

The Organized Life, April Paint Bucket

  If you’re like me, you are in full swing Spring! 🌷 I am looking forward to lighter recipes as the weather warms and some Easter treats and dishes Easter will be different this year, no big family gatherings But it is important to keep up traditions, and celebrate in your own home with something … Continue reading

The Organized Life, February Paint Bucket

  Hello February!! So many fun holidays and events this month Today is Groundhog’s Day AND Super Bowl Sunday, Then on the horizon isΒ  the Academy Awards, Valentine’s Day, President’s Day, Fat Tuesday and Mardi Gras! This month’s paint bucket has plenty of party food for all the celebrations   Chocolate Ravioli   The flavor/theme … Continue reading

The Organized Life, December Paint Bucket

  And just like that, on Sunday it’s December! πŸŽ„ I apologize for posting this before Thanksgiving I mean no disrespect at all… I LOVE Thanksgiving       I’m sure you’re busy with last minute turkey things, so bookmark this and read it later if you get a chance… The next few days are … Continue reading