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

The Organized Life, May Paint Bucket

  Psst, Mother’s Day sale on Society6 today, April 30 only, 20% off with free shipping drop a hint or get yourself a little something… 🎁     Happy May!       Here is the list of recipes & ideas I will be drawing inspiration from this month.  You can see photos and recipes … Continue reading

The Organized Life, April Paint Bucket

April showers, Easter eggs and Spring in Bloom, April is such a happy month     Flavor of the month for April is Coconut When I was debating what this month’s flavor should be, I searched for coconut recipes on Pinterest and was amazed at the variety of recipes I found! I can’t wait to … Continue reading

The Organized Life, March Paint Bucket

Welcome Spring!     So many of us have had an early taste of Spring, and in the South, we have enjoyed many days stolen from summer   February was an indulgent month around the Painted Apron, with the Raspberry flavor of the month winding it’s way into so many sweet and savory treats… Instead … Continue reading

The Organized Life, February Paint Bucket

Happy February! Let’s kick the month off with shopping and dining!       How about a tote to carry your groceries, they’re on sale today only with free shipping here The high quality totes are roomy, and available in 3 sizes The laptop sleeves are well padded with a easy zip closure, and the iPhone … Continue reading

The Organized Life, January Paint Bucket

2017… Sounds like way in the future, right… Nope!  Happy 2017!  Where did those holidays go?   💨 January is always a month of renewing goals, getting healthier, a new beginning. After a month full of gingerbread and holiday foods, the flavor of the month for January is Citrus  🍋   🍊 Be on the look … Continue reading

The Organized Life, December Paint Bucket

Happy December! Since Thanksgiving fell early this year, it feels like we have a whole extra week to prepare for Christmas and the holidays, plenty of time for lots of cooking   😆   😂   😆  I know, right? What is plenty of time anyway, and please tell me where to get some… This month I’m starting … Continue reading

The Organized Life, November Paint Bucket

I know it’s shocking… I know it’s scary… November is here 😱 The best way to avoid holiday freakout   😲 Is to be as organized as possible… Right now, this week, before all the hustle and bustle begins, take some time to think about holiday food Whether you’re hosting Thanksgiving, Christmas, giving a party, or … Continue reading

The Organized Life, October Paint Bucket

October is my favorite month, the weather on the coast is picture perfect, and you can still swim but it’s not hot.  In Birmingham, the leaves are beginning to turn  and there is a promise of fall in the air.  We can actually sit outside on the patio and enjoy it. Octoberfest, fall festivals, Halloween, … Continue reading

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