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! ๐Ÿ’ก 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! ๐ŸŒท 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 isย  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! ๐ŸŽ„ 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

The Organized Life, November Paint Bucket

  Not to rush things, but since October has flown by       It’s time to start thinking about the flavors of Thanksgiving… Even if you aren’t cooking or perhaps this isn’t a holiday you celebrate, this month’s recipe bucket list is full of fall updated favoritesย  Recipes for any gathering or to simply … Continue reading

The Organized Life, October Paint Bucket

  October is literally just around the corner This month’s recipe list will not feature any tricks, only treats!   Pumpkin Patch Salad     The flavor/theme of the month is ๐ŸŽƒ Halloween!     Wendi Witch Pillow     You can find the links to the recipes listed below on the Monthly Paint Bucket … Continue reading

The Organized Life, August Paint Bucket

  ๐ŸŒž Holy Heat Wave ๐ŸŒž There seems to be universal agreement that July went by way too fast! As we start dreaming of cooler fall temps and pumpkins, My thoughts are turning also to autumn comfort food I thought it might be fun to make some old fashioned comfort food recipes and put a … Continue reading