Holidays, Things you should be doing in May…

How often do we say, “life’s too short,” or “time is flying,” or “I can’t believe it’s summer/fall/winter/spring already!” Next Sunday is May 1, and with a little advance planning maybe we can slow things down and enjoy the moments… Here’s what we need to be doing in May Gather ’round the Maypole  💃   … Continue reading

The Organized Life, Laborless Labor Day Weekend Recipes

Do you have special plans for Labor Day weekend? I do a lot of back and forthing,  from the coast to the city,  and I like to have a general food plan to keep things running smoothly This week I’m gathering favorite Labor Day dishes, that will be simple to make,  you know, Laborless recipes  … Continue reading

The Organized Life, July Paint Bucket

What’s making your mouth water these days? Here’s what I’m thinking about making in July~  🇺🇸 🎆 Appetizers Ranch Fried Pickles from Lay’s Potato Chips Bleu Cheese Burger Quesadilla Queso Pizza with Summer Corn, Bacon and Chives Sides Potato Flowers from A Quiet Life Roasted Asparagus and Mushroom Poutine from Closet Cooking Summer Cherry Tomato … Continue reading

Recipe Box, Summer Weekend Menus

I hope you’re having a great Memorial Day Weekend!   You’re probably busy flag waving, grilling, parading and saluting our incredible service men, but keep these easy menu ideas in mind as summer rolls along and you’re feeding friends and family I arrived on the coast early last week to plan, stock, cook, and make things … Continue reading

Holidays, Get Out the Red, White and Blue!

With Mother’s Day celebrated and mid May past, it means it’s time to gear up for Memorial Day, Summer and the 4th of July!! I decided to look through my own photos to see if I could get inspired… A great way to start is to gather up everything you have that is red, white … 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

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