Posts in category "kitchen organizing"

Things to Ponder When Designing a Kitchen

I have seen many a kitchen in my time. From huge mansions to small condos. And you want to know a secret- most of them are not 100% functional. They sure are pretty though. With that being said, I feel that kitchens are the most challenging rooms to organize. There are no cookie cutter solutions.... Read more »

Simple Tips on How To Organize Your Kitchen

I love to cook. When I am not organizing, you will probably find me in my kitchen whipping something up and making a mess. Anyone that loves to cook knows that a well organized and stocked kitchen makes cooking and mealtimes a lot easier. Here are some simple tips to help you create “zones” in... Read more »

National Simplify Your Life Week 2014- 5 Ways To Simplify Your Kitchen

The kitchen, the center of the home. The space were we break bread, share stories, and use as a mobile office. Many times this space is overfilled. With all the cool kitchen gadgets and the new health fads, the kitchen has become a place of entry not exit. We shove stuff in those deep cabinets... Read more »

The Love Affair with Tupperware- I Just Don't Get It

Call me crazy! I don’t understand the fascination with tupperware. Everyone has tupperware love but me. Like paper, I am convinced that tupperware breeds like bunnies. The lids slither away never to be found again. Everyone has “that” cabinet. You know the one of the tupperware lost. The big pile. You open the cabinet and... Read more »

Organize Your Meal Prep

Besides organizing, I love to cook. You can find me in my kitchen cooking up a storm several times per week. I love to try new recipes. Some people don’t cook because they don’t like to clean up. Some just don’t enjoy the process. Here are some tips to cut down your time in the... Read more »

Simple Steps To Organizing A Kitchen

The kitchen. In my opinion, is the most challenging room in the home to organize. Why, you ask? Most kitchens are designed to fit a space, not a function. Everyone uses their kitchen a little differently. There are people like myself, that love to cook. There are others that heat up pizzas and make macaroni... Read more »

The Kitchen Purge; Deleting All Those Duplications

Last week I had a knife salesman over to look at some knives. As we looked through my kitchen, I shamefully admitted that I was a “duplicator”. Yup, I had quite a few things in multiple quanities. Some I had purchased, others were gifts. I am not alone. This is the most common kitchen problem.... Read more »

The Kitchen- More Organized and Less Waste

The kitchen. The room we all love to hate. Some of us spend hours in here making amazing meals for our families while others only use the microwave. However your kitchen functions, its probably pretty crowded and has some waste. Come on, confess it! We all have things that we don’t use, stuffed in a... Read more »

Make Your Kitchen Work For You; Steps To Keep It Organized

I think I should get a prize. I just organized 10 kitchens in a row! Yup, that is right. I have sorted more utensils, pots, and pans than a Crate and Barrel has in stock. As I have said before, the kitchen is the most challenging room to organize. Everyone functions differently in their kitchen.... Read more »

The Spice Cabinet; What should stay and what should go

This weekend I took on my spice cabinet. While it was in an organized state, there were some spices in there that looked a little less than fresh. According to food democracy: Herbs- last 1 to 3 years Ground Spices- last 2 to 3 years Seasoning Blends – last 1 to 2 years I had... Read more »