Family Friendly Pantry

Family Friendly Pantry

The food pantry is one of the most popular places in the house, especially when the kids get home from school! Keep your food pantry clean and convenient with these tips: First give a purpose to each shelf. Some examples are: Breakfast shelf (cereals, pancake mixes, syrup, etc…) Snack and bakery shelf Cans and drinks Packaged items and misc Bulk or larger items Paper goods Larger kitchen items (like your slow cooker or other things that might not fit in your other cupboards) Use clear containers to consolidate, keeping like items together: Containers with lids for: chips, crackers, cookies and […]

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School work, and papers, and mail, Oh My!

School work, and papers, and mail, Oh My!

Really the best advice on papers that enter the home is to first do a pre-sort. In minutes you can get rid of at least 50% of the papers that come through. From there make a sort according to what it is. If you get the newspaper, you know what you read from it. Take those sections out right away and put the rest in the recycles. Things that need attention right away should have a home. Better yet, if you can take care of it right there and then, DO! Write the check and get it all ready to […]

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