Category Archives: Kitchen Organizing

An organized way to cook and carry holiday dishes

‘Tis the season of holiday lunches and potlucks! Many of you will be hosting or attending group events with lots of goodies brought from home. This simple cook and carry 3-qt bakeware by Pyrex® set will make it simple to make and transport your holiday dishes. Also, it’s one or two less dishes to use […]

Double-duty cookware saves space

For an organized kitchen, this innovative stackable cookware can go directly from your oven to your dining table! Totally modern in design, these stackable dishes can be configured in multiple ways to cook your food and can be easily stored in the cabinet together. The grooved scalloped cutouts on the bottom allow air to circulate, ensuring food is heated evenly. And they are […]

Purging the Pantry for an Organized Kitchen

Just like the refrigerator, the pantry needs to be evaluated and inventoried at least once a year. Start by emptying the shelves so you can see what you have and sort items into these categories: Items used every day Items used less frequently Unopened items or items you no longer want (donate to charity) Expired items to trash Then take several minutes […]

Organized Food On-the-Go

One of my favorite ways to store and tote my snacks and lunches is by using Fit & Fresh containers. Removable ice packs keep food chilled and the containers are sized and labeled so you know exactly how much you’re packing which is especially helpful for portion control. Fit & Fresh keeps your food items separate, but […]

Peel and Stick Organizing Tool for your walls!

Recently I discovered this innovative product line which offers a variety of bulletin boards, including this dry erase one, that can be positioned and repositioned anywhere on your walls. Simply peel and stick above your desk, in your entryway or kitchen, or in the kids’ room as a canvas for their art. It would also make a […]

Get the supplies you need for an Organized Office and Dorm

Whether it’s for the home office or the dorm room, The Container Store® has great tools for maximizing productivity – organize files, school supplies, clothes, make-up and more. Also, check out the ones that maximize space and take on double duty such as stools with storage, stackable bins and collapsible baskets.  See all the organizing […]

A better way to label those bins

Using plastic bins, baskets or boxes is a great way to corral loose items or store seasonal decor.  Anything that needs to be put away in a closet, under the bed or in the garage should be kept in a sturdy and well-labeled container so you don’t end up going through boxes and boxes when searching for something specific.  These […]

Multi-use kitchen tool keeps you organized

Multi-purpose, stackable, space-saving and colorful – it’s the perfect item for an organized kitchen. There are several different uses for this set of cups and bowls – measuring cup, sieve, colander and mixing. Essential for every day cooking and special meals. Learn more here.

Quick Kitchen Organizing Tips

(image from Real Simple) One of my favorite resources when it comes to articles about organizing is the Real Simple online magazine. Here are a few tips to get you started in decluttering and streamlining your kitchen. Read more here. Stick a magnetic organizer on the refrigerator door to hold pens and food labels so […]

Quick Organizing Tip – Repurposed Rolodex

Now that most contact information is stored electronically, you may have a Rolodex sitting on a shelf gathering dust. But don’t write it off just yet! There are many useful and innovative ways to repurpose that “old” organizer: Store recipes and pictures of dishes – use the transparent sleeves to keep it clean from spills in […]