Designing Your Pantry

Yesterday we talked a little bit about why havingĀ a pantry is a good idea. But where can you put it? Pantries bring to mind big rooms full of food. Although a walk in pantry is a lovely idea, it’s not always practical. How can you make room for a pantry? 1. Declutter to create room for a pantry. Are there dish sets you’re not using, or big pots and pans that you last used a few years ago? Sell them on Craigslist, and use the money to buy some starter goodies for your new and spacious pantry! 2. Designate an … Continue reading

Using Newspaper in the Refrigerator

Here is an old trick that still works today. It will help keep your veggies crisp and fresh, and is a testament to how many ways and for how many purposes that you can use a newspaper. One thing we have a lot of in this house is newspaper and produce. I usually get at least two copies of the Sunday paper. We love reading the paper, but the double copy is mostly for the coupons. There are plenty of ways to stretch out using a newspaper. For example, you might want to check out the following articles that Nicole … Continue reading