Some common spices (cinnamon, cloves, pepper, etc.) and their blends can last for years when stored properly. But if your favorite organic spices are shoved in the back of the pantry, exposed to light, or sitting for a long time in an airtight container, they might become stale or lose their flavor.
Which defeats the purpose of using them, no?
Organizing a garage presents some unique challenges: how do you organize cars, toys, sports equipment, beach chairs, and cleaning supplies in one spot?
The garage often seems to be the “catch all” for everything, so it’s easy for it to get cluttered – fast.
Don’t worry, you’re not alone – every household is guilty of storing things in the garage that should go elsewhere.
In a small house, storage is at a premium, but if your storage solution can serve double duty, and triple duty if it’s repurposed!
Not only do you have something useful when you’re done, but you’re giving a rescue item new life!
Think about it…why use dull plastic bins when you can create a unique DIY bathroom storage solution?
If you are looking for ways to store things in the bath, here are some repurposed ideas for you. Your wallet, the planet, and your bathroom will all benefit from upcycling!
While it may seem frightening staring down into the abyss that is your chest freezer, it will not get organized on its own. Fortunately, it’s not all that hard organizing your freezer, and it won’t break the bank either, which means it’s a perfect chore to tackle so you can make enough room for the holiday leftovers!
Despite being a time of joy, the holidays can also be stressful for some people.
Generally speaking, the “holiday season”, as it is commonly known, lasts from Halloween to New Year’s Day, and when you take into account the decorations on the shelves of your local store right now, the “holiday season” can last for quite a long time.
Maybe it’s time to let go of your vision of the “perfect” holiday, if this time of year is a major source of stress for you.
Start with what you’ve got; take care of yourself, your family, and your home. Once you’ve got your house in order, you can bake those cookies, help make costumes for the kids’ Christmas play, or serve hot soup and sandwiches at the local shelter.
Here are some tips to help you prepare for a holiday season filled with love and joy. Don’t forget to give yourself a break…this time of year doesn’t need to be “perfect”…just enjoyed.