Pots and Pans Organization

There are several ways to organize pots, pans, and lids but the first thing I always recommend is to pare down to what you actually use. The stainless steel cookware we have was part of a larger set, with a tiny sauce pan and a tiny pot and I never ever used them. Ok, the one or two times I did, I regretted using them and usually dumped the contents into the larger pot or pan. So I finally parted ways instead of trying to store the whole set, simply because it was part of a set. If you need permission to part with pieces of a set you don’t use: there it is, I give you permission.

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Spice Container Organization

When I’m helping people get organized, I like to start small. It’s a hard place to be when you know you want to get organized but are feeling overwhelmed and don’t know where to start. So a small start is usually a drawer, or a small cabinet, something we can tackle in an hour or an afternoon, but can still give someone the confidence that they can organize a space. A spice drawer or cabinet is one such place to start.

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Organized Medicine Cabinet

The newly emptied cabinet is next to the fridge and across from the water cooler. Which makes a lot of sense considering that Bella – whose food is refrigerated – takes most of her medications with mealtimes, and the humans take their medications with water. Once I had the realization that my plan was perfect (as all my plans are), I pulled out all the meds from the pantry as well as the supplements (since those usually go in a glass of water as well) and sorted them on the counter.

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