Tag kitchen

Recipe Book: How To

By catherine | October 17, 2013

Happy National Kitchen Month! In honor of this lovely little holiday, I wanted to talk about recipes and what the heck to do with all those wonderful ones you have hand written on the back of a napkin, torn out of magazines, printed off a blog, or have received as hand-me-downs from cooks who have [...]

Peak Into an Organizers Fridge

By whitney | October 15, 2013

Catherine has graciously allowed us to sneak a peek into her refrigerator and freezer and share some of her secrets for food organizing success.

As you can see, Catherine groups items by similarity and then assigns their home by frequency of use. She likes to keep the shelves open for the food she has cooked herself, [...]

Product Love: Charles Viancin Lilly Pad Lid

By catherine | October 10, 2013

Every once in a while, i stumble across a product so surprisingly original that I’m left in equal parts awe and envy; in awe at the clever and thoughtful design and envious that i didn’t think of it myself. Such was the case when i recently crossed paths with a Charles Viancin Lilly Pad Lid [...]

DIY Pantry Labels

By whitney | May 16, 2013

We recently had a client who wanted a tune up on her pantry organization. She already had adorable baskets from Container Store that stored all her crackers, chips, nuts, daughters’ snacks, etc., but she was still having a hard time finding things. The solution? LABELS!!! We’ve been known to have a little label obsession here [...]

Product We Love

By catherine | May 7, 2013

I’m excited to announce a brand new series on the blog! Once a month, we will feature a product we have used in a recent organizing project that we feel you might love as much as we do!
First up, an item I could simply not live without, the lovely Brother P-Touch Labelmaker!
I use it in [...]

Meal Planning Made Easy

By catherine | April 26, 2013

Meal planning is one of those things that just clicks for some people and doesn’t for others. For those of you who aren’t naturals, I’ve put together some simple ideas to help turn this challenge into an easy part of your weekly routine!
First, schedule time over the weekend to look at your calendar. Decide how [...]

Simple Pantry Organizing Ideas

By catherine | April 24, 2013

The pantry is the nucleus of your kitchen. All members of the household use it, which means it can easily get outdated and disorganized! For a quick fix, start by taking everything out and give the shelves a good dusting.
First-check canned goods, condiments, and spices for expiration dates.
Regarding the remaining items, ask yourself…

Do you still [...]

Location, Location, Location.

By whitney | January 7, 2013

The kitchen is normally the main hub of the house which makes it a magnet for clutter. Also, kitchens often fall victim to scenario in which, upon move in and without much thought, items were placed semi-randomly in cabinets and “that’s just where they are now.” This causes us to reach over things we rarely [...]

Green Lunching

By whitney | August 20, 2012

Catherine bought these bags, and I have been wanting to follow her lead. Not only are these Lunchskins reusable snack and lunch bags adorable, they save the world from more unnecessary plastic. Jump on board!

Find them at the Container Store >