6 Steps to Clean Your Kitchen in Record Time

The following post is from Christine of i Dream of Clean: If you’re like me, there’s a good chance you spend a lot of time in the kitchen. You cook, and cook, and cook. Which means you clean, and clean, and clean. If you aren’t deliberate, you could spend way too much time cleaning cleaning […]

Simplifying for Fall: Kitchen and Meal Plan {Day 2}

Today’s Day 2 of the Simplify for Fall Challenge, and we’re tackling the kitchen and meal plan! Here’s my plan: Kitchen My kitchen is not especially cluttered. I tend to declutter it often and somewhat ruthlessly, so the drawers and cabinets aren’t overflowing or anything.

10 Tips to Maintaining a Tidy Kitchen

The following post is from Becky of Clean Mama: The kitchen is the most-used room in our homes, which explains why it can go from tidy to trashed in no time.   Cleaning and tidying up while you prepare meals and share life with your family is easier than saving it all for when you have […]

Strategies for Decluttering Your Kitchen

The kitchen is easily the biggest clutter magnet in most homes for a couple of reasons: 1. Everyday clutter covers the counters and table since the kitchen is often the “heart of the home” and a temporary resting place for a million different things. 2. Within kitchen cabinets and drawers, many people have tons of […]

Organizing Your Pantry: The Ultimate Guide

Keeping your pantry and refrigerator organized is no easy task as you pull things out, unload grocery bags, hunt for elusive ingredients and more while preparing three meals and multiple snacks each day! But decluttering and organizing these areas actually helps you save money on your grocery bill — something we could all use these […]

Maximizing Your Kitchen Space: Dealing with Counter Clutter

In the comments left on kitchen organizing posts, one of the most frequent problems people share is dealing with clutter on their counters: My biggest kitchen challenge is having enough counter space, since the kitchen often serves and the first (and last) rest stop for many odd items (junk mail, missing toy/puzzle pieces/artwork from preschool, […]

10 Reasons to NOT Use Your Dishwasher

The following post is from Joshua of Becoming Minimalist: In November of last year, I made a bold decision. I stopped using my dishwasher. It may not sound like a bold decision to you (especially if you live without one), but to my family of four, it felt bold at the time. You see, I […]

Quick Tip: Easy DIY Fruit Fly Trap

I don’t know about  you, but warm days and lots of fresh fruit and veggies on the counter inevitably lead to an abundance of fruit flies in our home. Since the little buggers multiply at an alarming rate, the situation can quickly get out of control, but I hate the idea of putting all of […]

Drawer Organizers for Your Kitchen {DIY & For Sale}

As I showed you a couple of weeks ago, we have one really messy drawer in our kitchen. It’s not that it’s especially full or cluttered, but because there are no dividers, the stuff just gets really disorganized from use. We have dividers from Ikea in our silverware drawer, and my plan has always been […]

Project Simplify: Kitchen & Pantry

All month, I’m participating in Project Simplify over at Simple Mom. Each week for five weeks, Tsh is sharing a new hot spot and inviting readers to join her in decluttering & simplifying that space. I’m excited to be participating and decided that I’d give you a peek inside our home with vlogs instead of […]