Maximizing Your Kitchen Space: A Picture Tour of My Kitchen

It's been one of those weeks, with too much to do and not enough time, and since we have so many new subscribers since this post was originally posted, I decided to go ahead and repost it today! We've really just scratched the surface of our Maximizing Your Kitchen Space series, but today I wanted…

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10 Tips to Maintaining a Tidy Kitchen
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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…

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Home Improvement Projects That Pay

Owning a home is expensive, in more ways than one, and often the home improvement projects that we want to do aren't the same ones that pay off in equity. I was a licensed real estate agent in the metropolitan D.C. area in the early 2000s, and we had to break the news to a…

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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…

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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. That said, I have realized that having "extras" of certain…

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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…

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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…

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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,…

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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…

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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…

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