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The Perfectly Organized Kitchen for the Holidays… and Beyond

If your kitchen isn’t functioning at high efficiency it is a recipe for a holiday dinner disaster!  Organize it now to ensure stress-free holiday meal preparations.  Here are few quick tips to get started:
  • Purge your pantry – look at expiration dates and remove all expired food, including spices. For more ideas on how to organize a pantry view my video at about.com.
  • Group all of your baking supplies and materials together and create a baking zone in the kitchen. This will make holiday baking a snap!
  • Be realistic about how many coffee mugs, travel cups/mugs, plastic drinking bottles, and plastic containers are needed. Nix the surplus and gain space for what you need to easily access.
  • Relocate infrequently used appliances, kitchen equipment, and entertaining items to a storage room or garage to free up the prime real estate in the kitchen for what is used regularly.
  • Let go of any cookbook, gadget, dishware or ingredient that has not been used in the past six months
  • Toss the recipes that haven’t been used in a year and put favorites in sheet protectors in a binder. 

Still feeling overwhelmed? Call me and I’ll pull together the perfect organizing package to effortlessly get your kitchen functioning at high efficiency.

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