Use These Hacks to Organize Your Pantry

Use These Hacks to Organize Your Pantry

The pantry is one of the most used places in the kitchen. No matter if you have one cabinet or a walk-in closet for your food and other items, it can quickly turn into a disaster zone if it’s not properly organized. Here are some ways to keep your pantry organized and make the most of whatever space you have. Clear Bins How much time have you spent rooting through your pantry trying to find one thing that’s hidden in the back? It’s easy to do when you have boxes, cans, and jars strewn everywhere with no rhyme or reason. Change things up by taking products out of their original packaging and moving them into clear glass or plastic storage containers. This allows you to easily see what’s inside and find exactly what you need. Glass containers are more environmentally-friendly than plastic. Whatever you choose, make sure you can write Continue reading

Show Your Home Some Love On Valentine’s Day

Show Your Home Some Love On Valentine’s Day

Whether or not you have a significant other to celebrate Valentine’s Day with this year, everyone can show their homes a little TLC on this special day. You can skip the flowers and chocolates and opt for some activities that will help your home look and feel special. Do any of these things solo, with friends, or with your significant other: Deep Cleaning Cleaning might be just about the most unromantic activity out there, but chances are some part of your home definitely needs it. After all, a clean home is a happy home, right? On Valentine’s Day, grab your cleaning supplies and tackle one or more problem areas, whether it’s the kitchen, the bathroom, or another room in your house. This work probably isn’t going to be easy, but that doesn’t mean you can’t make it fun. Put on some of your favorite music and maybe even open up Continue reading

Keep Your Home Cozy During the Winter Months

Keep Your Home Cozy During the Winter Months

We’re in the dead of winter in many parts of the country, and you may find that you’re spending a lot more time inside than you do during the warmer months of the year. There are a few small steps you can take to ensure that your home is a warm, cozy place to return to when you come in from the cold or a place to snuggle up and watch snow fall outside. Blankets and Bedding If you haven’t already done so this winter, consider changing out your sheets for warmer, flannel versions and swap a lighter comforter for a heavier one. This is a great way to stay warm during the night without turning up your thermostat. Speaking of staying warm, make sure you have a big, soft blanket on hand for wherever you read or watch TV. Again, you can get that cozy feeling without raising the Continue reading