Pantry Perfect

With my foolproof pantry organizing guide, there's no excuse for not having your cupboards in tip top shape.
"Well, if I had more space I would be more organized." Please! I don't want to hear it! You can organize any space, regardless of size.
Whether you have a compact kitchen with limited cabinet space or you are lucky enough to have a spacious walk-in pantry you can always tidy up your pantry.
My Four Rules to Organizing your Pantry
1. KNOW IT: The first step to organization is removing everything from your pantry. Once you have done this you can then decide what should stay, what can be consolidated, and what can be thrown in the garbage.
2. DIVIDE IT: Group items in categories.
3. CONTAIN IT: Consider new storage containers.
4. DATE IT: Always check the dates of your products.
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2 questions
  • Liz10313898
    on Sep 8, 2016

    Is everything as it should be? (Sleeping With The Enemy) lol

  • Julie Brozman-Wolfe
    on Oct 30, 2016

    I have a small Cupbard not that big or wide , really hard to organize it! Any ideas?

    • Rebecca S
      on Jul 3, 2020

      Have you got a door that you can hang shelves on for the smaller items? You can even hang shelves on both sides of a door, so that your regular spices and gravy thickener, baking soda is more accessible. I keep baking soda close to the stove in case of a fire. It's been close for years but no fire, so I'm doing something right.

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  • Carol
    on Oct 11, 2016

    My dear hubby uses a sharpie pen and puts the date on all my pantry goods when we get home from the grocers. He then puts new items behind the older ones so they are always rotated. I don't have to throw away as much now that the older ones are always front and center.

  • Carol darden
    on Oct 24, 2016

    Wow. What a gorgeous pantry !!

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