I often get asked, “how do you keep the kitchen counter neat, tidy and organised?”
A kitchen counter can get out of control very quickly because of all the different things happening, like children’s papers, meal preparation, cooking, homework, crafting, shopping, etc. Because of this, I don’t think you could ever just leave the kitchen and hope it would stay neat and organised! However, here are a couple of tips to help you at least try:
1. Have clearly designated areas for each activity
We have one little corner just as you enter our kitchen where we pack and unpack lunches, sort papers and so on. The rest of my smallish kitchen is for meal preparation and cooking. Read more
We all want to do our part in keeping the Earth free of bacteria and still have it smell fresh, and there are ways we can do just that without the dangerous fumes! Just think of all of the unnatural odors that we already contend with on a daily basis; gas fumes, cigarette smoke, pet odors, smells from outdoor wood furnaces, odors from factories.
Cleaning supplies on the market are too numerous to mention and all claim to be ‘bacteria cleaning agents’. I wonder how great, great grandma lived to be so old without having some of these in her cabinet. However, she must have used something to keep the houseclean and smelling fresh; I wonder what it could have been. Let’s see, there wasn’t any Lysol, any 409 or Mr. Clean, and Clorox with bleach wasn’t in existence. How did that woman do it? Read more