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Is your kitchen counter messier than mine?

My kitchen counter on better days.

My kitchen counter on better days.

← This is my kitchen counter. If you think it looks like THAT at all times — not a bit of clutter; complete with fresh fruit and flowers — you will either be disappointed, or relieved, to learn that it also looks like THIS on a regular basis →OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA

 

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Wanna see my kitchen pantry?

Kitchen pantry PONM cover

Have you ever wanted to peek inside the kitchen pantry of a professional organizer? How about eight of them?

I am a founding member of PONM (Professional Organizers of New Mexico — click here to read our story). This post is my contribution to our latest FREE tips ebook: Get Organized! Kitchen Pantry Tips for You. I wrote it before subscribing to the Hello Fresh meal program. Click here to read Cooking for Dummies: A glowing “Hello Fresh” review and a $40 referral code for you!

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Keep Your Checklists Handy

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Magnetic clips keep LeAnn’s lists handy!

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For privacy, just turn the lists around when company comes.

I love when my clients come up with their own solutions!

LeAnn and I had just finished creating her Morning and Evening Routines, as well as her Weekly, Monthly, Quarterly, and Annual Checklists. We also had broken down a few large projects down into smaller, do-able tasks, each with its own Project Sheet. (more…)

3 Tricks to Organizing a New Kitchen

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What does this cute kitty have to do with organizing your kitchen? Not a thing!

Have you ever been intimidated by a new kitchen? All those empty cupboards, shelves, and drawers…now what?!?I love helping clients plan where everything will go, and I recently got to do it again. A new kitchen is like a blank slate — time to start fresh, an opportunity to put things in handy spots and get rid of gadgets you never use! My current client’s kitchen is brand new, in a newly-built home, but these tricks will work for anyone moving into any home or apartment, or remodeling their kitchen. (more…)

How to Organize Your Kitchen for Health and Weight Loss Success

We all know how to lose weight. Eat less and move more…right? And we all know that fresh produce and whole grains are healthier than fried foods and sugary desserts…right? I’m not here to tell you what to eat. But I do want to share some tips for organizing your fridge and pantry to set yourself up for success. (more…)