Showing My Work

Remember my post about improving my housekeeping skills? Well, within the last week two of you have sent me notes of appreciation for that divine li’l Excel spreadsheet that I found via Google.

Seems that I’m not the only one who needed a visual reminder!

By way of update, I’m still more or less on schedule. Okay, being as it’s a writing deadline week for me, it’s actually “less.” But the nice thing about the checklist is that I can see where I stopped and pick up again.

I thought I’d show another project of mine: the reorganization of my pantry. I undertook it in anticipation of getting serious re: homeschooling.

Here’s the before shot:

And here’s the after shot:

You’ll notice that Target’s $3 milk crates are the backbone of this system. Also pressed into service are my grandmother’s wash basin (to hold dish towels) and an old Dr. Pepper crate (for oils).

If you need more organization inspiration, be sure to check out my Pinterest board, “Organization Nation.”

Red, White & Grew promotes the victory garden revival and other simple, soulful and earth-friendly endeavors as patriotic acts in an age of uncertainty. Interact with founder Pamela Price on Twitter and Facebook.

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