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How to Organize Your Spices and Seasonings

I never really learned how to cook when I was growing up. My mom is a very picky vegetarian that doesn’t eat vegetables and my step-dad was into overcooked meat and potatoes. So really I just ate a lot of pizza, potatoes, and hamburger helper as a kid.  Mid college I started watching cooking shows… Continue reading How to Organize Your Spices and Seasonings

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How to Organize Your Kitchen Utensils and Gadgets

Let’s talk about kitchen organization. As I was trying to write this post title I got stuck on the word “utensils.” Is there a better word for all of those spatulas, whisks, measuring cups, and whatever? So I did a quick search on Pinterest and the word “gadget” came up. Did you know that the… Continue reading How to Organize Your Kitchen Utensils and Gadgets

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How to Write a Basic Shopping List

Every “save money at the grocery store” article tells you to use a shopping list. This advice is completely on point. You’ll save money, time, and you’ll actually get all of the things that you need. But many people still don’t use shopping lists. (I should know, I’m a Walmart cashier in real life.) And unless… Continue reading How to Write a Basic Shopping List

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8 Tips to Improve Your Simple Wall Calendar

When I was a kid I took great care in choosing my wall calendar for the year. It pretty much always ended up being one with puppies or kittens in the pictures. As I got older I favored sunsets, castles, and lighthouses. Then I would go through and write down my sibling’s birthdays (which I… Continue reading 8 Tips to Improve Your Simple Wall Calendar

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How to Clean Your Coffee Maker with Vinegar

I don’t clean my kitchen appliances as often as I should. I will admit that to you right now. But really, what does it matter what the outside of my coffee maker looks like as long as I’m cleaning the inside right? Cleaning your appliances on a regular basis can really extend the life of… Continue reading How to Clean Your Coffee Maker with Vinegar