Project Simplify on Simple Mom

I had these grand plans to tackle my (horrendous) craft space for this last week of Project Simplify.
But I didn’t realize just how big of a job doing a once-a-month menu plan and shopping trip was.
And then I’m doing a little experimenting with freezer meals so Wednesday was tied up with that.

So by yesterday afternoon I had given up all hope of working on the craft area since it’s going to require painting and hanging shelves and massive re-organization to make it workable.

Instead I decided to try something a little different with my pantry since the whole stockpiling for an entire month thing had made it difficult to fit everything in.
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I’d been tossing the idea around of switching up my kitchen storage for a few weeks so I finally decided to just give it a try.
Pulled everything out of the pantry, one shelf at a time, and soaped the shelves really well (how do they get so gross when the food is mostly closed/sealed?!), added some shelf liner, and instead of putting the food back in filled the shelves with the items from my kitchen cabinets.

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It’s going to take some getting used to, but I think it’s going to work out quite well. I can actually see all the food I have and the dishes are all in one place. Plus, now the girls can reach their own cups. Score!

Maybe next year I’ll get to the craft room….