Kitchen

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12 Easy Organizational Tips for Your Kitchen

12 Easy Organizational Tips for Your Kitchen

July 23rd, 2013 posted by Megan Brown

There is a reason we refer to our kitchens as the “Heart of the Home”.  It is a hub of activity, the place where everyone seems to gravitate to hang […]

An Organized Pantry

February 12th, 2013 posted by Monica Resinger

One of my chores this past week was organizing the pantry. It was a horrible mess! I had put off cleaning it, and the resulting disorganization was overwhelming. Nothing was […]

Cookware Primer

February 12th, 2013 posted by Cheri Sicard

So you want to invest in cookware — or perhaps you just want to buy something to get by with for now–but the endless array of choices out there makes […]

Organized Dinner Planning & Grocery Shopping

February 12th, 2013 posted by Brandie Valenzuela

If you are someone who frequently finds yourself deciding what to make for dinner at 5 o’clock in the evening, this is for you! Being more prepared in your meal […]

Organizing the Pantry & Refrigerator (Video!)

February 12th, 2013 posted by Family Corner Staff

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Grocery Budgets

February 12th, 2013 posted by Gary Foreman

Q: I am looking for someone to tell me how to go about making a budget for our family’s groceries. I have no idea as to how to even start. […]

Organizing Your Cleaning Supplies and Schedules

February 12th, 2013 posted by Kelly Huckaby

Do you gather cleaning supplies from various locations around the house to clean the bathroom? How many times during the week do you find yourself dragging out the vacuum cleaner? […]

How to Plan Meals For a Picky Eater

February 12th, 2013 posted by Kathleen Peters

This is such a tough one – how do you please everyone in the family? After struggling with a few ‘selective eaters’, as I prefer to call them in my […]

Organizing Your Recipes and Menus

February 12th, 2013 posted by Kelly Huckaby

“I know I have a recipe for that casserole somewhere. Where did I put it?” “Honey, I’ve invited the Jacksons for supper tonight.” “Mom! What’s for supper?” Do any of […]

Fridge Clutter and How to Avoid It

February 12th, 2013 posted by Debbie Williams

Anyone who spends any time at all in a kitchen quickly learns about refrigerator art: what it is, how it’s displayed, and who created it. If your refrigerator is anything […]

Quick Tips for Holiday Entertaining

February 12th, 2013 posted by Mary Jo Rulnick

by Mary Jo Rulnick The extra commitments and responsibilities brought on by the winter holidays can make the most organized person frantic. Then, there’s what seems like the never-ending expense […]

Developing a Price Book

February 12th, 2013 posted by Faye Prosser

A price book is simply a list of the items you use regularly and the best prices they sell for in the stores where you are willing to shop. It […]

The Advanced Basic Kitchen

February 12th, 2013 posted by Cheri Sicard

The following are items that you and your kitchen might be able to get by without, but life in the kitchen would be much easier if you had them. You […]

The Art of Freezing Food

February 12th, 2013 posted by Cheri Sicard

by Cheri Sicard Freezing is a quick, easy way to store food for future use. By using the proper methods to prepare your food for the cold temperatures, you will […]

The Basic Kitchen

February 12th, 2013 posted by Cheri Sicard

So you want to start cooking but you’re not sure where to begin? Before you boil your first egg, let along turn out a spectacular meal, you have to have […]

Storing (and finding) Plastic Containers

February 12th, 2013 posted by Gary Foreman

What a Mess! Akk! When I open up my cabinet of plastic ware, yogurt containers, etc., it’s worse than Mr. Magoo’s closet! What can I do to keep them straight, […]

The Basic Pantry

February 12th, 2013 posted by Cheri Sicard

Rosemary Brown’s Big Kitchen Instruction Book In & Out of the Kitchen in Fifteen Minutes or Less Click to read about this book The following is a list of ingredients […]

8 Essential Techniques for Every Shopper Want to Buy Much More for Less? Imagine filling your cart with your favorite groceries, but only paying a fraction of the total cost. […]

The Deluxe Kitchen

February 12th, 2013 posted by Cheri Sicard

Rosemary Brown’s Big Kitchen Instruction Book In & Out of the Kitchen in Fifteen Minutes or Less I purchased my ice cream maker this way for $2.50, my new, in […]

Is Warehouse Shopping Wearing Out Your Wallet?

February 12th, 2013 posted by Jill Cooper

It’s Saturday morning. With grocery list in hand, you drag a very unwilling family out to the car where you proceed to take them on a mega shopping spree at […]

The Gadget and Appliance Trap

February 12th, 2013 posted by Family Corner Staff

365 Ways to Cook Chicken I love my kitchen. We have a log house and extra tall ceilings and a completely wide-open floor plan throughout our abode. I love standing […]

Shopping At Aldi

February 12th, 2013 posted by Jill Cooper and Tawra Kellam

by Tawra Kellam I spend $250-$300 a month on groceries for my family of five. One of the best things I do to keep my budget is to do most […]

The Hub of the Home

February 12th, 2013 posted by Kelly Huckaby

My kitchen is a busy place. No, I don’t bake cookies all day, or make homemade bread three times a week. The layout of our home is such that the […]

The Fine Art of Grocery Shopping

February 12th, 2013 posted by Amy Clark

by Amy Clark Grocery shopping is one of the first places you can learn how to be frugal. I am amazed when I go to the grocery store how many […]

What’s Hiding in Your Refrigerator?

February 12th, 2013 posted by Kelly Huckaby

Suggested Storage Times (from Ziploc.com) Refrigerator 2 days: high moisture vegetables, ground meats, berries 1 week: milk, citrus fruits, opened packages of hot dogs and bacon 1-3 months: butter/margarine, mayonnaise, […]

When Grocery Coupons Won’t Work

February 12th, 2013 posted by Gary Foreman

I am frustrated! I always read about people who have many options in saving money. My husband and I have 3 children plus child support for his two. I work […]

10-Hours (or 10-Days) To A Spotless and Organized Kitchen

February 12th, 2013 posted by Maria Marsala

by Maria Marsala Sometimes it helps to organize a room all at once. However, for home-business owners, spending another entire day in the house isn’t always a desirable thing. What […]

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Orange Carrot Less-Drip Ice Pops

Parents are always looking for ways to sneak some vegetables into their child’s diet. Well, unless your kids are avid carrot lovers, just call these orange ice pops — they’ll […]