Busiest Moms in the World Clutter Challenge Day 10
There is nothing more frustrating than a cluttered pantry. When we are trying to get dinner together in under 30 minutes (which I think is impossible unless I am microwaving chicken nuggets and fries) and simply cannot find that last can of tomatoes or the last carton of Free Range chicken broth the pantry is usually to blame. This makes me bonkers!
Today we are clutter-busting the pantry. I gave myself a bit of a head start because DH and I have started eating clean so many of the items in the pantry are being donated to keep us on track.
The key to a great working pantry is not to over stuff that poor little thing. Making dinner will be easier if you have things categorized and do not have useless things in the pantry.
What is a useless thing in a pantry? It could be anything from the 10 for 10 sale on sauerkraut to the super awesome coupon you got on canned refried beans when you don’t even eat canned refried beans. Granted, I know that most of us moms go in to that grocery store with the best of intentions of purchasing healthy food and saving as much as we can. But if something is taking up precious space in our pantry and our family simple will not eat it in the next 2 years then we just need to let it go. If we feel the need to stock up then please let us stock up on food our family actually eats.
Let’s Get Started:
Grab a donation box, trash and your notebook.
Zip through the pantry and put donation of food your family simply will not eat in the donations box. Trash anything that is out of date or questionable. Write down items you need to add to your next grocery shopping day.
This may take 10 -15 minutes for one normal sized pantry.
*tip: Try to organized like items together as you are decluttering. Don’t stress out about it just do the best you can.