Showing Tag: "kitchen" (Show all posts)

Kitchen cupboard clean up

Posted by Head Chiquita on Thursday, November 15, 2012, In : Home Tips 
Organise your cabinets into several categories such as plates, glasses, plastic containers, kid's plates etc. Place the plates on one shelf, the glasses on another, and so on.

This way, putting things away is child's play and when you empty the dishwasher, you or other family members will always know where everything goes.

Continue reading ...
 

A quick space-saver in the kitchen

Posted by Head Chiquita on Monday, April 30, 2012, In : Home Tips 
To save drawer space, hang your oven mitts in a hook inside a cabinet door near the oven, and hang your aprons on the pantry door or a wall hook.

These are very nifty from the online shop: http://www.neatfreakshop.co.za/pORG-0063/Door-Hook.aspx

Continue reading ...
 

Identify kitchen zones

Posted by Head Chiquita on Wednesday, June 8, 2011, In : Home Tips 

The kitchen is where we go to 'nourish' our bodies and families and is often a space that is bulging with things. So many different mugs, and pots, and bowls... we have more dishes, more utensils then we have space to house. We think we need all these lovely things but actually, what we really need is to sort through all our things, keep what we really use, give away what we don't and organise ourselves into work zones.

Basically, you need to access what you do in the kitchen...


Continue reading ...
 

From beer bottle to vase

Posted by Head Chiquita on Wednesday, June 8, 2011, In : Recycle & Reinvent 

If, like me, you enjoy dressing up your table or having a small flower next to your desk, you can achieve this without spending money.

I first saw this at my sister's house so all credit to her. She took an old, clear beer bottle, and after rinsing it, she used it to put a few flowers from the garden in. When I decided to do the same for my kitchen window sill, I spruced them up a little by tying some lovely coloured ribbon around them. So now I have I nice vase made from a b...


Continue reading ...
 

Trays for large appliances

Posted by Head Chiquita on Tuesday, June 7, 2011, In : Home Tips 

To save yourself lots of backache, store heavy appliances (liquidizes, mixers, food processors) on a sturdy tray in your cupboard. That way, when you need to use it, you can slide the tray out and get what you need out with minimal strain on your back.


Continue reading ...
 
 

Head Chiquita's Neat Tips


In a bid to save you money, save you space and save you time, we want to give you loads of tips to get/keep you organised.

  LOVE OUR TIPS?
  SUBSCRIBE to our mailing list

SUBSCRIBE TODAY
 

Tags

accessible accounts admin advertise advice affordable ahead album allergies animals appliances appointments archiving area art artwork attention back-ups backups bag bags balance baskets bathroom batteries beads beauty bedding bedroom bin birthday boots boring bottle bottles boxes build business cables caddy calendar car cards carpet cars cartridges cd cds cellphone central cereals change characters charity children clean cleaning client clothes clothing collection compost computer concentrate containers cooking cord cords cost craft crafting crafts create creative cupboard cupboards cups database de-clutter decide diary dinner discs diy do documents donate done drawers drawings drawstring dress-up ecommerce effectively electronic emails employer environment essential expensive family files filing flexible flip-flops flower flyers folder folders food fun furniture garage garden gift goal goals groceries grocery group hair hanger hardest hardware heavy holder home hooks hours house household ingenious interesting jeans job keys kids kit kitchen kitchens label labels lanterns laptop leg letter level lift-club linen list lists login mail maker manage materials meal memories message minutes money moving newspapers night noodles office online organise organised organisers organising outline pack paint paper paperwork parent parking parties password pay period photographs photos pics pillow pillowcase place plan planning plants plates poaa portions preparation prepare pressure printed priority private process procrastinate procrastinating products professional programme project projects purge re-use reccycle recycle recycling reinventions remind reminder replace rid room routine routines sale same samples sauce save saves saving schedules school schools season set sewing sheet sheets shelters shelves shoe shoes shop shows shred social solution sort sorted soups space special occassions spending spices sports stockings storage store stuff system systems table tags tasks template theft things throwing tidy time time-management timer tips to to-do tools toothbrush towels toys transport travel tray tupperware underwear vacations vase vehicle visual wake-up wardrobe weeds windows wire work worked works wrapping zone zones

home  -  about us  -  services  -  neat tips  -  resources  -  references  -  shop  -  gallery  -  contact us  -  news


Copyright Neat Freak 2013