A few weeks ago we updated our kitchen pantry. We removed the wire shelving and installed deeper wood shelves along with a few u-shaped shelves (more on that project here). Before the DIY pantry project I had no organized system for our food storage, other than that kid-friendly snacks went on the lower shelves. Pantry food was packed in, I couldn’t see how much of cereal or snacks were left, and several items should not have been in the pantry at all.
Meanwhile each time I watch an episode of Marie Kondo’s show Tidying Up I am inspired to straighten a spot in my house! So before we added all our food back after installing new shelves, I spent $133 on organization supplies. I purchased baskets, clear cereal containers, and clear snack containers. Sorting out food, planning the space layout, and creating a better storage system made our small pantry feel much larger and more useable.Read More