Here is what my pantry looked like the first time I cleaned it up:
You can also see this entire post by clicking on "Organized and Loving It" to the right in the sidebar. It's been viewed a lot! Probably one of my most popular posts.
Here is what it looked like a few days ago--oh yes, A Hot Mess! I can't believe we even found anything in there, seriously.
Yikes! I know....
Well, after a few strategic purchases of containers, I was able to clean out the old expired boxes of misc. food and put things into clear containers so we can actually see what we have! I love using the canning jars when you have just a little bit of this or that. I have to say, once you do a really good job of organizing a space, it gives it "good bones" so to speak and getting it back in shape takes about 1/3 of the time it would otherwise. I realized this as I was clearing out and rearranging the other day. If you take the time to do it right, then if it goes a bit off course over time, don't worry...you can right that ship in a jiffy.
Here she is today: