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My youngest (6) is a very picky eater she would eat Mac & Cheese, Grilled Cheese, or PBJ exclusively if I let her. So recently I have been letting her help me in the kitchen, measuring, peeling, stiring etc and now she will eat the things that she helps make including salad !!!!!
The plastic bags that you get from the store & you don't know where to store them. Well, use an empty kleenex box. You can stuff the bags inside & you're able fit quit a bit in the boxes. You can then place the box in a draw or under the sink. TheTP rolls & paper towel rolls I use to organize extension cords and wires. I measure each one and gab a roll and write the size on them. When I'm done I put them inside a see thur plastic bin.
I started with my pantry.
When I plan what I'm going to eat, it ensures that I don't overeat. And when you write what you eat, EAT IT! That way you won't reach for something that's not healthy. Otherwise, you'll want to beat yourself up about it. And you don't have to do that. By writing down what you eat, your making a promise to yourself that your going to eat healthy for the day. This is a lifestyle change. You have to start somewhere. And, it also helps to plan your meals the night before or a few days in advance.
I stack my frying pans (and all my other pans too) inside of each other to save cupboard space. I put a coffee filter between the pans so that they don't scratch each other up. This also helps me (and my husband) know where the clean pan goes back in the cupboard stack.
Dip a lemon half in borax and use it as a scrubber for the bathroom, kitchen counters, cupboards, and appliances -- any surface that is likely to have both alkali and acidic dirt.