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Keeping The Kitchen Clean After Dinner

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I clean my kitchen thoroughly after dinner. I load the dishwasher and set the timer. I make lunch for the next day as I'm cleaning up. Then I set up the coffee maker for the next morning. Finally, I wipe and polish the sink, taps etc and dry the sink. My kitchen is sparkling and I don't need to go there except to get a glass of water!!! It is a great way of avoiding those snacking binges that happen later in the evening when I pass thru the kitchen!! emoticon

- Submitted by SNOWFLAKE561 5/9/2011 in Around The House | 5 Comments
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SUNRISE14 6/1/2011 12:12:00 AM

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WANNABEVERYFIT 5/12/2011 7:50:00 PM

    I remember when I was growing up, and we'd wander into the kitchen after dinner and my mom yelling "Kitchen's closed!" meaning we had better not make a mess. That kept us from snacking much. (She would make us something if we were absolutely starving though!)
DGRAZIA 5/12/2011 10:30:00 AM

    I hate seeing dishes in the sink. My DH had always said the same thing. Leave them until morning! Ha! by then they are a big crusty mess. No thank you! I am a clean as I go person always! Nice hint!
NORASPAT 5/12/2011 8:23:00 AM

    I read this about 2 weeks ago and i love going to the kitchen, Last night I was out and dishes were in the sink. We have a dishwasher but with just the 2 of us we rarely use it. DH said just leave the dishes i will do them in the moring. I told him i like to walk in to a clen tidy litchen so I will do them NOW!
I am the early riser so he does not see the mess.
THANKS I should have thought of this years ago. Bedroom will be next.
MOMAAGAINX2 5/9/2011 5:51:00 PM

    Never thought of doing this what an awesome idea. Now to get it thru the kids head too!

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