The Ultimate Organizing Your Kitchen for Under $50 Quiz
At some stage you will need to organize your kitchen. Take this quiz and see tips that will help you organize your kitchen for under $50.
No matter how big or small your kitchen, what is the best way to begin organizing?
- Decide on a target date.
- Start with a good strong cup of coffee.
- Dump what you can't use.
How can you decide what needs to be thrown out?
- Decide whether you intend using an item in the near future.
- Check expiry dates.
- Consider the nutritional value of the item.
What should you feel after junking your old stuff?
In what case is throwing out food not really a wasteful act?
- if it has passed expiry date
- if no one really wants to eat it
- if it didn't cost a lot
After throwing out or giving away foodstuffs we don't need or can't use, what is the next target?
- Make up a more efficient shopping list.
- Check for unused or unusable kitchen hardware.
- Throw out the garbage to make room for more garbage.
What can you do with spare items in good working condition?
- Assess the value and mark it on the item for future reference.
- Store them away carefully for possible future use.
- Give them away.
We all have a place where we store miscellaneous items that have no designated home. How can we organize this vital area?
- Throw everything into a bin and look for stuff only when it is needed.
- Divide stuff by color or size.
- Divide things into categories using containers or partitions.
Should all your kitchen utensils be packed away in drawers?
- Out of sight, out of mind - what we don't see, will not appear to be cluttered.
- Some things should be hung up in clear sight.
- As long as the drawers are big enough to hold everything.
Is there any drawback to using pot racks?
- They can be expensive.
- They leave everything in sight.
- They are not always in tune with the décor of your kitchen.
Is a lazy Susan a good thing?
- Lazy is not a good thing when organizing.
- You can see everything on the circular shelf.
- Only when used in the top part of a cupboard.
What causes more clutter, big things or small things?
- big things
- small things
Considering your limited budget, where are you more likely to find new, suitable kitchen accessories?
- special kitchen accessory stores
- discount stores
- neighbor's yard sale
What can you do if you see stuff piled on the bottom of a cabinet with an empty space above?
- Pile stuff up higher with dividers between the piles.
- Arrange your cabinet so that you only store tall stuff in it.
- Add shelves to utilize the space.
Boxes of cereals and other dry goods take up a lot of space, what can we do about it?
- Get matching plastic containers.
- Buy fewer types of dry goods.
- Buy smaller boxes of cereals and dry goods.
What is another advantage of using plastic containers?
- You are being more environmentally aware.
- Keep out the insects and other pests.
- Protect the contents better if they are dropped.