Kitchen Clutter: The Table

It is not unusual for the kitchen table to become a catch all or a desk rather than a sacred place for meals. It is true that the open surface of the table lends to paperwork and creative projects that…

Kitchen Clutter: The Sink

The area around the kitchen sink can become a constant headache without a real routine that keeps dishes and glasses under control. Making sure that the dishwasher is started after dinner and emptied every night is a freeing way to…

Kitchen Clutter: Paper!

Welcome to “Kathie’s Corner” first post in a weekly series of practical home management ideas. ┬áThis first series of topics looks at clutter,┬áthe number one concern in keeping up a home and the number one area that usually is…

An Unexpected Ally in the War on Ants

Memorial Day is almost here and summer is around the corner…. with it may come the march of a thousand small ants.
Some weeks ago as I opened the pantry for some coffee grounds I was greeted with such an…