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Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Five Favorites. Keeping me organized.

It has been a year (a whole year!) since I did a Five Favorites post so I thought it was about time to share some of my favorite things with you. 

I'm not a super organized person but I do have a few things in the organization department that make me smile every time I see them neatly doing their job.  And here they are:

Fave #1:  My jewelry hangers.  Earrings, bracelets, and necklaces are all hanging neatly in my closet.  I love how handy everything is and how it's all right there together.  Having those big bulky necklaces make it hard to use a normal jewelry box but these hangers do the trick.

Fave #2:  My junk drawer organizer. I have several junk drawers in the kitchen but I recently purchased these cool dividers from Bed Bath and Beyond and now whenever I open this drawer, everything I need is right at my fingertips in it's own compartment. 

Fave #3:  My scarf hanger.  I had been throwing all my scarves on a coat hanger but every time I would try to pull one off, all the others would come off with it.  This hanger has holes for each scarf.  And notice those empty holes?  I think I need to fill them up!

Fave #4: My spice rack. I've had this spice rack for a couple of years now and I love it. It holds over 36 spices.  It's labeled and each shelf pulls out and down so you can grab what you need. 

Fave #5:  My recipe binder.  Several years ago, I put all of my frequently used recipes in a binder that I have broken down into categories: beef, pork, chicken, side dish, dessert, appetizers.  Every Sunday when I'm making the grocery list and weekly menu, I pull this thing out. 

And that's what I'm digging these days.  For more Five Faves, head over to Jenna's!


Busy Bee Suz said...

Being an organized junky…this just made me so happy. I have the scarf hanger and yes, I need to fill up mine as well. :) The recipe binder is AMAZING!!!

Mari said...

What a great idea for a post! I have the same spice organizer and I love it.
I need the scarf holder, the jewelry hangers and the drawer organizer. Thanks for the tips!

deborah said...

I love reading about people's favorites! Where did you get the spice organizer? I still struggle with my spices~they are usually a mess!

My daughter has a scarf hanger. They are such a nifty idea!