Surviving small Kitchens: Live your life, full of spice!

I’m so excited about today’s post, simply because it’s a kitchen organization project I always wanted to finish, and I did! Anyone who knows me personally, knows that I like spices, I always cook with different mixes, and use lots of different spices and herbs in my marinades. Till this morning, this is what I used to store my spices. A normal store bought spice organizer.

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Surviving small kitchens : No pantry? No problem!

Our “Surviving small kitchens” post today is about an essential part of the kitchen, you may or may not call it by its name, but chance is if you are using it to store food, crockery, or spices then it is called : pantry.

So whether you are lucky enough to have a whole room, or a couple of shelves it is still  a pantry (as per the dictionary definition at least!)

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Surviving small kitchens : Utensils drawers

Who wouldn’t like a bigger kitchen, with ample storage space, where every tool and appliance would have a specific place? Unfortunately this is not my case! As much as I love our place, as much as I was disappointed when I first realized how small my kitchen will be!

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Organizing medicine – Shared post 4

Medicine can be a bit tricky when organizing or storing, because of expiry dates, temperature, and how accessible it is to little fingers of children.

So before we start, here are few tips for storing / disposing medicines in Dubai as per DHA  #smart_clinic via its Twitter page (DHA_Dubai) to raise awareness about the Authority’s, ‘Clean Your Medicine Cabinet,’ campaign in April 2015:

1- Medicines should be stored in a cool and dry place; they should be in one container that is out of the reach and sight of children and pets.

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Bathroom Storage Solutions – Shared post 3

If you are living in Dubai, then chances are you have changed houses at least 2- 3 times! One of the downsides of moving many times is the change in the storage space that comes with each house, this is why we decided to dedicate this shared post to mobile bathroom storage solutions.

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Organizing nightstand drawers – shared post 2

Today’s post is about a very simple organizing project Malak and I decided to finish, beside it being simple it also does not take any time, 20 – 30 minutes is all you need to organize your nightstand drawer.

This drawer, which is usually small and not very deep, can amazingly be home to all kind of junk and clutter, it qualifies as junk drawer #1 for me, since it is accessible from bed so I just tend to stuff it with whatever I have in my bag on my way out, or I just put stuff promising myself I will sort out later (usually this later is very very late!), it is also my standard answer whenever my daughter asks me where to put this or that,” in the drawer next to bed sweetheart!”

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