Christmas magazines and catalogs are fabulous resources for seasonal decorating, gift ideas, and Christmas recipes—but en masse, they can become too much of a good thing.
When the piles avalanche from every side table, finding an article or a recipe that caught your eye a few weeks ago can be an impossible job.
How do you keep all that good information without being crushed by stacks or drowning in paper? Answer: a set of tear files.
Get ready for Christmas with holiday help from sister site Organized Christmas.
When cooking for the Thanksgiving feast, plan to double or triple amounts for any freezer-friendly dishes, and tuck the extras into the freezer for later use.
Good freezer candidates include unbaked pie shells, unbaked pies, unbaked stuffing and--surprise!--mashed potatoes. Doubling up when you cook for Thanksgiving will ease the kitchen load in the weeks ahead!
Cook once, feast twice ... for an organized holiday season.
With holiday cooking just around the corner, now's the time to make space in the refrigerator. Even if you don't have time for a full fridge clean-out, hunt out last summer's barbecue sauce, outdated salad dressings, and any bottles or jars with an inch or less of food inside. Use them up, consolidate them, or just plain toss them to free up storage space. Make room for Thanksgiving!