Organizing and Planning Menus

  Conquering Menu Madness   Do the innocently asked words “What’s for dinner,” drive you mad? You are certainly not the only one! Every night, it is like we are … Continued

Organizing Cookbooks- Lost Minutes To Be Found In The Kitchen

  A Recipe for Organizing Cookbooks   Sure there are lots of great recipes online, like the ones here at Whats Cooking America, but who does not love holding a cookbook … Continued

Organizing for an Emergency Tomorrow

  Do not put off stocking up on food, water and supplies   Organizing for an Emergency Tomorrow – Cowering on the floor of my basement level guest room, I knew … Continued

Organizing for Grilling

Organizing for Grilling – Hot Tips!

  Keep Your Cool by Having What You Need at Hand   The image of cooking dinner on the grill just invokes fun.  It speaks of family and friends gathering … Continued

Organizing for Holiday Entertaining

  Prepare for the Holidays – Head Back to Basics in Organizing  With the holidays fast approaching, you could probably use a little help in making your kitchen tidy and … Continued

Organizing for Instant Entertaining

    You can just hear the announcer in your head. “Are you reaaaaady for some foooootbaaall,” he growls.   If they let an organizer like me do that pitch, … Continued

How to organize holiday tablescapes

Organizing Holiday Tablescapes

Author Lea Schneider, a columnist for What’s Cooking America, is a freelance writer and organizational expert whose organizing ideas have been published in many magazines including Woman’s Day, Better Homes … Continued

Junk drawer

Organizing Junk Drawer

The Junk Drawer Holds Everything But Junk   Frankly, my junk drawer is insulted! I did not mean to insult it, but apparently I have.  Perhaps that is why, over … Continued

Organizing Kitchen Cabinets

    Cooking more puts a squeeze on kitchen space Making the Best of Hard-to-Use Lower Cabinets   Author Lea Schneider, a columnist for What’s Cooking America, is a freelance … Continued

Organizing Kitchen Clutter

  Keeping A Clear Out The Clutter Promise Promising to clear out the clutter is a common New Year’s resolution.  In fact, getting organized is one of the top New … Continued

Organizing Kitchen Paperwork

    Paperwork’s Anything But a Laughing Matter    If the kitchen is the heart of the home, why is it filled with so much stuff you love to hate? … Continued

Organizing On a Dime

    Creating Order in Your Kitchen is Priceless   To tell the truth, the phrase “on a dime’ probably dates me.  What can you do on a dime these … Continued

Outdated Spices

    You Could Not Possibly Be Outdated – Could You?   Clearly you must be kidding – I can’t possibly be out-of-date: While not necessarily a spring chicken, I do … Continued

Packing School Lunches

    Nine More Months of Lunch Packing   One child is yelling about missing gym clothes and another shouting that their life is over because their hair is standing … Continued

Pantry Organization

Avoiding Old Mother Hubbard’s Cupboard That poor dog!  I have worried about him ever since I was a kid.  If only Mother Hubbard had been a bit more organized. There … Continued