If you do stuff, stuff gets done.......

If you do stuff, stuff gets done.......

Thursday, March 3, 2011

Making my kitchen easier to work in

My kitchen is a rectangle. 
Sometimes I had the trash can at one end of the kitchen
and other times I kept it under the sink. 
Then I figured out that for this kitchen.....

It makes clean up and life in general easier
if we have 2 kitchen trash cans.
The bigger one is on the north end of the kitchen
near the stove and by the counter where I do baking.
The smaller one is under the kitchen sink.

Gavin is a big helper with shaking out the new trash bag and putting them in the cans.

I've had the smaller one several years, I don't know if this kind is still being made.
It has notches on the side so that a plastic shopping bag can easily be used for the liner.

Yes,  I have cloth bags that I mostly use when I shop but I still have a quite a stockpile of the shopping bags.
it almost seems that spontaniously accumulate like dust bunnies under the sofa 


  1. Wow Rhonda, I need a big helper like that. Can I borrow him?
    What a great ideal. Dessert today is Butterscotch Pumpkin Cake. What time are you going to stop by? :)

  2. That's a great idea! I use those plastic shopping bags for trash can liners, too! Don't you just love it when you make a simple change like that and it makes your life easier?

  3. What a sweet helper! He looks like he's doing a good job too.
    It's good to find those things that make life in general a little bit easier.
    I'll have to show you what we do with those bags in our big trash can. You'll probably get a chuckle. :-)

  4. What a great idea! And that little Gavin is the best helper!!!

  5. Hi Rhonda,
    Your little helper is quite the handsome little fellow. It's nice that you have the room for more than one trash can.
    Hugs, Cindy

  6. That's a great idea. I need 3 in my sewing room. I am constantly walking across the room to throw in those tiny scrap and slivers of fabric and also thread.


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