While Tim has been busy organizing the shop, I've been busy streamlining office operations and sometimes you just need a break from sitting in front of the computer. I tackled a project that has been driving me nuts since moving into our house 2 years ago - our walk-in pantry. Don't get me wrong - I LOVE our pantry. It seriously might be one of my favorite rooms in the house, except for maybe the Master Bathroom of course! The only problem was it never really got organized.
When we moved in I was working two jobs, going to grad school and was pregnant with our first child. That rolled into a newborn in the house and a job transition. We also did the majority of the work in our house ourselves, so projects were getting done when we could fit them in. Organizing the pantry just wasn't top of the list, I was just happy to have shelves to put the food on.
Today was the day. A pantry purge. Goodbye evaporated milk with an expiration date of 5/2008. You made it through two moves with me. It was a good ride, but it was time to part ways.
While I don't know that the pantry organization is perfect yet, it's better than when I started. We're still limited on what we can store on lower shelves due to our toddler, but it's come a long ways and I can now tell that there's no need to buy pizza sauce for at least a couple months.