No waste Wednesday this week, but back next week I promise. This is also my 92nd post! I hope to do a ’20 questions+’ for my 100th post, so please feel free to email questions to me at [email protected] It’s ok, I won’t reveal who asked what, and I’m a pretty open book, so feel free to ask whatever you’d like. If I don’t get any takers, I’ll just share some random facts!
Who’d have thought kitchen drawers would have so many uses? See, when you live in a smaller place, you need to think beyond the confirms of the room and it’s function. You need to make what storage you have work for you, even if it’s not ‘conventional’. You’ll see what I mean…
The drawers are all 600mm wide, with each drawer being roughly the same height.
Sure, I have my cutlery (flatware) in the top drawer, but I also have my recipe binder and my measuring tape. Cause that’s a mighty handy drawer and I ALWAYS seems to be measuring something! See, there’s even a plastic ruler on the left hand side (cause I can’t recall the dimensions of my cake tins)
You’re starting to wonder if I’m really that strange – ok, maybe I oversold you on that. This is just regular old utensils. Save for the three hanging on my rail, this is all I got. Oh and my two knives live on my one shelves – where I can safely see them and not slice my hand off rummaging for other things
Manuals go here. And those pesky single use items, like alfoil and parchment paper. Neither compare to the sins of cling film/wrap or saran film but I’m still not happy that I have these 🙁
You what? You store electrical items in your kitchen drawer? Well why not? I don’t have a study or a proper entertainment unit. And I like to charge my phones on the power point directly above the set of drawers. It just makes sense to toss spare batteries in there too.
Somehow I’ve broken with my mother’s (counter) convention, and my bottom drawer does have tea towels in it (I think they may be quaintly called kitchen towels on the mainland US of A). I also store my microfibre cloths – which are a god send! There’s a magic eraser, good, but not God sent.
There you go – that’s my kitchen drawers. Anything you wonder – where does she store ‘x’? How do you organise your drawers? Anything strange lurking where you someone might not expect?