I’ve got kitchen cleaning and reorganization on my mind. It’s quite easy. That’s because at this moment I do not have a kitchen.

Photo credit for my dream baking center: tidbits-cami.com

As I write, my husband is in full-on remodel mode. Two months ago, everything in the pantry, drawers, and cupboards was hastily thrown into boxes by me, then moved out of the way of his wrecking ball.

With precious little time to clear the place out, I did a dumb thing: As fast as I could, I threw everything from half-empty boxes of cereal, chips, and pasta to stacks of placemats and forgotten salad tongs into myriad boxes, giving no thought to organization.  Read more