Nothing like a clean fridge...for real


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During my kitchen organization/declutter phase (I'm not finished, by the way), I decided to tackle my refrigerator.  I've read about having "zones", hadn't thought much of it, but I now realize the importance of having zones, especially for someone like me who is not naturally organized.




I cleaned out my refrigerator with baking soda and water - apparently (according to one article that I read), using sprays and soaps with fragrance can seep those fragrances into your foods.  Makes sense, but I still ended up having to grab one of those sprays.  I reached for Mrs. Meyer's All Purpose Cleaner to clean those tough spots underneath the produce drawers.  Then I went back to my baking soda paste.



I also decided to make refrigerator mats.  They seem to be kind of expensive, plus I've never seen one face-to-face, and ordering something like that didn't make much sense at the time, so I made my own mats out of Dollar Tree vinyl placements.  I saw that somewhere.  Maybe a blog.  Maybe a Youtube video.  Maybe Pinterest.  Can't remember.  Anyhoo, I spent only $8 to make that project happen.


It's been a couple of weeks now and my fridge is just as clean as it was the day I decided to reorganize.  In a perfect world, I'd only have clear containers to store in the fridge and I could see everything crystal clear.  But for now, I'm content with the look and the system so far.


So what about you?  Do you have zones in your refrigerator?

3 comments:

  1. Nice work Libby! It is so organized now. I love the place mats in the fridge. That is a unique idea.I wish my fridge could be organized but I live with a man so things like cheese never end up back in the cheess drawer, etc.!

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  2. So clean and organized. I really love your shelf liners!

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  3. I try to keep it somewhat organized...but usually I end up piling stuff in there, where I can see an open spot :) You did a great job with yours

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