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A SUPER organised mum has revealed the five tips she swears by for perfectly tidied kitchen cupboards and the “genius” system she uses.
Chantel Mila, from Melbourne, Australia, who has built up a following thanks to her home hacks, admits a tidy kitchen will save you both money and time.
Chantel Mila, from Melbourne, Australia, revealed her pantry tips on Facebook
Her cupboard is immaculate with perfectly labelled containers
1. Do a clean out
If you’re just getting started on your pantry goals journey, the mum-of-two said you must start bu taking everything out.
Throw away anything that’s out of dates and wipe down everything thoroughly – paying close attention to corners where dirt and grime might hide.
2. Label everything
She said to check what you have and make labels to match
Labels make it easy to see what’s what
Chantel reckons labelling what you have to make it easier when you’re looking for something specific – and frankly, we like her thinking.
As for the containers you use, make sure they’re air tight – you can also tape expiry stickers or nutritional labels to the bottom of each too.
This makes it easy to keep track of when items expire so that you’re not holding on to anything past it’s used by date.
3. Choose containers that are slightly too large
As well as being air tight, the mum-of-two recommends choosing containers that are slightly too large.
While it might sound odd, the reason why makes sense – it’s to avoid having half-full packets of food when re-fill them.
Chantel said to choose bigger containers than you need to endure there’s no left over when you re-fill
Always choose clear containers and make sure they’re all the same
4. Be consistent
Chantel says to use clear containers, always. Not only is it easy to see what’s inside, but it looks pretty too.
“Consistency is important,” she said in the clip.
“Choose clear, airtight containers that can be stacked to save space.”
5. Find containers that actually fit your pantry
Vertical space is important, according to Chantel, so you must find containers that fill the space.
The result will be super pleasing to the eye and will make it look ultra polished.
“I love this!” one woman posted.
“Now I want to re-do my pantry,” another added.
Utilise the space properly but choosing the right sized containers
Chantel has built up a following sharing home hacks onlineCredit: @mama_mila_au