22 August 2007

Works For Me: Storage Idea



One of those dangerous habits of many people is to put things they need to take upstairs in a corner of one of the steps.

I've kept the childsafe gate to the attick.
On order not to put things on the steps, I took a bycicle bag... yep, those with the hooks... and hung it on the gate.
It worked so perfect, that when I found little ones, I bought a few, so now some of the children have their bag at the gate.
When I find something, I put it there and they take it to their room.

Downstairs the gate has gone.
But I've made a hook at a safe place and put a bycicle bag there too.
A nice reed one.

Nothing on the stairs again. And upstairs things are sorted before it all is stored.

It works for me.

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Large families buy large quantities and need to have lots in store.

When I put things away I make rows on the base of expiration date, and put rows of items that combine side to site.

So the tomatosause is beside the pasta.

Works for me.

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6 comments:

WhatWorksForMom 22 August 2007 at 17:21  

This is a good idea (and good timing as well)!!

ellen b 22 August 2007 at 17:44  

What a great idea. Where were bloggers when my kids were little...
Ahh but I can try all these handy tips with my grand babies!

Kathy in WA 22 August 2007 at 18:13  

This is a cute idea. My little ones are out of the climbing stages. I wonder if I could use the basket idea somewhere else.

Thanks for sharing.

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TracyMichele 22 August 2007 at 18:30  

oooh.. good idea. You are a much nicer Mamma than I am. If I find a toy downstairs.. it automatically becomes mine.. all mine. (insert creepy world domination laughter here -->)

Karen@FamilyBriefs,  23 August 2007 at 03:47  

These are great ideas! I love having baskets that the kids are responsible for!

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