Tuesday, May 22, 2012
The counter space in my galley kitchen is at a premium, especially on days when I am trying to get ahead and prepare a couple of meals for the week. It seemed that as soon as I got out my countertop appliances (bread machine, dehydrator, crock pot, etc.), I had absolutely no counter room for chopping veggies. I had a hallelujah moment and realized that I should set up my kitchen appliances, that I needed at that time, elsewhere, out of the kitchen. I needed to think "outside the kitchen box". One particular day, I needed to use my bread machine and food dehydrator, so after filling them with ingredients, I moved them into my laundry room, and let them get to work.Though my kitchen is small, my laundry room is a decent size. I was then able to enjoy (mainly) cleared counter tops, with ample room to work. It is so easy to get into a rut, thinking that each room in our house is only for it's specific purpose. I think it is helpful to use each room in your house for your needs. It only took me nine years of living in my house to start to think outside the box.
I would love to hear what creative, unconventional ways you may use a room in your house to suit your needs?
This post is linked to Kitchen Tip Tuesday.
Posted by Christine at 12:27 PM