The Wife, The Flu, and the Ecstacy of Entering a Gardening Dream State

The Wife, The Flu, and the Ecstacy of Entering a Gardening Dream State
Cincinnati, Ohio January 23, 2020 Dear Marianne, What a treat it was to receive your letter dated January 22nd. And so publicly too! What fun. Despite myself, I somehow got caught up in flights of fantasy borne from your descriptions of your bucolic existence in the benevolent hills far enough west of D.C. to be out of the gridlock and yet still safely within the outer rings of its wealth. You have a good life there by the fireside with your Jack Russell, your garden (which I imagine to be picture perfect), and your former marine (whom I imagine is likewise). Here’s our dog. He’s a spastic, old, not so smart and mostly blind mutt at the end of a long line of people handing him off to other people. He’s a total pain in the butt, but he has a heart of gold. In the end, however, … Read More

IKEA Hack: DIY Over the Fridge Cabinet Organizer for Cookie Sheets and Cutting Boards

IKEA Hack: DIY Over the Fridge Cabinet Organizer for Cookie Sheets and Cutting Boards
Organize the cabinet above the fridge to fit cookie sheets and cutting boards with this easy IKEA kitchen cabinet hack. These DIY over the fridge cabinet organizer dividers are removable, adjustable, and easy to customize to fit any type of cabinet. When it comes to kitchen organization, clever storage ideas abound. For our kitchen, that means we have a baking drawer instead of a pantry of supplies and our beloved IKEA cabinets are home to rollouts that we organized with our favorite pantry containers. In this video, we’re showing you a recent IKEA kitchen cabinet hack: how to install a DIY over the fridge cabinet organizer. DIY Over the Fridge Cabinet Organizer Click here to subscribe to our channel for more IKEA hacks and home organizing projects.  How to Make Your Own Above-Fridge Organizer The space above the refrigerator is one of the trickiest kitchen cabinets to organize. Some opt … Read More