Skip to main content

GLUTEN-FREE PANTRY ORGANIZATION

Happy June! Finally back on the blogging grind again after traveling (post to come later this week!!), having extremely bad allergies, and starting nannying for the summer... On Sunday I started AND completed one of the projects on my list, and that was completely organizing the pantry! In my home we basically have two different pantries, one is for gluten-free foods, this is where everything is pre-checked that it is gluten-free because my sister and me are both gluten-free, the other pantry has all other foods for the rest of my family. The gluten-free pantry had gotten SO messy! I really wish I thought to take a photo of it (duh!) but, I completely forgot and just got to work after grocery shopping Sunday morning. So, I wanted to share my process of organizing this pantry. Oh, and I forgot to mention I managed to only spend $10!!


After grocery shopping Sunday morning, I came home and started to put things away. When I opened the gluten-free pantry I was reminded of how incredibly messy and overflowing it had become! So, that is why I decided to organize it. I basically wanted to organize it in two ways, one with bins for things like snacks and other prepackaged items and then with containers for things like flour, almonds, etc. I completely emptied the cupboard onto the table and sorted everything into groups - bins or containers. Then I went through and made a list of all of the bins that I needed - granola bars, apple sauce, popcorn and chips, and gluten free (this bin is for flour, granola, etc. to refill the containers). I ended up looking to see what containers I could re-prupose that we already had in our house and found two clear fridge containers that we had gotten at TJMaxx which were absolutely perfect because they slide out extremely easily. I ran out and got two more of the same containers which is why I spent $10. You can find a similar bin here from Amazon, although I highly recommend checking out TJMaxx because they were way cheaper there. After I put everything into the four bins I labeled them with my DYMO mobile labeler. It is so easy to use because it just uses an app on my iPhone and connects through bluetooth. It is also rechargeable, so I was able to just set it on the table next to me and print all of my labels as I came up with them.



Part two, I put the "staples" of the pantry in containers. These staples included: spaghetti, Annie's snicker doodle cookies, granola, pasta, almonds, chia seeds, oatmeal packets, pretzels, oatmeal, flour, and baking mix. I used Tupperware Modular Mates containers, which I already  so that everything will stay super fresh, I love that they all match and you can see exactly what's in them too. Then I also labeled these containers as I filled them with the DYMO mobile labeler again. It was really handy here because I was able to label as I went, instead of having to figure out was everything was after it was all in containers already.




I'm super excited with how the pantry turned out and it will be super easy to keep everything organized with the way it is set up!

Comments

Popular posts from this blog

COLLEGE GROCERY STAPLES

It's Finally Friday!! The spring semester is in full swing for this girl, however, spring break is in 7 days and counting, so things are looking up! Today I am sharing my college grocery staples, because at least at my school the food is not great and I mainly go to the dining hall for dinner. I am gluten-free, so everything on this list to the best of my knowledge is gluten-free! I do 99% of my grocery shopping at Wegmans and if you are from New York (other than NYC) you know how amazing this grocery store is! Above I am wearing my typical errands outfit, comfy and warm!
Drinks - orange juice - cranberry juice - smart watr - k cups
Fruit - (for fruit I like to the prepared containers because this is a lot less work and there's not a lot of room to prepare fruit at college) - lemons - strawberries - raspberries - apples - pineapple
Cheese/Meat - cheese - Chobani greek yogurt - turkey sandwich meat - all natural coffee creamer
Other Staples - peanut butter - popcorn - trail mix - …

THE COZIEST THERMAL FOR WINTER

Today's outfit is what I wear is a great depiction of what I would love to wear everyday, thermals, my favorite leggings, and hunters which are great for the tons of snow we have in New York. I love wearing this outfit and outfits like it to my classes and like today, to run errands. This thermal is so warm and insanely cozy!






SaveSave

MY CHRISTMAS 2017 WISH LIST

This is officially my first Christmas post of 2017! Today I am sharing my Christmas Wishlist. These are a bunch of ideas to either put on your Christmas wishlist or could be used as gift ideas for others!
From J Crew: J Crew Factory Quilted Puffer Vest in Bleached Sand J Crew Camp Socks
From LLBean LLBean Sweater Fleece Pullover in Grey LLBean Chunky Pom Hat in Sailcloth LLBean Sweater Fleece Gloves in Grey Heather LLBean Winter Loft Funnelneck Pullover in Cool Silver

From Aerie
Aerie Softest Sleep Pant in Light Violet
Aerie Oversized Quarter Zip in Soft Muslim



From Michael Kors Michael Kors Mercer Leather Crossbody in Luggage







From Rifle Paper Co.
Clear Peach Blossom Phone Case



From Nordstrom Wubby Fleece Pullover in Ivory




From Target Target Grey Fuzzy Blanket



From Amazon Marble MacBook Case


Instagram| Pinterest | Twitter | Facebook