Kitchen Accessories, Making Life Easier In The Kitchen!

Months before Aziz Ansari starred on Parks and Recreation, he was one of the doctor interns that could have saved Scrubs, but didn’t. His first episode of Scrubs #151 “My Jerks” which is the first episode of season eight airs on Fri. 11-18-2011 at 3:30 a.m. on ch 6.2 KQCW in Tulsa. (spoiler alert) He played the lazy intern Ed Dhandapari for four episodes.

Looking for seasonal items? Big Lots has you covered! Their collection of Christmas items is unreal. Loads and loads of beautiful ornaments, strings of lights, fake Christmas trees, wrapping paper galore, tissue paper, stockings, and Christmas candy. The same holds true for every other season. Anything imaginable, you can find here. And the after-holiday sales are the bomb! You can spend pennies on the dollar and get all stocked up on goods for next year’s holiday.

11. Choose a family member that lives in a different town and make sure every member of your family knows who they are and how to get in touch with them.

An electrical home appliance that we could figure out how to do without is the clothes dryer. You most likely are old enough to remember specifically how your mom hung clothes to be able to dry on a clothesline in the backyard. You may recall the way it was having to grab the clothes away from the line before the first rain drops fell. As with most things, people don’t generally find cheaper ways to get things accomplished except after they run out of money. Our way of life changed considerably with the advent of the credit card. There was a period when the latest convenience was really a luxury that the majority people couldn’t afford. Many people are at home with the old phrase “waste not , want not”. Today wasting is apparently a full-time enterprise.

This tool should be placed in the kitchen cabinet since all the housewives, chefs will find it easy to do their job. It also saves a lot of time since opening the can manually is very difficult. It is very harmless, and even children can open the can with the help of this tool.

If you loose power you want to make sure you have food to least at least a few days in the event that power is not restored. Consider canned food and juice, non-black and decker spacemaker, non-perishables, snacks, dry cereal, peanut putter & jelly sandwiches, and paper plates with utensils. Be sure you have propane gas for those grills if you plan to use them in your garage, etc.

Twist ties and “press to close” food storage bags are too hard to use if your fingers and wrists are swollen and painful. Switch to the zipper bags. They may cost a little more, but they’re worth every penny. Exchange those plastic containers with the tight lids for lightweight, easy-open containers. Put your flour, sugar and other staples in lighter containers and keep your pretty but heavy glass or ceramic canisters for decoration only.

Well, I have to admit that I’m writing this article on word processing program off a desktop computer. But I bet I could have done just as well with a pad of paper and pencil. And it would have been less likely to crash, have a virus, give me carpal-tunnel syndrome, or flash a message that announces, “You’ve got mail!” when it’s really just another piece of spam. Nuff said.