One of the things that is so easy for us busy mommies to forget is our pantry. Unlike our refrigerator, our pantry do not require frequent clean ups since most of the stuff in it are not perishable. In all probability, you have a couple of stocks that have been at the back of your pantry for a considerable amount of time. These are cans of stuff that you bought for making something that you never got around to making – or maybe stuff that you bought for your emergency stash. You might already have stuff that are rotting in your pantry and that need to be discarded.
With your cleaning implements at hand and a trash box by your feet, you can start your end-of-summer pantry clean up. Bring out all the stuff in your pantry, inspecting one item at a time. Check the expiration dates and the best before dates. Anything past the indicated dates should be shucked out in the trash box. Anything with damaged packaging should also be thrown away. Once your pantry is empty, swab all shelves with a rag dampened with your cleaning solution of choice. Wipe the remaining “good” stuff and stack them on your shelves in an organized manner.
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