It would be tough for a carpenter to effectively do his work without the proper tools. And what is a sculptor without clay, a painter without paint and pianist without a piano? They wouldn’t get very far without the “tools” that help them perform their duties.
As moms, we all have our own “tool boxes” that help us perform our many artistic tasks. I call them artistic because we are artists, better yet, creators. We create every day. Whether those creations are good or bad is another story, but we create. We’re creating memories, environments, meals, happiness, and sculpting little personalities. And how are we going to do our job without our necessary tools?
I have lots of secret tools lying around the house that literally save me every day. They make my job easier.
When I’m home, it’s safe to say I spend most of my time in the kitchen (a.k.a Grand Central Station). It’s a busy place! The floor is always mapped with a trail of shoes, socks, coats and backpacks leading to their respective rooms and the bar is full of papers and everything else that is missing a permanent home. Oh…the kitchen. The first place in need of tools.
Here are 13 things that make my life easier in the kitchen. (These are items aside from the obvious like fridge, microwave, sink, etc… which I most definitely wouldn’t want to live without!)
I just realized that I forgot one…the pantry. It serves as a great hiding place somedays when we’re playing, “Hide and Don’t Seek.” Sometimes when I’m lucky, I’ll find some chocolate hiding there too while I wait to not be discovered! But shhhh…that one really is a secret.
What tools do you have in the kitchen that make your life easier?
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