Last Friday night I had a burst of inspiration and cleaned out my fridge and freezer. We've lived here for 1 1/2 years...and I had not properly cleaned the freezer or refrigerator in all that time.
I bought some plastic bins to attempt to contain and organize a bit better. I used one bin for vegetables. Beside it I put some of our frozen fruit (and a bowl of French onion soup).
The weirdest surprise: I found a feather from about 9 months ago when we were helping Meghan learn how to blow properly. Weird.
The worst surprise: Apparently organizing the freezer didn't really create any more room in the freezer. I actually struggled to find a "proper" home for some stuff.
I have used the bins for a week now, and think they are working out pretty well for me. My freezer is well-used. I know not everyone is like us, but I just wanted to share what is working for us.
You can read Freezer Organization Part 1 from last summer and how I have changed my way to freeze chicken breasts and pork chops.
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