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Fix It Friday

Ahhh, spices. They make your food taste like a slice of heaven, but your pantry look like a jumbled mess. This Fix it up Friday, it's time to take matters into your own hands!⁣

If you’re ready to trade your crowded cupboard for an orderly spice collection you can’t wait to show off, I’ve got you covered. Just gimme a couple of hours, a trip to your local hobby store, and some to-die-for, smell-good spices. Let’s get started.⁣

• Every cabinet reorg starts with a massive cleanout. Empty your current spice cabinet and toss any expired or barely used spices. A good rule of thumb? If you haven’t reached for it in over a year, it’s time to throw it out.⁣
• Separate your spices into categories. Do it by cuisine, favorites, heat level—whatever makes sense to you. Now, jot down or take a pic of how many spices you have. You’ll need it at the store.⁣
• Jump online or scoot over to your local hobby store and snatch up some adorable new bottles. Standard-sized bottles hold two ounces; the mini-ones ¾ ounce. Choose a style you like but keep in mind your cabinet space and the number you need.⁣
• Before checking out, find some labels. Handwritten or printed labels put the finishing touch on your new collection.⁣

Anytime you can show some love to an oft-overlooked niche of your home, go for it! After all, it’s the countless little things you that make your home feel just right.