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ORGANIZING with Youcopia Holiday Gift Guide Review
I have a confession…it’s not really a secret and I openly admit to my deficiency because there really is no denying it. I’m am a horrible organizer. My creative brain repels at the idea of organization…and planning, sorting, or throwing away. My brain also craves this thing it is finds so distasteful even though it has no knowledge of how it works. I thrive in chaos but dream of a clutter free home. I am always looking for the easy way to achieve a little more organization without throwing my brain into shock. Youcopia has provided that for me in these three products. They help me tame to kitchen without feeling the need to get the label gun out and go label crazed. Quick and easy built into easy to clean plastic tools.
My plastic bowl cupboard is like an avalanche waiting to happen. When I need one I throw open the door and quickly get out of the way in hopes of not becoming a missing statistic. Although I would probably be the first person to ever be found after months of living in a plastic covered cave and surviving on whatever it is the kids have recently dropped into the floor…Do carbs count if they come in crumb form?
Anyway, Youcopia has developed this sturdy plastic tool to bring harmony to the cupboard of plastic. The lids fit into the slots on the end while the bowls clasp into the movable hooks on the other side. You can move them around by placing them in other holes. It has a handle and a tray to make extend it to make it hold more bowls.
The bane of my existence has always been my spice cabinet. I’m always in a hurry and just tossing them around to find the one I need. I could solve a lot of my issues by having what I need together before I cook but where is the challenge in that. 🙂 Youcopia developed a tool to help me locate the spice I want to work with easier while also helping save me a ton of space because all my spices are neatly together instead of thrown in on their side, upside down, or dumped out from getting knocked over while I search for something else. They have developed this plastic step system for spices. The back row is higher than the front making it easily seen and the spices easier to access.
I don’t really know if I want to discuss the state of my pots and pans cabinet. It’s kinda embarrassing because like my plastic bowl cupboard…it’s an accident waiting to happen. The door opens and out comes EVERYTHING. Lids, pots, pans, and cupcake pans scatter across the floor as if they lay themselves out for display. YouCopia developed this nifty tool which has a plastic base and metal movable arms to help keep that from happening. I can place my thin pans, cupcake pans, lids, and cookie sheets in it’s slots. There they stay put when the door is open. I can get to them much easier and it save enough space for the other pans and pots to be able to stack without sliding out on them like sleds sliding down a hill. It can hold fairly heavy glass lids easily and the size is adjustable to hold different sized pans.
All three products seem well made and more than capable of doing their intended jobs for a long time. I can also think of a ton of uses for them in the classroom which is also in need of some dire organization (blech, that word again).