I’m having an affair… with jars. Don’t worry, my husband already knows, and he’s pretty upset. I’ve been collecting them for a few months now: pickle jars, tomato sauce jars, baby food jars, horseradish jars, salsa jars and even bouillon cube jars. I’d be lying to you if I told you I wasn’t buying certain things just for the stylish jar. A few days ago, my husband gave me an ultimatum: It’s me or the jars. Ok, not really, but he did say that we either needed to do something with our cabinet-full of jars or recycle them.
Jars for food storage
There are so many ways to repurpose a glass jar. Jars are functional (sturdy, see-through, tight lid) and can help you get a handle on organizing your home. In the weeks to come, I’ll be posting several ways to reuse jars. For now, let’s start with food storage.
In just a few minutes, I turned this:
Not only is it more visually appealing, but you can see exactly how much of something you have left. I can’t tell you how many times I’ve reached into a box or bag of [insert food here] only to realize that there isn’t enough left. Problem solved!