One Flourishing, Frugal and Fun Family!

One mother making ends meet and surviving today's recession by writing. One family learning to live off the land, cut back on expenses, and to live a simpler and a more self-sufficient lifestyle.

Adopted Motto

"Eat it up,
Wear it out,
Make it do,
Or go without."
~A Pioneer Sampler, by Barbara Greenwood~

Friday, April 13, 2012

Before and After ~ Water Jug Alley



This is the entrance to the kitchen from the hallway I just cleaned up.  Everyone trips over empty water jugs and sends them flying across the kitchen.

Now, the jugs are nicely stacked on a wooden (eco-friendly) stand.  We have a well, and the water doesn't taste good.  We stock up on water jugs, and have it on hand for coffee, tea etc.  It's also nice to have extra on hand for power outages when our water pump isn't working.  We can then water the animals too.

It's nice not to hear water jugs getting kicked around.  Or people huffing and puffing from almost falling down from tripping on them too.

 . . . . on to the next organizing project.


Anna said...

Lookin good! I need you at my house for a day or two, lol. Seriously, I can soooo relate to tripping over water jugs and them flying and all. that is such a great idea! I am going to have to build me one of those, too. I am sure I probably have enough scrap wood around here.

Candy C. said...

That looks much tidier! I need to build a shoe rack for out in the laundry room. You have me inspired! :)

Corn in my Coffee-Pot said...

Water jug alley!
We have a water jug 'corner'...he he he.
...but I don't have a cool shelf like yours. That would be perfect to house all our jugs. I keep mine for the garden, and for the chickens and stuff!

keep up the good work organizing--
in my heart I'm organizing with you!

nancy said...

Have you thought about getting a different/additional filter for your water? It would probably pay for itself...

Sam I Am...... said...

Very nice! I do the same order to keep from being overwhelmed I pick small areas and then go from there. Speaking of....I need to do that after supper!