Room-by-Room Organizing Tips

Clutter is so exhausting. Just the sound of the word brings angst. CLUT-TER! Plus, it’s upsetting to come home to. It forces you to waste time looking for basic items. It can cause damage to your things as they rattle around the home, never quite landing in the right place. And it takes time to [...]

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Total Solution® Makes Food Storage a Snap

Snapware® Total Solution™ Often enough, it’s the little things that derail a mom’s busy day. The frantic search for that food-storage container lid that’s MIA in a chaotic cupboard. The container of lunchtime soup that leaks in junior’s backpack on his way out the door. Or those two containers of leftover salad…which one is yours [...]

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Organize Your House, Starting with the Junk Drawer

We’ve all experienced it. When you moved in to your home, your kitchen or office was organized and streamlined—everything had a place and you knew exactly what went where. As you settled in, bye-bye organization. Maybe it happened as you accumulated things, or maybe kids came along and interrupted your neatness. One day you find [...]

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Pantry Makeover: How to Organize in 30 Minutes

If you’re anything like us, you’re usually more interested in cooking and eating with what’s in your pantry than how to organize it. Of course, a little cleanup time goes a long way in making cooking easier. It may also save you money—no sense in rebuying food that’s gone bad or overbuying the same items [...]

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Storage containers that help organize your life

Snapware® Brand: Making Organization a ‘Snap’ The Snapware® brand was founded on two principles: simplifying and organizing your life. Our secure-sealing storage containers offer easy solutions to everyday life, and in turn help make your life simpler. In fact, we’re doing our job right every time you don’t have to think about how you can [...]

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Kitchen Space Saver: Easy Store™ Nesting Bakeware

Easy Store™ Nesting Bakeware When time-crunched moms decide to whip up a batch of cookies with their kids in between soccer practice and piano lessons, they want to keep things quick, simple and fun, too. At Baker’s Secret®, we’ve figured out how to enhance that experience with an innovation that makes our no-fuss, nonstick, easy-to-clean [...]

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Total Solution®: Behind the Scenes of Innovation

By Jeff N., Web Editor Developing a new product like Snapware® Total Solution™, a mom’s new BFF when it comes to leakproof, airtight, food-storage containers, is anything but a snap. The newly introduced line—which is more flexible than a yoga instructor—took almost two years to develop. After hours and hours of focus groups, online surveys [...]

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How to Frost a Cupcake

Making a delish cake or cupcakes from scratch? Impressive! Being able to decorate it and add your own personal style and flair? That takes it to whole 'nother level.

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Cutting Class No. 1: How to Cut a Pineapple

You say “fresh pineapple?” We hear “summer!” loud and clear. Whether you serve it grilled, in a salad or as a cocktail garnish, savoring this tropical delight is like nibbling on a ray of sunshine.

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Bento Box Lunches in a Snap

One little word that instantly brings both happy anticipation and a sense of relief: Lunchtime! Whether on-the-go or leisurely, lunch is still a welcome break in the day and a chance to recharge your internal batteries after a busy morning. But is that same-old plain-old turkey sandwich in a brown paper lunch bag gonna hit the spot day in and day out? Didn’t think so. Time to think inside the box.

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How to Fix a Spice Mishap

“Was that a teaspoon or a tablespoon?”… “Help, I added too much salt!”… “I ran out of cinnamon, now what?”… We’re all familiar with that hit-your-head moment when you’ve realized you might have ruined dinner due to empty spice jars or over-seasoning. These are typical and easy-to-make mistakes that can befall even the most confident cooks. But please back away from the garbage disposal—we have a few simple tips and tricks to counteract common seasoning slipups and save just about any dish.

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How to Create a Balanced Plate

It's time to shape up! The USDA has replaced the Food Pyramid with a new nutrition guide called MyPlate, which restructures the recommended amounts of different food groups. Whether this is news to you or you've already incorporated the new guidelines into your meal planning, we've put together a quick rundown and some easy ways to achieve the right ratio.

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How to Handle Common Food Allergies

Eating right at any age is challenging, but when you or someone in your family has a food allergy, figuring out meals and snacks can be downright complicated. And although they are still rare compared to environmental allergies, food allergies are on the rise. Since these allergies can strike or subside at any age, it's important to learn how to navigate the ever-changing nutrition scene, especially for parents.

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Mix Up Your Own Seasoning Blends

If you’ve ever started to make tacos and realized you were out of the seasoning mix, chances are you already had everything on hand to make your own. Turns out there are no secret ingredients to achieving that smoky southwestern flavor, just an easy-to-duplicate combination of dried herbs and spices. The same can be said for other blends. With a well-stocked spice rack, there’s no need to purchase special seasoning packets.

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Corelle Dinnerware at the Cabin: Which Style Are You?

From flipping fresh blueberry pancakes for breakfast, to frying up freshly caught fish for dinner, to toasting marshmallows for s’mores around the campfire, tasty summer meals are a big part of memorable summer experiences.

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