Weekend Projects

Get Rid of These Things in Your Kitchen Right Now

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The kitchen is the biggest workhorse room in almost every household. It's not only the place where we store our food and prepare our meals, but especially in the age of the open concept home, it's also a hangout spot and maybe even a homework or work area.

With so many things going on in the kitchen, and so many people in and out of it constantly, it's easy for our kitchens to become cluttered, and fast.

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This Weekend's Assignment:

Get rid of at least five things in your kitchen.

Whether they're things taking up residence on our counters or unnecessarily stuffing our drawers, cabinets, and pantries, this weekend is the time to streamline our kitchen collections.

Your official assignment for the weekend is to find at least five things you can get out of your kitchen for good, but if you catch some momentum, feel free to keep on going. Any and all of these things will be better off if you can get them out of the kitchen or out of your home:

Any other ideas?

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You can catch up with weekend projects right here. Share your progress with us and others by posting updates and photos on Instagram and Twitter with the hashtag #atweekendproject.

Remember: This is about improvement, not perfection. Each week you can either choose to work on the assignment we've sent you, or tackle another project you've been meaning to get to. It's also completely okay to skip a weekend if you're busy or not feeling the assignment.