Over the past few months I’ve given away many of my dishes in an attempt to simplify.
Getting down to basics helps to reduce that massive pile of dirty dishes to the left of the sink. The fewer dishes you have, the fewer dirty dishes you will have.
There are pluses and minuses to this practice. One downfall is that when my dishes are dirty, my cupboard may look like this:
However, when my dishes are clean, my cupboard looks like this:
Nice and simple, no clutter. It is easy to find everything, and is pleasant to my eyes when I open the cupboard.
I wash my kitchen scissors about 18 times a day, but then again, they are never very hard to scrub, since they have so recently been washed and used, washed and used…