My attention span in the kitchen is as long as it takes to make an iced latte. I’ve prayed for God to give me joy in cooking but I’m telling you, it hasn’t happened and I think he’d rather I concentrate in other areas that do bring me joy. Meanwhile, as food is required to survive – including cooking – I have found some really handy ways to keep the pantry stocked, and meals on the table (in 15 minutes or less).

Here’s a round up list of a few posts focused on efficiency in the kitchen, grocery shopping and the like if you find yourself disinterested in cooking or just pressed for time –

We redid our kitchen backsplash from black to white, see what a difference it made here – also adding pot filler made it much more enjoyable, whatever it takes, friends.

Photo by Melissa Schollaert.