Do any of your refrigerators look like this? Somehow mine gets this way with my family of 6. Nobody eats leftovers but, my husband hates throwing it out right away. I think he tells himself he might eat it for lunch the next day. He never does.
I grew up in a large family. Our Fridge was always full of food. I feel like I need mine to be this way to. Maybe I need a shrink? Haha!
I love a clean and organized fridge. It makes me feel so happy!
Start with the 3 day rule. If you aren't going to eat the left overs in 3 days pitch it immediately. If you haven't consumed them within 3 days throw it out. I watched this "Horder's" episode last week where a single lady had 2 refrigerators. She had yogurt in her freezer dated back to 2008 and her fridge had yogurt 1 year old. Obviously there was a lot of other very outdated and smelly stuff. We would never want it to get this bad so clean it out at least biweekly.
I love to wipe down the inside of my fridge with a solution of hot water and Mr Clean after I have removed everything from the shelves.