Reassess Regularly: To keep your closets functioning optimally, re-examine them every six months. If the types of items you're storing have changed, rearrange the shelves, rods, and bins. [Alena]: great idea to do reassessment between seasons - you may switch things used during cold and warm weather, always leaving the most required ones nearby.
Extra cinnamon-swirl dough slices like cookie dough -- and becomes crisp and caramelized in the oven, much like palmiers. Bake it on a parchment-lined baking sheet until very golden, about 12 minutes. You'll be thankful you did at your morning coffee break.
Chocolate Bark: easiest candy gift ever, 15 min. hands on time. Melt bittersweet, milk, or white chocolate, spread in rimmed baking sheet, immediately top with your favorite toppings, refrigerate min. 1 hour. Martha's recipe has fun topping suggestions.