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Clean Out Your Refrigerator Day


Yes,  I am at it once again.  Bringing up those National holidays.. but trust me, this one is a good one to participate in!


National Clean Out Your Refrigerator Day is observed annually on November 15th. The fridge is neglected in my household. It's one of those things that is a necessity for everyone to do,   but let's be serious, no one thinks about cleaning the refrigerator out unless there is a bad smell coming from those forgotten leftovers from a month ago. 

Here are some suggestions to help you participate in this wonderful national holiday!
Get together a soap and hot water filled bucket, disinfectant, a sponge and a garbage bag, and you are ready for the day!

Thanksgiving is coming soon so we will need room for all of those Thanksgiving leftovers.  This job may be dreaded by many, but it is an important task none the less. 
There may be a surprise or two found at the back of the shelves. Things are often pushed back as the new food is put in the front and gets forgotten. 

Suggestions for cleaning out your refrigerator:
  • Empty each shelf.
  • Completely wipe down the inside of the refrigerator.
  • Wash drawers and underneath the drawers.
  • Throw away all expired food.
  • Throw away any moldy food.
  • Get rid of anything that you do not use.
  • Vacuum condenser coils.
  • Vacuum out under the refrigerator.
  • Restock shelves and drawers with good food.
  • Enjoy your nice, clean, organized refrigerator.
I hope your refrigerator looks as clean and empty as mine! 
Be sure to show off to all your friends by using #CleanOutYourRefrigeratorDay to post on social media.

A quick fun fact:
National Clean Out Your Refrigerator Day was created by the home economists at Whirlpool Home Appliances in 1999.  It is said that they created the holiday to encourage people to clean out their refrigerator in advance of the upcoming holidays.  At that time, the company even had a toll-free hotline that people could call into for cleaning tips.


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