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Reader Poll: Kitchen Renovation Survival Tips

Turning to my readers because y’all never fail me!

We are excited (and a little nervous) to begin a kitchen renovation…next week. I definitely plan to share the plans and details, but in the meantime PLEASE give me ALL the easy meal ideas, tips and tricks for surviving a kitchen renovation without starving. We will be out of a kitchen for about 6-8 weeks…

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Wednesday 7th of November 2018

I want all the crock pot recipes these readers used!


Tuesday 6th of November 2018

We're in the midst of a whole-house reno and have been without an oven/stovetop since May (still have a full-sized fridge, thank goodness). After a few weeks I got a $30 electric griddle on Amazon and it's made life SO much better (eggs, grilled cheese, quesadillas, breakfasts - I even made your sheet pan fajitas on it and my husband said it's the best fajitas he's ever had!). Good luck. It will be worth it!


Friday 2nd of November 2018

We did this when I was 6 months pregnant haha. We spent $75 on a used fridge on craigslist and set it up in the garage (just off the kitchen). I used our dining room table as the pantry and put our microwave, toaster, and coffee maker in there. We ate a ton of cereal and sandwiches and killed half a forest with all of the disposable paper products we used.


Thursday 1st of November 2018

My best advice is to anticipate it being absolutely dreadful and taking up to twice as long as initially quoted (and 30% more expensive).


Thursday 1st of November 2018

no shame in frozen/microwaveable meals and paper plates and plastic utensils. I've never eaten more poorly then when I was 7 months pregnant doing a kitchen reno. Best wishes!