Saturday, August 1, 2015

Fridges XXVI




We have 1995 Kenmore refrigerator with a refrigerator-top freezer.  No ice maker!  Our refrigerator is not a big one.  With only two people and three cats living here, we really don't have any need for a big refrigerator.

Our entertain-a-mob days ended in December 1993, when my husband had brain surgery for acoustic neuroma.  Up to that time, however, we threw the biggest July 4th bash in the area: food, beer, fine whiskey, moonshine, karaoke, horseshoes, and fireworks. 
As you can see from these photos, our refrigerator and freezer are a jumbled mess, packed to the max most of the time.  But, hey, who has time to put all this in proper order?  We manage to find what we want -- most of the time before anything grows cooties.
As the photos show I love magnets -- especially patriotic ones!  I even have two Rosie the Riveter magnets.




9 comments:

Always On Watch said...

Jen,
Thanks for posting these.

I'll be interested to see what the reactions are.

-FJ said...

You keep your coffee in the freezer, too? We did that back in the day when my BiL owned a coffee shop and used to send us way too much than we could possibly drink in a month. It's a good way to keep it tasting fresh! We go through it too fast nowadays to do that, now. :)

And I hate to say this, but I couldn't really get an inventory of was on TOP of the fridge from the framing. :(

I could tell one thing though... you run a tight ship, AoW. Our "refrigerator confusion" is not nearly as well organized as yours. :)

Always On Watch said...

FJ,
The top of the fridge is covered, but not piled too high.

What's up there: a collection of different teas, a few baskets, a battery-operated lantern, bread, bird seed. In the back, there are a few cans of spray-on windshield defroster and WD-40,

Always On Watch said...

FJ,
I tend to be more organized now because of my eyesight issues. I hate hunting all through the fridge for something -- only to find that it's covered with fridge cooties because it was buried so far in the back.

Thersites said...

I know what you mean about those "fridge cooties". I tend not to venture forth into the "back of the rack" if I can avoid it, myself.

*shudders*

Jen Brimmage said...

You're welcome AoW! Sorry it took me so long, and thanks for participating.
:-)

I've enjoyed this project, and like the nightstands, the fridges show a bit of the owner's personality. Not as much as the nightstands, though. The inside of my fridge has changed over the years, from homemade baby foods packed into the freezer, to moldy caseroles in the back that the kids wouldn't eat. Mine also changes with the seasons. I tend to cook less in the summer, so it's filled with fresh fruits and sandwich meats versus leftover stews and casseroles.

Always On Watch said...

Jen,
I wonder what a linen-closets project would be like.

Always On Watch said...

Jen,
Forgot to say that I agree with you about how the nightstands project revealed so much of the owners' personalities.

Jen Brimmage said...

Linen closets! Oooh, I love my linen closet. Now you've got me thinking. I had considered a bathroom counter project, but I'm afraid NOBODY would join in. :-)
Then there's always the garage to consider....

Still, I think the nightstands were some of the most revealing of all.