I cleaned out my fridge and let me tell you, it's been awhile since the last time that happened.
As in..... like.... never.
Ok, maybe once, but a loooooong time ago.
Well I got the bug to do it and I did it.
From the beginning: crammed with leftovers,
condiments, and things that needed to be tossed
I got all that out and on the table.
I had no idea there was that much stuff in there.
I took ALL the shelves, bins, and anything else that wasn't attached
out and got them into the tub with hot water and dish soap.
Cleaning it all this way made it so easy.
Plus we have a hand held shower head so that was even better.
Ok now the really embarrassing part.
Gross grime and gunk and crumbs everywhere.
And that puddle on the bottom?
You don't want to know..... but it came from a chicken.
To get all the gross gone I made a solution of dish soap and white vinegar.
I heated it up in the microwave till it bubbled and poured it in a spray bottle.
This hot mixture is VERY strong smelling but it gets rid of everything.
I use it on our tub all the time.
I sprayed it in the fridge and let it sit.
While the fridge was soaking, everything else needed scrubbed, rinsed and dried.
I couldn't believe how great it all looked afterwards...
.... including the fridge.
After rearranging the shelves a bit, throwing out what
we weren't going to use, and categorizing
this old hand-me-down fridge looks pretty good I'd say.
Note to self: It's nice to take care of and be content with what you have.
Also, defrost a chicken on a plate next time.