When upside down is straight up

The Friday Photo
November 22, 2013
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Decades ago my mother-in-law taught me her trick for storing multiples: the upside container means another one is already open.

Jo’s memory is upside down and sideways now, but her keen idea is straight up.

About Katherine Helms Cummings

During the day I am a social and environmental activist whose professional work has been in the nonprofit world for the last 12 years. Most nights and weekends I am an artisan making accessories with upcycled cashmere and woven textiles. My handmade items are available at The Sassy Gal http://thesassygal.org
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3 Responses to When upside down is straight up

  1. Marian Wingo says:

    PS Something Jo told me many years ago when Anna & Morgan were toddelrs: “Though the days be long, the years be short!” It was tremendously helpful and accurate.

  2. Marian Wingo says:

    Very clever & I am not surprised it was a ‘Jo suggestion.’ She’ll not remember me but I certainly will never forget her or Frank.

  3. Roxy says:

    Also, that’s the best way to store natural peanut butter so that you don’t have all the oil at the top when you open the jar.