I received an Email from Carol the other day, in response to Leah's entry on the Swedish furniture store Ikea. She pointed us to a great article with 50 ideas on how to use Ikea's products for efficient home organization:
Fifty Ikea "Hacks" to Transform Your Home OfficeThanks Carol for sending us the link!
Whether you work at home every day, need a place to finish up projects from the office, or have to work on homework from college classes, having a comfortable and organized home office can be essential to getting ahead and maximizing productivity while you're working on just about anything. Luckily, there are many ways that you can create an amazing place to work in your home on a shoestring budget. Some of the best involve creatively repurposing items from Swedish home retailer Ikea. Read on to find some amazing ways to transform affordable Ikea items into a customized and comfortable additions to your home office that will make you happy to head into your home office.
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And speaking of Ikea, I'm sure everyone who's paid the store a visit has eaten in one of the two or three restaurants and cafes featured inside, and that means you've most likely tried the meatballs. I'm addicted. I used to make them from scratch, but honestly the recipe was pretty consuming, and Ikea's frozen meatballs taste just as good. (Of course I still make the mashed potatoes myself--reheating frozen mashed potatoes is a foodie sin!)
However, if you want a stellar Swedish meatball recipe, you can't beat this one. I give you Alton Brown from Food TV's Good Eats: