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Medicine Baskets

Posted: July 6th, 2009 | Author: Katie | Filed under: Simple Solutions |

wfmwbannerkristenBeing in the midst of mosquito and chigger season here in Kansas, I’m currently dealing with a very sad little boy with major allergic reactions. He currently has one of each calf from last week, one on his cheek, one on his forearm and one where I won’t mention - although I’m sure you can guess if you think of the most uncomfortable place on a little boys body. Poor guy.

Needless to say, my medicine baskets have been in major use around here. I created this baskets a couple years back when I was completely caught off gaurd with how quickly medicines, q-tips, sunscreen, nose splundgers,(that’s what I call them), bandaids, etc. that you aquire throughout the years for the kids, but also for yourself. And then I would get so frustrated getting my stuff and the kid’s stuff mixed together. So here was my solution:


I got two fabric baskets (from Wal-Mart for about $3.00 a piece) and then just put a piece of clear tape on the outside and labeled it “adults” and “kids” this way I don’t rummage through too much stuff and my husband even knows where to find things! The bottom shelf is a bottle holder that I use to but the medicines that I am currently using or might need to use frequently. 

Works for me - and hopefully it could be a solution you might be looking for?! Head on over to Kristen’s for more Summer tips!

Now only if those bugs would stop biting my sweet little boy!!

♥ Katie

7 Comments on “Medicine Baskets”

  1. 1 The Stylish House said at 8:20 am on July 7th, 2009:

    Hi Katie,
    I hope your little guy is on the mend soon and enjoying summer once again! Great organizing tips and the baskets make it work so beautifully.

  2. 2 rachel said at 9:10 am on July 7th, 2009:

    i love this idea …. especially how it hides all of those ugly necessities :)

  3. 3 Amanda@ImperfectlyBeautiful said at 9:23 am on July 7th, 2009:

    Love it! I am all about simple and cute organization.

    Hope your little guy feels better soon. Poor thing.


  4. 4 Laurel said at 5:30 am on July 8th, 2009:

    We do the same thing - except I use plastic bins with lids!!

  5. 5 Heather Kay said at 10:10 am on July 8th, 2009:

    Thanks for visiting my blog. I really like the idea of separating the adult & children medicine. I will do that soon!

  6. 6 Kristin said at 12:55 pm on July 13th, 2009:

    Hey, I just wandered over from Nesting Place (great garage, by the way!).

    Sorry to hear about the allergic reaction - but if it makes you feel any better, I had severe bug bite reactions as a kid (doctor even ordered me to play indoors!), but grew out of it! Hopefully in a few years they won’t be a problem for him!

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