Knowing Where Stuff Is

By Carolyn Shearlock © 2015 • all rights reserved

A simple realization made it so much easier to know where I’d put stuff!

Reusable Silicone Covers

By Carolyn Shearlock © 2015 • all rights reserved

Use a lot less aluminum foil and plastic wrap with these reusable silicone covers

Clever Crates

By Carolyn Shearlock © 2015 • all rights reserved

Crates are great for storage on the boat . . . when you need them. When you don’t, the space they take up is annoying. Here’s a solution.

Gamma Seal Lids

By Carolyn Shearlock © 2013 • all rights reserved

Need a large air- and watertight storage container? Keep dog food, cat litter, spare baking supplies and more in heavy-duty buckets and storage bins, yet easily accessible with Gamma Lids.

Storage Containers

By Carolyn Shearlock © 2013 • all rights reserved

Another good choice for plastic storage containers, particularly if you’re not crossing oceans and don’t need the added protection that locking lids give.

Vacuum Sealers

By Carolyn Shearlock © 2012 • all rights reserved

A vacuum sealer is a luxury, no doubt about it. But if you’re thinking of getting one, here are some things to look at.

Hard Plastic Canisters?

By Carolyn Shearlock © 2012 • all rights reserved

No, I don’t recommend these hard plastic canisters. Here’s why.

Food Storage Containers

By Carolyn Shearlock © 2012 • all rights reserved

Food storage containers are the cornerstone to safely stowing your provisions. Here’s what I look for and my recommendations.

A Better Hanging Fruit Basket

By Carolyn Shearlock © 2012 • all rights reserved

Make your own hanging fruit basket that solves three big problems with the wire ones! Easy and inexpensive, too.

Decent Inexpensive Boat Canisters

By Carolyn Shearlock © 2012 • all rights reserved

The inexpensive canisters aren’t going to take the place of my good Lock & Lock ones. But for some things, they’re perfect!

Egg Cartons

By Carolyn Shearlock © 2012 • all rights reserved

Keep your eggs from breaking with these egg cartons — they’re tough so eggs don’t break even if something falls on top of it, and they lock so the eggs won’t fall out.

Plastic Dispenser for Foil & Wraps

By Carolyn Shearlock © 2011 • all rights reserved

Trying to get as much cardboard off the boat as possible? Get rid of the boxes that foil, waxed paper and plastic wrap come in!

Best Food Storage Bins

By Carolyn Shearlock © 2011 • all rights reserved

Bins are critical for organizing your food in lockers, the refrigerator or cooler. But not all bins are created equal — find out what to look for!

How to Store Food on a Boat: The Supplies

By Carolyn Shearlock © 2010 • all rights reserved

Eight things — basic supplies — you need for effective food storage on a boat.