Easy & Smart Freezer Tip: Label Food Containers With a Dry Erase Crayon

Easy & Smart Freezer Tip: Label Food Containers With a Dry Erase Crayon

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Cambria Bold
Sep 24, 2012

Looking for an easy, reusable solution to labeling foods before you freeze them? Try a dry erase crayon! It's a cheap and washable way to label lids.

Ginny from the blog Organizing Homelife has been freezing leftover foods in glass Pyrex containers for years, but she'd never found an easy way to label the containers that would a) survive the dishwasher, b) wouldn't require peeling off a sticky label.

The epiphany came when she realized Pyrex covers have a texture similar to chalkboard. Ginny initially went looking for chalk markers (which she's convinced will still work), but settled on a cheaper $3 option: dry erase crayons! They don't smudge or fade, but they'll wash off easily with a wet paper towel. Perfect!

Read More: Label Your Leftovers | Organizing Homelife

Related: Kitchen Cure Tip: Label and Date Everything in the Freezer

(Images: Organizing Homelife)

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