Just recently, the Accidental Locavore started labeling everything that went into the freezer and a lot of what goes into the fridge. All you need is a roll of blue painter’s tape and a black Sharpie close at hand, so you can grab them whenever you’re tossing something in a container. The other day when I was making some French Onion Soup, the beef stock I needed was in the freezer with it’s bright blue label-perfect! I’ve found that putting dates on helps too.
To keep bugs out of your flour, put a bay leaf in the bag of flour.
To keep fruit flies from bugging your fruit, put a sprig of fresh basil in the bowl with the fruit.