The Get It Together Plan

How to get your life organized and streamlined, with a meal planner, to-do lists, organizational tips, and more.




Get Organized

6 Clever Items to Simplify Your Life

Real Simple’s mission, through its 13 years, has been to simplify your life with smart finds like these.

Your Ultimate Closet Organizer

Use these clever ideas and inexpensive products to transform a chaotic closet into an orderly storage space.

Systems for Managing Your Mail

A few simple methods will keep bills, catalogs, and other mail from piling up.


Work Ahead

Best Foods to Stockpile for an Emergency

Natural disasters—a flood, hurricane, blizzard—often come with little or no warning. Stocking up now on the right nonperishable food items will help you weather the storm with less stress.

How to Prepare for an Emergency

Take steps to prevent and act fast should disaster―big or small―strike.

6 Fire Prevention Tips

Take these steps to ensure your home doesn't go up in flames.