Organizing & Time-Savers

6 Foolproof Organization Tips Any College Student Can Handle

Whether moving into your freshman dorm or an apartment off campus, these tips will help maximize your square footage and keep your space neat throughout the semester.

How to Store the Trickiest Items In Your Home

Outdoorsy types have their own unique organizing struggles. You see, bikes and surfboards and other sporting equipment are big. And they're really hard to store neatly at home–especially without a garage or a mudroom or even more than a few hundred square feet to work with.

15 Crazy Ideas to Make Your Life Saner

Don’t knock it ’til you try it, the saying goes, and in this case it applies. While some of the things I’m suggesting might sound a bit nutty (and too meticulous) they’re tricks that work, and hey, isn’t that really the bottom line?

The Best Bins and Baskets

Keep everything corralled and contained throughout your home.

The Best Products for Overnight Camp Packing

Two organizing pros share their favorite picks.

10 Habits of Highly Organized People

Sponsored by Sherwin-WilliamsReal Simple has grilled pro organizers for 15-plus years—here are the low-effort, big-impact practices they swear by.

How to Spring Clean Your Phone

Your technology needs some tidying up, too. We asked professional organizer, Barbara Reich, of Resourceful Consultants, for her best tips.

Genius Ways to Organize Your Everyday Accessories

They say accessories can take an outfit from good to great—but are you struggling to find a place to store those smaller items? Check out these stylish DIY storage ideas for sunglasses, scarves, hats, and jewelry.

Winter Clothes Storage, Simplified

But do you have to? Well, yes, if you want your items to weather the off-season successfully. (No holes!)