Kitchen Organization

“Store like with like” and “organize in zones” are mantras that work in every space—particularly in the kitchen. If your cookspace feels like a cluttered mess as opposed to an inspiring prep space, take a look at our best tips for the ultimate in kitchen organization ideas. From a plan for the ideal kitchen setup to tips for organizing items in the pantry, we’ve got you covered. Get inspired to make mini storage changes throughout your space that will have maximum impact on your daily routine—especially if you are struggling to get the kids out of the house and off to school on time. If your kitchen is lacking in storage space, find our recommendations for genius space-saving products (like mobile kitchen islands and cooking utensils that nest together). Living in a rental? You can still customize your cook space by following pro tips for sprucing it up.

The Best Dish Soap for Your Home

Real Simple went elbow-deep with 74 contenders to find sudsy superstars for every priority.

6 Great Storage Picks for Your Home

Transform clutter-prone spots with these organizing upgrades.

7 Neat Napkin Holders

Keep unruly stacks of loose napkins at bay with these clever wranglers.

7 Stylish Dog Bowls

Love your pooch, but hate the look of his meal station? Take a peek at these seven pet—and owner—friendly options.

8 Stylish Serving Trays

From serving piece at cocktail hour to catchall on top of your dresser, find the tray that works for you.

6 Unique Kitchen Gadgets

Simplify everyday cooking tasks with these innovative tools.

Create Kitchen Shelving From a Ladder

Why bother buying kitchen shelving? Here’s how to whip up your own in a flash.

The Best Kitchen Trash Can for Your Home

Does yours look like something the cat dragged in? Perhaps it’s time to upgrade to a modern model as sleek as it is smart. Of 50 vetted,* here are five to make you flip your lid.

7 Sophisticated Serving Dishes

This season is all about doling out your favorite snacks in style.

12 Stain-Busters That Really Work

How to vanquish the stains that are taking over every surface in your house. Plus, some indestructible home products that will repel just about anything your kids can dish out.