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.

Your Ultimate Guide to a Clutter-Free Home

Never wonder where to put anything again with these ingenious organizing picks, tips, and tricks.

Speed-Clean Your Refrigerator Checklist

Take your refrigerator from filthy to flawless in 20 minutes with this cleaning checklist.

Charcoal Grill Maintenance Checklist

A few simple steps will keep your barbecue grill in top condition. For gas grill maintenance tips, click here.

Speed-Clean Your Stovetop Checklist

With the help of a few key tools, you can make your stovetop 10 times better in just 5 minutes.

Reclaim Your Cooking Space With Kitchen Organizers

Clearing a space to cook can be more exhausting than actually preparing your meal. Use these kitchen organizers to keep things neat and tidy.

9 Cool Finds to Make Organizing a Cinch

Keep everything organized with these clever and creative picks.

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.