Organizing a room, let alone an entire house, can be a daunting task. But, as we continue to shelter at home during the pandemic, organizing and freshening up your space can help breathe new life into it—and make staying home and staying safe more bearable. So, seize this opportunity, and before you start your late spring cleaning, read these tips from the pros on everything from getting your kids to help out to organizing the perfect pantry.
Here are 21 brilliant tricks to help you transform your pantry from an unsightly mish-mosh of bakeware, spices, and snacks to a gorgeously organized spot that will make you look forward to unpacking groceries and preparing meals.
Ashley Murphy and Molly Graves whip your house into organizational shape so you can focus on the more important things: peace, calm, and being with your family.
For a household to function, there are chores that need to be done. But trying to get your kids to help you accomplish them can be a losing battle. We asked parenting experts to share their foolproof strategies for getting kids to pitch in — without a fight.
Want to stick to your resolution to get organized? We’ve called in professional organizers for back-up, and they’ve shared some lesser-known organizing secrets that they don’t usually shell out for free.
Marie Kondo’s principles — which she calls the KonMari Method — don’t necessarily adhere to a “less is more” philosophy, but instead encourage keeping just the right items, as long as they spark joy.
Whether we call it decluttering, organizing, or downsizing, it feels wonderful to get rid of “stuff.” One drawer at a time, Lauren Chesley found a system that actually works.
How to help:
Many are finding that helping others is an effective way to help combat feelings of powerlessness in the face of COVID-19. Here are some deserving nonprofits, including food pantries, that need your support.