Find take-out menus, dry cleaner tickets, stamps and other stray papers when you need them. Sort everything into categories and file in Post-it Pockets, which stick on the inside of kitchen cabinet doors. —Leslie Josel, creator of Order Out of Chaos
Clear off the counters to get them as close to clutter-free as possible. Move packaged food items to the pantry, put away clean dishes, wipe counters and scrub the sink. — Jeffrey Phillip, organizing expert
Short on cabinet space? Attach a painted pegboard (available at hardware stores) to the wall, then loop in metal hooks for a display that’ll keep your most-used tools neatly in one place.
Remove and discard old, half-eaten leftovers; past-its-peak produce; and expired condiments. Make a list of what you need to replace and post it on the refridgerator door for the next time you shop. —Phillip
Empty the cabinet and match each top to its corresponding base; recycle anything that ends up without a mate. About to toss a large container? Consider using it to hold lids. —Phillip
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