Declutter Your Kitchen
Published on 1/13/2022
There are four main areas to declutter in the kitchen: cabinets, drawers,
pantry, and the refrigerator and freezer. Taking advantage of hidden storage in the kitchen can help declutter all four!
out and wipe down all of your cabinets.
rid of old cookware, utensils, or storage containers that you don’t use or
that are missing pieces.
organizers to cabinets to keep dishes, cookware, spices, and other pantry
items out of your kitchen drawers and wipe them all down.
through utensils and get rid of duplicates, broken utensils, and items you
specific drawers where you can group similar items.
drawer organizers and dividers to keep everything visible and easy to
everything from the pantry and wipe down all shelves.
out expired food and set aside non-perishable items you don’t want for
items you use frequently on easy-to-reach shelves and items you don’t use
as often higher up.
dry food like pasta, rice, beans, cereal, pretzels, and crackers in sealed
containers with labels detailing what’s inside and when the food expires.
any snack-size items out of boxes and place them in wire or wicker baskets
for grab-and-go ease.
foods and spices together in a way that makes sense for you, either by
meal or by type of food.
Refrigerator & Freezer
out and wipe down the inside, including any shelves and drawers.
clear plastic storage bins to maximize your fridge and freezer
similar items like vegetables, fruits, cheeses, lunch meats, sodas, and
condiments, sauces, and other jars on a turntable to avoid having to dig
through your fridge.