The kitchen is the heart of the home for most families, so you know it’s important to organize your kitchen. The kids work on homework at the counter, you and your spouse unwind after a busy day at the table, and your friends gather around the counter as you make tea. But it’s also the place where you toss the mail, unload the groceries, and of course cook! With so much action, it’s important for you to keep it tidy.

From meal prep to clean up, keeping things organized here can make your life easier. Make sure you store all your cooking supplies where you frequently use them. Keep as little on the counter as you can, and give everything a home! Keep scrolling to check out all my best tips on kitchen organization.

How to Organize Your Kitchen Like a Pro

#1. Organizing the Whole Kitchen

A clean and organized kitchen #theorganizedmama #kitchenorganization

Are you in need of a whole kitchen overhaul? Or maybe you feel like your organization system could use a little tune-up. These posts will be a great place to start: 

5 Kitchen Organizing Hacks

10 Kitchen Organizing Hacks

Organizing the Kitchen and Lunch Prep Ideas

Reorganizing the Kitchen

#2. Organizing Your Fridge and Freezer

Tidy fridge shelves with clear organizational compartments

Along with the pantry, your refrigerator is one of the most important spaces to keep organized. It’s always changing so you need a good system in place. Check out the posts below to learn how best to organize your fridge and freezer as well as my favorite tools to make it happen. 

The Best Way to Organize a Side-by-Side Refrigerator 

The Quick Guide to High/Low Priced Freezer Containers

Fridge Organization Ideas Anyone Can Use

6 Steps for Fridge Organization with Kids

Fridge and Freezer Organizing Must-Haves

5 Easy Steps to Organizing Your Fridge and Freezer

Fridge and Freezer Organization

Way to Organize Your Freezer That Won’t Freeze Your Budget

#3. Organizing the Pantry

Tidy pantry shelves with clear, labelled containers

Making sure you can find everything in your pantry will actually help you keep your food costs down! Not only are you saving money because you aren’t buying excess, but you’re more likely to use up everything you have and creator less waste in the process! For more pantry tips, check out these posts: 

How to Organize Small Pantry Cabinets

Make Your Own Pantry Labels Tutorial

5 Ways to Organize a Pantry

Rethinking a Pantry and Ways to Organize It

Keeping Your Food Costs Down with a Well-Organized Pantry

My Favorite Pantry Organizing Supplies

#4. Organizing Kitchen Cabinets and Shelves

White kitchen cabinets and drawers with black countertop and hardware

Your kitchen cabinets and open shelves hold everything from plates and cups to spices and oils to cleaning supplies. You want to make sure you know exactly where to find what you need when you need it, and you want to make sure it’s easy to clean. For tips on organizing your kitchen cabinets, check out the posts below: 

How to Update Kitchen Cabinets

Organizing a Kitchen Cabinet with Kids’ Tableware

How to Create Oil Bottle Labels

Tidying Up Under the Kitchen Sink

How to Declutter Under the Kitchen Sink

How to Organize Kitchen Drawers

#5. Organizing Kitchen Supplies

Kitchen supplies in a drawer

Ladles, linens, and Ziploc bags. Where do you put all the #stuff and how do you keep it organized? Getting this area of your kitchen organized is essential to organizing your kitchen like a pro. For tips, check out these posts:

The Best Alternative to Ziploc Bags and How to Store Them

Quick and Easy Ways to Organize Your Kitchen Linens

4 Bite-Size Tips to Organize Kitchen Utensils in Under 10 Minutes

#6. Organizing Food

Baking supplies organized in clear containers with labels

Your food supply is always changing, but that doesn’t mean you can’t have an organization system in place for it! Whether it’s figuring out how to store food for dietary needs, where to keep all the baking goods, or how to make sure your kids have a good snack supply, I’ve got tips for you! Check out these posts: 

How to Organize Your Kitchen for a Gluten-Free Diet

Organize Kids’ Snacks for Summer

How to Quickly Organize Baking Supplies

Now you have all the tools you need to organize your kitchen like a pro! Schedule some time on your calendar, and get started! 

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I'm Jessica

I am a mom to two kiddos + a fur baby. I am wife to Ben. I enjoy coffee, gluten-free desserts, and sleeping in. And I am The Organized Mama. 

I help families make the every day more enjoyable with practical organizing, decorating, + diy tutorials to maintain order in your home!

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