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Have you ever had something on your To Do list for so long that you get used it being there and forget it’s a To Do item? 😉 Yep, that was me with my pantry. The kids have been in school for nearly a month and now that AZ is FINALLY under 100*, I am ready to tackle my summer clutter and get ready for the holidays! With so much baking coming up, I wanted to get this space as organized as possible and here are a few tips I’ve learned along the way that may help you, too!
Cute and cheery pantry! Great tips to organize your pantry and keep it organized!

Tip #1: Start with a clean slate. It only took me about half hour but I took every single item from my pantry and sorted it into piles on my countertops. I threw away expired food and tidied up what was left.

Awesome containers for cereal or snacks love these canvas totes too!

Tip #2: Storage, storage, storage! I made a Walmart run and gathered more of the best baskets known to man, the Better Homes & Gardens Wire Basket with Chalkboard tag, (the liner is removable and washable, total mom win!) I also picked up some new cereal and snack containers as my old ones were rounded and made it hard to fit. These BHG Flip-Tite containers also have a more secure seal and food stays fresher longer.

Stainless steel can great to just wipe down spills from little hands!

Yep, you can see I also replaced my old plastic trash bins for a sturdy BHG Oval Step Can that has an auto shut lid… a must as this cute squirt is in that throw-everything-away phase, (our poor TV remote is still MIA and I’m pretty sure it went out with the recycles a few months ago!)

Click to see the "after" of this space, it's so cute and super organized!

Tip #3: Put items back in groups according to use. Once the walls + shelves were washed down, I started putting items back intentionally, instead of shoving things in places. For example, I put extra bowls next to the cereal since my kids are big cereal eaters. The butter dish is now next to the bread box instead of inside a cupboard and I avoid a trip across the kitchen, score! 
Awesome tips to keep your pantry clean & organized!

Tip #4: Don’t be afraid to make organization cute! I had an old “naked” crate lying around (from the craft section at Walmart,) and added a quick whitewash to it so it now matches the other items in this space!

Cute and cheery pantry! Great tips to organize your pantry and keep it organized!

Tip #5: Buy in bulk. I snagged these large glass jars from Walmart’s home decor section and they’re awesome for holding the 2 main baking ingredients I’ll be using this fall: sugar and flour. I added a quick black tag on the front to label it and now I can simple pull it down and scoop out what I need instead of having 2 more loose bags taking up space and/or spilling everywhere. 

Love this pantry and the mixing of the old and new!

Tip #6: Last tip is to rotate and clean out every week. I try to go through my pantry items each shopping trip and pull the older items to the front and place the newer items towards the back. I am blessed with 24 cabinets in my kitchen and my bulky cans and cooking ingredients are in other cabinets but I still rotate those as well. Taking a 10-minute inventory each week helps minimize the clutter and I got off track this summer so it feels great to start fresh before the hectic holidays!

Use everyday containers to organize your pantry, this one is so cute!

I would love to hear what tips work well for your own pantry organization!

Click to see these EASY Pantry Organizational Tips!

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