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Reach Your Dishes More Easily
If you're tired of standing on your tippy-toes to reach your plates, try storing dishes in a deep pullout drawer for easier access. To keep them from moving around inside, install a pegboard to the bottom of the drawer and use wooden dowels to secure the plates in place (and prevent chips and scratches). An even handier approach: Pick a drawer close to your dishwasher to speed up how long it takes to put dishes away, giving you a few extra minutes to relax before your favorite Tuesday-night show begins.

Thing to remember: Make sure you can wedge your dowels into the pegboard before you purchase them, since hole sizes can vary among manufacturers.