6 Organization Ideas That Make Weekdays Less Chaotic
Cooking, cleaning and hunting down spare double-A batteries eats up about 2 1/2 hours each day, a 2013 study found
. Here's how to reclaim some lost time.
The Kitchen Organizer You Didn't Know You Had
Tension rods aren't just useful for hanging curtains in a flash or doubling your under-sink storage
—they can also streamline your kitchen cupboards. Install them vertically on a shelf to create custom dividers for storing your baking sheets, muffin tins and cutting boards, as Brette Sember recommends in The Organized Kitchen
, and you can avoid dealing with an avalanche of trays any time you try to wriggle one out. It could shave a minute or two off your fridge-to-table cooking record.