Despite how often I visited my pantry on a daily basis — for meals, snacks, and all the food prep in between — it remained one of the most neglected areas of my home in terms of organization. Most days, I felt like I was winning if I could just get everything in my pantry to fit on the shelves without falling off! But I finally tired of wasting time looking for buried ingredients and digging through the chaos for simple snacks. I decided to get a grip on the disorder.
To help me declutter, I went to the best of the best in home organizers: The Home Edit. While founders Clea Shearer and Joanna Teplin are based in Nashville, their work has attracted the likes of A-list clients all over the country, including Molly Sims, Christina Applegate, and Gwyneth Paltrow — yeah, they're so good that even Goop lifestyle guru Gwynnie sought out their help! While I couldn't fly them out to my home, I could pick their brains about what makes a great family pantry. Join me in learning from The Home Edit's must-read organization tips ahead.