The Ultimate Pitch Deck to Your Significant Other - Organise Your Kitchen, Pantry and Fridge to Save Time and Money on Your Food Shop!


No, seriously - are you noticing the increasing cost of food? It’s hard not to, right?!

Did you know that organising your kitchen, pantry, and fridge can help you save both time and money when buying food?


A recent article from the NZ Herald (Food prices skyrocket: Largest annual increase in 32 years as inflation bites hard - 19 Jan 2023) shows a substantial rise in food prices in New Zealand, rising by 11.3% over the past year – we are spending more on food than ever before! With these increasing costs, it’s more important than ever to ensure you’re not wasting food and have systems to manage your kitchen! Poor management of your groceries can add up to a significant amount of money over time.


This is where Simplify My Home comes in: ‘A place for everything and everything in its place.’ By ensuring that every item in your kitchen, pantry and fridge has a designated spot, you can avoid losing track of what you have, making it easier to plan meals and avoid overbuying, which leads to food waste and will ultimately save you money in the long run – essentially paying for your stunning “Simplify My Home” organised spaces. We’ve helped thousands of customers achieve this!


Let’s break it down by area:


Kitchen Pantry

Organising your pantry can help you better use the food you already have. By grouping items and keeping them visible, you can easily see what needs to be used up and plan meals around them. This can help you avoid buying unnecessary ingredients and wasting food you already have – we see this often when performing in-home organisation services.


Keeping food stored in airtight containers will help prevent food from going bad - avoid the pitfalls of cheap kitchen containers; you might think you’re saving money…you’re not! You’ll end up throwing away your food and your containers out of frustration. By keeping items in clear, airtight containers and labelling them, also with their expiration dates, you can quickly identify items that need to be used up before they spoil. This helps avoid throwing away food that has gone bad, essentially throwing money in the trash.



As with your pantry, a managed fridge is also essential for reining in your food budget. By keeping similar items together and designating specific areas for different types of food, you can easily see what you have, catch that 1 KG of minced meat or chicken and throw it in the freezer before going off or avoid buying duplicates. We’ve been here too many times, and seeing good food go to waste is heartbreaking!  A clearly labelled and organised fridge will help you save money on groceries and reduce that food waste.


Under Bench – Sink or Laundry

Often overlooked, but an area we see many of our clients triple or quadruple up on supplies – I mean, do you really need three fly sprays, hand soap refills, four lots of jiff and five spray & wipes…? No! While these items don’t go off, also they are often the most expensive per item part of any shop. By categorising and organising your under bench, not only will it look great, but it will highlight what you need to buy and when.


Don’t want to DIY?

Our team of experts at Simplify My Home can work with you to declutter your home and provide tailored, practical solutions for organising your space. We provide decluttering and organisation services in Auckland, Taranaki, Christchurch, Invercargill, Queenstown and Wanaka, with more locations soon available. Click here to meet and book with our incredible team. We can work with you to develop a plan that fits your schedule and budget, ensuring a hassle-free experience. Whether you need help to declutter your kitchen pantry, wardrobe, or linen closet, we have the expertise to do the job efficiently and effectively.


Take control of your grocery budget by organising your kitchen and pantry with Simplify My Home's simple and effective solutions. Organising your kitchen and pantry can reduce food waste, make it easier to plan meals, and ultimately save money on groceries in the long run. So, take the time to organise your kitchen and pantry and enjoy the benefits of a more efficient and cost-effective household.

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Absolutely love the jars! Airtight, sleek look and makes my life so much easier being so organised.

by Abi F. - Verified Buyer