The kitchen is the heart of the home. And all too often, its arteries get clogged with kid stuff and parent stuff, not to mention big bodies, little bodies, and animal bodies everywhere.
The kitchen is also the room where everyone congregates, and, consequently, it's usually one of the messiest rooms in the house. Yet it's also the place where we gather at the end of each day (as often as we can, anyway) to break bread, wind down, and refuel.
It's these activities, especially that require an elevated level of cleanliness. Unfortunately, the kitchen is also often one of the dirtiest rooms in the house.
Here's how to get this busy room's various surfaces and systems clean - and organized.