Recently I have been on the organizing kick, like almost everyone else right now HA, and I am feeling hopeful and excited!! Inspired by Marie Kondo and more recently the amazing girls from The Home Edit. If you do not have their book, you need to grab it asap!!! I will be referencing a few of their rules
When designing our new kitchen we decided that there just wasn't a good place for a pantry. Our goal was to open up the space and gain as much countertop space as possible. Those goals trumped having a pantry.