Your back-to-school and -work season might look different, but handling the transition is far from impossible, especially when armed with our founder's must-have products.

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Though this year's back-to-school (and maybe back-to-work) season might look quite different for your family than it has previously, navigating your new normal isn't impossible—and it doesn't have to feel overwhelming, either. Martha has a number of essential products that can help ease the transition and help you and your family stay organized and on top of all of those new routines.

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Food and Beverages

Whether you're pressed for time before class, need a jump-start ahead of your workweek, looking for quick snacks for the family, or just want to unwind after the day is done, Martha's food products aid in making things more convenient for you. Best of all, convenience doesn't come at the cost of nutrition.

Martha's meal kits, made in partnership with Marley Spoon, help you get quick, nutritious meals on the table without a trip to the grocery store. Start your day off right with Martha & Marley Spoon's overnight oats, which is the perfect time-saving morning meal. After all, everyone knows that a nutritious breakfast sets you up for a good day, but we also know that it can be hard to find time to prepare a full meal on busy weekday mornings. That's what makes this recipe so perfect. You prep and combine ingredients the night before, then let the fridge do the work while you sleep! Roll out of bed and into the kitchen where a creamy, flavor-packed, feel-good breakfast awaits.

Shop Now: Martha & Marley Spoon, from $49.99 per week, marleyspoon.com.

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Jump-start your workweek with a delicious cup of Martha's Blend Coffee. With an assortment of options of whole bean, ground, pods, or espresso you're sure to get your caffeine boost to conquer the day.

Shop Now: Martha Stewart Coffee, from $8.99, barriehousestore.com.

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Unwind after a long day with a nice bottle of red or white wine from Martha Wine Co. If you're planning a full week's worth of meals, you might as well grab a few bottles of wine to go with each of them—we suggest investing in a wine pack mixed with an assortment of your favorites so you always have something tasty on hand.

Shop Now: Martha Stewart Wine Co., prices vary, marthastewartwine.com.

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In need of snacks for the kids, delicious bites for a study session, or an array of options for a work event? Shop Martha's gourmet gift baskets, which are filled with all the essentials necessary to make everything from a charcuterie board to irresistible cookies, depending on the theme you choose, that is. They also make a great gift for someone who's adjusting back into their busy routine.

Shop Now: Martha Stewart American-Made Makers Gourmet Basket, $139.99, amazon.com.

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Home Essentials

Whether you plan to continue working from home or your child's school is resuming with some form of virtual education, it's more important than ever to ensure your house is organized. Martha has a number of products that will help you make your space more functional for whatever this year has in store.

First up, create a designated work space for everyone who will be at home. This is essential if you, your spouse, and your kids all intend to work or learn from your home—having somewhere where you can focus and keep all of your essentials in order makes everything so much easier. One great options? Martha's Everyday System™ from California Closets can be arranged and reconfigured to fit your needs.

Shop Now: Martha's Everyday System from California Closets, prices vary, californiaclosets.com.

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Meal prepping makes getting lunch and dinner on the table so much easier. Store and preserve your food with high-quality storage containers, like these from Martha Stewart Collection at Macy's.

Shop Now: Martha Stewart Collection 12-Piece Glass Storage Set, $84, macys.com.

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Before summer winds down completely, help your kids put together a special keepsake that highlights all the fun they had (even if that fun did require masks and social distancing!). Martha's Mixbook templates let you personalize your layout so that every important moment has a place.

Shop Now: Martha Stewart for Mixbook, prices vary, mixbook.com.

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While organizing office and school spaces is great, you don't have to stop there. Get your bathroom organized with a new vanity. Enjoy counter space, deep drawers, and sleek finishes when you choose one of Martha's bathroom vanities. Easy installation means that a stylish upgrade to your bath is possible without the help of professionals.

Shop Now: Martha Stewart "Bedford Hillside" Vanity, $1,229, wayfair.com.

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Plan ahead with Martha's planners for the new year, all available on Amazon. Taken from Martha's organizing manual, these functional planners are filled with our founder's best guidance, methods, and tips for organizing in and around your home.

Shop Now: Martha Stewart's Organizing 2021 Planner, $22.99, amazon.com.

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Get crafty at home with decorated lunch bags to-go (even if they're only going to the backyard) or school supplies for virtual or in class learning. You can find all of Martha's craft paint kits on Amazon.

Shop Now: Martha Stewart Crafts 18-Bottle Multi-Surface Paint Set, $74.99, amazon.com.

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Back to routine supplies are absolutely essential! Get planners, pens, rulers, accordion folders, and more from Martha's collection at Staples. You can get the pink and gold collection in-store; shop other products from her collection online.

Shop Now: Office by Martha Stewart Discbound Notebook, $19.59, staples.com.

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Dorm Essentials

If your child is going back to college for a semester of in-person learning, you'll need to get supplies for their dorm room. Martha's collection at Macy's has all products you absolutely don't want to forget—shop bedding, towels, and more in tons of great designs.

Want to help your college student infuse their dorm room with personality? Choose bedding from Whim by Martha Stewart Collection at Macy's. With patterned sheets, cozy comforters, and plush throws in tons of hues, they'll have the most stylish bed on the floor, guaranteed.

Shop Now: Whim by Martha Stewart Collection Pillowcase Pair, $50, macys.com.

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A good supply of towels is essential for college students who may have to trek to the nearest washing machine. Martha's ultra-absorbent collection will serve your child well.

Shop Now: Martha Stewart Bath Towels, prices vary, wayfair.com.

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Whether your college student is a pro cook or just a pro at making pasta, durable, multi-functional cookware is essential. Martha's Dutch Ovens from Sam's Club make cooking easy with—the cast iron pans come in multiple colors, enable even heat distribution and retention, and can be used to prepare a variety of different dishes.

Shop Now: Martha's Collection at Sam's Club, prices vary, samsclub.com.

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Dorm rooms don't have to be bleak. Help your college student decorate with pieces that will make them feel more productive and comfortable in the space—after all, this is home for the semester. Modern lamps for added lighting, an accent rug and wall art to complete the space, and a piece of furniture that's all their own will make any room feel cozier.

Shop Now: Martha Stewart Homeware, prices vary, amazon.com.

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