Spin Me Right Round
If you haven't yet been converted to the ways of the lazy Susan, simply place one in your cabinets or out on the table for a finer understanding of accessibility. You'll never want to go back to the days of reaching for one thing and inadvertently knocking over another! Available at The Container Store; $10.
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On the Job
Achieve inner peace with your desktop. Pen Zen’s specialized rubber interior holds writing utensils in place, while a magnet beneath the bamboo veneer attracts paper clips and other metal accessories to the sides. Available at Quirky; $13.
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That's a Wrap
Keep your charging cords kempt. The Goldie CableKeep slides over an Apple charger plug and creates a space to wrap the remaining cord. No more knots to contend with when you're on the go, and now you're carrying an adorable goldfish. Win-win. Available at The Container Store; $12.99.
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Don’t let loose dry goods become a jumble of half-full bags in your pantry. Maximize your space efficiency with this modular assembly of glass canisters. They fit and stack neatly into a rotating carousel for quick and easy access. Available on Amazon; $60.
In the Bag
End your plastic bag clutter once and for all! This sleekly designed grocery bag holder from Simple Human will keep plastic grocery bags neatly tucked away and easy to grab when you're ready to reuse them. Available on Amazon; $17.
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On the Grid
Gone are the days of digging for phones, cameras, batteries, headphones, chargers, and other odds and ends in the depths of your bag. Instead, keep all your electronic accoutrements contained with GRID-IT. A basket weave of rubberized elastic straps lets you hold items in endless configurations, and the sturdy organizer slips easily into your backpack, briefcase, or purse. Available at The Container Store; $14.99.
Put It in Writing
Color-code and label all those cords behind the media center, and you’ll never again have to go on a trial-and-error hunt to figure out which plug to pull out of the wall. Each of these cable IDs wraps around a cord’s end and has space to write on with a ballpoint pen or marker. Exhale. Available at The Container Store; $7.99.
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Life Is the Bubbles
The Shower Squid wraps its tentacles around your loose bottles and brushes to keep them from falling into the tub...and you’ll never be lonely in the loo. Available at Uncommon Goods; $33 each.
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For more about organization, consider:
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11 Easy DIY Projects to Declutter Your Home
12 Ways to Hack Your Life Using Velcro
If you have the money to hire a handyman for every household woe, go ahead. But if you want to hang on to your cash and exercise some self-sufficiency, check out these clever products that solve a million and one little problems around the house. Go now!