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Katie’s Note: I’m so happy to have Lisa Woodruff from Organize 365 to help you organize with shoe boxes in your kitchen and the rest of your house! Her shoe box organization ideas were a game changer for me! 

Shoe Boxes for Organization: Quick and Easy Organizing You don’t need fancy organizers, new cabinets, or a professional organizer to make a big difference in your kitchen. Often, simple organizers that you already have around your house will do the job just fine. One of my favorite organization tools is plastic shoe boxes that you can get at dollar stores or for two dollars in any hardware store. 10 Ways to Organize With Shoe Boxes in the Kitchen 1. No More Lost Lids Floating Around Your Cupboards  A plastic shoe box will contain all of the various sized lids that you have for your plastic, glass, or stainless steel containers. Or remember that other containers might work too that take...

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15 Of The Best Organizers You Can Get For $10 Or Less

Getting rid of clutter around the house is one thing, but actually making the effort to organize your stuff is quite another! For one, de-cluttering is just the act of getting rid of what you don’t really need. It’s simple enough, and it doesn’t usually cost you anything. But organizing is more complicated, because it requires you to rethink the way you store your stuff. And if you’re rearranging things and moving stuff around, you might need to buy some organizing supplies (like bins, boxes, hooks, etc.) to help you get the job done. And while you can easily blow an entire paycheck during a trip to the Container Store, organizing supplies don’t have to be expensive! In fact, there...

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This $30 Organization Tool Is The Container Store’s Best-Seller

Photography by Michael Wiltbank Making long-term adjustments to spending more time at home can feel daunting—but you don’t necessarily have to rejigger your apartment’s layout to make your space work. All you need are a few triple-duty pieces that do the heavy lifting for you, and this best-seller from The Container Store is a good place to start: a mint-colored three-tier rolling cart. It rings in at $30 and, according to a store rep, has been spiking in popularity these past few months.  We can see why: The multifunctional trolley is the perfect catchall organizer. Use it to corral loose odds and ends and get rid of visual clutter. It’s also portable, so you can switch up its job description...

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4 Pro Organizers on the Projects They’re Tackling Right Now

Self-quarantine has forced a lot of us to reacquaint ourselves with and reevaluate our belongings—and not just because it’s spring cleaning season. No longer are we able to turn a blind eye to the kitchen junk drawer, the knee-high laundry pile, or the thick layer of dust accumulating on the bookshelf. With time on our hands and our full attention at the ready, organizing is inevitable.  So where should you even start and what should you prioritize? We asked four experts what tasks they’re tackling while homebound—because you know they’re staying busy. “Pro organizers are type A’s by nature, so we’re handling the isolation by going through every square inch of our homes,” says Corrie Jackson, cofounder of Maison Haven....

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