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    23 Things That'll Basically Do All The Organizing For You

    Minimum work, maximum organization.

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    1. An elastic organizer for a super satisfying way to keep cords and electronic devices all in one place.

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    Promising review: "I'm an IT consultant and often on the road for work. When I first started consulting, I would simply shove all my cords, chargers, adapters, Chromecast, etc. into my travel bag. Several times, I would forget items or even worse, leave them in a hotel room because I couldn't quickly tell if I packed an item. I tried several other organizers, including several cases and had similar problems. Grid-Its are a great solution for the frequent traveler. You can simply glance at them to make sure you have everything you need before you leave a location. I use one Grid-It for my most common travel items, chargers, cables, etc. and a second one when I visit a new client that includes adapters, mouse, etc. I've not misplaced a single item since I started using them." —Cory L

    Get it from Amazon for $14.50+ (available in four colors).

    2. A set of air-tight storage containers to turn your pantry from a Pinterest fail to a Pinterest win.

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    Each five-piece set includes one tall container (2.0 qt/2.3 liters), one medium container (1.5 qt./1.7 liters), two small containers (0.9qt/1.0 liter), and one mini container (0.35qt/0.38 liter).

    Promising review: "Love this set! It's pretty enough to set on my countertops and keeps my frequently used food items close at hand. The ULTIMATE test: after finding no product out there to keep my brown sugar from clumping and hardening, I put it in one of the medium containers. It is SOFT and FRESH! I highly recommend these canisters — pretty, practical, and they WORK! A+" —Kristen B.

    Get a five-piece set from Amazon for $29.99+. (Heck, get some chalkboard labels while you're at it.)

    3. A sturdy, stackable shoe rack that'll make the entryway less of a disaster zone.

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    Each three-tier rack can hold up to nine pairs of shoes. Read our review of the Seville Classics stackable shoe rack (#1 on the list)!

    Promising review: "This was SUPER easy to put together — it literally took me longer to open the box than it did for me to put the shelving together! I originally bought three and loved the look of them so much that I bought another three! It now holds ALL of our shoes in an organized row in our foyer, and now there's no clutter or mess in any of our closets. It also reminded me of ALL OF THE SHOES I own, and it's helped me to curb my shoe spending since I can now see exactly what I own! SO HAPPY with this purchase." —Joanna Kim

    Get a three-tier rack from Amazon for $27.97.

    4. A bag insert so you can find what you need ASAP. Your friend will be super impressed when you hand her that spare hair tie in two seconds.

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    It'll also be easier to move all your essentials from bag to bag.

    Promising review: "This is a fabulous organizer; well-made and easy to slip in and out of various purses. Pockets are sewn nicely, and the fabric/material is just the right weight for keeping things where they belong, without a lot of shifting within the pockets. I would absolutely recommend this product to anyone who has a hard time staying organized or finding things in 'the abyss' of their purse! A place for everything, and everything in its place!" —Fire Daniels

    Get it from Amazon for $7.99+ (available in three sizes and 23 colors).

    5. A cascading wall organizer for sorting out the mess of papers that would otherwise be piling up on your desk.

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    This can also be folded down for easy transport.

    Promising review: "So happy I found these. Perfect solution to the bills, reminders, and all that paperwork I just seem to accumulate and pile up on my kitchen counter. Not bulky but very sturdy, and the pockets can fit a lot. The bottom clear pocket is the perfect spot to put things you need to be reminded of before running out the door. I put my appointment reminders and daughter's school calendar in there. Love that I can grab it off the nail and go. I take it to work if I need to pay bills during lunch or call to make appointments, everything is there at my fingertips. I bought two and now I have my kitchen counter space back and all my bills and paperwork organized! A friend came over and saw them, she ordered some right then and there. Would also be good for kids' coloring books, stickers, and craft papers, etc. Think I will be ordering more!" —AmazonJunkie

    Get it from Amazon for $12.74.

    6. A simple but effective entryway organizer to ensure you'll never lose the keys or important pieces of mail.

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    Promising review: "Our apartment door opens directly into our kitchen, which led to the kitchen table becoming the dumping ground for mail, keys, etc. Not anymore! This mail holder is small enough that it fits neatly beside our door, and it has plenty of room to hold all of our mail, keys, and lanyards! It was really easy to install and feels secure on the wall. This makes our kitchen so much more organized, and it looks great!"—Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $9.99 (available in four colors).

    7. A shower curtain with mesh pockets that'll feel so much neater than having all your bath products cluttering up the tub rim.

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    Read our review of this shower curtain!

    Promising review: "This liner may be the most useful product I've ever purchased! It allows you to organize all your various bath products in conveniently sized mesh pockets. The pockets are strong enough to hold full shampoo and conditioner bottles without tearing away from the liner. No more worries about cluttered edges causing things to fall off the sides of the bathtub. No more nasty soap scum from bars of soap resting on the edge of the tub. No more rust circles from cans of shaving cream. It's brilliant!" —G. Allen

    Get it from Amazon for $13.50.

    8. A set of packing cubes so nothing spills out of your suitcase when you open it to grab something.

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    "Damn, you are SO organized!" — your travel buddies, when they see the inside of your suitcase.

    Promising review: "These packing cubes exceeded my expectations! I was able to pack for a seven-day cruise — seven day outfits, seven evening dresses, six swimsuits, and six swim cover-ups. Along with 10 pairs of undergarments, four PJ sets, and three bras. It was crazy. I used a Vera Bradly weekend tote to fit my packing cubes and then a separate bag for shoes, toiletries, etc. It worked perfectly!" —Elias Zuloaga

    Get a four-piece set from Amazon for $19.99 (available in 15 colors).

    9. A pair of shelf dividers for keeping your T-shirts, sweaters, and purses in straight stacks.

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    Promising review: "These little things work well for keeping my sweater collection from toppling over on the shelf of my closet. I did struggle a little bit sliding the dividers onto the wooden shelf, but once I did that I couldn't believe how much neater everything was." —Jonniegirl

    Get a two-pack from Amazon for $11.99.

    10. An expanding file folder with tabs to use as a catchall for all your documents.

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    Promising review: "I bought this folder to keep our family documents organized and in one place. There are just the right amount of tabs for our birth certificates, passports, social security cards, car titles, will, etc. This folder is small enough that you can lock it in a home safe or safety deposit box. I let a couple family members know where I keep this so that they can access it in case of an emergency. It is such a relief knowing that all these things are together and organized. I’m glad I bought this." —Katie Bee

    Get it from Amazon for $7.29+ (available in eight colors).

    11. A makeup organizer that'll make getting ready in the morning so much quicker. You might even be *early* because you didn't have to spend 15 minutes looking for the mascara.

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    Check out a BuzzFeeder's review of this organizer.

    Promising review: "This product is just... wow. I have so much makeup, and I thought there was no way that this organizer would fit it all — but it really does fit almost all of my makeup! This thing has seriously changed my life. My makeup is so organized, and I no longer have to search through my drawers looking for products and waste my time anymore." —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $13.95 (available in three colors).

    12. A day-of-the-week pill organizer so you never forget to take your medication on time.

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    Promising review: "I have had this for a few months now. I don’t think I’ve missed any medicine since I started using it. I am on 10 different meds, which I take several times a day. This is perfect. I love that I can put the day in my purse or pocket, and I am set for the day. As a side note, when you pull out your new pill pod you know what day it is. Lol. Mom saw mine and ordered one. Everyone who I’ve shown it to is sold. It’s a great product. So far it is one of the few products I have rated five stars." —Karen R. Starken

    Get it from Amazon for $7.35.

    13. A pack of generously sized sticky page dividers perfect for sorting out your notes.

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    Promising review: "These are handy! I love to write notes in my non-fiction books, and this keeps my thoughts organized with each chapter. I'm sure there are thousands of other uses for these sticky page dividers. I like the tabs to head my pages or ideas. Also great to use with my planner — easily transfers to the following week if my to-do list isn't complete." —Barb Kopeschny

    Get a 60-pack from Amazon for $4.63.

    14. A set of foldable storage cubes to hold all the random stuff you can't find a place for. And, voila, suddenly your room looks clean.

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    Promising review: "I love these. They are very sturdy and durable. The fabric is strong. I’m using them to store an excessive amount of books. Makes the bookshelf less messy, and we can sort by theme! Love, love, love." —Kaysee

    Get a six-pack from Amazon for $16.87 (available in six colors).

    15. A sleek leather organizer that'll help you remember which key opens which door.

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    Promising review: "Not cheap, but sort of life-changing. That being said, I am very happy with this purchase. The leather is higher quality than expected (and I much prefer a leather key organizer over the metal versions), the screw and washers do their jobs (it holds its retention pretty well). This key system really does change how you operate — not only do your keys not jingle, but they are also organized, and after a few weeks muscle memory kicks in, and you instinctively know which key is where on the ring. It's a great feeling if you are borderline OCD like me!" —Chris E.

    Get it from Amazon for $24.

    16. A double hamper so the clothes can already be sorted before laundry day.

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    This hamper is lined with two detachable mesh laundry bags!

    Promising review: "This thing is great and so intuitive. Between the removable bags with handles, the magnetic lid, and the two compartments, it's completely changed my laundry day routine. No more sorting, no more lumbering around with a heavy basket or drawstring sack. Just open up the Velcro tabs, grab the mesh liner by the handles, and go! Couldn't ask for more." —Felix Felicis

    Get it from Amazon for $45.96 (available in four colors).

    17. A set of colorful dividers to plan out an entire week of outfits because major decisions shouldn't be left for the morning, when you're groggy and running late.

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    It comes with a marker for writing labels.

    Promising review: "I needed these to separate my clothes in my closet. I can only wear black to work and because I have skirts, pants, tunics, dresses, and slips, it’s nice to put them separately by color. It makes getting ready for work much easier!" —Clarice

    Get a 24-pack from Amazon for $8.99.

    18. A desktop dry-erase board to keep right under your nose — it'll be impossible to miss an important meeting or deadline.

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    I keep one of these on my desk and write down everything I want to remember for the day. It's super helpful, especially if you have a bad memory like me. It's a serious upgrade from tacking a bunch of sticky notes on my computer monitor. There's a pull-out drawer on the side where you can stash pens, and it comes with one dry-erase marker.

    Promising review: "I really like this small dry erase board. It's built really well, and the materials used are really good quality. The glass surface is great to write on, and the markers work really well with the surface. The hidden drawer for storing more markers and other desktop things is a great addition. This product is easy to recommend to anyone looking for a note-taking solution right on their desktop." —HeyoPrinsen

    Get it from Amazon for $26.95.

    19. A magnetic meal planning pad that'll help solidify what to eat and buy each week. No more last minute screw-it-I'll-get-take-out decisions.

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    You can stick this pad on your fridge or any other metal surface!

    Promising review: "This works perfectly for planning out my weekly meals. I use it generally just for supper, as this seems to be the most challenging meal in our house to try and figure out. After a long day at work/school/daycare, it seems nobody in our family can decide on what to eat. I sit down and figure it out a couple weeks ahead at a time. It takes the stress out of figuring out supper meals! I love the detachable shopping list on the side. As I'm figuring out the menu for a particular week, I can quickly jot down the items needed for meals." —Triauna

    Get it from Amazon for $9.95.

    20. A four-event timer so nothing gets burnt when you're cooking several things at once.

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    It can be mounted with a magnet or stand, depending on your needs.

    Promising review: "I am often cooking two to four items at once, and this timer rules! It is very easy to use, the alarm sound is loud (able to hear it well in a loud restaurant kitchen), and it has two magnets on the back to hold it in place on metal surfaces. It feels quite sturdy too, not cheap. I highly recommend. One other note, if you are not around when the alarm sounds, you also will know how long you have gone over your time limit, as it starts counting (a new count) when it is beeping to alert you." —Laus Deo

    Get it from Amazon for $9.85.

    21. A pack of three-compartment containers for portioning out an entire week's worth of lunches.

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    These BPA-free containers are freezer-, microwave-, and top rack–dishwasher safe.

    Promising review: "So I love, love, LOVE these containers! For months now my husband and I have been trying to find some containers for me to put my lunch in every day for work. We have tried SO MANY brands and types and they were either super cheap and broke easily, or the sealable compartments within the containers would leak over into each other, or they'd melt in the dishwasher when they boast dishwasher-safe. THEN I SAW THESE AND I DIDN'T KNOW IT AT THE MOMENT, BUT MY LIFE WOULD CHANGE. I ordered them as a last-ditch attempt at finding something to put my lunch in. These things are AMAZING. The plastic is thick, the compartments are definitely divided, and to top it all off, they come in super cute colors! Seriously, if there is anything I would recommend more than anything else to anyone meal prepping, it would be these containers. <3 These ROCK!!" —Anna Darelli-Anderson

    Get a seven-pack from Amazon for $15.99.

    22. A password journal to help you remember the log-in information for every website you visit.

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    It's alphabetized so you can easily find the one you need!.

    Promising review: "This was exactly what I wanted. The book has a heavy plastic cover and heavy-duty wire binding. The paper is good quality, although my favorite gel pens did have some bleed-through. I'd recommend ballpoint or pencil. The entries have wide spaces, with room for website, email, username, password, and notes (which is perfect for noting the answers to those security questions... What's your favorite ice cream flavor? I don't remember what I answered a year ago!). The password section has a good number of extra lines, for those sites that make you change your password with annoying frequency." —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $7.99+ (available in three sizes).

    23. A cutlery tray that'll make it super easy to grab an extra spoon or fork.

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    Promising review: "Yes, this little utensil tray is really that good! I went from using 12 inches of horizontal space in a lovely but huge wooden utensil tray to using about four inches (whatever the width of this godsend is). It stores my butter knives, steak knives, spoons, forks, and a slew of little teaspoons. I'd guess that the max capacity for each slot is about 10 pieces. For example, I fit four butter knives and four steak knives into the first/knife slot easily, with good wiggle room. This is such a great design. Using this tray opened up about half of my 18-inch wide drawer, which allowed me to decompress the other drawers in my kitchen a bit. I highly recommend this item. It's worth every penny." —Kathleen Cooke

    Get it from Amazon for $9.99.

    When you realize you've actually become an organized person by accident:

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    Reviews here have been edited for length and/or clarity.

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