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13 Organizing Solutions for Conquering Clutter

Simple strategies for containing the uncontainable. 

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“It’s best to get medicine out of the bathroom, because humidity fluctuation isn’t good for pills,” says Monroe. Store in a kitchen cabinet, away from heat and moisture, and up high so children can’t reach. Try a lazy Susan or a shelf organizer with “steps.” (Extra credit if you categorize by ailment.) For meds that you need to take every day, find a location you always hit, like right by the coffee cups. (Linus organizer, $11,