The struggle to keep your car clean and neat is real. Whether you’re taking the little ones to school, going on field trips or going to grandma’s for Thanksgiving, your gang spends a lot of time on the go. Take a look at some our favorite hacks for keeping everything from snacks and toys to books and other necessities expertly organized.

Trunk Club

Prep your car—and your crew—for a long road trip by putting in a little organizing time before the journey. Finding a place for all the luggage and gear is easier when there’s a spot for everything you’ll need while away from home. We love the idea of using shoe caddies, like these ones spotted over at The Castro Happynings.

photo: The Castro Happynings

What’s your favorite car storage hack? Share your secret in a comment below!

— Natasha Davis

featured photo: Deb via flickr