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.

Perfectly Brilliant Pop-Up

You can always use more trunk space. With all of the groceries, sports gear and suitcases for travelling, a single level trunk just won’t cut it. An awesome way to create even more space is a pop-up shelf. Find out how you can make your own with a little help from Instructables, and you’ll be able to pack twice as much in the same old space.

photo: Instructables

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

— Natasha Davis

featured photo: Deb via flickr