Keeping the car clean and tidy on the inside is a constant battle (especially with lots of kids and a huge space to clean – see our Toyota Hi Ace).
Here you will see the view from the drivers seat. Our model of Hi Ace did not come with a middle console or storage compartment. Hence the reason for the basket in the middle.
When I am behind the wheel, my handbag is placed to the right of the basket. However trying to locate a mobile phone, sunglasses or the GPS which are all hidden in the basket somewhere is not an easy thing to do while driving.
This basket becomes a dumping ground for EVERYTHING including unnecessary junk.
I have brought it inside to my bedroom; to sort it out, tidy up and then give it some organisation.
After removing the book to the side (that was on top of the pile), this is what was inside:
- a box of tissues
- two glasses cases (the orange one has my driving only specs and the pink one my everyday sunglasses)
- packing tape ~ (well you never know when you may need some I guess)
- GPS and holder
- CD’s Case
- static cleaning cloths
- winter driving gloves
- extra junk
Something had to be done about this clutter and I found this Set of 3 handbag organisers from Target for only $12.00 (there was only pink though) but I got thinking….
No more mess; we have success….
The plastic bag is a Kmart item that needs returning….
Look at all that room inside; even the CD case will fit!
Here it is back in the middle area of the van…
What I love about this NEW idea is that now when I take hubbies car out for the day, all I have to do now is grab the handbag organiser and carry it to his car; rather than having a handful of glasses cases, the GPS and other bits and pieces that I need to use while I am driving.
The other two spare bag organisers will be used of course; but perhaps put to other use elsewhere in my home…