10/07/2014 11:34 am ET Updated Oct 07, 2014

The Best Way To Organize Your Freezer Involves A Straw And A File Folder

The best way to organize your freezer? According to Lauren and Rob Naylor of Slate, it involves the food you want to freeze, a straw and a filing cabinet.

Yeah, we know what you're thinking, but we promise that the method shown in this video is not only innovative, but actually provides the best solution to the messy, frozen wasteland that most freezers are.

The short clip takes viewers through the process step-by-step, introducing smart tips like using a straw to DIY-vacuum seal meals and letting food freeze flat to save shelf space.

The video closes with stacking carefully frozen leftovers in a file folder, leaving a TON of room and easily-accessible leftovers. So make a mental note to run to Staples, break out those handy supplies around the kitchen and get to organizing!

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