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Welcome to the Home Storage Solutions Blog update page, which provides you with the latest updates and articles from this site, so you can always know "what's new" from me, Taylor.

This is where you can find the latest ideas, tips and the best products available to get your home organized and to help you find a place for everything in your home that matters.

Declutter Candles

Declutter Candles
This mission is to declutter candles, so here's criteria to help you decide what to keep versus get rid of, plus an idea for repurposing old candle jars.

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Storage For China, Glassware & Crystal

Storage For China
Here are tips to create an appropriate area for storage for china, along with glassware and crystal, to keep it clean and safe for your use.

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Tips For Storing Silver With Minimal Tarnishing

Storing Silver
Here are tips to make sure you're storing silver properly, so that it has little chance of damage and minimal tarnishing between uses.

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Declutter Tablecloths, Napkins & Placemats

Declutter Tablecloths
This mission is to declutter tablecloths, napkins and placemats so you have a more reasonable amount of table linens that you actually use regularly and enjoy.

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Declutter Dining Room Table

Declutter Dining Room Table
In this 15 minute mission you will declutter the dining room table. Here's instructions and inspirational photos from other readers to help you get it done.

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Week #41 Organized Home Challenge: Organize Dining Room

Organize Dining Room
This week, in the Organize Dining Room Challenge, we will tackle the organization of this formal room, and in addition, also focus on organizing other items we use to entertain guests and have parties.

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Get Rid Of Hallway Clutter

Get Rid Of Hallway Clutter
This mission is to get rid of hallway clutter so you've got a clear walkway for your home.

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Remote Control Organizer Ideas & Solutions

Remote Control Organizer
Here are quite a few remote control organizer ideas and solutions so you always know where your remotes are from now on, and don't have to hunt for them all the time.

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Clean & Declutter Under Couch & Between Couch Cushions

Declutter Under Couch
This mission is to clean and declutter under the couch and in between couch cushions. Tell me what you find when you do it!

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How To Declutter Your Living Room

Declutter Your Living Room
This mission is to declutter your living room. Here's instructions for how to do it, plus inspirational before and afters to get you motivated.

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Week #40 Organized Home Challenge: Organizing Living Room & Family Room

Organizing Living Room
This week's challenge is all about organizing living room and family room areas of your home, with these step by step instructions.

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Key Organizer Ideas & Solutions

Key Organizer Ideas
Here's quite a few key organizer ideas and solutions for the wall and other places, hidden and out in the open, that you can use so you never are searching for your keys ever again.

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October Declutter Calendar 15 Minute Daily Missions For Month

October Declutter Calendar
Here's the October 2017 declutter calendar with a daily 15 minute decluttering and organizing mission for each day of the month.

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Week #39 Organized Home Challenge: Mudroom & Entryway Organization

Entryway Organization
This week's challenge is to work on entryway organization and also organizing your mudroom if you have one, to make all the entrances into your home both functional and inviting.

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How To Declutter Old Trophies, Medals & Awards

Declutter Old Trophies
How to declutter old trophies, medals and awards from your home, even sentimental ones, plus ideas for where to donate and recycle trophies and medals.

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Christmas Planning Made Easy With The Stress Free Holidays Challenge

Christmas Planning
Christmas planning doesn't have to be overwhelming, but instead should be fun. I've shared a free resource, the Stress Free Holidays Challenge, to help you get everything done and enjoy the process this year.

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Declutter Glove Box

Declutter Glove Box
Today's mission is to declutter your glove box, removing trash and things that don't belong, and then restocking it using the list I've provided below to make sure you've got the right stuff in there.

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Declutter Car Trunk

Declutter Car Trunk
This mission is to declutter your car trunk. Here's simple instructions for how to do it, plus a list of common items often stored in your trunk to help you decide what to keep in there.

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Declutter Car Interior

Declutter Car Interior
Today's mission is to declutter your car's interior. Here's the steps for how to do it, plus tips for keeping your car clutter and trash free from now on with one simple habit.

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Week #38 Organized Home Challenge: Car Organization

Car Organization
Your challenge this week is car organization, including of the seats, visor, trunk, glove compartment and more. Here are step by step instructions for how to do it.

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How To Declutter Games

Declutter Games
How to declutter games of all varieties, including board games, card games, and puzzles, for both adults and kids, including photos from readers of the games they've gotten rid of.

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Kids Playroom Storage & Organization Ideas

Kids Playroom Storage
For those lucky enough to have a whole room where your children can play, getting some kids playroom storage and organization ideas is very much appreciated.

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Use A Stuffed Animal Zoo To Store Your Child's Stuffed Animals

Stuffed Animal Zoo
The Stuffed Animal Zoo is a fun way to store your child's stuffed animals right in their bedroom or playroom, to keep these toys contained while also allowing your child to access the stuffies to play with when they want.

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Storage For Stuffed Animals: Ideas That Work!

Storage For Stuffed Animals
Here are lots of ideas for storage for stuffed animals implemented by real people, so you know these ideas work!

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How To Declutter Toys: Start With Easiest First

Declutter Toys
How to declutter toys from your home, including where to start when you're overwhelmed to get you going and get momentum for the task.

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Lego Storage Ideas & Solutions: Real Life Examples

Lego Storage Ideas & Solutions
Here are quite a few Lego storage ideas and solutions, showing real life examples, of how people do it from quite simple to quite elaborate.

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Week #37 Organized Home Challenge: Organize Toys & Games

Organize Toys & Games
Your challenge this week is to organize toys and games in your childrens' rooms, and around the house, so your kids can actually find and play with their toys, and you don't trip over anything anymore.

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How To Declutter Your Deck

How To Declutter Your Deck
This mission is to declutter your deck. Here's how to do it, plus don't forget to declutter underneath your deck as well if you use it as a storage area!

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How To Declutter Your Patio

Declutter Patio
This mission is to declutter your patio. Here are tips for getting rid of patio clutter to make this space pleasant and enjoyable to relax in.

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Declutter Outdoor Storage Shed

Declutter Outdoor Storage Shed
This mission is to declutter your outdoor storage shed. Here's instructions for how to do it without it becoming overwhelming, and how to decide what should stay versus go in the space available.

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How To Declutter Gardening Supplies, Tools & Equipment

How To Declutter Gardening Supplies
Here is how to declutter gardening supplies, tools and equipment from around your home, at the end of the growing season to get ready for winter, plus photos from readers who've done this mission to show the great results you can have.

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Declutter Summer Decorations

Declutter Summer Decorations
How to declutter summer decorations around your home to make sure you enjoy and use whatever seasonal and holiday decorations you keep.

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Week #36 Organized Home Challenge Organize: Outdoor & Garden Storage Areas

Outdoor & Garden Storage Areas
Your challenge this week is to declutter and organize the outdoor storage and garden storage areas in and around your home, as well as your yard.

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Hand Me Down Kids Clothes Storage Ideas & Organizing Tips

Hand Me Down Kids Clothes Storage
Here are kids clothes storage ideas and organizing tips, to make sure the clothing saved to pass down from one child to the next will actually be used as planned, and easy to find it when you need it next.

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Printable Clothing Inventory Form

Printable Clothing Inventory
Use this free printable clothing inventory form to remember what clothes you've got in storage for next season, or outgrown kids' clothing.

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5 Rules For Clothes Storage

5 Rules For Clothes Storage
When you store your clothes it's because you want to get them out later and use them, so here's the 5 rules for clothes storage to keep them looking great.

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Week #35 Organized Home Challenge: Outgrown & Seasonal Clothing Storage

Seasonal Clothing Storage
In this week's challenge we'll focus on clothing storage, especially related to both kids outgrown clothes and the seasonal switch of garments twice a year. Here are step by step instructions for what to do.

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Guest Bedroom Declutter

Clear The Clutter
How to declutter your guest bedroom, whether it is simply a spare room for visitors to sleep in, or if it also serves a dual purpose in your home when not in use by guests, plus before and after photos to inspire you from readers who've done the guest bedroom declutter mission already.

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Ideas To Repurpose & Upcycle Used Baby Cribs

Repurpose & Upcycle Used Baby Cribs
Here are quite a few ideas to repurpose and upcycle used baby cribs into furniture or organizing solutions your whole family can enjoy.

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Kids Bedroom Ideas For Storage & Organizing

Kids Bedroom Ideas
Here are kids' bedroom ideas for storage and organizing these spaces shared by readers.

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Week #34 Organized Home Challenge: Kids' Bedroom Organizing

Kids' Bedroom Organizing
We're doing the kids' bedroom organizing challenge this week, to help our kids use and enjoy their rooms to their fullest. Here's the steps for how to do it.

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September Declutter Calendar 15 Minute Daily Missions For Month

September Declutter Calendar
Here's the September 2017 declutter calendar with a daily 15 minute decluttering and organizing mission for each day of the month. Also includes a printable calendar.

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Kids Bedroom & Closet Organization Idea: Use Clothing Drawer Labels

Clothing Drawer Labels
Help your child find and put away their clothes into drawers more easily by using clothing or dresser drawer labels, which will keep their bedroom or closet more organized. Find out more here, plus see lots of pictures from moms and dads who've already done it.those you'll get out of your home.

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Declutter Hangers

Declutter Hangers
This mission is to declutter hangers. Here's reminders for which ones you may want to get rid of, and what to do with those you'll get out of your home.

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Declutter Kids' Art & School Papers

Declutter Kids' Art
Here's 6 questions to ask yourself when you declutter kids' art and school papers so you know what to keep versus get rid of, without feeling guilt or facing indecision.

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Week #33 Organized Home Challenge: Organizing Closet Space For Your Kids

Closet Space For Your Kids
Your challenge this week is to take steps toward decluttering and organizing closet space for your kids' clothes and possessions. Here's the steps for how to do it.

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FAQs About The Parenting Super Bundle

Parenting Super Bundle
Here are answers to frequently asked questions about the Parenting Super Bundle that have been asked, so you can learn more about this great deal that is as close to an instruction manual for parents as you can get.

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Back To School Supplies List: What To Stock At Home

Back To School Supplies List
The school gives you a back to school supplies list for what your kids need at school, but here's the free printable list for what you need at home for your kids' daily homework and school projects.

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How To Organize School Supplies For Home Use

Organize School Supplies
Here are tips for how to organize school supplies that your kids will use at home for homework and school projects, including real life examples, with pictures, of these ways to get the supplies organized.

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