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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.

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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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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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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How To Declutter Backpack & Deal With School Papers Daily

Declutter Backpack
This mission is to declutter you child's school backpack. Here's simple instructions, plus tips for making this a habit, and how to deal with the daily accumulation of school papers.

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The 2017 Parenting Super Bundle

Parenting Super Bundle
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Simple Tip To Help Adults & Kids Get Ready In The Morning

Help Adults & Kids Get Ready In The Morning
Here is a simple tip that will help both kids and adults get ready in the morning more quickly and easily, so you can get out the door for work and school without losing your mind.

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Week #32 Organized Home Challenge: Back To School Organization

Back To School Organization
In this week's challenge we're preparing for morning and school day success by creating a homework area as well as a home launching pad for each family member. Let's get ready for back to school!

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Top 10 Back To School Ideas For Keeping Kids & Home Organized

Top 10 Back To School Ideas
Here are my top 10 back to school ideas for keeping yourself, your kids and your home organized during this transition from summer to fall, and throughout the school year.

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Kids Dress Up Clothes Storage Ideas

Kids Dress Up Clothes Storage
Here are quite a few kids dress up clothes storage ideas you can use for your children's costumes and play clothes.

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How To Manage Your Home Without Losing Your Mind: My Book Review

How To Manage Your Home
Here's my review of the book, How To Manage Your Home Without Losing Your Mind, by my friend Dana White. It's practical, real world advice for anyone feeling overwhelmed. Plus, it's funny.

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How To Declutter Hats & Caps

Declutter Hats
How to declutter hats and caps, including questions to ask yourself when deciding what to keep versus get rid of, and additional tips for decluttering sentimental headwear.

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How To Declutter Shoes

Declutter Shoes
How to declutter shoes for both adults and kids, including a list of the types of shoes to declutter, guidelines for how many shoes you really need, plus before and after pictures from readers who've cleared the shoe clutter from their closets and entryways.

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Week #31 Organized Home Challenge: Organize Shoes & Boots

Organize Shoes
This week's challenge is to organize shoes and boots for yourself and family members. Here's step by step instructions for how to do it.

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How To Get Rid Of Jewelry Clutter

Jewelry Clutter
This mission is to get rid of your jewelry clutter so that you're left only with pieces that you enjoy and will wear, and that will fit into the space you've got for them.

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Week #30 Organized Home Challenge: Organize Jewelry & Accessories

Organize Jewelry & Accessories
In this week's challenge we're going to organize jewelry and other accessories so we can find what items we want or need each day, and properly care for the items we own.

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Ideas For How To Organize Tank Tops & Camis

Organize Tank Tops
Here's ideas for how to organize tank tops and camis in either a closet or drawers so they don't get wrinkled and you can find the one you want easily.

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How To Fold T-Shirts

How To Fold T-Shirts
Here's a simple trick for how to fold t-shirts and store them in your drawers so they stay neat and organized.

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How To Get Rid Of Dresser Drawer Clutter

Dresser Drawer Clutter
How to get rid of dresser drawer clutter, including tips for decluttering both adult and kids clothing drawers.

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August Declutter Calendar 15 Minute Daily Missions For Month

August Declutter Calendar
Here's the August 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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Declutter Top Of Dresser

Declutter Top Of Dresser
This mission is to declutter your dresser top, clearing off clutter to have a visible flat surface. Here's pictures from readers who've taken this challenge for inspiration.

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How To Declutter Under The Bed

Declutter Under The Bed
How to declutter under the bed in both adult and kids rooms, including tips for cleaning underneath the bed, as well as before and after photos from readers who've done this decluttering mission.

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Declutter Nightstand

Declutter Nightstand
This mission is to declutter your nightstand. Here's what to do, items that are often cluttering the flat surfaces and drawers of this furniture, plus inspirational photos from readers.

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Week #29 Organized Home Challenge: Bedroom Organization

Bedroom Organization
This week's challenge is all about bedroom organization, and getting the room functioning as an inviting place to take refuge from the world. Here are step by step instructions.

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Declutter Socks

Declutter Socks
This mission is to declutter socks, to make more room in your sock drawer and get rid of ones that are too small, have no mate or are holey!

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Tips For Decluttering Your Closet Floor

Decluttering Your Closet Floor
Tips and ideas for decluttering your closet floor to keep from getting overwhelmed, as well as before and after photos from readers who've done this Declutter 365 mission to get you inspired to clean out your own closet.

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How To Declutter Your Closet Hanging Clothes

Declutter Your Closet Hanging Clothes
How to declutter your closet of excess hanging clothes, including why it's important, how to keep from being overwhelmed, and before and after pictures from readers who've already done the mission to get you inspired.

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How To Declutter Closet Shelves & Drawers

Declutter Closet Shelves
How to declutter closet shelves and drawers, including how to keep this task from being overwhelming and lots of before and after photos from others who've done this mission to get you inspired, and show you the difference this task makes in your closet.

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9 Questions To Ask When You Declutter Clothes

Declutter Clothes
Here are 9 questions to ask when you declutter clothes to get rid of the ones that should not stay in your closet or drawers, but also to help you keep the ones that should.

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7 Ways Getting Rid Of Clothing Clutter Is Awesome

Getting Rid Of Clothing Clutter
Getting rid of clothing clutter can be tough, but it comes with a lot of rewards at the same time. Here are 7 reasons that it's worth the effort for you to take on this decluttering challenge.

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Week #28 Organized Home Challenge: Organize Closet In Master Bedroom

Organize Closet In Master Bedroom
Step by step instructions for how to organize your closet, to keep it both decluttered and to store your clothes, shoes, accessories and more.

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Declutter Broken Objects

Declutter Broken Objects
This mission is to declutter broken objects, plus to create an area to hold broken objects that you'll actually fix in the future, as well as to get in the habit of fixing those things regularly.

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How To Declutter Rugs & Floor Mats

Declutter Rugs
This mission is to declutter rugs and floor mats. Here's quick tips for how to do it, plus how to secure the rugs you keep to make them less likely to be a slipping or tripping hazard within your home.

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How To Declutter Pillows

Declutter Pillows
Today's mission is to declutter pillows, including those for your bed and decorative pillows. Here's tips for how to do it, plus a discussion about what you can do with pillows you're getting rid of.

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How To Declutter Blankets & Comforters

Declutter Blankets
How to declutter blankets and comforters, including questions to help you determine how many blankets you really need in your home, and ideas for where to donate excess that you get rid of.

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Products To Organize & Improve Your Home & Life

Products To Organize
The Organizer Store at Home Storage Solutions 101 is your source for my hand selected and reviewed products to help you organize and improve your home and life.

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How To Declutter Sheets And Pillowcases

Declutter Sheets
How to declutter sheets, pillowcases and other bedding from your home, including guidelines for how many sheets and other items to keep and what to do with the items you get rid of.

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How To Declutter Towels & Washcloths

Declutter Towels
How to declutter towels and wash cloths, including guidelines and factors to consider when deciding how many to keep, and also ideas for what to do with old towels, including repurposing them, and places to donate them.

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Week #27 Organized Home Challenge: Organize Linen Closet

Organize Linen Closet
In this week's challenge we're going to organize linen closet or cabinet shelves, drawers, and chests. Here are step by step instructions for linen closet organization.

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Hair Appliance Holder Ideas & Solutions

Hair Appliance Holder
Here are quite a few hair appliance holder ideas and solutions for common tools including your hair dryer, curling iron and flat iron.

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Nail Polish Storage & Organization Ideas

Nail Polish Storage
Here are quite a few nail polish storage and organization ideas whether you've got just a few bottles or a huge collection, and whether you want to display them or keep them hidden away.

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Toothbrush Replacement

Toothbrush Replacement
This decluttering mission is all about toothbrush replacement, where I've provided guidelines for how often to change your toothbrush plus ideas for what do with them between and after replacements.

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Shelf Life Of Makeup & Cosmetics

Shelf Life Of Makeup
Did you know that makeup has expiration dates? The shelf life of makeup and cosmetics is not indefinite, so here's how long you can keep these items.

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Rubbermaid Lunch Blox Uses At School & Work

Rubbermaid Lunch Blox
The Rubbermaid Lunch Blox system is a fun and easy way to pack a healthy, portion-controlled lunch for work or school. Here are ideas for how to use them.

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How To Get Rid Of Makeup, Cosmetics & Toiletries Clutter

How To Get Rid Of Makeup
Here's how to get rid of makeup, cosmetics and toiletries clutter from your home, including the types of products to remove as well as what you can and cannot do with the items you decide to part with.

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Bath Toy Storage Ideas

Bath Toy Storage
Here are quite a few bath toy storage and organization ideas you can use to corral these little toys between baths while also let them drain and dry between uses.

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Declutter Bath Toys

Declutter Bath Toys
This fifteen minute mission is to declutter bath toys. Here's guidelines for which ones to toss to get it done!

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Week #26 Organized Home Challenge: Cosmetics & Makeup Organization

Cosmetics & Makeup Organization
This week's challenge is cosmetics and makeup organization, to get yourself looking good without having to search for everything you need constantly. Here are step by step instructions for organizing all kinds of cosmetics.

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