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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.

How To Declutter & Clean Your Crawlspace

Clean Your Crawlspace
Here's simple steps for how to declutter and clean your crawlspace, plus discussion of the pros and (mostly) cons of storing items in this area of your home.

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Declutter Vases & Flower Pots

Declutter Vases
This mission is to declutter vases and flower pots. Here's ideas for where to donate or repurpose them to get the clutter out of your home.

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Printable Daily Agenda: Way To Track Your Habits & Routines

Printable Daily Agenda
Here is a free printable daily agenda that you can use to track your to do's as well as your habits and routines, to work daily toward achieving your goals.

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Free Realistic Printable To Do List

To Do List
The key to true productivity is conquering your to do's, so here's a free printable to do list to help you get it all done.

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Create An Evening Routine To Make Tomorrow Better

Evening Routine
How, and why, to create an evening routine for yourself that will prepare you for a better tomorrow. Includes a free printable chart you can use to fill out your routine.

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April Declutter Calendar: 15 Minute Daily Missions For Month

April Declutter Calendar
Here's the April 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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Fill Out Morning Routine Chart

Morning Routine Chart
Here's a free printable morning routine chart you can fill out for yourself and each household member to help mornings run smoother and with less stress in your home each day.

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Large Appliance Disposal & Removal Guide

Large Appliance Disposal
When you no longer want a large appliance in your home it can be hard to find out where to get rid of it. This practical appliance disposal and removal guide will help you get pointed in the right direction to remove it from your home.

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Week #12 Organized Home Challenge: Make A Morning Routine & Evening Routine

Morning Routine & Evening Routine
Here's how to make yourself a morning routine and evening routine, that will help you stay organized and keep life under control.

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How To Dispose Of Cleaning Products & Laundry Supplies

Dispose Of Cleaning Products
When decluttering you may run across lots of old household cleaners. Here's how to dispose of cleaning products and laundry supplies.

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Create Kids' Chore Chart To Get Whole Family Involved In Household Chores

Kids' Chore Chart
This mission is to create a chore chart for your kids. Families and households are a team, and everyone should do their part. Here's real life ideas for making a plan for your kids to help with chores and tasks around the house.

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Free House Cleaning Checklist Ebook

House Cleaning Checklist Ebook
Claim your free house cleaning checklist ebook, which contains 7 checklists, three blank schedules, and instructions for use.

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Week #11 Organized Home Challenge: Create A House Cleaning Schedule

Cleaning Schedule
Creating a house cleaning schedule can help you keep peace and order in your home, most of the time, as long as you can stick to it. Find the secrets for making a realistic schedule you can follow here.

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How To Declutter Luggage, Suitcases & Bags

How To Declutter Luggage
Here is how to declutter luggage, suitcases and bags from your home, including questions to ask yourself, ideas of what to do with the items you get rid of, and tips for storing the suitcases and luggage you keep.

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Declutter & Organize Your Closet With Adore Your Wardrobe eCourse

Declutter & Organize Your Closet
The Adore Your Wardrobe ecourse will help you learn the rules of fashion that work for your unique body type and personality, so you can declutter your closet of everything that doesn't work, and organize your closet with only things you adore.

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Declutter Lost Socks & Create A Sock Basket

Declutter Lost Socks
Here's how to deal with missing and lost socks in your home, from how to collect them to when to throw them out.

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Create Mending Basket

Create Mending Basket
This mission is to create a mending basket to collect clothes in need of repairs around your home, plus I've provided tips for how to keep up with your mending and provided a list of necessary sewing supplies for these tasks.

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How To Create A System To Put Away Laundry

Put Away Laundry
If you are often searching for something to wear amongst large piles of clean clothes here's tips for how to create a system to put away laundry to make the whole laundry process easier for you, plus how to make it a habit.

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Collect Dirty Laundry With A Clothes Hamper, Basket or Bag

Laundry With A Clothes Hamper
If your household laundry is out of control add a clothes hamper or other container, where needed, to help you get your laundry organized again.

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How To Create A Laundry Schedule

Laundry Schedule
Here's how to create a laundry schedule or routine so you can keep up with the wash, no matter your situation, plus a free printable you can fill out.

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Week #10 Organized Home Challenge: Laundry Organization

Even if your laundry room is organized, you've got another part of laundry organization to consider -- how to collect the dirty clothes and return them once clean. Here are steps to get this process under control.

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Laundry Change Jar Or Holder

Laundry Change Jar
Here are ideas for a laundry change jar or holder to collect loose change found in your family's clothes in the laundry room.

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5 Laundry Room Decor Ideas

Laundry Room Decor Ideas
Here are five different types of laundry room decor ideas, including items that are both fun and practical, so you can enjoy the time spent working in your laundry room.

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Ironing Board Storage Ideas & Organizing Solutions For Ironing Supplies

Ironing Board Storage
Lots of ironing board storage ideas and organizing solutions for ironing supplies and accessories, no matter whether you iron a lot or a little, and for a variety of laundry rooms and areas.

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Declutter Laundry Shelves & Cabinets {15 Minute Mission}

Declutter Laundry Shelves
Today's mission is to declutter laundry shelves and cabinets. Here's ideas for how to do it, plus lots of before and after photos from those who've done this mission for inspiration.

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Declutter Laundry Supplies {15 Minute Mission}

Declutter Laundry Supplies
Today's mission is to declutter laundry supplies and products. Here's some quick tips, including for how to dispose or donate what you want to get rid of.

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How To Declutter Your Laundry Room

Declutter Your Laundry Room
Your mission today is to declutter your laundry room, specifically around your washer and dryer. Here's tips for how to do it, plus lots of inspirational before and after photos from readers who've done it to get you motivated.

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The Conquer Your Clutter Super Bundle

Super Bundle
A few weeks ago I offered the Conquer Your Clutter bundle, which has 38 resources all designed to help you declutter and organize your home and life. It was extremely popular with readers, and so now it's back. Now you can get all 38 resources for $47, which is a great deal. If you regret not grabbing the bundle before, here's your chance.

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Week #9 Organized Home Challenge: Laundry Room Organization

Laundry Room Organization
Laundry room organization can make the difference between a happy, functioning household, and one that is in chaos much of the time for lack of clean clothes. Here are step by step instructions for organizing this area starting today.

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How & Where To Recycle Batteries

Recycle Batteries
Instead of throwing batteries away here's how and where to recycle batteries regularly found around your home.

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Free Printable Errands & Shopping List Template

Errands & Shopping List Template
Here's a free printable errands and shopping list template you can use to keep track of what you've got to do on errands and shopping day each week.

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Free Printable Grocery Shopping List Template

Grocery Shopping List Template
Here's a free printable blank grocery shopping list template that you can fill out over the course of the week for your shopping trip.

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How to Make a Grocery List

Grocery List
In the Make a Grocery List hall of fame readers who've taken this week's organizing challenge share how they make a food shopping list each week that keeps them organized at home and while grocery shopping.

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Menu Board Ideas So Your Family Knows What's For Dinner

Clutter Bundle
Here's quite a few menu board ideas so you can display your meal plan and your family will know what's for dinner and other meals without having to ask you.

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Get The Conquer Your Clutter Bundle

Clutter Bundle
The Conquer Your Clutter bundle is a collection of 38 resources that can help you both declutter and organize your home and life. Find out more about the bundle here.

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Weekly Meal Planner Hall Of Fame

Meal Planner
In the Weekly Meal Planner Hall of Fame participants in the 52 Week Organized Home Challenge share various strategies for how they plan their family's meals from week to week, and these methods actually work.

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Printable Menu Planning Ideas Form

Menu Planning Ideas Form
Here's a free printable menu planning form where you can list your family's favorite dishes so when you're struggling with what to cook for the week you've got ideas.

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Printable Weekly Meal Planner Template

Meal Planner Template
Here's a free printable meal planner template that you can use to fill out your family's weekly meal plan, so everyone knows what's for breakfast, lunch and dinner for the week in your home.

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Printable Weekly Menu Planner Template

Menu Planner Template
Here's a free printable weekly menu planner template which allows you to plan your family's meals for the week, plus write the grocery list all on the same form.

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March Declutter Calendar: 15 Minute Daily Missions For Month

March Declutter Calendar
Here's the March 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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Week #8 Organized Home Challenge: Healthy Meal Planning

Healthy Meal Planning
Your challenge this week is to get in the habit of healthy meal planning, and creating a grocery shopping list so you don't forget anything at the store each time you go. Here are the steps to take.

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Declutter Valentine's Day Stuff: 15 Minute Mission

Declutter Valentine's Day Stuff
Today's mission is to declutter Valentine's Day stuff, and put away anything Valentine related that you aren't decluttering.

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How To Organize Gift Cards & Loyalty Cards

How To Organize Gift Cards
Here are several ways to organize gift cards and loyalty cards as well as easily keep track of outstanding balances on the card for later use.

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How To Never Run Out Of Household Items & Grocery Staples {Without Stockpiling}

Never Run Out Of Household Items
No one wants to reach for more toilet paper or the next bottle of shampoo to find you've not purchased one. Here's how to never run out of household items and grocery staples without having to create a stockpile.

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Stockpile Organization & Storage Tips

Stockpile Organization
Here are tips and tricks for stockpile organization and storage so your stockpile is useful, and doesn't become clutter that you'll later have to throw out.

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Grocery Price Book: Use It To Compare Grocery Prices In Your Area

Grocery Price Book
Use a grocery price book to compare grocery prices in your area, to know what the rock bottom sales price is and predict sales cycles. Also use this free printable template to create your own grocery price list

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Ideas & Solutions For Organizing Coupons

Organizing Coupons
There are lots of methods for organizing coupons, from binders, envelopes, folders, clipping versus filing inserts, etc. Here are some readers sharing their best tips for coupon organization, so you can make a decision how you want to do it too.

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Coupon Categories And Subcategories For Organizing Coupons

Coupon Categories
If you clip coupons you can get overwhelmed with how to organize them. Use this master coupon categories sheet, with a printable version, to help you categorize and find your coupons more easily.

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How To Send Expired Coupons To Military Families Overseas

Send Expired Coupons
Here's how to send expired coupons to military families overseas so they can use them and they don't go to waste.

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