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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 #26 Organized Home Challenge: Laundry Organization

 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: Ideas To Keep Loose Change Found In Clothes

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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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 & Products: 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: 15 Minute Mission

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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Week #25 Organized Home Challenge: Steps For Laundry Room Organization

Steps For 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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Declutter Candles: 15 Minute Mission

Declutter Candles
Today's 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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Liquor Storage Ideas & Solutions

Liquor Storage Ideas
Here are quite a few liquor storage ideas and solutions you can use for the hard spirits and alcohol stored in your home.

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July Declutter Calendar: 15 Minute Daily Missions For Month

July Declutter Calendar
Here's the July 2015 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 Tablecloths, Napkins & Placemats: 15 Minute Mission

Declutter Tablecloths
Today's 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: 15 Minute Mission

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 #24 Organized Home Challenge: How To Organize Dining Room

How To Organize Dining Room
This week we're tackling the Organize Dining Room Challenge, with these step by step instructions for getting it done.

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How To Declutter Your Living Room: 15 Minute Mission

How To Declutter Your Living Room
Today's 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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Remote Control Organizer Ideas & Solutions

Remote Control Organizer Ideas
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: 15 Minute Mission

Declutter Under Couch
Today's 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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Week #23 Organized Home Challenge: Organizing Living Room & Family Room Challenge

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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Get Rid Of Hallway Clutter: 15 Minute Mission

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

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Key Organizer Ideas & Solutions: Never Misplace Your Keys Again!

Key Organizer Idea
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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Week #22 Organized Home Challenge: Mudroom & Entryway Organization

Mudroom & Entryway Organization
This week's challenge is to work on entryway organization and organizing your mudroom, to make the entrances into your home both functional and inviting.

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Hair Appliance Holder Ideas & Solutions

Hair Appliance Holder Ideas
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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Declutter Musical Instruments: 15 Minute Mission

Declutter Musical Instruments
Today's mission is to declutter musical instruments. I've got ideas for letting go of these sometimes sentimental items, as well as suggestions for what to do with them once you decide to get rid of them.

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Medication Organizer Ideas & Storage Solutions

Medication Organizer Ideas
Here are quite a few medication organizer ideas and storage solutions for organizing first aid and medical supplies in your home.

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First Aid Kit Contents List: What You Really Need

First Aid Kit Contents List
Here is a printable first aid kit contents list that you can post in your home to make sure you've got all the necessary supplies at home for when you need them.

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Prescription Drug Disposal Guide & How To Dispose Of OTC Medication

Prescription Drug Disposal Guide
For both health and safety reasons, as well as environmental, you should follow these guidelines for prescription drug disposal and disposing of over the counter medication.

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Bath Toy Storage & Organization 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: 15 Minute Mission

Declutter Bath Toys
Today's 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 #21 Organized Home Challenge: Create A Medicine Organizer & First Aid Kit Center In Your Home

Create A Medicine Organizer
This week's challenge is to create a medicine organizer and first aid kit center in your home, to make sure you have the right supplies for your family when they need them.

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Toothbrush Replacement: 15 Minute Mission

Toothbrush Replacement
Today's 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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Bathroom Drawer Organizer Ideas & Solutions

Bathroom Drawer Organizer Ideas
Lots of bathroom drawer organizer ideas and solutions to keep these drawers clutter free and convenient for finding what you need.

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Declutter Shower & Bathtub: 15 Minute Mission

Declutter Shower & Bathtub
Today's mission is to declutter your shower and bathtub of excess bottles and products so you've got more room in there.

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June Declutter Calendar: 15 Minute Daily Missions For Month

June Declutter Calendar
Here's the June 2015 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 Under Bathroom Sink Cabinets: 15 Minute Mission

Declutter Under Bathroom Sink Cabinets
Today's mission is to declutter under bathroom sink cabinets to clear clutter and organize what you've got left. Here's inspirational photos from others who've already done it.

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Declutter Bathroom Sink Area Make It A Daily Habit: 15 Minute Mission

Declutter Bathroom Sink Area
Today's fifteen minute mission is to declutter your bathroom sink and counter area. Here's the instructions, plus pictures from readers who've accomplished the task.

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Week #20 Organized Home Challenge: Bathroom Organization

 Bathroom Organization
Whether your bathroom is big or small, bathroom organization is key to making the space functional and pleasant. Here are step by step instructions for this week's challenge to make it work for you.

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Declutter Vases & Flower Pots: 15 Minute Mission

Declutter Vases & Flower Pots
Today's 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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How To Dispose Of Cleaning Products & Laundry Supplies

How To 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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Free House Cleaning Checklist Ebook To Help You Keep Your Home Clean

Free 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 #19 Organized Home Challenge: How To Create A House Cleaning Schedule You Can Stick To

How To Create A House 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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Grocery Budget Makeover eCourse: 13 Weeks To Savings

Grocery Budget Makeover eCourse
Review of the Grocery Budget Makeover eCourse, a 13 week system to help you save money on groceries week after week.

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Fire Extinguisher Placement Guidelines For Your Home

Fire Extinguisher Placement Guidelines
Use these fire extinguisher placement guidelines to make sure you have this vital equipment in the right places in your home if you need it.

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Car Emergency Kit List {With Printable}

Car Emergency Kit List
Here's a list of everything you should have in your car emergency kit, with a free printable checklist.

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Fire Extinguisher Placement Guidelines For Your Home

Fire Extinguisher Placement Guidelines
Use these fire extinguisher placement guidelines to make sure you have this vital equipment in the right places in your home if you need it.

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Stamp Out Hunger & Declutter Your Pantry At The Same Time

Stamp Out Hunger
Today's bonus mission is to participate in the Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive and help others and simultaneously declutter your pantry!

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Free Printable 3 Day Emergency Supply List

Free Printable 3 Day Emergency Supply List
Here's a free printable emergency supply list, with a checklist of items necessary for an emergency preparedness kit for three days.

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Week #18 Organized Home Challenge: How To Make An Emergency Preparedness Kit

Emergency Preparedness Kit
In this week's challenge we'll make an emergency preparedness kit to make sure our family is secure in the case of a disaster or other emergency.

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How To Clean Your Desk Clutter & Make It A Habit: 15 Minute Mission

How To Clean Your Desk Clutter
Here's how to clean your desk clutter and make it a habit so your desktop stays clear, and is no longer messy and disorganized from now on.

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Organizing Your Home Office: Ideas For Where & How To Set It Up

Organizing Your Home Office
Here are pictures from readers who've taken the organizing your home office challenge, sharing their results and giving realistic ideas and inspiration for us all.

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Declutter Home Office Supplies: 15 Minute Mission

Declutter Home Office Supplies
Today's mission is to declutter home office supplies. Stop hoarding them and instead just have a reasonable amount you'll actually use within a reasonable period of time.

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Declutter Pens And Pencils: 15 Minute Mission

Declutter Pens And Pencils
Today's mission is simple, and that's to declutter pens and pencils keeping only those you actually need, and that work.

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