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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.

Bath Toy Storage & Organization Ideas

Store Bath Toys
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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How To Declutter Bathroom Cabinets & Closet Shelves

Declutter Bathroom Cabinets
Today's mission is to declutter your bathroom cabinets and closet shelves. Here's tips for how to do it, plus lots of before and after photos from other readers who've done the mission to get you inspired.

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Bathroom Drawer Organizer Ideas & Solutions

Bathroom Drawer Organizer
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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How To Declutter Bathroom Drawers

Declutter Bathroom Drawers
Today's mission is to declutter your bathroom drawers. Here's quick tips for how to do it, plus lots of before and after photos from readers who've already done the mission to get you inspired and ready to tackle your own drawers.

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July Declutter Calendar: 15 Minute Daily Missions For Month

July Declutter Calendar
How are you doing on your goal to get organized and your home decluttered? Those that have been doing the daily Declutter 365 missions have seen great progress, and you can too! I've now got the free printable July 2016 declutter calendar ready and up on the site. Get your copy today to see the daily 15 minute mission and begin to get your home organized and decluttered!As you can see in July we'll finish working on the last bit of the bathroom, and then transition into decluttering clothing, closets and bedrooms.

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How To Declutter Your Shower & Bathtub

Declutter Your Shower & Bathtub
Today's decluttering mission, for June 23rd, is to declutter your shower and bathtub of excess bottles and other stuff that is making it feel cramped and crowded in there. Here's an article with quick tips for decluttering, plus I show you one idea for getting rid of all the bottles in your tub if you're so inclined.

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How To Declutter Under Bathroom Sink Cabinets

Declutter Under Bathroom Sink
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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How To Declutter Your Bathroom Sink & Counter

Declutter Your Bathroom
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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Getting Rid Of Technology & Home Office Clutter

Home Office Clutter
List of technology and home office clutter items to consider getting rid of, plus hall of fame showing success stories to get inspired by what others have accomplished.

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Week #25 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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Charging Station Organizer Ideas For Phones & Other Electronics

Charging Station Organizer
Here are quite a few ideas, including do it yourself and store bought options, for a charging station organizer to keep your family's electronics, phones and other devices.

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How To Stop Unwanted Emails By Unsubscribing

Stop Unwanted Emails
For today's declutter mission we're going to stop unwanted emails from coming into our inbox by unsubscribing from them. Here's how.

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How To Get Rid Of Email Clutter In Your Inbox

Get Rid Of Email
Today's mission is to get rid of email clutter in your inbox, so you control your email and not the other way around!

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Week #24 Organized Home Challenge: Manage And Organize Email And Other Digital Information

Manage & Organize Email
In this challenge we're tackling our digital inbox so we can manage and organize email and other digital information.

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

Desk Clutter
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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How To Clean Your Desk Clutter & Make It A Habit

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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How To Declutter Desk Drawers In Your Home Office

Home Office Supplies List
Today's mission is to declutter desk drawers in your home office. Here's how to do it, plus lots of before and after photos from readers who've done the mission to inspire you.

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Free Printable Home Office Supplies List

Home Office Supplies List
Here's a free printable home office supplies list you can use to make sure you've properly stocked your home office, and to make sure you remember everything to purchase when back to school deals and sales come around.

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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
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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Week #23 Organized Home Challenge: Home Office Organization

Home Office Organization
In this week's Home Office Organization Challenge I'll give step by step instructions for getting this area of your home organized so you can get your household paperwork done.

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How To Declutter A Flat Surface And Keep It That Way

Declutter A Flat Surface
Here's how to declutter and clear off a flat surface in your home that seems like a clutter magnet, and then 3 ways to keep it that way from now on.

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How To Organize Warranties And Manuals

Organize Warranties
Here's instructions for how to organize warranties and manuals in several ways, including in a filing system, within binders, and digitally to eliminate more paper from your home.

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How To Declutter Owner's Manuals And Warranties

Declutter Owner's Manuals
Today's mission is to declutter owner's manuals and warranties to rid yourself of old paper, plus there are tips for digitally organizing these manuals to get rid of even the current manuals from your paper files.

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Password Organizer Ideas: Paper & Electronic

Password Organizer Ideas
Here are lots of password organizer ideas, using real life examples, that you can use, both paper and electronic, to keep track of these vital pieces of information so you (or a loved one if you're unavailable) can access your online accounts and websites if needed.

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Printable Password Organizer Form: Find Your Passwords When Needed

Password Organizer Form
Use this free printable password organizer form to keep track of the passwords and usernames for websites and other business accounts, so you can remember how to access your information when needed.

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Week #22 Organized Home Challenge: How To Organize Passwords, Plus Warranties & Manuals

Organize Passwords
In this week's challenge there are step by step instructions for how to organize passwords, along with warranties and manuals for items in your home, so you can access this vital information when needed.

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Declutter & Stop Catalogs: 15 Minute Mission

Stop Catalogs
Today's mission is to declutter and stop catalogs to get rid of this major source of paper clutter in your home.

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Newspaper Recycling & Decluttering: 15 Minute Mission

Newspaper Recycling
Today's mission is newspaper recycling and decluttering, plus taking a good look at whether you need to continue to take the newspaper at all or it is just creating clutter in your home.

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Top 7 Places To Donate Magazines When Decluttering Your Home

Donate Magazines
If you've got lots of magazines in your home, and want to get rid of them, but don't just want to chuck or recycle them, here are the top seven places to donate magazines you should consider.

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How To Declutter Magazines: 15 Minute Mission

Declutter Magazines
Today's 15 minute mission is to declutter magazines, plus I explore the topic of how many is too many.

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Home Filing Tips 101: Simple Ways To Make Filing Easier So You'll Do It

Home Filing Tips
Here's filing tips for your home filing system so that this chore becomes easier, and therefore you're more likely to do it regularly as needed.

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Week #21 Organized Home Challenge: Organizing Magazines, Newspapers & Catalogs In Your Home

Organizing Magazines
Your challenge this week is organizing magazines, newspapers and catalogs in your home so they're not overtaking all your flat surfaces, and you can find what you want, when you want it. Here are the steps to take.

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June Declutter Calendar: 15 Minute Daily Missions For Month

June Declutter Calendar
Here's the June 2016 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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Create A File Index And Never Make Duplicate Files Again

Create A File Index
Here's a really simple way to never accidentally create duplicate files again -- make a file index.

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Suggested Home File Categories For Organized Filing System

File Clutter
Setting up a home filing system to get your papers organized doesn't have to be difficult when you use these suggest home file categories. This list will help you make sure you've got all the files set up you'll need.

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How To Get Rid Of File Clutter: 15 Minute Mission

File Clutter
Today's mission is to get rid of file clutter in your filing cabinets and drawers, purging old files of paper clutter that you no longer need to keep. Here's how to do it, and then tips for keeping it free from clutter from now on.

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Week #20 Organized Home Challenge: How To Organize Files In Your Home

Organize Files
In this week's challenge we'll tackle how to organize files so you can find the paper and documents you need, when you need them, without having to spend all your time filing. Here are step by step instructions.

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Decluttering & Shredding Paper Piles: 15 Minute Mission

Paper Piles
Your mission is decluttering and shredding paper piles, 15 minutes at a time! Here's tips to help you take on your paper monster and defeat it.

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How To Declutter & Get Rid Of Junk Mail

Junk Mail
Today's mission is to declutter junk mail, plus I've provided tips for how to get rid of junk mail from now on so it doesn't re-accumulate.

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How Long To Keep Tax Records: Plus How To Organize Old Tax Returns In Your Home Filing System

Tax Records
Here's how to organize old tax returns in your home filing system, plus guidance on how long to keep tax records before you can declutter them from your files.

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How To Use A Receipt Organizer To Keep Paper Clutter At Bay

Receipt Organizer
Here's how to use a receipt organizer, and combine that with your weekly paperwork session, to keep receipt paper clutter at bay from now on.

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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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How To Declutter & Organize Receipts

Organize Receipts
Here's how to declutter and organize receipts to get rid of paper clutter and only keep the expense documents you need to keep. This mission includes guidelines for how long to keep receipts, plus lots of before and after photos from readers who've done this mission to inspire you to tackle your own receipt clutter.

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Week #19 Organized Home Challenge: Create A Personal Tax Organizer System & Organize Receipts

Tax Organizer System
In this week's challenge you'll learn the steps to create a personal tax organizer system, and to organize receipts, to make tax time as simple as possible.

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Command Center & Home Message Board Hall of Fame

Organize Bills
Here are real life examples of a home message board and command centers showing how readers share and keep track of messages and paperwork they need to tell to each other or reference.

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Getting Rid Of Financial & Bill Clutter Hall Of Fame

Bill Clutter
List of ideas for what types of financial and bill clutter to get rid of, plus hall of fame showing success stories to get inspired by what others have accomplished.

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How To Organize Bills Once They've Been Paid

Organize Bills
Once you've paid your bills, and you're left with the payment stubs, here's how to organize bills quickly and efficiently in the slim chance you'll need them later, before you shred the statements.

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