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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.

Christmas Planning Made Easy With The Stress Free Holidays Challenge

Stress Free Holidays Challenge
Are you ready to begin Christmas planning yet? If so, I want to tell you about a great free resource you can use to make the process both fun and less overwhelming.

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Declutter Glove Box

Declutter Glove Box
This 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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How To Declutter Car Trunk

Declutter Car Trunk
This mission is to declutter your car trunk, removing trash and items that don't belong so that you aren't carrying around excess items all the time.

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Declutter Car Interior

Declutter Car Interior
This mission is to declutter your car's interior, removing trash and anything that does not belong there.

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Week #38 Organized Home Challenge Car Organization

Car Organization
I've included car organization as one of the areas to work on in the Organized Home Challenge because sometimes it seems we spend as much time in our vehicles as in our homes.

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Kids Playroom Storage & Organization Ideas Hall of Fame

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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How To Declutter Playroom

Declutter Playroom
This mission is to declutter your playroom, without making a bigger mess in the process, and without overwhelm.

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Get Rid Of Outdoor & Yard Clutter

Get Rid Of Outdoor & Yard Clutter
Below is a list of outdoor and yard clutter items to consider getting rid of. In addition, there's a hall of fame where you can share your own success or get inspired by what others have accomplished.

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How To Declutter Video Games & Electronic Toys

Declutter Video Games
This Declutter 365 mission is to declutter video games and electronic toy clutter from your home, so you and the kids can enjoy some of these electronics without being inundated with too many toys and games.

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Storage For Stuffed Animals: Ideas That Work!

Storage For Stuffed Animals
If you've got kids you've got stuffed toys, and they can take up a lot of space. Here's quite a few ideas for storage for stuffed animals that have been shared by readers to give you inspiration.

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How To Declutter Games: Board Games, Cards & Puzzles

Declutter Games
This mission is to declutter games of all varieties, including board games, card games, as well as puzzles.

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Kids Dress Up Clothes Storage Ideas

Kids Dress Up Clothes Storage
I've gathered up quite a few kids dress up clothes storage ideas, several of which have been shared with me by readers, to keep all your children's costumes organized and ready for fun.

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How To Declutter Stuffed Animals

Declutter Stuffed Animals
This mission is to declutter stuffed animals, so you and your kids can enjoy the ones you keep but are not inundated with too many of them to play with or store properly.

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Nerf Storage & Organization Ideas: For Blasters & Accessories

Nerf Storage
Here are ideas for Nerf storage and organization, for both large and small collections of blasters, as well as foam accessories.

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How To Get Rid Of Toy Clutter From Toy Boxes & Bins

Toy Clutter
This mission is to get rid of toy clutter from your child's toy boxes, bins and other toy storage containers.

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Lego Storage Ideas & Solutions: Real Life Examples

Lego Storage Ideas
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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Tips For Decluttering Toys

Decluttering Toys
This mission is to continue the task of decluttering toys that we started yesterday, as part of the Declutter 365 missions.

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How To Declutter Toys: Start With Easiest First

Declutter Toys
This mission is to declutter toys, and you should start with the easiest first. That is the broken toys, and also those that the kids have outgrown.

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Week #37 Organized Home Challenge Organize Toys & Games

Get Rid Of Kids Clutter
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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Get Rid Of Kids Clutter Hall Of Fame

Get Rid Of Kids Clutter
Below is a list of kids clutter items to consider getting rid of. In addition, there's a hall of fame where you can share your own success or get inspired by what others have accomplished.

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Declutter Pool Toys & Supplies

Declutter Pool Toys
This mission is to declutter pool toys, supplies and equipment.

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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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How To Declutter Your Yard

Declutter Your Yard
This Declutter 365 mission is to declutter your yard and garden, to get rid of yard waste and other clutter around the outside of your home, so it looks great and is a relaxing place for you to hang out.

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Declutter Deck

Declutter Deck
This mission is to declutter your deck. Just like some of the other recent missions, depending on the size of your deck, and how much you've got on it, this may be more than a 15 minute mission.

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Declutter Patio

Declutter Patio
This mission is to declutter your patio, and depending on how cluttered it is perhaps this isn't a 15 minute project, but several 15 minute sessions.

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How To Declutter Your Porch

Declutter Your Porch
This mission is to declutter your porch or other outside entrance to your home so that it's welcoming for guests and family when they see your home and come on in.

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Declutter Outdoor Storage Shed

Declutter Outdoor Storage Shed
This mission is to declutter your outdoor storage shed, and depending on how cluttered and large your shed is I know this isn't a fifteen minute task, but more like a 15 minute at a time kind of task.

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How To Declutter Yard Tools And Equipment

How To Declutter Yard Tools And Equipment
Today's mission is to declutter yard tools and equipment in and around your home. This is also a continuation of yesterday's mission where I asked you to declutter gardening supplies and equipment.

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How To Declutter Gardening Supplies, Tools & Equipment

Declutter Gardening Supplies
This mission is to declutter gardening supplies, tools and equipment from around your home and yard.

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

Organize 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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Declutter Summer Decorations

Declutter Summer Decorations
This mission is to declutter summer decorations in and around your home, now that summer is just about over and autumn is coming quickly.

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How To Get Organized: Printables & Checklists To Help You Get Started

Printables & Checklists
There's a good way to figure out how to get organized -- use printables and checklists to keep you on track.

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Ideas To Repurpose & Upcycle Used Baby Cribs

Repurpose & Upcycle Used Baby Cribs
When your youngest child outgrows their baby stuff you're left with a mountain of things to get out of your house, including your used baby cribs.

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How To Get Rid Of Baby Clutter

Baby Clutter
This mission is to get rid of baby clutter from your home, of all varieties. Depending on how much baby and toddler stuff you've got this might take you just a few minutes or instead it may take quite a while. Either way break it down to work on it 15 minutes at a time, so the task doesn't get overwhelming.

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Printable Clothing Inventory Form

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

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How To Declutter Your Wardrobe Of Sweaters & Cool Weather Clothes Clutter

Declutter Your Wardrobe Of Sweaters
This mission is to declutter your wardrobe of sweaters, sweatshirts and other cool weather clothes that you don't need and are excess stuff, to get rid of your closet or drawer clutter.

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Hand Me Down Kids Clothes Storage Ideas & Organizing Tips

Hand Me Down Kids Clothes Storage Ideas
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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5 Rules For Clothes Storage {To Keep Them Looking Great}

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

Outgrown & 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 or rotation of garments twice a year.

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20 Guest Room Ideas & Essentials To Make It Cozy & Welcome

Guest Room Ideas
Here are 20 guest room ideas and essentials that you can place in any spare room for use by company that will help make them feel cozy and welcome in your home.

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Guest Bedroom Declutter Mission

Guest Bedroom Declutter Mission
This mission is to focus on a guest bedroom declutter session, so that your guest room, or spare room, is ready to be used by guests as intended.

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September Declutter Calendar: 15 Minute Daily Missions For Month

September Declutter Calendar
Here's the September 2019 declutter calendar with a daily 15 minute decluttering and organizing mission for each day of the month.

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Kids Bedroom Ideas For Storage & Organizing

Kids Bedroom Ideas
Below is the kids bedroom ideas hall of fame, where readers have shared photos of how they've organized and added storage solutions to their children's rooms.

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Taylor's Review Of Eat At Home Meal Plans

Taylor's Review Of Eat At Home Meal Plans
Here's my review of the Eat At Home monthly meal plans, to help you save time and money, while being able to eat meals as a family, at home, more often.

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How To Get Rid Of Kids Bedroom Clutter

Get Rid Of Kids Bedroom Clutter
The next several missions, in the Declutter 365 missions, is to get rid of kids bedroom clutter, and to do it without getting overwhelmed or making a bigger mess in the process. This article explains how to do this.

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Week #34 Organized Home Challenge: Kids' Bedroom Organizing

Kids' Bedroom Organizing
Your challenge this week is your kids' bedroom organizing project. This week's task is important not only so these rooms in your home are not an eye sore, but also so your kids can really use and enjoy their rooms to their fullest.

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Declutter Hangers

Declutter Hangers
This mission is to declutter hangers. Here's how to do it, with tips and reminders so you don't forget something when doing the mission.

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Kids Bedroom & Closet Organization Idea: Use Clothing Drawer Labels

Use Clothing Drawer Labels
Here's a popular kids' bedroom and closet organization idea: use dresser or clothing drawer labels for your kids' folded clothing, to make it easier for everyone to identify what clothes are supposed to go in what drawer.

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FAQs About The Ultimate Productivity Bundle

FAQs About The Ultimate Productivity Bundle
Here are answers to frequently asked questions about the Ultimate Productivity Bundle that have been asked, so you can learn more about this great deal to help you conquer your to do list, reach your goals, and free up more time for yourself.

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