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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.

Declutter Digital Photos

Declutter Digital Photos
This mission is to declutter digital photos from your computer, smart phone and digital camera. Your goal is to keep the best and delete the rest! Here's how to do it.

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5 Rules For Storing Pictures & Photos To Preserve Your Family's Memories

Storing Pictures
This week we're working on organizing our photos as part of the 52 Week Organized Home Challenge, but before you can devise a good system for organization that works for you, you need to make sure you're storing pictures and photos properly to preserve them for the future.

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3 Questions To Choose Best Photo Album For Your Family Memories

Best Photo Album
Not all photograph albums are created equal. Here's 3 questions to ask yourself when choosing the best photo album for your family's memories that will display them well, and preserve the photos for future generations.

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How To Organize Photos The Easy Way: Set Up A Routine

Organize Photos
Here are tips for how to organize photos the easy way, for both digital and physical photographs, by setting up a regular routine so the task is never overwhelming, and instead stays fun and enjoyable.

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First Step To Organize Photographs: Gather Loose Photos & Negatives Into Central Location

Organize Photographs
This mission is the first step you'll need to take to organize photographs in your home, and that is to gather loose photos and negatives into a central location in your home.

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Week #42 Organized Home Challenge: How To Organize Photos

How To Organize Photos
This week's challenge is to organize photos, including both physical and digital ones, as well as negatives, photo albums and wall photos so you can find and preserve your special memories.

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Where To Order Checks To Save Money & For Convenience

Where To Order Checks
Here is where to order checks for personal use or business, and how it saves you money and is really easy to order online.

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Declutter Pool Toys & Supplies

Declutter Pool Toys
This mission is to declutter pool toys and supplies. Here's the types of equipment and toys you should make sure to look through to winnow it down to what you really want and need.

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Tips For Declutter Candles

Declutter Candles
This 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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Tips For Storing Silver With Minimal Tarnishing

Storing Silver
Here are tips to make sure you're storing silver properly, so that it has little chance of damage and minimal tarnishing between uses.

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How To Declutter China & Silver

Declutter China
This mission is to declutter china and silver from your home that you no longer use nor want.

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Storage For China, Glassware & Crystal

Storage For China
Here are tips to create an appropriate area for storage for china, along with glassware and crystal, to keep it clean and safe for your use.

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Declutter Tablecloths, Napkins & Placemats

Declutter Tablecloths
This 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

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 #41 Organized Home Challenge: Organize Dining Room

Organize Dining Room
This week, in the Organize Dining Room Challenge, we will tackle the organization of this formal room, and in addition, also focus on organizing other items we use to entertain guests and have parties.

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How To Declutter Collections & Collectibles

Declutter Collections
This mission is to declutter collections and collectibles from your home, or to at least assess whether the things you do collect are things worth it, to you, to continue to keep in your home.

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2019 Organize Home Plan

2019 Organize Home Plan
I just put out the plan for 2019 so come on over and get your free copy of this printable, and get ready for an organized 2019!

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Get Rid Of Hallway Clutter

Hallway Clutter
This mission is to get rid of hallway clutter, either around your entryway or wherever else in your home you've got a hall.

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How To Declutter Stairs & Under Stairs Storage Area

Declutter Stairs
This mission is to declutter the stairs in your home, for safety, as well as to clear the clutter from under the stairs storage areas.

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Remote Control Organizer Ideas & Solutions

Remote Control Organizer
Here's quite a few remote control organizer ideas and solutions you can use to keep track of your remotes, so you don't have to constantly search for them anymore.

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Clean & Declutter Under Couch & Between Couch Cushions

Declutter Under Couch
This decluttering mission is to clean and declutter under the couch and in between the couch cushions.

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How To Declutter Your Living Room

Declutter Your Living
This mission is to declutter your living room. In fact, we've been working on our living room all week long so far, and will continue for the rest of the week.

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Week #40 Organized Home Challenge: Organizing Living Room & Family Room

Organizing Living Room
This week's challenge is all about organizing living room and family room areas of your home.

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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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Key Organizer Ideas & Solutions

Key Organizer
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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How To Declutter Your Mudroom Or Back Entrance To Your Home

Declutter Your Mudroom
This mission is to declutter your mudroom, or other back entrance to your home, to make it a functional and useful place for your household.

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How To Declutter Your Wardrobe Of Gloves, Hats & Scarves Clutter

Declutter Your Wardrobe Of Gloves
This mission is to declutter your wardrobe of gloves, hats, scarves and other cold weather accessories that you don't need and are excess stuff, to get rid of your closet or drawer clutter.

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How To Declutter Your Wardrobe Of Coats & Jackets Clutter

Declutter Your Wardrobe Of Coats
This mission is to declutter your wardrobe of coats and jackets that you don't need and are excess stuff, to get rid of your closet or drawer clutter.

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How To Declutter Your Coat Closet Or Entry Closet

Declutter Your Coat Closet
This mission is to declutter your coat closet, or entry closet, so that it can perform its intended function of holding coats and other items for family members and guests.

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How To Declutter Your Entryway Or Foyer

Declutter Your Entryway
This mission is to declutter your entryway or foyer to make this highly trafficked area of your home functional, and inviting for your family and guests.

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Ultimate Healthy Meal Planning Bundle {Flash Sale: 2 Days Only}

Ultimate Healthy Meal Planning Bundle
The Ultimate Healthy Meal Planning Bundle has 101 products that contain fresh recipes, grocery lists, and meal plans for the way your family eats. It's worth over $1,000, but for just two days you can get it for $47.

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Week #39 Organized Home Challenge: Mudroom & Entryway Organization

Entryway Organization
This week's challenge is to work on entryway organization and also organizing your mudroom if you have one, to make all the entrances into your home both functional and inviting.

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How To Declutter Kids' Collectibles & Collections

Declutter Kids' Collectibles
This mission is to declutter kids' collectibles and collections, at least the ones that are now clutter, while still allowing your child to keep and enjoy the items that are truly cherished.

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How To Declutter Old Trophies, Medals & Awards

Declutter Old Trophies
How to declutter old trophies, medals and awards from your home, even sentimental ones, plus ideas for where to donate and recycle trophies and medals.

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October 2018 Declutter Calendar

October 2018 Declutter Calendar
Here's the October 2018 declutter calendar with a daily 15 minute decluttering and organizing mission for each day of the month.

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How To 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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Declutter Car Trunk

Declutter Car Interior
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. Here's the steps for how to do it, plus tips for keeping your car clutter and trash free from now on with one simple habit.

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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

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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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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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 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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Storage For Stuffed Animals

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 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

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

Get Rid Of Toy Clutter
Here is how to get rid of toy clutter from toy boxes, bins and other containers, so kids can enjoy the toys they have while adults aren't overwhelmed with too much stuff.

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Tips For Decluttering Toys

Decluttering Toys
Here are tips for decluttering toys from your home, specifically focused on toys with small parts and sets of toys.

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Week #37 Organized Home Challenge: Organize Toys & Games

Organize Toys
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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