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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.

Printable Daily Agenda: Way To Track Your Habits & Routines

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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Declutter Fitness Equipment & Sports Gear

Declutter Fitness Equipment
This mission is to declutter fitness equipment and sports gear from your home that you, and other family members, no longer want or use.

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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. Well what's realistic anyway!

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Create An Evening Routine To Make Tomorrow Better

Create An Evening Routine
This mission is to create an evening routine for yourself, as well as for other members of your household. To help you with this task I've created a free printable chart that you can fill out, plus provided a list of ideas and suggestions for tasks you could include in these routines.

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Fill Out Morning Routine Chart For Yourself & Each Household Member

Morning Routine Chart
This mission is to create a morning routine for each person in your household, including yourself. To help you with this task I've created a free printable morning routine chart that you can fill out, plus provided ideas and suggestions of possible tasks to include in your morning routine.

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Simple Tip To Help Adults & Kids Get Ready In The Morning Faster & Easier

Get Ready In The Morning Faster & Easier
Here is a simple tip that will help both kids and adults get ready in the morning more quickly and easily, so you can get out the door for work and school without losing your mind.

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

Make A Morning Routine & Evening Routine
In this week's Organized Home Challenge we're focused on making both a morning routine and an evening routine. When you do this challenge you'll learn how to set yourself up with some simple habits that can help you stay more organized and keep each day more under control.

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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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How {And Why} To Adopt A Daily Tidy Up Routine

Daily Tidy Up Routine
If you want to keep your home clean and free of clutter and mess, you need to adopt a daily tidy up routine. Find out how to do it here.

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

Create Kids' Chore Chart
This mission is to create a kids' chore chart to get the whole family involved in household chores.

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

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

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How To Make A Personalized Weekly Cleaning Schedule For Your Home

Cleaning Schedule
This mission, as part of the Declutter 365 missions, is to make a personalized weekly cleaning schedule for your home.

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Printable Cleaning Schedule Form For Daily & Weekly Cleaning

Cleaning Schedule Form
Here is a free printable cleaning schedule form that you can use to fill out your daily and weekly cleaning schedule tasks for your home.

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How To Make A Personalized Daily Cleaning Checklist For Your Home

Daily Cleaning Checklist
This mission is to create a personalized daily cleaning checklist for yourself, that will be one of the two major components of your house cleaning schedule.

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How To Dispose Of Cleaning Products & Laundry Supplies

Dispose Of Cleaning Products
This mission is to declutter cleaning supplies and tools. As part of that process you may run across household cleaners you don't want and that can't be donated. Here's how to dispose of cleaning products and laundry supplies.

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

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. The sticking to it part is a lot easier said than done though.

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Create Mending Basket

Create Mending Basket
This mission is to create a mending basket, or other area to place the clothing you come across in your household that needs to have small repairs made to it, such as sewing back on a button or fixing a small hole.

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Schedule A Donation Pick Up To Get Clutter Out Of Your House

Schedule A Donation Pick Up
If you want to get clutter out of your home an effective strategy is to schedule a donation pick up with a local charity. That's why today's Declutter 365 mission is to schedule one of these pick ups today!

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Declutter Lost Socks & Create A Sock Basket

Declutter Lost Socks
This decluttering mission is to declutter lost socks, and those without a mate that have been hanging around for quite a while, waiting for their lost match.

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How To Create A System To Put Away Laundry

System To Put Away Laundry
This mission is to create a system to put away laundry that is clean, to complete the laundry cycle and keep piles of clean folded (or unfolded) laundry or baskets of clothing from being constant clutter in your home. In this article we'll explore potential causes for this problem in your home, plus solutions to fix it.

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Collect Dirty Laundry With A Clothes Hamper, Basket or Bag

Collect Dirty Laundry With A Clothes Hamper
This mission is to place a clothes hamper, basket or bag, or two, where they're needed around your home to collect dirty laundry.

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Ways To Set Up Worn Clothes Storage Area In Bedroom

Set Up Worn Clothes Storage Area
Here are ways to set up a worn clothes storage area in your bedroom or closet, to hold clothes you've worn, but aren't yet dirty enough to wash.

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How To Create A Laundry Schedule Plus Free Printable

Create A Laundry Schedule
Creating a laundry schedule or routine is the simplest and easiest way to keep up with your laundry on a regular basis.

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Week #10 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 Room Decor Ideas

Laundry Room Decor Ideas
This mission is to add fun laundry room decor to the space in your home you work on laundry.

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Laundry Change Jar Or Holder: Ideas To Keep Loose Change Found In Clothes

Laundry Change Jar Or Holder
Here are several laundry change jar and holder ideas you can use to keep the loose change you find in your family's clothes before you wash them.

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How To Create A Pretreating & Stain Removal Station In Your Laundry Room

Pretreating & Stain Removal Station
This decluttering and organizing task is to create a pretreating and stain removal station in your laundry room, to help you wash your clothes well, and stay organized in the process.

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Declutter Laundry Shelves & Cabinets

Declutter Laundry Shelves
This mission is to declutter your laundry shelves or cabinets in your laundry room or utility room.

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Declutter Laundry Supplies

Declutter Laundry Supplies
This mission is to declutter laundry supplies, such as detergents, fabric softeners, dryer sheets, stain pretreaters, bleaches and more.

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Declutter Laundry Room Around Washer & Dryer

Declutter Laundry Room
This mission is to declutter the laundry room, specifically around the washer and dryer.

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Ironing Board Storage Ideas & Organizing Solutions For Ironing Supplies

Ironing Board Storage Ideas
While organizing your laundry room or laundry area one of the things you've got to consider are possible places for ironing board storage, and how to organize all of your ironing supplies in the space you've got.

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Week #9 Organized Home Challenge: Laundry Room Organization

Laundry 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 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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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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March Declutter Calendar 15 Minute Daily Missions For Month

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

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Free Printable Grocery Shopping List Template

Grocery Shopping List Template
Below I've got 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: Hall of Fame

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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Free Printable Errands & Shopping List Template

Errands & Shopping List Template
Below is 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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Menu Board Ideas So Your Family Knows What's For Dinner

Menu Board Ideas
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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Free Printable Spring Decluttering Checklist

Spring Decluttering Checklist
Here is a free printable spring decluttering checklist that you can use to get rid of clutter around your home when spring begins.

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The 2019 Ultimate Productivity Bundle

2019 Ultimate Productivity Bundle
The Ultimate Productivity Bundle has 47 resources to help you with time management, goal setting, and productivity at work and home, including printables, eBooks and eCourses, that is worth more than $1,500, but for over 97% off. Hurry, it's only available for a limited time at this price.

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Weekly Meal Planner Hall Of Fame: How Readers Plan Their Family Meals

Weekly Meal Planner Hall Of Fame
Below you'll find the weekly meal planner hall of fame, where I've gathered ideas from readers who have shared how they plan their family meals each week.

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How To Organize Station To Pack Lunches For School & Work

Organize Station To Pack Lunches
Here is how to create and organize a station in your kitchen to pack lunches for school and work, to make the process easier, more efficient, and less time consuming for your whole family.

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Printable Weekly Menu Planner Template Plus Grocery List

Weekly Menu Planner Template
Below is 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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Printable Menu Planning Ideas Form

Printable Menu Planning Ideas Form
Below is 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

Weekly 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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Week #8 Organized Home Challenge: Healthy Meal Planning & Creating Grocery Shopping List

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.

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Declutter Valentine's Day Stuff

Declutter Valentine's Day Stuff
This mission is to declutter Valentine's Day stuff. This is the perfect time to do this, since it has been around a week since this holiday.

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

Never Run Out Of Household
No one wants to reach for more toilet paper or the next bottle of shampoo to find you don't have one of these supplies available for immediate use. Here's how to never run out of household items and grocery staples without having to create a stockpile, and it will even work if your family doesn't tell you when they've almost used all of something!

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