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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 Musical Instruments

Declutter Musical Instruments
This 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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Home Liquor Storage Ideas & Solutions

Home Liquor Storage Ideas
Here's lots of liquor storage ideas and solutions you can use in your own home, to keep all of the supplies and essentials of your stocked home bar.

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Medication Organizer Ideas & Storage Solutions

Medication Organizer
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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Printable First Aid Kit Contents List

Printable First Aid Ki
Here is a first aid kit contents list that you use 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

 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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Medicine Disposal & First Aid Supplies Clutter Removal Tips

Medicine Disposal
How to declutter expired and unused medications and first aid supplies, including tips for proper medicine disposal, and photos from readers who've already done this mission to get you inspired to tackle the task yourself.

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Week #46 Organized Home Challenge: Organize Medication And First Aid Supplies

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

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December Declutter Calendar 15 Minute Daily Missions For Month

December Declutter Calendar
Here's the December 2017 declutter calendar with a daily 15 minute decluttering and organizing mission for each day of the month.

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Fire Extinguisher Placement Guidelines

Fire Extinguisher Placement
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

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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How {And Why} To Replenish & Declutter Emergency Supplies

Declutter Emergency Supplies
How and why to replenish and declutter emergency supplies regularly, plus tips for the types of supplies to make sure you check.

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Snapware Christmas Ornament Storage Boxes

Ornament Storage Boxes
Christmas ornament storage boxes from Snapware, with dividers, keep individual ornaments organized and prevent them from clanking so they don't damage each other while in storage.

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List Of Items Needed For Food Pantry Donations

 Food Pantry Donations
Here's a list of the most needed items for food pantry donations, including both food and non-food items.

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Free Printable 3 Day Emergency Supply List

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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Halloween Plastic Storage Bins: Store Your Decorations In Style

Halloween Plastic Storage Bins
Halloween plastic storage bins, in either orange or purple, or some of each, can be a great way to store all your Halloween decorations so that you can easily find them the next year when you want to dig them out again.

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Week #45 Organized Home Challenge: Create 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, plus do a few other safety related tasks around our homes as well.

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Ornament Storage Box With Dividers For Large Decorations

Ornament Storage Box With Dividers
This Christmas ornament storage box holds up to 24 large ornaments, with dividers to keep the pieces both organized and from touching each other to prevent breakage.

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How To Read Kindle Books Without A Kindle

How To Read Kindle Books Without A Kindle
Don't let the lack of a Kindle reader keep you from getting a book you want. Here's how to read Kindle books even without owning a Kindle or when you don't have this device with you.

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Top 10 Places To Sell Books For Cash

Sell Books For Cash
Here are the top 10 places to sell books for cash, while decluttering or just to make a little extra money for something you want or need.

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How To Declutter Kids Books

Declutter Kids Books
How to declutter kids books, including criteria to help you decide which books to keep versus get rid of, and pictures from readers who've already done this mission to get you inspired to tackle your own children's books.

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Top 13 Places To Donate Used Books

Places To Donate Used Books
When you're ready to donate used books as part of the decluttering process, here's the top 13 places to consider, with suggestions for textbooks, kids books, novels, and more.

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How To Declutter Bookcases & Bookshelves

Declutter Bookcases
How to declutter bookcases and bookshelves, of both books and other items, plus before and after photos from other readers who've done this mission to get you inspired.

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Declutter Excess & Old Candy

Halloween Candy Buy Back Program
Here's lots of ways to declutter leftover Halloween candy, including the Halloween Candy Buy Back program and even more ideas.

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How To Get Rid Of Book Clutter

Get Rid Of Book Clutter
Here's how to get rid of your book clutter, including five questions to ask yourself when you declutter books.

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Week #44 Organized Home Challenge: How To Organize Books

Organize Books
This week, in the Organize Books Challenge, we'll declutter and organize this type of reading material in our homes, using the step by step instructions below.

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6 Questions To Ask When You Declutter Kids' Art & School Papers

Declutter Kids' Art
Here's 6 questions to ask yourself when you declutter kids' art and school papers so you know what to keep versus get rid of, without feeling guilt or facing indecision.

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Declutter Craft Room

Declutter Craft Room
Here's how to declutter your craft room, with both instructions and pictures from other readers who've taken on this challenge for inspiration.

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November Declutter Calendar 15 Minute Daily Missions For Month

November Declutter Calendar
Here's the November 2017 declutter calendar with a daily 15 minute decluttering and organizing mission for each day of the month.

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How To Store Fabric: File It!

How To Store Fabric
Here's how to store fabric by filing it. So simple, fast and gets a great result to organize your fabric stash.

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10 Mason Jar Gift Ideas For Your Kitchen

10 Mason Jar Gift Ideas
Here's a round up of 10 beautiful, useful and fun Mason Jar gift ideas for your kitchen. This is a must see list for the Mason Jar lovers in your life, such as yourself or friends and family.

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Declutter Abandoned Craft Projects

Declutter Abandoned Craft Projects
This mission is to declutter abandoned and unfinished craft projects. Here's tips for dealing with the emotions holding you back, plus ideas for what to do with items you decide to get rid of.

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FAQ About The Ultimate Homemaking Bundle

FAQ About The Ultimate Homemaking Bundle
Here are answers to frequently asked questions about the Ultimate Homemaking Bundle that have been asked, so you can learn more about this great deal to help you succeed at all the many aspects of homemaking.

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Week #43 Organized Home Challenge: Craft Organization

Craft Organization
Your challenge this week is craft organization, including both of all your supplies and equipment and the room or area where you do your crafting.

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Christmas Ornament Organizer Trays

Christmas Ornament Organizer Trays
Use Christmas ornament organizer trays and containers to safely store a large number of decorations, while also keeping the ornaments safe from bumping together and breaking one another.

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The 2017 Ultimate Homemaking Bundle: One Of The Best Yet!

The 2017 Ultimate Homemaking Bundle
The Ultimate Homemaking Bundle is back, but only for two days (so the clock's ticking)! You can get over $2000 worth of homemaking resources for less than $30. Check out what I think are some of the best parts of this year's bundle, and why I think it's a great deal here!

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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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3 Questions To Choose Best Photo Album For Your Family Memories

Choose 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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5 Rules For Storing Pictures & Photos

Storing Pictures & Photos
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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First Step To Organize Photographs

Organize Photographs
How to take the first step to organize photographs, which is to gather up loose photos and negatives and place them into one central location, so you know what you've got to tackle to get the job done.

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OrnamentKeeper Ornament Storage Containers

Ornament Storage Containers
OrnamentKeeper ornament storage containers are the top of the line product for organizing and storing your Christmas decorations for your tree.

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Declutter Pool Toys & Supplies

Declutter Candles
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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Week #42 Organized Home Challenge: How To Organize Photos

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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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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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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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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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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Get Rid Of Hallway Clutter

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

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