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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.

August Declutter Calendar 15 Minute Daily Missions For Month

August Declutter Calendar
Here's the August 2021 declutter calendar with a daily 15 minute decluttering and organizing mission for each day of the month.

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How To Fold T-Shirts: Simple Trick For Organizing Your Shirt Drawer

How To Fold T-Shirts
Here's a simple trick for how to fold t-shirts and store them in your drawers so they stay neat and organized.

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Kids Bedroom & Closet Organization Idea: Use Clothing Drawer Labels

Kids Bedroom & Closet Organization Idea
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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Declutter Top Of Dresser

Declutter Top Of Dresser
This decluttering mission is to declutter the top of your dresser.

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How To Declutter Your Wardrobe Of Pants & Jeans Clutter

Declutter Your Wardrobe Of Pants
This mission is to declutter your wardrobe of pants, jeans, and shorts 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 Shirts & Tops Clutter

Declutter Your Wardrobe Of Shirts
This mission is to declutter your wardrobe of shirts and tops, such as t-shirts, blouses, button downs, and more. This article will help you with this task by giving tips for how many t-shirts and other tops to keep, and ideas for repurposing and getting rid of those items that you'll no longer store in your closet or drawers.

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How To Get Rid Of Dresser Drawer Clutter

How To Get Rid Of Dresser Drawer Clutter
This mission is to get rid of your dresser drawer clutter, by decluttering excess clothing within those drawers.

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5 Reasons Why A Timer Is Your Best Friend When Decluttering

5 Reasons Why A Timer Is Your Best Friend When Decluttering
Here are 5 reasons why using a timer for decluttering works so well, and is so effective, plus my two favorite timers for the doing the Declutter 365 missions.

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How To Declutter Under The Bed

How To Declutter Under The Bed
This mission is to declutter under the bed in whatever bedroom you're currently working to declutter and organize. You'll do this mission separately for each bedroom, or bed in a bedroom, in your home that you work on, both for adults and kids.

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Declutter Nightstand

Declutter Nightstand
This decluttering mission is to declutter your nightstand.

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Week #29 Organized Home Challenge Bedroom Organization

Bedroom Organization
This week's challenge is all about bedroom organization, and getting the room functioning as an inviting place to take refuge from the world.

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Declutter Socks

Declutter Socks
This decluttering mission is to declutter socks. The goal isn’t to throw all the socks away, but to keep a reasonable amount for each family member that makes opening the sock drawer manageable.

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How To Declutter Your Wardrobe Of Undergarments Clutter

How To Declutter Your Wardrobe Of Undergarments Clutter
This mission is to declutter your wardrobe of excess or old and worn out undergarments. To help you this article has tips for what to keep and how to get rid of the items that you'll no longer store in your closet or drawers.

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15 Uses For Old Socks: Ideas To Reuse & Repurpose

15 Uses For Old Socks
Here are 15 uses for old socks that can help you reuse and repurpose them once they've become worn out, or you've lost the mate, when decluttering them from your sock drawer.

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Decluttering Your Closet Floor

Decluttering Your Closet Floor
This mission is decluttering your closet floor, removing anything that shouldn't be there and purposefully putting away any items you do choose to place in this space.

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How Closet Shelf Dividers Can Help You Keep Organized

How Closet Shelf Dividers Can Help You Keep Organized
Here is how closet shelf dividers can help you keep your closet more organized, plus tips for the right type of shelf organizers you need for your type of shelves.

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Ideas For Where To Donate Wedding Dress {And Other Ways To Declutter Your Bridal Gown}

Where To Donate Wedding Dress
Here are ideas for where to donate your wedding dress, plus other ways to declutter your bridal gown if you decide to get it out of your closet.

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How To Declutter Your Wardrobe Of Workwear Clutter

Declutter Your Wardrobe Of Workwear Clutter
This mission is to declutter your wardrobe of workwear, such as suits, uniforms and office clothes that you don't need and are excess stuff, to get rid of your closet or drawer clutter.

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Ideas Where To Donate Prom Dresses & Other Formal Wear When Decluttering

Where To Donate Prom Dresses
Here are ideas for where to donate prom dresses and other types of formal wear that you've decided to declutter from your closet.

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How To Declutter Closet Shelves & Drawers

Declutter Closet Shelves & Drawers
This mission is to declutter closet shelves and drawers of excess clutter, and to keep only what you use and love.

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How To Declutter Your Wardrobe Of Dresses & Formal Wear Clutter

Declutter Your Wardrobe Of Dresses
This mission is to declutter your wardrobe of excess and unworn dresses and formal wear. To help you this article includes general instructions for this task, plus tips for getting rid of sentimental items and donation ideas for what you choose to get rid of.

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Decluttering In Small Steps: The Power Of 15 Minutes

Decluttering In Small Steps
The secret to getting to a clutter free home is the process of decluttering in small steps, 15 minutes at a time. Let me tell you why, and how you can start today.

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How To Declutter Your Closet Hanging Clothes

Declutter Your Closet Hanging Clothes
The mission is to declutter your closet of excess hanging clothes. Of course, as always, this does not mean to get rid of all of the clothes you've got on hangers, but instead just the ones which have become clutter.

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7 Ways Getting Rid Of Clothing Clutter Is Awesome

7 Ways Getting Rid Of Clothing Clutter Is Awesome
This mission is to get rid of clothing clutter, specifically the clothes that you don't like, don't fit or are no longer in style.

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Week #28 Organized Home Challenge Organize Closet In Your Bedroom

Organize Closet In Your Bedroom
In this week's Organize Closet Challenge we'll tackle your bedroom closet.

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9 Questions To Ask When You Declutter Clothes

Questions To Ask When You Declutter Clothes
Getting rid of wardrobe clutter can be hard to do. Here are 9 questions to ask yourself when you declutter clothes to get rid of the ones that should not stay in your closet or drawers, and also to help you keep the ones that should stay.

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Simple Trick To Identify Closet Wardrobe Clutter: Backward Hangers

 Identify Closet Wardrobe Clutter: Backward Hangers
Here's a simple trick to help you identify closet wardrobe clutter, so that it's easier to decide what to keep and what to save when decluttering the hanging clothes in your closet.

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How To Declutter Pillows

How To Declutter Pillows
This mission is to declutter pillows, including both the ones on your bed and any decorative pillows you have anywhere in your home.

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How To Declutter Blankets & Comforters

Declutter Blankets
This mission is to declutter blankets, throws and comforters in your home. As always, we're not getting rid of all of them, but only excess ones.

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How To Declutter Sheets And Pillowcases

Declutter Sheets And Pillowcases
This mission is to declutter sheets and pillowcases in your home, as well as other bedding.

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How To Declutter Towels & Washcloths

Declutter Towels
This mission is to declutter towels and washcloths around your home, such as in your bathroom or linen closet.

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How To Declutter Rugs & Floor Mats

How To Declutter Rugs
This mission is to declutter rugs, and similar floor coverings, such as floor mats, throughout your home that you don't want or need anymore.

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Week #27 Organized Home Challenge Organize Linen Closet Or Cabinet

Organize Linen Closet Or Cabinet
During this week's challenge we'll organize linen closet or cabinets, so you can easily find the items you need among your collection of fabrics items for use in and around your home.

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Hair Appliance Holder Ideas & Solutions

Hair Appliance Holder Ideas & Solutions
Here's quite a few hair appliance holder ideas and solutions you can use in your bathroom to hold these common hair tools, such as your hair dryer, curling iron and flat iron.

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Nail Polish Storage & Organization Ideas

Nail Polish Storage & Organization Ideas
I've gathered quite a few nail polish storage and organization ideas, with pictures, shared by readers.

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Shelf Life Of Makeup & Cosmetics: Expiration Dates

Shelf Life Of Makeup & Cosmetics
Did you know that makeup has expiration dates? The shelf life of makeup and cosmetics is not indefinite, so here's how long you can keep the most common types of these items.

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How To Get Rid Of Makeup, Cosmetics & Toiletries Clutter

How To Get Rid Of Makeup
This mission, for today and the next several days, is to get rid of makeup, cosmetics and toiletries from your bathroom, or wherever else you store these items, that are expired, unused and unwanted.

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Week #26 Organized Home Challenge Cosmetics & Makeup Organization

Cosmetics & Makeup Organization
This week's challenge is cosmetics and makeup organization, to get yourself looking good without having to search for everything you need constantly.

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Toothbrush Replacement: How Often Should You Change Your Toothbrush?

Toothbrush Replacement
This decluttering mission is to declutter your family's old toothbrushes and replace them with new ones.

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How To Declutter Bathroom Cabinets & Closets

Declutter Bathroom Cabinets
This mission is to declutter your bathroom cabinets and closets, removing anything that shouldn't stay there so you can organize what you do end up keeping.

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Bathroom Drawer Organizer Ideas & Solutions

Bathroom Drawer Organizer
A bathroom drawer organizer of some variety is one of the simplest ways that you can get and then consistently keep the drawers in this room from getting cluttered and out of control.

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How To Declutter Bathroom Drawers

How To Declutter Bathroom Drawers
This mission is to declutter your bathroom drawers, removing all clutter and leaving behind only the items you regularly and normally use.

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Declutter Shower & Bathtub

Declutter Shower & Bathtub
This mission is to declutter items from your shower or bathtub.

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July Declutter Calendar 15 Minute Daily Missions For Month

July Declutter Calendar
Here's the July 2021 declutter calendar with a daily 15 minute decluttering and organizing mission for each day of the month.

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Declutter Under Bathroom Sink Cabinets

Declutter Under Bathroom Sink Cabinets
This mission is to declutter under your bathroom sink cabinet, or just under your sink even if there is no cabinet under there.

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Bath Toy Storage Ideas To Keep Everything Clean & Organized

Bath Toy Storage Ideas
Below I've gathered quite a few bath toy storage and organization ideas from readers, and around the web, to keep all these little play things corralled in your bathroom.

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Declutter Bathroom Sink Area

Declutter Bathroom Sink Area
This mission is to declutter your bathroom sink and counter area, and then to try to develop a habit to clear it a bit with each use so it stays clear from now on.

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Declutter Bath Toys

Declutter Bath Toys
This mission is to declutter bath toys.

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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.

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