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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 Home Inventory Checklist

Home Inventory Checklist
Here's a free printable home inventory checklist to help you jog your memory to make sure you don't forget any areas or major items in your home that should be included in your personal household inventory.

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Week #50 Organized Home Challenge: Create A Home Inventory

Home Inventory
Your challenge this week is to create a personal home inventory to be able to present to an insurance company if the need ever arose.

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Gift Wrap Organization & Storage Ideas

Gift Wrap Organization
Here are ideas from readers for how they've tackled the challenge of gift wrap organization in their homes to save themselves time and money when wrapping their gifts and keeping their supplies in order.

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Ideas To Store & Organize Gift Bags

Organize Gift Bags
Here are several ideas for how to store and organize gift bags in your home.

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How To Declutter Gift Bags

 Declutter Gift Bags
This mission is to declutter gift bags, including those for holidays such as Christmas, as well as seasonal and celebration themed bags, like those for birthdays and anniversaries.

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Organize Wrapping Paper

Organize Wrapping Paper
Your challenge is to organize wrapping paper, gift bags, tissue paper, ribbons and bows so you can access everything when you need it easily, and yet keep it out of the way the rest of year.

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Holiday Decoration Storage Ideas

Holiday Decoration Storage
Here are ideas from readers about seasonal and holiday decoration storage, and how they do it in their own homes.

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Christmas Light Storage Solutions: No More Tangled Strings & Strands

Christmas Light Storage
These Christmas light storage solutions keep you from having to fight with tangled strings and strands of lights, which makes your life easier, and allows you to enjoy a bright and sparkling holiday season without frustration.

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Christmas Ornament Storage Solutions: Keep Your Ornaments Safe & Secure

Ornament Storage
These Christmas ornament storage solutions will keep your precious ornaments safe and secure, with less risk of breakage or damage, while also keeping them easily accessible for use year after year.

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Wreath Storage Solutions

Wreath Storage Solutions
If one of your seasonal decorations are wreaths then you need some wreath storage solutions to make sure they stay beautiful and keep their shape between uses.

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Week #49 Organized Home Challenge: Christmas Decoration Storage & Organization

Christmas Decoration
Your challenge this week is to work on Christmas decoration storage and organization so you can safely store, and then find and display the items you love and get rid of the rest.

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Christmas Storage Containers: Festive Way To Hold Your Holiday Decorations

Christmas Storage Containers
Christmas storage containers can be used to hold holiday decorations, lights, ornaments, garland, and all the other paraphanalia you get out around Christmas time to celebrate the season.

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Christmas Storage Solutions & Holiday Organizing Ideas

Christmas Storage Solutions
If you love to decorate and go all out for the holidays you need some Christmas storage solutions to help you organize all the wrapping paper, ornaments, lights, decorations and even the tree from year to year so that you can find it all when you want and need it.

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How To Declutter Movies & Videos

Declutter Movies
This mission is to declutter your movie and video collection, in whatever form it might be in, such as DVDs, Blu-ray, VHS tapes, or digital copies.

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Declutter Music Collection: CDs, Cassettes, Records & More

: CDs, Cassettes, Records & More
This mission is to declutter your music collection in whatever form it takes, be that CDs, cassettes, vinyl records, MP3s, and more.

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Tardis DVD Storage Ideas For Doctor Who Fans

Tardis DVD Storage Ideas
Here are a couple of ideas from readers for Tardis DVD Storage. If you're a Doctor Who fan these are a must see!

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How To Declutter Your Entertainment Center

Declutter Your Entertainment Center
How to declutter your entertainment center or entertainment room, plus before and after photos from readers who've already done this mission to get you inspired to tackle it yourself.

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Week #48 Organized Home Challenge: CD and DVD Storage and Organization

CD and DVD Storage
This week we're tackling CD and DVD storage and organization as part of the 52 Weeks to an Organized Home Challenge.

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Online Meal Planner Review Plan To Eat

Online Meal Planner Review
Plan to Eat is an online meal planner resource you can use to handle all the portions of planning your meals, from recipe organization, creating your grocery shopping list, and, of course, planning your menu for the week.

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How To Declutter Fall Decorations

Declutter Fall Decorations
This mission is to declutter fall decorations, in and around your home, once the season has passed to get ready for the next season, and keep your seasonal decor organized and clutter free.

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Purse & Handbag Storage Ideas & Solutions

Purse & Handbag Storage
Here are lots of purse and handbag storage ideas and solutions, for all sizes and varieties of purse collections, to keep them neat and organized in your closet or bedroom.

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Taylor's Round Up Of Black Friday Through Cyber Monday Deals & Sales

Black Friday Deals
Here is my round up of the best Black Friday through Cyber Monday deals and sales around the web, throughout this brief portion of the holiday season. During these days the page is updated frequently with the best deals I've found, so check back often!

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December Declutter Calendar: 15 Minute Daily Missions For Month

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

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Declutter Your Wallet

Declutter Your Wallet
Today's mission is to declutter your wallet. We're going to get rid of all the stuff that shouldn't be in there so you can easily find and access the stuff that should be!

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Declutter Your Purse

Declutter Your Purse
This mission is to declutter your purse, the one you carry regularly. This task should be relatively quick, but your back will definitely thank you once it's done!

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Week #47 Organized Home Challenge: Organizing Purses, Handbags & Wallets

Organizing Purses
During this week's challenge we're going to be working on organizing purses, handbags and wallets so we can find what we need quickly on the go.

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Declutter Key Ring & Loose Keys Around Your Home

Declutter Key Ring
This mission is to declutter your key ring and loose keys you've got around your home. Here's the steps to take.

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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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5 Tips For Preparing For Guests In Your Home

Preparing For Guests
When you're preparing for guests in your home here are five areas to make sure are ready, so your guests feel welcome and at home.

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Home Liquor Storage Ideas & Solutions

Home Liquor Storage
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's the medication organizer and storage solutions hall of fame, where readers have shown the ways they've gone about organizing their medicines and first aid supplies.

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Printable First Aid Kit Contents List

First Aid Kit Contents List
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 & How To Dispose Of OTC Medication

Prescription Drug Disposal
As you are decluttering or just doing routine clean ups you may come across old, unused or expired medications that you no longer need or want.

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Medicine Disposal & First Aid Supplies Clutter Removal

Medicine Disposal
This mission is to declutter expired and unused medicines, and then use proper medicine disposal techniques to get rid of this clutter.

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Week #46 Organized Home Challenge: First Aid & Medicine Organizer Center

Medicine Organizer Center
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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Fire Extinguisher Placement Guidelines For Your Home

Fire Extinguisher Placement
This mission is to use these fire extinguisher placement guidelines I've listed below 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 {With Printable}

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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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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FAQs About The Ultimate Homemaking Bundle

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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How {And Why} To Replenish & Declutter Emergency Supplies

Declutter Emergency Supplies
This mission is to replenish or declutter your emergency supplies that you've accumulated in previous years, such as if you've done the 52 Week Organized Home Challenge before, or have otherwise gathered up supplies in case of emergencies in the past.

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Week #45 Organized Home Challenge: Create An Emergency Preparedness Kit

Create An 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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The 2018 Ultimate Homemaking Bundle: The Best One Yet!

2018 Ultimate Homemaking Bundle
The Ultimate Homemaking Bundle has over 129 resources to help you improve your home and life, including printables, eBooks and eCourses that is worth more than $3,500, but for over 98% off, but it's only available for a limited time.

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Halloween Plastic Storage Bins

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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How To Read Kindle Books Without A Kindle

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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Custom Bookplates & Book Labels For Kids

Custom Bookplates
Kids often lose things, or loan things to their friends, and then they don't get returned. One solution is to use custom bookplates and book labels to increase the chance of getting these items back.

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How To Declutter Kids Books

Declutter Kids Books
This mission is to declutter kids books, from their bedrooms, playrooms, or whatever other living space in your home you keep them.

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How To Declutter Bookcases & Bookshelves

Declutter Bookcases
This mission is to declutter bookcases and bookshelves throughout your home, of books or whatever else you have stored on them.

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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 Get Rid Of Book Clutter

Book Clutter
This mission is to get rid of your book clutter. Normally I have these as fifteen minute missions but this is one where, depending on the number of books in your home, it might be better to think of it as breaking it down into multiple 15 minute missions.

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