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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.

Week #33 Organized Home Challenge: Organizing Closet Space For Your Kids

Closet Space For Your Kids
Your challenge this week is to take steps toward decluttering and organizing closet space for your kids' clothes and possessions.

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

Declutter Kids' Art
This mission is to declutter kids' art so that it is no longer a huge mountain or pile of papers, and instead is something you and your kids can look through and actually enjoy, instead of being overwhelmed by it.

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Declutter And Organize Lunch Packing Supplies

Organize Lunch Packing Supplies
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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How To Create An After School Routine For Your Kids

After School Routine
Here is how to create an after school routine for your kids that gets the essentials done in those few hours between school and evening time without chaos.

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Back To School Supplies List: What To Stock At Home

Back To School Supplies List
Each year the school gives you a detailed back to school supplies list for what your kids need to bring into school, but I've learned as my years as a Mom that's definitely not everything you need.

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How To Organize School Supplies For Home Use

Organize School Supplies
Here are tips for how to organize school supplies that your kids will use at home for homework and school projects, including real life examples, with pictures, of these ways to get the supplies organized.

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5 Tips To Help Kids Get Ready For School In The Morning

Get Ready For School
Here are 5 tips to help kids get ready for school in the morning, to get everything ready and everyone out the door without being late or losing your mind.

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Declutter Backpack

Declutter Backpack
This mission is to declutter your child's backpack. Below are some easy instructions to follow for this mission, plus more tips for making this a habit since it is not the type of mission you can do just once in a year!

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Week #32 Organized Home Challenge: Create A Homework Area & Morning Launch Pad

Morning Launch Pad
In this week's challenge we're preparing for morning and school day success by creating a homework area as well as a home launching pad for each family member.

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Kids Dress Up Clothes Storage Ideas

Kids Dress Up Clothes Storage
I've gathered up quite a few kids dress up clothes storage ideas, several of which have been shared with me by readers, to keep all your children's costumes organized and ready for fun.

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How To Declutter Hats & Caps

Declutter Hats
How to declutter hats and caps, including questions to ask yourself when deciding what to keep versus get rid of, and additional tips for decluttering sentimental headwear.

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Tips For Decluttering Shoes By The Entryway Or Door

Decluttering Shoes
Tips for decluttering shoes by the entryway or door, including habits to develop to keep this area clutter free from now on, and before and after photos from those who've already done the mission.

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Top 10 Back To School Ideas For Keeping Kids & Home Organized

Back To School Ideas
Here are my top 10 back to school ideas and tips that can help you have a smooth transition from those laid-back summer days to the school year ahead for you, your kids, and your home.

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How To Declutter Shoes

Declutter Shoes
This mission is to declutter shoes. Actually, since this can be quite a task it is a mission that I've got on the Declutter 365 mission calendar for the next several days.

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Week #31 Organized Home Challenge: Organize Shoes & Boots

Organize Shoes
This week's challenge is to organize shoes and boots for yourself and family members. Here's step by step instructions for how to do it.

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How To Declutter & Donate Glasses & Sunglasses

Declutter & Donate Glasses
Today's mission is to declutter glasses of all varieties that you no longer want or need in your home. In addition, to help you I've provided ideas for where to donate glasses you decide to declutter.

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How To Declutter Hair Accessories

Declutter Hair Accessories
This mission is to declutter hair accessories for adults and kids, including hair clips, ties, headbands, barrettes and more. Below are instructions for how to do it.

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FAQs About The Parenting Super Bundle

Parenting Super Bundle
Here are answers to frequently asked questions about the Parenting Super Bundle that have been asked, so you can learn more about this great deal that is one of the closest things you can get to a parenting instruction manual.

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How To Declutter Your Wardrobe Of Sportswear

Declutter Your Wardrobe Of Sportswear
This mission is to declutter your wardrobe of sportwear and activewear 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 Accessories Clutter

Accessories Clutter
This mission is to declutter your wardrobe of accessories, such as excess ties, belts and scarves, to clear the clutter from your closet or clothes drawers.

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Amazon Prime Day 2018 Round Up Of Deals! {Extended!}

Amazon Prime Day
Amazon Prime Day is now done for 2018, but I recently learned that a few of the most popular deals of Home Storage Solutions 101's readers have been extended for a few more days (through July 31st, to be exact), so I wanted you to be aware of it. I certainly didn't realize it at first, and perhaps neither did you.

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How To Get Rid Of Jewelry Clutter

Get Rid Of Jewelry Clutter
This mission is to get rid of your jewelry clutter so that you're left only with pieces that you enjoy and will wear, and that will fit into the space you've got for them.

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The Parenting Super Bundle: Last Chance Sale

The Parenting Super Bundle
The Parenting Super Bundle is a collection of 80 resources, including ebooks, ecourses, printables, workbooks and more, that can help you feel more confident as you take on the challenge of parenting. Here's more information about the bundle and some of my favorite products you don't want to miss. But hurry, it's only available for a few more days, and then it's gone forever!

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Week #30 Organized Home Challenge: Organize Jewelry & Accessories

Organize Jewelry
In this week's challenge we're going to organize jewelry and other accessories so we can find what items we want or need each day, and properly care for the items we own.

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How To Declutter Your Wardrobe Of Shirts & Tops Clutter

Declutter Your Wardrobe
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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August 2018 Declutter Calendar

August 2018 Declutter Calendar
Here's the August 2018 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

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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How To Declutter Your Wardrobe Of Pants & Jeans Clutter

Declutter Your Wardrobe
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 Get Rid Of Dresser Drawer Clutter

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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Declutter Top Of Dresser

Declutter Top Of Dresser
This mission is to declutter your dresser top, clearing off clutter to have a visible flat surface. Here's pictures from readers who've taken this challenge for inspiration.

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Ideas For How To Organize Tank Tops & Camis

Organize Tank Tops
Here's ideas for how to organize tank tops and camis in either a closet or drawers so they don't get wrinkled and you can find the one you want easily.

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How To Declutter Under The Bed

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 15 minute mission is to declutter your nightstand. Here's what to do, items that are often cluttering the flat surfaces and drawers of this furniture, plus inspirational photos from readers.

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15 Uses For Old Socks: Ideas To Reuse & Repurpose

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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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
Today's 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

Declutter Your Wardrobe Of Undergarments
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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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 To Declutter Closet Shelves & Drawers

Declutter Closet Shelves
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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Ideas Where To Donate Prom Dresses

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 Your Wardrobe Of Dresses & Formal Wear Clutter

Declutter Your Wardrobe
Today's 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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How To Declutter Your Closet Hanging Clothes

Declutter Your Closet Hanging Clothes
This 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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Ideas For Where To Donate Wedding Dress

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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7 Ways Getting Rid Of Clothing Clutter Is Awesome

Clothing Clutter
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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9 Questions To Ask When You Declutter Clothes

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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Week #28 Organized Home Challenge: Organize Closet In Master Bedroom

Organize Closet
In this week's Organize Closet Challenge we'll tackle the master bedroom closet.

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Simple Clutter Solution

Simple Clutter Solution
Here is a simple clutter solution you can use to keep your online purchases, and the shipping boxes they come in, from overfilling your home.

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Declutter Broken Objects

Declutter Broken Objects
This mission is to declutter broken objects, plus to create an area to hold broken objects that you'll actually fix in the future, as well as to get in the habit of fixing those things regularly.

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How To Declutter Rugs & Floor Mats

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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