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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 Basement Storage Inventory Form

Garage & Yard Sales Strategies
Use this free printable basement storage inventory form to keep track of what you've got stored in this area of your home, for both short and long-term storage.

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Garage & Yard Sales Strategies & Tips To Get Rid Of Clutter & Make Cash

Garage & Yard Sales Strategies
Garage and yard sales are a good way to both get rid of clutter and make some cash at the same time, when done right.

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Basic Home Tool Kit List: Make Sure You Have The Essentials

Basic Home Tool Kit List
Home repairs and basic improvements need to get done, so when the need arises uses this basic home tool kit list, including this free printable (scroll down to get it), to make sure you've got the essentials to do the job right.

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Tips For Decluttering Tools

Decluttering Tools
This mission is decluttering tools, from your tool box, your junk drawer, garage, basement or wherever else you may keep them.

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How To Declutter & Organize Hardware

Declutter & Organize Hardware
This mission is to declutter and organize hardware, such as nails, screws, nuts and bolts, etc., that you've got around your home.

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The Mission For Today: Continue Declutter Basement

Continue Declutter Basement
This mission is to continue to declutter your basement.

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How To Declutter Your Basement

Declutter Your Basement
This mission (and actually your mission for several days since for many people this is such a big task) is to declutter your basement.

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How To Declutter & Clean Your Crawlspace

Declutter & Clean Your Crawlspace
This mission is to declutter and clean your crawlspace in your home.

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Week #13 Organized Home Challenge: Basement Organization

Basement Organization
This week's challenge is basement organization. We'll tackle how to declutter, properly store, and organize everything down there that you access frequently or infrequently.

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How To Declutter Luggage, Suitcases & Bags

Declutter Luggage
This mission is to declutter luggage, suitcases and bags, such as duffels, backpacks, and garment bags from your home.

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Free Printable Spring Decluttering Checklist

Free Printable 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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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

Free Realistic Printable 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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Printable Daily Agenda: Way To Track Your Habits & Routines

Printable 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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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

Fill Out 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

Help Adults & Kids Get Ready In The Morning
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 & Removal Guide
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 Char
This mission is to create a kids' chore chart to get the whole family involved in household chores.

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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 2020 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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Free House Cleaning Checklist Ebook To Help You Keep Your Home Clean

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

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The Ultimate Productivity Bundle: 2 Day Flash Sale

Ultimate Productivity Bundle
The Ultimate Productivity Bundle has 73 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 $2,800, for just $47.

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How To Make A Personalized Weekly Cleaning Schedule For Your Home

Weekly 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

Printable Cleaning Schedule
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

How To 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 & Organize Cleaning Supplies

Create A House Cleaning Schedule & Organize Cleaning Supplies
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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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

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 from all around your home and also how to return them to their place once they're clean.

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5 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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7 Steps To Catch Up On Laundry When It's Out Of Control

7 Steps To Catch Up On Laundry
This mission is to catch up on laundry if yours is out of control, and you feel like you're getting buried under your family's dirty clothes.

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Rubbermaid Lunch Blox Uses At School & Work

Rubbermaid Lunch Blox
The Rubbermaid Lunch Blox system is a fun and easy way to pack a healthy, portion-controlled lunch for work or school.

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Running List For Storing & Eating Leftovers {With Free Printable}

Storing & Eating Leftovers
Here's a simple way to make sure everyone knows what's available for eating leftovers from your fridge, including a free printable running list.

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

Create A 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 & Cabinets
This mission is to declutter your laundry shelves or cabinets in your laundry room or utility room.

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Dish Soap Apron Or Dress: Cute Way To Brighten Up Your Sink Area

Dish Soap Apron Or Dress
A simple but cute way to brighten up your sink area is to add a dish soap apron or dress to your soap bottle. Here's some ideas for them.

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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 Room Organization
Laundry room organization is essential if you want to actually keep clean clothes in your home on a regular basis, and at least somewhat enjoy the process.

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March Declutter Calendar 15 Minute Daily Missions For Month

March Declutter Calendar
Here's the March 2020 declutter calendar with a daily 15 minute decluttering and organizing mission for each day of the month.

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5 Food Storage Safety Tips For Your Home

Food Storage Safety Tips For Your Home
We eat and serve food daily in our homes, so make sure you're following these 5 food storage safety tips so the food you serve and eat is at its freshest and healthiest.

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