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No matter how beautiful and organized your laundry area looks, if you don’t have a routine for getting laundry to the washer, into the dry and back to bedrooms you will still have a problem.  These tips will help you establish a routine that will...

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Collect the laundry 1. Keep a central collection area for your laundry close to where people change.  The main bathroom, near the bedrooms, is often a good choice. Keep three hampers – one each for light, medium and dark-coloured clothing. Make sure everyone knows to empty pockets, because no one else is going to check. You may prefer to have each person have their own bin in their room. Have everyone in the family sort their laundry and put it in the hamper. 2. Keep a stain remover nearby so that everyone can treat the stains on their own clothing. ...

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First of all, what is clutter? What does it look like to you? My definition of clutter is a jumbled mess of miscellaneous stuff that has accumulated as a result of indecision and inaction

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It’s piles of mail, heaps of clothes, and a tangled mess of adapters and earbuds. So how do we get rid of it? Clutter buster tip #1 Reclaim order often and ask yourself two questions: What decisions do I need to make in order to get rid of this clutter? What actions do I need to take to reclaim order? Reclaiming order is the process it takes for us to create order after we’ve made a mess of things. For example if all the laundry was clean and put away, how long would it take for more dirty laundry to...

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