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Welcome to 2021.  I hope you have challenges you conquer, joys you share and fun to revitalize yourself.

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I am a naturally organized person.  It comes very easily to me. Many people find getting and staying organized difficult.  You will enjoy reading my guest blogger’s article on how to become neat by Sophia Perry of Arizona Moving Professionals. Trust me when I tell you that a messy person can learn to be neat. As a former slob who daily transferred a ginormous pile of semi-dirty clothes from bed (when it’s sleep time) to the work desk, and vice versa, I can tell you, you too can transform. I don’t even know how it used to get to the...

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Great Bathroom Storage Tools – From Your Self-Storage Deals Expert

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s At Hollywood Storage Center of Thousand Oaks we believe there’s a place for everything…and when there’s not, we have a Place for the Things You Love. However, when it comes to functional bathrooms in our homes, space can get a little tight at times. Luckily, our team of Self-Storage Deals Experts found some nifty storage solutions that will keep your powder room looking tidy so you can take pleasure in escaping to your little sanctuary. So, as they say, Calgon…take us away! TOWEL STORAGE Towels can take up a lot of room, so what do you do if you...

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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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