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Decluttering Continued: An Inexpensive Way to Organize Outdoor Flags

For years, I’ve been a fan of large outdoor flags that festoon the house and wave gaily from a pole on the front porch. But I needed an inexpensive way to organize the outdoor flags.

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Finally Finished Decluttering Kitchen Cabinets: What an Accomplishment!

Several weeks ago, I took every single thing out of most of my kitchen cabinets. Piles of dishes, containers, mixing bowls, cookbooks, plates and napkins, serving dishes, ice buckets, vases, light bulbs, coolers, dish towels, aprons and more covered my … Continue reading

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Decluttering the Garage: Weeks 9 and 10 of 52

Confession: I’ve never cleared out my garage — and have lived in this house a long time. When my son was growing up, I tried to close my eyes to the jumble every night when I parked the car inside. … Continue reading

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Decluttering the Bathroom — Week 8 of 52

My first floor half bath gets a lot of use, but I haven’t cleaned out the cabinet for many years. And since I had sinus surgery last year– to stay healthy, I have to use a saline spray made with … Continue reading

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Decluttering the Pantry: Week 4 of 52 Decluttering Adventures

I feel blessed to have a pantry: a little closet right in the kitchen to fill with food — and a door that closes to hide it all. It’s great until the contents start to overflow …

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Make a Handy Calendar Pocket for Next Year’s Appointments (5-Minute DIY)

If you’re like me, many times during the year your doctors, hair dressers or other professionals give you a card for a follow-up appointment in the next calendar year. What do you do with it? In the past, I resorted … Continue reading

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Decluttering Debrief: Week 3 of 52 — Decluttering Under the Kitchen Sink

You know the old saying “everything but the kitchen sink”? Well, that’s about what you can find underneath one.

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Decluttering Declared: Week 2 of 52 — Dejunking the Junk Drawer

The decluttering project for week 2 of 52 was the junk drawer under the microwave. (Actually, it’s junk drawer #1 of 2 there.)

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Decluttering Debut: The First in a Series of 52 Dejunking Adventures

A couple weeks ago, I boldly announced that my word for 2016 is DECLUTTER. My #1 life goal this year is to declutter my entire house and garage: 1,500 square feet of space on two floors.

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