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How to Remember That Thing You Always Forget

You just know you've forgotten something, but you never remember what until you're far from home. Defeat forgetfulness with these strategies.

10 Reasons Why Bank Vaults Are Much More Interesting Than You Thought

Learn about KFC's secret chicken vault and other fascinating facts about the world's most secure rooms.

10 Super-Cool Ways to Add Hidden Storage to Your Home

If your living space is cluttered and you just don't know where to put everything, try one of these clever ways to keep your stuff out of sight.

This Is How You Declutter and Keep Your Stuff, Too

What if you could declutter and still keep all your awesome stuff? You can — here's how!

15 Common Kitchen Cast-Offs You Can Repurpose Into Cool New Things

There's gold in your kitchen, as long as you know where to look. Try these new, creative uses for stuff most people throw away.

18 Cheap and Attractive Ideas for Bookshelves

Reading means books, and books mean a storage problem. Keep your favorites close with one of these affordable, nice-looking book storage solutions.

14 Ways to Organize a Messy Closet

Whether you're organizing your closet for the first time or need to make even more space, these tips will help keep your clothing neat and easy-to-access.

Beyond the Sandcastle: 20 Great Ways to Use a Beach Bucket

From garden gathering to beach-themed cakes, there's plenty the versatile, affordable plastic pail can do.

Get Organized for Next December Now: Holiday Take-Down Tips

Don't just shove all those Christmas decorations in a box! Follow these savvy repacking tips to make for a merrier holiday next time around.

All Dried Up: How to Dry Fruits and Vegetables

Extending the life of extra produce and making healthier snacks is simple — dry your fruits and veggies! Learn how with this guide.

25 Easy Organizing Changes You Can Make Today

You can get organized. (Really.) And you can even do it in small steps. (Seriously.) Start today with one of these 25 quick tasks.

How to Downsize and Declutter

Here's a simple timeline for sorting and decluttering painlessly with a three-phase strategy: 3-month plan, 6-month plan, and the year-or-more plan.

Organize a Room for $10 with No Extra Effort

Home organization is often such a monumental task that families just neglect doing it. Here's an idea to help you organize for much less money and much less time.

15 Awesome Storage Solutions for Under $10

Feeling the need to do some Spring Cleaning? Not sure where to stash all your stuff? These storage solutions are not only clever, but they are super-affordable (many are free!)

Ask the Readers: Are You Saving Up for an Emergency?

We want to hear your thoughts on food storage. Do you do it for emergency insurance? Do you have it only as a result of amazing CVS deals gone wild? Is it something you feel is imp

Stuff will never make you organized

There's a store near where I live that sells stuff for organizing your other stuff--racks, boxes, cabinets, and shelves for tools and toys, sweaters and shoes, spices and CDs. The

Can you guess what’s in the box?

Here’s a little help. It takes two people to lift and carry the box. It measures 47.2 inches in length, 35.4 inches in height and 31.5 inches in width. It's from Europe. Oh, an

How to Get Rid of Your Junk

A few weeks ago, I took a seminar called "Commanding Your Clutter" at a local community college. Here's what I learned about collecting, hoarding, shopping, and finally, letting go

The Magic Marker Money Safe

I've never tried a money-belt. I've nevr had enough cash to put in one to be honest. But when I lived in London I was mugged three times, and this little beauty would have saved me a stack of cash. It's a great idea. [more]