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August 21, 2017

MY TRIP TO THE DOLLAR TREE AND THE $.99 STORE! EASY ORGANIZING!

MY TRIP TO THE DOLLAR TREE AND THE $.99 STORE! EASY ORGANIZING!

I spent $20.00 and here is what I got.

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I was really having an issue with my tea bag cupboard.

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As you can see the boxes of tea bags were taking up my whole cupboard which is small to begin with.  Thanks to some little blue trays (the trays are the perfect size for teabags!) and an index card holder which I want another one to add to the door here is what it looks like after! No more huge teabag boxes taking up so much space!

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My lids were bugging me in my pots and pan cupboard!

 

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So to solve my lid problem I just used more of the little plastic dollar store hooks to hook them to the cabinet.  They just hang there until I need them.  I did the same with my cutting plastics.  Now if you have really heavy pot lids or cutting boards you will have to use hooks that are little more sturdy than the ones I used.

 

The other issue I was having that I wanted to solve was my problem of never being able to find my chapstick when I'm in the living room.....so I bought these cute little magnet holders and I put a chapstick in one and stuck it to my coffee table so...I will always be able to find my chapstick when I'm in the living room without having to run around the house looking for one.  Yes, I know I am lazy!  I also stuck one on the fridge and I love them!  I always have a chapstick near me now.

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The blue folder I used to group all my tax information for next year together.  The fact you can see through the envelopes make them wonderful, I do not even have to label them. The second blue file folder I used to file my business license and information about Festival Booth Rentals.

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Also I do not like leaving my hair brush on the counter in my bathroom.  I wasn't sure what to do with it.....so I just attached some velcro fasteners to it and stuck to the vanity door....I put my hair rubber-bands on a clip and hung them in my bathroom as well.

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 My last  solution was to just hang a little folder by my computer to put bills in that need to be paid. I pay most of my bills on line but my car registration bill still comes in the mail. It is red so I know there are things inside it that I need to remember to take action on.

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All I have left are some extra hooks and velcro fasteners and two magnets containers I'm storing those along with my extra batteries in the little plastic box with dividers you see in the picture above...hmmmmmm.

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I really thought my house was totally de-cluttered but now that I have started....I am finding more and more things around that are just not up to my future self's standards.  My pot holders for one, they must be 20 years old! Have you looked at your's lately? And the two skinny drawers in my china hutch, I took a peek and found a whole bunch of old credit cards so now those are all cut up and gone.  I also noticed two rubber maids of clothing up in my closet.  I stored them when I moved in three years ago and I have not touched them surely if I have not worn anything in there for three years I do not need that stuff.

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