Help for the Holidays: 21 Tips for an Organized Home (and a Saner You)

Don't let clutter mess with your merriment. Here are some easy ways to de-mess and de-stress this season (22 Photos)

Jennifer Kantor on Nov 15, 2012 at 10:10AM

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Help for the Holidays: 21 Tips for an Organized Home (and a Saner You)

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Not only do we really love our stuff, we tend to overvalue its worth, making us terrible judges of what’s trash vs. treasure. If you’re truly committed to mastering mess this holiday season, ask a close friend for help. “A trusted family member or good friend will help you put things in perspective and help you part with that neon jumpsuit from 1982,” says Walsh. “Use someone visiting for the holidays as a guide to help you de-clutter and get organized.”

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