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What to Do with Old, Broken Toys

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Tom’s of Maine has launched an innovative method for when you don’t know what to do with old, broken toys.

Too many toys and too much clutter…it gets overwhelming after awhile!

My preferred method of decluttering is to donate things we don’t need, but sometimes there’s crap that is not even fit for donation…then the question is what to do with old, broken toys?

So I toss them in the trash. (Sometimes even if they aren’t technically “broken,” but don’t tell my kids that!)

But now there’s a better way to deal with this problem.  Read More »

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The Art of the Toy Rotation

Art of the Toy Rotation

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My children have too many toys. This has become even more apparent as I am unpacking in the new house and trying to fit everything into a nice, neat spot.

The older kids’ room has been last on my to-do list for exactly this reason…I am dreading where to put all of their toys. Every time I think I have unpacked the last box of toys, I find another one.

But now that I have all the toys in the house, I know that I need an innovative solution. I don’t want the room crammed wall to wall with toys. I don’t even want their closet (and it’s pretty big) crammed wall to wall with toys. I have some toys being stored in the family room. And until we have our basement finished, there is no other place I want to put them.

I mean, they don’t even need all the toys. There are just too manyRead More »