STUDIO CITY (CBS) — Is your whole family coming over for Thanksgiving? If so, professional organizer and owner of dClutterfly Tracy McCubbin has tips to make your home spic and span!

McCubbin is the founder of dClutterfly and award-winning home and office organization expert. she says guests are the perfect excuse to de-clutter your home!

De-clutter Tips:

Around the house

Put old magazines and mail in it’s proper home, the recycle bin
Clear out the coat closet (donate old coats to a local homeless shelter)


Toss expired food
Donate doubles of things you have from last year or foods your family will never eat
Check utensil drawer for doubles and donate the extra’s

Dining Room

Toss half used candles
Recycle mixed matched paper napkins and consider using cloth napkins


Toss shampoos & soaps you don’t like (recycle the bottles)
Gather up all the travel size bottles you’ve been “collecting” and put in a pretty basket for guests.
Donate worn sheets & towels to local animal shelter and treat yourself to a new set.

For more tips, dClutterfly online.


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