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Rhonda and Kevin Christoffers of Atwater decided this spring that they needed help in cleaning out all the extra "stuff" in their home. The storage shelves in the garage, along with the shelves and racks in their bedroom closet were over-flowing with "stuff." For years, the Christoffers have done what many over-extended Americans do: Buy stuff and stash it away. It was time to de-clutter their home and to simply their lives. (Submitted photo)

Atwater, Minn., family seeks professional help to simplify their home, lives


Walking past a spick-and-span kitchen to a beautifully decorated living room, it's hard to imagine that Rhonda and Kevin Christoffers have a problem that needs fixing.

"It's in closets. It's behind closed doors," said Rhonda, frankly.

The problem is too much stuff that's taking up too much space in the family's lovely Atwater home.

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Carolyn Lange
A reporter for more than 30 years, Carolyn Lange covers county government and regional news with the West Central Tribune.
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