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November 9, 2017 How to Organize Your Black Friday Shopping

Shopping is a huge part of the holiday season, and prepping for Black Friday shopping is like getting ready for a marathon. It’s unwise to set out in the morning (or the middle of the night) without a plan, because there are too many things

November 2, 2017 Maniac’s Book Club: 5 Love Languages

In this New York Times bestseller, The 5 Love Languages: The Secret to Love That Lasts by Gary Chapman, the author defines the five different love languages. He explains how identifying your spouse 's primary love language and communicating in it, can be the key to a

October 26, 2017 Plan an Organized and Stress-Free Thanksgiving

A stress-free Thanksgiving can be a pretty big goal, especially if you are hosting Thanksgiving dinner. Your to-do list can get overwhelming very quickly. Space, time, and menu planning can all make the start of the holiday season stressful. The good news is that a

October 19, 2017 Decluttering Your Home: Your NOT To Do List

There are many ways to stay organized, and decluttering your home is an important part of that. Using organization strategies that work for you and your household are always the best. You could, however, be slowing your own progress without realizing it. Rather than a

October 12, 2017 Halloween Organizing

Halloween is a much busier holiday than it used to be, and especially if you have kids, there is a lot to plan for. From trick-or-treating to class parties, to costume selection and decorations; with a bit of preparation you can be ready for it

October 5, 2017 Maniac’s Book Club: Andy Warhol Was a Hoarder

Andy Warhol Was a Hoarder: Inside the Minds of History's Great Personalities by Claudia Kalb “The mind is a chaos of delight.” - Charles Darwin In a culmination of twelve biographies of well-known historical figures who were hoarders, Claudia Kalb focuses not on what made each person famous.

September 28, 2017 4 Tips to Keep Laundry Organized

Trying to keep laundry organized can be a challenge, especially if you have a house full of kids. Laundry is one of those chores that will sneak up on you if you don't keep it organized. We all expect a full basket of dirty clothes,

September 20, 2017 Hurricanes, Earthquakes, and Fires – How You Can Help

Autumn is normally a time when we're celebrating - the kids are back in school, the holidays are coming, the weather is better, and pumpkin-flavored everything is in the stores. We're usually not thinking about hurricane relief efforts. This year, it's more difficult to celebrate, since

September 14, 2017 Jump into Fall Cleaning

Everyone talks about spring cleaning, but why are we limiting a good cleaning to once a year? Fall cleaning is a great idea so that your home is ready for holiday guests. Regular maintenance is much easier to handle, and these fall organization tips aren’t

August 31, 2017 Back to School: Organizing School Lockers

It’s back to school season already! Did your summer go as quickly as ours seemed to go? Depending on where in the country you live, the kids are either just getting ready to go back to school or just started back recently. Hopefully, you've already sorted

August 24, 2017 Organizing the Fridge

Decluttering and Food Safety Organizing the fridge is about more than making it easier to get to the eggs, although that is a great perk when cooking or baking. It’s about removing that forgotten takeout container buried behind the milk and juice. It's about creating some