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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

August 17, 2017 4 Ways to Organize Digital Clutter

When was the last time you organized your computer? Did you know that your computer needs cleaned, too? No, not the crumbs off the keyboard, but your actual data. A clean desktop and organized files promote productivity and reduces stress. When you don’t have to scroll

August 10, 2017 Organizing Tips: Make Household Chores Easier

Household chores can be the key to both a clutter-free household and a clutter-free mind, but not every task comes complete with the same level of enjoyment. One person may have an impeccably organized closet, but the kitchen cupboards are overflowing. Another could find pleasure

August 9, 2017 Maniacs’ Book Club ~ Spark Joy ~ Marie Kondo

Report by Jennifer Sheller SPARK JOY: AN ILLUSTRATED MASTER CLASS ON THE ART OF ORGANIZING AND TIDYING UP  by Marie Kondo In this follow up book to her first New York Times best-selling book which introduced the “Art of Tidying,” Marie Kondo gives readers a detailed blueprint

August 3, 2017 Organizing for Summer: Road Trip

It's August. Are you trying to squeeze in a last-minute summer road trip? It can be a fantastic way to spend quality time with family and friends, and it is a less expensive form of travel that you have a lot of control over. You

July 27, 2017 Organizing for Summer: Camping

Camping is a favorite summer adventure, but it is also an activity that requires a lot of equipment, tools, and personal belongings. The last thing you want to do is finally arrive at your remote destination only to realize that you forgot the toilet paper!