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April 4, 2016 How To – Get your Family On Board with Organizing

How To – Get your Family On Board. Part 1 Having a clean house while raising children often times seems like an oxi-moron and without a lot of support and a lot of time, the Pottery Barn catalog picture may be unrealistic for many of us with

March 28, 2016 How To – Organize Your Office

How To – Organize Your Office Keep your style in mind Does your desk face away from the rest of the house and leave you staring at a blank wall? Is it dark and you thrive on light? Is it cold and you work better in the

March 21, 2016 March Madness – A Time Management Trick

March Madness – A Time Management Trick I was recently working with a client who had called to get her office organized. She was frustrated by piles of paperwork around her home office. She wanted help to create a filing system for her home and business

March 14, 2016 Home Organization – Form versus Function

Home Organization – Form versus Function So you’ve decided to take the plunge and tackle that home organization project. Maybe it’s your kitchen, perhaps it’s your office, or the kids room, or even.. the basement. Whichever area around the house you’ve chosen to organize there comes a

March 7, 2016 Book Club – A Twist of Lyme

Book Club - A Twist of Lyme “A Twist of Lyme – Battling a Disease that Doesn’t Exist” is author Andrea Caesar’s personal memoir, in which she bravely narrates her difficult battle with Borrelia burgdorferi, better known as Lyme disease. She shares her intimate stories to

February 29, 2016 Student Organizing Tips

Student Organizing Tips The first semester of school has come and gone. How have your kids survived? For many children, especially those who started middle or high school for the first time the first semester can be tricky. A new set of expectations, a new type

February 22, 2016 How To Organize Your Snow Day

How to Organize the Snow Day Snow days are the perfect opportunity to organize with your whole family. Remember back in November when we couldn’t wait for the first snow storm? Daydreams of sledding, snowmen, hot chocolate and cuddling by the fire filled the air. Here

February 15, 2016 Why Didn’t My Planner Fix My Life?

Why Didn’t My Planner Fix My Life? Disclaimer: I’m addicted to my planner. I love it and don’t want to live without it. I know that I am of the electronic generation and am expected to track my life on my phone, but I love my

February 8, 2016 Clutter-Free Valentine’s Day Gifts

Here are some ideas for Clutter-Free Valentine's Day Gifts. Ah, love.  What a beautiful thing.  Whether you’ll be celebrating Valentine’s with a sweetheart or Galentine’s with your best buds, make sure this February 14th is filled with love, not clutter.  Read below for our favorite Clutter-Free

February 1, 2016 CHADD Parent to Parent Workshops

Since we are CHADD members and love what they do, we at Organizing Maniacs would like to share a great resource opportunity for a couple of CHADD Parent to Parent Workshops. About the program Designed by parents for parents, this 14-hour, multi-session, interactive training program is delivered

January 25, 2016 Chronic Disorganization

Many people are not familiar with the term chronic disorganization, but even if they don’t know the term, they know what it is like to live with it. According to the Institute for Challenging Disorganization, chronic disorganization is defined as a person having: A past

January 18, 2016 Patti Takes on Junk Mail!

Patti Takes on Junk Mail! Our very own Patti Howell has taken on a daring and dangerous home organization mission. One that will require strength, stamina, and the ability to deal with multiple paper cuts. That’s right, Patti is taking on… junk mail! Last month Patti realized